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MHS girls golf shoots best round of spring to beat Dodgers

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The Marshalltown girls golf team shot its lowest nine-hole round of the season on Wednesday at the American Legion Memorial Golf Course to completely overpower CIML Iowa Conference foe Fort Dodge, 189-249. The meet was rescheduled from Tuesday to Wednesday due to bad weather, and with the ...

MCC soccer sophomores find spots at next levels

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Of the 14 sophomores on the national-tournament qualifying Marshalltown Community College soccer team, 12 have signed on with programs to continue their careers in the sport. Tiger head soccer coach Rafael Martinez said this group of sophomores, who won 31 games in their time at MCC, have ...

Tigers go 2-3 vs. No. 10 Iowa Western

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The Marshalltown Community College baseball team picked up two wins and fell three times to NJCAA Division I No. 10 Iowa Western on Sunday and Monday. First the Tigers (10-27) and Reivers split a doubleheader in Council Bluffs on Sunday, with Iowa Western winning game one, 10-0, and MCC ...

MCC softball drops weekend twinbills

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The Marshalltown Community College softball team finished its regular season with four-straight losses on Sunday and Monday. In a doubleheader at Indian Hills on Sunday, the Tigers fell 23-0 in game one and 12-4 in game two. It was a similar showing against Southeastern at home on Monday, ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcats bounced by ranked opponents

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The Marshalltown girls soccer team lost back-to-back games on Monday and Tuesday, falling to Class 1A No. 13 Waterloo Columbus on Monday, 2-0, and 3A No. 3 West Des Moines Valley on Tuesday, 10-0. Against the Sailors, Anna DiIorio and Madison Schumacher both had shots on goal but weren’t ...

Comets’ Hand medals, BCLUW 2nd at home

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UNION — The BCLUW girls golf team finished in second in its home tournament on Monday at the South Hardin Recreation Area with a score of 207. The Comets were led by senior Abigail Hand, who won her home tournament on a cardback after shooting a 46. When Hand realized she was going to be ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Comet girls second at Denver Co-Ed

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DENVER — The BCLUW girls track and field team took second place at the Denver Invite on Monday on the strength of three event championships. The Comets totaled 139 points to trail only Hudson’s 167. Gladbrook-Reinbeck scored 12 points and placed last out of five teams. BCLUW swept the ...

Stanley takes fourth for host Comets

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CONRAD — BCLUW senior Lane Stanley finished in fourth place in his home Comet Invite on Monday at Oakwood Golf Course with a 5-over-par 40. Stanley started his round with pars on the first three holes, just missing a birdie putt on the par-5 third hole, but he went double bogey, double ...

Bobcat boys notch eighth straight win

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GRINNELL — The Marshalltown boys tennis team breezed through its eighth-straight victory on Monday night, knocking off Class 1A No. 9 Grinnell in a 9-2 non-conference dual. The Bobcats are about to get their chance to prove their mettle in 2A. Marshalltown moved to 9-2 on the season with ...

MHS girls track third at Prairie

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Marshalltown girls track and field team finished in third out of six teams in the Cedar Rapids Prairie Relays on Monday with 94 points. Bobcat senior Alyvia Chadderdon picked up a win in the long jump with a season-best jump of 15 feet, 8 1/2 inches. Mia Barajas had a ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs fifth at Denver Co-Ed

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DENVER — The East Marshall boys track and field team finished in fifth place out of 11 teams on Monday in the Denver Co-Ed Invitational with 81.5 points. Hunter Vilez had the lone event win for the Mustangs by taking first in the discus with a toss of 130 feet, 11 inches. Austin Elliott ...

Five more sign with NFL teams

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After the completion of the 2019 NFL Draft, a total of 17 football players from Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa signed free agent contracts or were granted tryouts. The three-day, seven-round NFL Draft concluded on Saturday with six Iowa and Iowa State players selected. As of Sunday ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Ex-Iowa basketballer Arnold dies at 59

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Kenny Arnold, the University of Iowa basketball star who led the Hawkeyes to their last Final Four in 1980, died Saturday. He was 59. He had health issues for more than 30 years, the school said. Teammates say he died in the Chicago area. Arnold had limited speech and mobility from a brain ...

Bobcat relay wins heat, improves seeding by 29 spots

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DES MOINES — Only a handful of individuals and relay teams get to win a race at the Drake Relays. Counted in that handful is the Marshalltown girls 4x100-meter relay team. Bobcat sprinters Kierra Gardner, Sara Trowbridge, Alyvia Chadderdon and Abbey Welden combined to run a season-best ...

Harrison wins 4th straight Drake title in 100 hurdles

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DES MOINES — Keni Harrison cruised to her fourth straight win in the 100-meter hurdles on Saturday at the Drake Relays, joining Lolo Jones as the only women in meet history to do so. Harrison crossed in a wind-aided 12.65 seconds on a miserable day at Drake Stadium, where temperatures ...

Fourth-round finds from ISU, Iowa

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NASHVILLE — The first pick on the third day of the NFL Draft came from Iowa State. Hakeem Butler was selected with the 103rd overall pick, kicking off the fourth round on Saturday as the Arizona Cardinals continued to surround their top-overall pick — Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat girls get first win at Fort Dodge

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown girls soccer team picked up its first win of the season on Friday with a 1-0 victory over CIML Iowa Conference foe Fort Dodge. Maddie Schumacker scored the first goal of the season for the Bobcats (1-5) off a free kick from 25 yards out in the 35th minute. ...