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Photos: Washington County Fair - Mutton Bustin'

Movement Mayhem moves to August

Movement Mayhem is moving to August this year.  The annual obstacle races at Marr Park, sponsored by JET Physcial Therapy, have been held in October for each of the past eight years. But this … more

Photos: Washington County Fair - Demolition Derby

Area teams pick up experience in Lone Tree summer league

The Lone Tree High School gym and Wellness Center basketball courts hosted nine teams from all over Eastern Iowa for a summer basketball league that wrapped up on June 27.  “It was a … more

Beatty finishes third overall in Tour of America's Dairyland

Three weeks of training in Boston this summer paid off for Alijah Beatty, who brought home the green cow jersey from the Tour of America’s Dairyland (TOAD) 10-race series, finishing first in … more

Area wrestlers compete in AAU tournament

Easton Schlabaugh went 3-0 with a pair of first-period pins on the final day of the AAU Scholastic Tournament held in Orlando June 22-24. Schlabaugh and Iowa Gold took first in the All-Star … more

Stutzman sets record, qualifies for Paralympic games

After taking silver at the Paralympic games in London nine years ago, Matt Stutzman is going for gold in Tokyo.  The Armless Archer qualified for the 2020 Paralympic Games in dominating … more

The feeling of summer

Ah, summer has arrived. No doubt about it. It’s June. Temperatures are on the rise. And soon, summer thunderstorms. The smell of burgers and steaks and chicken being cooked on grills will … more

It's show time

Show time begins Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. We missed you last year, track and field championships. And in a surprise announcement revealed Tuesday by the Iowa High School … more

A two-year offseason is finally over

Emily Swartzentruber’s screaming voice echoed around the North Liberty High School stadium one night last week. Finally. Swartzentruber, a senior goalkeeper for Mid-Prairie High … more

Column: This season was the setup

This season was the setup.  When you analyze the Mid-Prairie boys basketball season that concluded in February with a loss in the district finals to Camanche, that is the bottom line. The … more

Area teams weather the snowstorms

Only one word can apply to define the high school basketball season of 2020-21: Nightmare. What else can you say? And that’s to mention nothing about wins and losses, game-winning shots … more

Prepping for the journey of a lifetime

The trouble arrived on a Monday night in December. At The News, Monday night is a deadline night. Stories are edited and finalized. Photographs are selected and edited. Pages are designed. For … more

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week this week is Mid-Prairie Runner Jamie Stutzman! Jamie helped lead the Golden Hawks to a sixth-place state team finish. He improved 96 spots from the 2019 state meet, … more

Mask up! This will indeed be a strange season

This season will be so different. High school and college basketball won’t be played in a bubble, as the NBA’s delayed season was just a few weeks ago. There won’t be any … more

State title is a solid team effort

The attention clearly was on Mid-Prairie freshman runner Danielle Hostetler this season. She was following in the quick footsteps of a pair of sisters who won state championships, four of them in … more

A dad’s story: From starting line to team champ

(Editor’s note: Aaron Fleming is the cross country assistant coach at Mid-Prairie High School. His daughters, River Valley All-Conference runners Ana and Abby, are on the Golden Hawks’ … more

Front Runner

Danielle Hostetler chases golf carts. Really. Since late August, when Hostetler won her first high school cross country race in school-record time, the Mid-Prairie freshman has been chasing … more
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