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Recent articles by Jim:

High School Wrestling: No. 1 Osage breaks through semifinal jinx at state duals

CORALVILLE – The semifinal jinx has been extinguished. → Read More

High School Wrestling: Osage advances to fifth-straight state dual tournament

OSAGE – There was a lot of pent up energy inside the Osage Green Devil wrestling team Tuesday. → Read More

High School Wrestling: Luft has honored her brother by creating her own legacy

CHARLES CITY – Rob Pittman could talk for hours about Lilly Luft the wrestler. → Read More

High School Wrestling: West Hancock has been sharpened by iron-clad schedule

BRITT -- A few years ago, West Hancock head wrestling coach Mark Sanger was frustrated. → Read More

High School Baskeball: West Fork boys avenge loss to Newman Catholic

Sage Suntken scored 34 points and Cayde Eberling had 22 as the Warhawks led wire-to-wire in the victory. → Read More

High School Basketball: Mason City fight to the finish, sweep Fort Dodge

Riverhawk girls and boys sweep Fort Dodge in a home Iowa Alliance Conference doubleheader. → Read More

College wrestling: Holschlag, UNI lasso Wyoming, 33-3

CEDAR FALLS – Solid, but not necessarily sharp according to Northern Iowa head coach Doug Schwab. → Read More

High School Basketball: Lake Mills pulls away from Garner-Hayfield-Ventura

LAKE MILLS – It came down to simple execution and stingy, ball-hawking defense. → Read More

College wrestling: Terukina is one tough 'Coconut'

WAVERLY -- This is a story about an old Coconut and a new Coconut. → Read More

High school basketball: No. 11 West Fork gets annoyingly persistent, top No. 5 Osage

The Warhawk girls beat the Green Devils, 60-35, and the boys' made it a sweep with a 70-53 win. → Read More

High School Wrestling: Osage meets challenge, snares Battle of Waterloo championship

WATERLOO – The script tells a story that everyone wants to hear. → Read More

High School Girls' Wrestling: Charles City's Lilly Luft wins 100th match

WATERLOO – In an already historical career, Charles City’s Lilly Luft made history again. → Read More

High School Cross Country: Osage's Johnston taking talents to Omaha

OSAGE – Katelyn Johnston grew up in an area where volleyball is the thing to participate in. → Read More

High School Basketball: Charles City falls in double-OT thriller to Waverly-Shell Rock

WAVERLY – There were 15 lead changes. The game was tied nine times. There were also two buzzer-beating shots. → Read More

College football: Wartburg will not be intimidated by Mount Union's tradition

Osage's Thor Maakestad a big part of Wartburg's offensive game plan. → Read More

High School Basketball: Osage girls, boys lock down close wins over Saint Ansgar

OSAGE – Saint Ansgar took an early lead. The Saints led for the next 27 minutes and 31 seconds. → Read More

High School Basketball: Waterloo East pulls away from Mason City boys

MASON CITY – It was close and then it wasn’t close. → Read More

High School Basketball: No. 13 Mason City girls roll past Waterloo East

MASON CITY – Was it flawless? No. → Read More

UNI punter Cael Loecher remains 'critically stable' at U of I Hospital intensive care unit

The prognosis is better than it was a week ago, but Northern Iowa punter Cael Loecher is still not out of the woods. → Read More

Riverhawks can't keep pace with No. 3 Go-Hawks

MASON CITY – Third-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock was missing two key cogs Friday. → Read More