No. 26 — CB Maurice Fleming

No. 26 ... If you look at some of the recent rises of Iowa football players, Maurice Fleming’s seems to have the steepest trajectory. Last season, Fleming didn’t play in five of Iowa’ [...]

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CP-U can’t overcome jitters in loss to Greene County

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- It was hard to blame Maddie Karr for being nervous.

“It was pretty nerve-wracking all day today,” she said. “I felt sick to my stomach.”

Karr has driven in 24 runs this season for Center [...]

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Five Iowa schools land players on NABC Honors Court

Five state men’s basketball programs landed players on the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2013-14 Honors Court, the organization announced Monday.

The criteria includes players who are either a junior or senior academicall [...]

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Garver hits three homers as Kernels roll past Fort Wayne

CEDAR RAPIDS – The new color will be ...

“I think I’m going to go with neon yellow,” Mitch Garver said Monday afternoon. &#x [...]

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Hawkins lifts Solon over Washington

SOLON — Nate Hawkins shouldered the load for the Solon baseball team.

The senior right-hander’s 6-foot-2, 175-pound frame was more than strong enough to handle it.

Hawkins threw a complete game and added a two-run double [...]

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State softball schedule & scores


At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge


Class 3A Quarterfinals

East Marshall 4, Mid-Prairie 3

Bondurant-Farrar 9, West Burlington-Notre Dame 4

Clarke 13, Spirit Lake 0 ( [...]

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Relaxed Lone Tree ready for substate finals

Lone Tree Coach Steve Gibson observed Monday’s baseball practice and witnessed a lively and relaxed team.

He considered it a good sign with a big game on the horizon.

“I’d be more worried if everyone showed up quie [...]

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Goode pitcher, Goode hitter

FORT DODGE — The West Delaware Hawks took some grief Monday afternoon at the state softball tournament.

Goode grief.

Taylor Goode pitched a five-hit shutout and ignited 11th-ranked Norwalk with a three-run home run as the [...]

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Mid-Prairie rally falls short

FORT DODGE — The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks got caught in “no-man’s land,” and are now stuck on the wrong side of the bracket.

Second-ranked East Marshall got home runs from Ashley Allen and Sophia Grego, the [...]

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No. 27 — CB Sean Draper

No. 27 ... Right now, junior cornerback Sean Draper (6-0, 190) is known for a rather unfortunate couple of series against Michigan State last fall. Iowa was down to three corners and needed to play some n [...]

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Bowlsby describes doomsday scenario for men’s programs

Legal issues facing collegiate athletics could trigger a doomsday scenario for many men’s sports programs, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby told reporters Monday at Big 12 media days in Dallas, Texas.

Bowlsby, the former Iowa athletics [...]

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Solon hitters bang out a record

FORT DODGE — Jim White had that queasy, uneasy feeling once again.

“When the pairings came out, honestly, I thought I was going to throw up,” he said.

Monday, his team’s bats put his stomach to rest.< [...]

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Summers pitches Burlington past Jefferson

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fear the beard.

Landon Summers isn’t sporting one anywhere close in length, fullness or outlandeshnesss to Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson. But the facial hair growth the Burlington senior does have app [...]

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Podcast: “On Iowa” talks real spring football, B1G media days, hoops

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down the likely topics at Big Ten media days, the potential for real spring college football and the happenings around Iowa basketball.

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McIlroy joins greats, wins British Open

HOYLAKE England — Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career on Sunday.

The 25-year-old watc [...]

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