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ANKENY - Both Albia and Pekin earned team championships in the middle school state cross-country meet over the weekend. The Lady Dees dominated the field in the Class 2A seventh-grade girls competition, scoring 12 points with a championship run from Christa Gronewold in 13:35.6, while the Pe…

DES MOINES — The Ottumwa High School volleyball team rode hot serving to sweep of a pair of CIML Metro tournament pool-play matches over Des Moines Lincoln and Des Moines East Thursday at Lincoln High School.

NEWTON, KS – The Indian Hills men’s golf team built a big lead after the first round and never looked back, winning the Tabor College Fall Invitational by 29 shots over runner-up Iowa Western. Indian Hills had the top three golfers in the field by the end of the tournament.

OTTUMWA – The 2019-20 Indian Hills basketball team will be on display for the first time at the annual Meet the Warriors event on Monday, Oct. 21, in the Hellyer Student Life Center with free admission. Action begins at 6 p.m.

FAIRFIELD - The Fairfield Pickleball Club will be hosting a 2019 regional pickleball tournament on Sunday, Nov. 24. The tournament will be held at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) Recreation Center.

OSCEOLA — Five runners in the top 10 helped the Albia High School boys cross country team helped offset Davis County’s Kenny Cronin’s individual victory as the Blue Demons eked out the South Central Conference team title Tuesday at East Lake Park.

KEOKUK – The Ottumwa girls swimming team scored a fourth and final dual win this season on Tuesday night in Keokuk. The Bulldogs, shifting several different swimmers into new events, beat the Chiefs 70-50 thanks to wins in seven different races.

OTTUMWA – Tyon Grant-Foster grew up on the Kansas side of the border in Kansas City. The Indian Hills freshman had a breakout performance in Kansas at the NJCAA National Tournament last March.

OTTUMWA – Indian Hills Community College has a coach to lead its men’s and women’s wrestling programs when the sport debuts on the IHCC Centerville Campus.

OTTUMWA – Tickets are still available for Indian Hills Community College’s annual Celebrity Night, this year featuring legendary wrestling coach Dan Gable. The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Tom Arnold Net Center on the IHCC Ottumwa campus.

WAUKEE — Blaze Rominger and Kie Glosser each caught a touchdown pass, but the Ottumwa High School football team allowed the most points in a game in school history in a 74-12 loss to Waukee in a Class 4A District 6 contest Friday at Waukee Stadium.

POLK CITY — Ottumwa High School golfer Joe Hammer shot an 8-over par 79 Friday and sits in a tie for 12th place after the first day of the Class 4A state meet at the Tournament Club of Iowa.

KEOSAUQUA — Salena Sayre had 15 kills and 13 digs, and Grace Davidson had 10 kills to lead the eighth-ranked (Class 2A) Van Buren County High School volleyball team to a 25-11, 25-8, 25-11 victory over Keokuk on Senior Night.

COUNCIL BLUFFS – In a battle for the inside track to the men’s and women’s Iowa Community College Athletic Conference regular-season soccer titles, it was Iowa Western that came out on top of Indian Hills twice.