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Grand View volleyball gets Arifi

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LE GRAND — The East Marshall volleyball team will go into next season without its all-time leader in kills, kill efficiency and blocks, and Grand View University has become the beneficiary. Mustang senior Juliana Arifi will travel to Des Moines to continue her academic and athletic career ...

Henson shares low round, Feldman aces

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WEST DES MOINES — The Marshalltown girls golf team finished tied for ninth at the Waukee Invitational on Monday with a score of 393. The Bobcats were led by two strong performances at the top, with freshman Amber Henson tying for the low round of the day with a 3-over-par 75 and sophomore ...

Bobcat girls downed by Go-Hawks in finale

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The Marshalltown girls tennis team fell to Waverly-Shell Rock in its final regular season meet of the season on Monday, 8-1. Due to weather in the area, the meet format was changed after a rain delay, with the singles matches commencing as usual and the doubles playing three matches with one ...

Redhawks’ Vogeler third at Iowa Star

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CONRAD — North Tama’s Molly Vogeler made a splash in her first Iowa Star Conference meet on Monday. The Redhawk freshman turned in an 18-hole round of 106 to place third individually at Oakwood Country Club in Conrad. Only Tripoli’s Morgan Moeller (92) and McKenna Schaufenbuel (99) ...

Wagner teams up with Rory

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At the beginning of March, Marshalltown native and American Legion Memorial Golf Course member Michael Wagner could barely raise his left arm to shoulder level. Two months later, he was at Quail Hollow Golf Course in Charlotte, N.C., competing alongside Rory McIlroy. Wagner was afforded ...

Brynjarsson stepping away from MCC men’s basketball

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Brynjar Brynjarsson has resigned from his position of head men’s basketball coach at Marshalltown Community College after 14 seasons with the Tigers. In a post on Facebook, Brynjarsson thanked the faculty and administration at MCC for the support during his long tenure in ...

MHS boys soccer wins Nevada Tournament for third-straight year

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NEVADA — The Class 3A No. 15 Marshalltown boys soccer team has met every challenge thrown at it this season, but Saturday posed its hardest test of the year. After a tough, physical battle with Des Moines East on Friday night — which the Bobcats won 2-0 — MHS was back on the pitch less ...

SPORTS SHORTS: MHS baseball intrasquad game Friday

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The Marshalltown High School baseball team will be playing its annual intrasquad game on Friday at the MHS diamond. The nine-inning game will begin at 6 p.m. and include members of the Bobcats’ varsity, sophomore and freshman squads. Admission is free for the contest, which will be the ...

MHS boys soccer beats back feisty Des Moines East, 2-0

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Coming into Friday’s meeting between the Class 3A No. 15 Marshalltown boys soccer team and Des Moines East at Leonard Cole Field, the two squads were heading in opposite directions. The Bobcats had won each of their last eight games while the Scarlets were losers of their last four, and ...

Shorthanded Tigers ousted on opening day of Region XI tourney

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It takes nine bodies to play the sport of softball. The Marshalltown Community College softball team entered the NJCAA Division I Region XI tournament with nine active players. That’s a disadvantage that any team would have a hard time overcoming, yet throughout the tournament on Friday ...

West Marshall grads triumph at next level

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When the four Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division I softball teams ascended on Marshalltown for the NJCAA Region XI tournament on Friday, two West Marshall standouts were back in their old stomping grounds. Indian Hills Community College freshman Brooke Snider and ...

Bobcat netters fall in rematch with Ankeny

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ANKENY — The abbreviated invitational format did the Marshalltown girls tennis team no favors on Friday at the Ankeny Tennis Center. The Bobcats went 1-2 at the Ankeny Invite, falling to the host Hawks in a rematch of a regular-season meeting from 10 days earlier. Marshalltown (7-5) also ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat girls lose late to Scarlets

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown girls soccer team lost a close battle to Des Moines East on Friday, falling 1-0 in two overtimes. The Scarlets (3-7) ended the game with a goal with six minutes left in the final overtime period. Emma Lizarde led the Bobcats (1-8) with two shots on goal, and ...

MHS boys tennis falls to No. 8 Ames in regular-season finale

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Only one thing stood between the Marshalltown boys tennis team and finishing the regular season on a nine-meet winning streak, and that was Class 2A No. 8 Ames. The Little Cyclones brought their best game when the two teams clashed on Thursday on the MHS courts, and while the Bobcats played ...

Bobcat girls 5th in CIML Iowa meet

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WAUKEE — The Marshalltown girls track and field team finished in fifth at the CIML Iowa Conference meet at Waukee High School on Thursday with 25 points. Gabby Himes had the best result for the Bobcats as she finished in third in the high jump after matching her season-best jump with a ...

MHS boys track sixth at conference

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WEST DES MOINES — The Marshalltown boys track and field team came in sixth out of as many teams in the CIML Iowa Conference meet on Thursday at West Des Moines Valley with 19 points. Senior Dru Dobbins had the best finish for the Bobcats by placing third in the discus with a heave of 145 ...

Moss leaving Hawkeyes for NCAA transfer portal

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa redshirt senior guard Isaiah Moss has submitted his name in the NCAA transfer portal, joining forward Tyler Cook as starters expected to leave the men’s basketball program. The Hawkeyes announced on Thursday that Moss, a 6-foot-5 guard who played 102 games ...

Comet girls win tight conference title

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ELDORA — The BCLUW girls track and field team won the NICL West Division championship on Thursday in the conference meet with 119 points, just barely nudging by Grundy Center in second (116 points) and West Marshall in third (115.5 points). The Comets only finished on top of the standings ...

BCLUW boys finish second at NICL West meet

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ELDORA — The BCLUW boys track and field team came in second out of six teams at the NICL West Division meet at South Hardin on Thursday with 136 team points. Comet senior and Iowa State commit Jack Garber once again dominated the hurdles, winning the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.58 ...

SPORTS SHORTS: GC/G-R netters notch sixth-straight win

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GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls tennis team ran its win streak to six meets with Thursday’s 7-2 dual victory over South Hardin. The host Spartans (6-1) have won six-straight by at least a 7-2 margin, improving to 3-0 in North Iowa Cedar League action. The ...