OTTUMWA — Zarren Kirubakaran needed just one more point to force a third set on Wednesday in the final match of the 2020 Dan Staggs Classic.

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OTTUMWA — Josh Husted felt optimistic last fall at Lakeside Golf Course after watching the Davis County boys cross-country team produce a fifth-place finish in the Class 2A state meet.

OTTUMWA — Susie Wilson went wire-to-wire on Tuesday during the final round of the Cedar Creek Ladies league tournament, building on a lead built on the front nine one week earlier.

OTTUMWA — The day began with Fernando Guerrero battling for nearly three hours for the 14-year-old championship at the second-annual Dan Staggs Classic.

OTTUMWA — It might not have been the U.S. Open, but the second annual Dan Staggs Classic had some similarities to the annual tennis major that is scheduled to start later this month in New York City.

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OTTUMWA — Centerville junior Brady Kauzlarich was one of three Big Red players to be selected to the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches’ Association 2020 All-State team. Kauzlarich earned first-team all-state honors, joining Marion junior Gage Framck, ADM junior Tate Stine-Smith and Dubuque W…

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Youth Football League is set to begin the 2020 season this weekend with the first of two sign-up dates scheduled at the Schafer Stadium fieldhouse.

OTTUMWA — Like most events on the Ottumwa Community School District’s calendar, the sixth-annual A-Club golf outing was very much up in the air just a few months ago.

OSKALOOSA — It might have been the shortest championship celebration in all of sports.

ELDON — Sometimes, you have to face the best to become the best.

OTTUMWA — Oh sure. Next Tuesday morning, one golfer will finish with the top overall score of the annual Cedar Creek Women’s Golf League tournament.

OTTUMWA — The sixth-annual Ottumwa A-Club golf tournament will be held on Friday at Fox Run Golf Course. All proceeds from the four-person, best-position event will directly benefit the athletic programs of Ottumwa Community Schools.

DES MOINES — Some of the best track and field athletes will again make the journey to compete, for one day, at Drake Stadium later this month.

OTTUMWA — The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches’ Association released the complete list of the All-District teams in all four classes on Monday. Both the 2020 IHSBCA All-State and All-Star Series Teams will be released in August as well.

ALBIA — For seniors like Abbey Griffin and Jena Lawrence, Friday was shaping up to be a day unlike any other.

RIVERSIDE – Chris Naegel ran away with the 87th Iowa Open on Sunday, taking over the title won by Ottumwa native Matthew Walker last summer. Naegel carded five birdies in the final round to finish with a scorching three-round 19-under-par total of 197 with rounds of 63, 65 and 69 at Blue Top…

DES MOINES — Guidelines to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus have been announced for the upcoming Iowa high school fall sports season.

OTTUMWA — Former Ottumwa sports broadcaster and radio announcer Lance Renaud passed away Wednesday at UnityPoint Health in Marshalltown at the age of 73. The announcement was made by KFJB and KIX 101.1 radio, where Renaud had most recently been the station’s news and sports director, through…

ANKENY — Cale Leonard secured his second straight win this summer, rolling to the win at the Iowa PGA Junior Tour’s Mid-Summer Classic on Tuesday.

OTTUMWA — With the league tournament on the horizon, the Cedar Creek Ladies golfers took to the course on Tuesday in which all putts were thrown out.

KANSAS CITY, MO – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Council of Presidents voted on Tuesday to postpone the national championships in cross country, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball to spring 2021.

FORT DODGE — Less than 20 players have hit grand slams in the Iowa High School State Softball Tournament.

FORT DODGE — Had things gone differently on Monday night, an incredible era of Albia High School softball could have come to an end.

OTTUMWA — In an unprecedented move, the NJCAA has laid out a plan of action for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year in its continued battle against the threat presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

DES MOINES — Seven weeks of regular season play and the expansion of the postseason to include all teams around the state were the two major changes announced Friday by the Iowa High School Athletic Association for the upcoming high school football season.

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa High School teammates Joe Hammer and Cale Leonard continued a successful summer on the links this week.

OTTUMWA — Two members of the Indian Hills Community College golf program have been honored for their academic achievements.

OTTUMWA — Two of Ottumwa’s top hitters have been honored as first-team all-district selections by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association, the program announced on Tuesday night.

FAIRFIELD — Hannah Simpson didn’t expect her team the run the table this summer.

OSKALOOSA — The defending Class 2A champs were on a mission to get back to state and Cardinal was the last team to try to stop No. 1 Van Meter from getting there. But the Bulldogs showed why they are the top-ranked team in the class as they defeated the Comets 12-2 in five innings of the sub…

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