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Monday Recap, Tuesday Preview (12/2)

Monday Recap, Tuesday Preview (12/2)

The Riceville Wildcat boys and girls kicked off their season with home games against Mabel Canton of Minnesota.  The Riceville girls were able to get a 39-28 win as they outscored their opponent 12-3 in the fourth quarter to seal the game.  The Wildcat girls are now 1-0 on the season and will be back

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State Volleyball Recap (11/12)

In a match heard on KCHA FM last night, the Charles City Comet Volleyball team took on Marion in the first round of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union State Volleyball Tournament.  The Comets came out of the gate strong and built up a 24-20 lead in set one.  The Indians came rushing back

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Iowa State loses to FCS North Dakota St. 34-14

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Maybe Iowa State should just quit playing FCS teams. A loss to FCS Northern Iowa in last year’s opener set the tone for what became a disastrous 3-9 season. Now, the Cyclones face the challenge of recovering from a similar season-opening loss — this one to North Dakota State, winner of

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Thursday’s HS Volleyball Action

There is some volleyball action to look forward to that our area schools will be competing in tonight. The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies will host Dunkerton in a varsity match-up. First serve is scheduled for 6:45pm. The Rockford Warrior Volleyball team will kick off their season tonight in Clarksville. The varsity game is scheduled to start at

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Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1. The move comes on the heels of a drop in student tickets sales, which plummeted from 10,000 just two years ago to roughly 7,300 in

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Erik Jones wins NASCAR trucks race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Erik Jones led for 131 of 200 laps and won the NASCAR Trucks series race in Iowa on Friday night, giving Kyle Busch Motorsports its seventh win in nine races this season. It’s the second career win for the 18-year-old Jones, and the sixth victory of 2014 for the No. 51

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Scott Dixon wins pole for IndyCar race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Scott Dixon will start from the pole for Saturday’s IndyCar race at the Iowa Speedway. Dixon will be joined on the top line by Target Chip Ganassi teammate Tony Kanaan following single-car qualifying on Friday. Helio Castroneves will start third, followed by Ryan Briscoe, Carlos Munoz and Sebastien Bourdais. Team Penske

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2014 State Track & Field – Local Results

Des Moines, Ia – The State Track and Field Championships came to a close this weekend at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Here is a list of our area placewinners: Dallas Weiss placed fifth in the long jump and finished second in the 100 meter hurdles in Class 1A, Koltin Pfaffle from New Hampton placed

Minor leaguer’s 1st home run caught by dad

(AP) – A 22-year-old Houston Astros prospect’s first home run of the season was caught by a familiar fan: his father. Quad Cities first baseman Conrad Gregor launched a go-ahead, three-run shot in the sixth inning of the Class-A River Bandits’ 5-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa,

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