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All-state softball teams released

July 31, 2014 Following standout seasons on the diamond, a total of 18 area softball players have been rewarded with IGCA all-state honors. more »»

Crimmins first team all-NCC

July 31, 2014 The Algona baseball team placed three players on the all-North Central Conference first team after winning the league title this past year. more »»

Class 1A Semifinals

July 31, 2014 Twin Cedars 11, LeMars Gehlen 0 DES MOINES — Second-seeded Twin Cedars advanced to the state championship game for the first time in school history, defeating third-seeded Gehlen Catholic 11-0 in... more »»

Habhab's passing saddens community

July 29, 2014 Travis Habhab always tried his hardest to beat Chad Graaf to the golf course. He usually succeeded. So when Habhab wasn’t at Lakeside by 6 a.m. on Monday, Graaf knew something was wrong. more »»


July 29, 2014 DES MOINES — There’s often a fine line between winning and losing at state tournament time. Tuesday night’s Class 3A baseball quarterfinal between seventh-seeded Algona and No. more »»

Champion Gaels land 8 on all-NCC squad

July 29, 2014 After winning an outright league title for the first time since 2010, St. Edmond recently earned eight selections on the all-North Central Conference softball teams. more »»

Speedway hands out titles

July 29, 2014 WEBSTER CITY — As the drivers eased their race trailers down the Hamilton County Speedway’s pit road Saturday evening you can bet they had two questions on their mind — how fast was the track and ho... more »»

Class 3A Quarterfinals

July 29, 2014 Waverly-Shell Rock 3, Solon 1 DES MOINES — Top-seeded Waverly-Shell Rock escaped with a 3-1 victory over eighth-seeded Solon on Tuesday afternoon in the first of four Class 3A quarterfinal games at... more »»

Bison picked to win MVC

July 29, 2014 FARGO, N.D. more »»


July 27, 2014 DES MOINES — Every high school baseball team across Iowa dreams of ending their season playing at Principal Park. Ninth-ranked Algona will now have that opportunity here this wee. more »»

Walk-off wizard

July 26, 2014 Carley Robins, welcome to the fairy tale. The Clarke slugger will remember the last swing of her final high school softball game for the rest of her life. She’ll dream about i. more »»

Dodgers load all-CIC team

July 26, 2014 Coming off its best regular season since 2005, Fort Dodge recently landed eight players on the all-CIC Northern Division softball team. more »»

Fantastic Fillies

July 26, 2014 Paige Lowary didn’t have anything to prove on Friday night, but she showed why she’s the best pitcher in the state anyway. more »»


July 26, 2014 CHICAGO — Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game ski. more »»

The dynasty continues

July 26, 2014 Top-ranked (Class 1A) Akron-Westfield didn’t let some early hiccups get in the way of securing victory No. 53 Friday. more »»

Earlham reigns in 2A

July 26, 2014 Earlham completed its perfect season against Class 2A competition by hoisting state championship No. 2 Friday at Rogers Park. more »»

Johnston crowned 5A champions

July 26, 2014 Brooke Wilmes is only a freshman, but that doesn’t mean she’s about to shy away from the big stage. more »»

Consolation championship roundup

July 26, 2014 CLASS 5A Dowling 3, Valley 2 Claudia Farrell struck out 11 batters on West Des Moines Dowlng’s way to a third place finish in 5A. more »»

Educational float

July 26, 2014 LEHIGH — Participants paddled through time Saturday afternoon during an “Archeology on the River” event organized by Webster County Conservatio. more »»

Finding, catching the fish that want to eat

July 26, 2014 When anglers go fishing, they want to catch a fish. In fact, they want to catch lots of fish. more »»



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