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STORM LAKE: Buena Vista University senior Clayton Christian put his mother on a plane in Tucson, Arizona, this month, and watched her take off on a flight back home, to Glidden.

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For weeks, everyone could see the disease spreading from the east westward. This time, they didn’t close the schools, and sports continued as scheduled. Then, it got worse, and schools were closed out of necessity. St. Anthony stopped allowing visitors. Eventually, there was no choice — game…

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Drake University has postponed the 2020 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom along with related special events and programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 111th edition of the event was scheduled for April 22–25 at Drake Stadium.

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Jeff Puffett of Carroll has rolled plenty of perfect, 300 games in his bowling career. But Nos. 27 and 28 stand out from all the others.

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The Carroll Chamber of Commerce’s 14th annual Hoop It Up youth basketball tournament rebounded well with 70 teams competing in boys third-through-ninth-grade and girls sixth- and eighth-grade divisions Feb. 22 and 23 in Carroll.

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With just a few minutes left in the third quarter, sophomore sharpshooter Kaleb Booth held up his hands, begging for the open pass. He knew he could change the game.

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While the offense was taking care of business on their end of the floor, the defense wasn’t letting up either.

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DES MOINES: There was only one thing that first-year head Kuemper Catholic wrestling coach, Shane Vaughan could think of when he was asked about Ben Schmitz at the State tournament.

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Carroll’s boys basketball team stopped a recent two-game skid on Tuesday night.

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CHICAGO: NBA All Star Weekend is more a spectacle than an actual competition.

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SAC CITY: Their last time on their home court, it was a night to forget.

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Ar-We-Va’s basketball season started with the Rockets appearing to be on their way to a .500 record. Through the first eight contests the Rockets were 4-4 with notable wins over Paton-Churdan, Coon Rapids-Bayard and Glidden-Ralston. They also had a narrow five-point defeat against Exira-Elk …

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GLIDDEN: Going into Thursday’s game, the gameplan for the Wildcats was clear. Get the ball to Gretchen Wallace and Hannah Whitver.

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During a Feb. 7 game, Glidden-Ralston honored long-time head football coach and superintendent Kreg Lensch (pictured at left) for his service to his school district.

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A local entity is close to giving XFL die-hards another reason to keep a close eye on the competition.

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One swimmer wanted to break his own school record. Another swimmer wanted to make the most out of his only year swimming on the team. Another wanted to one-up his brother. And one just wanted to continue to add to the legacy they had started the previous season.