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Wellman hosts wheelchair basketball charity event

Hands were taped from the strain of pushing a wheelchair in the heat of a basketball game. But there was nothing but smiles from the people playing in the Wellman Parkside Center. That’s … more

Thank you for the memories

As I write the last few stories of my career as a journalist and reflect on some of the special moments, I’d like to say thanks. Thanks for showing up.  For packing the stands for … more

Wellman taekwondo students participate in first competition

Kids are learning more than self defense in the taekwondo classes held at the Wellman Parkside YMCA.   Abbie Nason’s students are learning about discipline as well.   … more

An Uphill Fight

Endurance sports have always been a significant part of Jason Potsander’s life.   It began with track and cross country at Iowa Mennonite and later at Goshen College. And continued … more

Miller tees off at National Disabled Veterans Golf Clinic

This week, Eldon Miller of Kalona, will once again be leading the National Disabled Veterans Golf Clinic, Sept.11-16, at the Blue Top Ridge golf course in Riverside.  more

Slabaugh takes back-to-back Legends titles at Hawkeye Downs

It was an anticlimactic finish to the racing season at Hawkeye Downs Speedway, but the cancellation of Friday night’s championship races left Austin Slabaugh on top of the Legends standings for … more

Max Swartzentruber joins annual trek to 14,000 feet

For 10 of the last 11 years, Andy Swartzentruber has spent a bit of each Labor Day weekend at an elevation of 14,000 feet.  A trip to the summit of Gray’s Peak in Colorado with three … more

Boyse enjoys his time at the track

It was a hectic weekend during a busy summer for Ron Boyse.  He was back on the dirt at West Liberty Raceway on Saturday night just 24 hours after his races at the Marshalltown … more


A three-hour endurance race didn’t go quite as planned for Tony Boshart and his teammates, but a crash did not keep them from finishing first in the Central Roadracing Association GP3 (600cc) … more

Gauley lands big one on birthday fishing trip

A birthday fishing trip with his father and grandfather became even more memorable for Drew Gauley when he pulled a 33-inch channel catfish out of the Coralville Reservoir on Friday The bite from … more

Photos: Junior Golf Camp

The Kalona Golf Club hosted its annual Junior Golf Camp sponsored by the Kalona Optimist Club July 11-14. The 2022 camp was attended by 88 golfers from ages 6 to 14 years old.     … more

Panthers finish second in annual basketball tournament

The Panther basketball team won both of its games in pool play to reach the championship game of its annual basketball invitational at Pathway Christian School on Saturday.  The Des Moines … more

Panthers cruise to win over Morning Star

The Panthers were nearly perfect in the first quarter of a 63-25 win over Morning Star Academy on Tuesday, January 11.  Jackson Gehman scored 13 points over the first eight minutes as Pathway … more

Miller's 3-point surge leads Panthers to fifth straight win

Pathway traveled to Tri-State on Friday, January 7 looking for its fifth win in a row. The Panthers led 42-25 in the third quarter before Tri-State pulled within eight points with three minutes … more

Strong fourth quarter lifts Panthers to win over QCCS

The Panthers opened the new year Thursday, January 4th at home against Quad Cities Christian looking for their third win in a row.  Tanner Miller scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth … more

Gehman leads Panthers with 23 points in road win

Pathway hit the road for a non conference matchup against the Tate Warriors on Friday night, December 10th.   Tate was hot early leading 18-11 after five minutes gone by in the opening … more

PCS Basketball wins conference opener

Pathway 50,  Tri-State 37  Pathway kicked off its conference season Tuesday night, November 30th at home against the Tri-State Huskies.  Both teams traded leads early, before … more
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