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CORSICANA, TEXAS — Abby Sweet’s two-run home run to center proved to be all the offense seventh-ranked Indian Hills would need on Wednesday in a winning return to the softball diamond.

OTTUMWA — The fifth annual Ottumwa High School Shark Club show will take place on Thursday, March 5. The show, featuring 60 Ottumwa students performing a variety of synchronized routines, will be held at the Mike McWilliams competition pool inside The Beach Ottumwa starting at 7 p.m.

CENTERVILLE — Based on the seeds for the district and substate tournaments, the Albia Blue Demons were looking at going through Cardinal, Chariton and Van Meter in order to qualify for the boys state basketball tournament.

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa schools will host a celebration at The Beach Ottumwa for OHS swimmer Kevin Kretz on Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m.

Albia junior Blake Chance pulls up with the basketball while being defended by Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont teammates Isaiah Smith and Ethan Davis during boys prep basketball action.

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills freshman Harry Fearn golfer is being considered for a possible selection to play in the Arnold Palmer Cup. The native of Leek, England, is hoping to take part in the competition between the United States and international teams at the Lahinch Golf Club on the west coas…

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DES MOINES — Just one year ago, Sage Walker walked off the mat at Wells Fargo Arena after coming up two points short of completing a perfect season with a state championship win.

MARSHALLTOWN — Tyon Grant-Foster led fourth-ranked Indian Hills with 19 points on Saturday, helping the Warriors secure the regular-season Iowa Community College Athletic Conference title for the 12th straight year with a 92-58 win at Marshalltown.

DES MOINES — For Sage Walker and Mason Dye, there was a sense of familiarity Friday at the Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament.

BURLINGTON — Sigourney High School’s Mason Harter scored the first points of the game, but Notre Dame scored the next 22 as the Nikes rolled to an 83-31 Class 1A district quarterfinal win at Father Minett Gymnasium.

ALBIA — Almost 11 full weeks had passed since Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont walked into Albia to open the 2019-20 boys basketball season.

DES MOINES — The Ottumwa High School girls bowling team rode a strong second round of individual games to outlast Des Moines Lincoln and win the CIML Metro tournament Thursday at Merle Hay Lanes.

SIGOURNEY — Sigourney jumped out to a 20-5 lead and never looked back, using a balanced attack to hold off South Iowa Cedar League rival Tri-County in the opening round of Class 1A, District 8 tournament play. Four different players reached double figures in scoring for the Savages in a 63-4…

OTTUMWA — Doug Techel has guided the Ottumwa High School girls bowling team to state every year over the past two decades.

DES MOINES — By high noon on Saturday, 40 area athletes all had the opportunity to earn a ticket to the 2020 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament.

DANVILLE — Alexia McClure scored 25 points, but the Cardinal High School girls basketball team saw its season come to an end in a 59-50 loss to Danville in a Class 2A regional first round game Saturday.

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IOWA CITY — Two vans of supporters wanted to see if Kevin Kretz was up to the task, one that had eluded hundreds of Ottumwa High School swimmers over the years.

OTTUMWA — Trae Swartz scored a team-leading 24 points while Kie Glosser added 19 as the Ottumwa boys basketball team secured a winning record for the first time in 15 years with a tough 46-40 CIML Metro Conference road win at Des Moines Roosevelt on Friday.

DES MOINES — The Ottumwa boys and girls bowling teams will have to wait an extra week to compete for CIML Metro Conference tournament titles.