Spartan girls cruise in opener
ELK HORN -- Rachel Smith paced four Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton girls in double figures Tuesday night as the 12th-ranked (1-A) Spartans cruised past Boyer Valley, 75-29, in their season opener.
Spartan boys win weekend pair
ELK HORN -- Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton won a pair of road games last weekend in boys basketball, beating Woodbine 65-34 on Friday and winning 51-44 at Guthrie Center on Saturday. The Spartans improved to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the Rolling Valley Conference.
Peppers makes it a three-peat on first-team All-State
DES MOINES -- Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton senior Drew Peppers became a three-time, first-team All-State football selection this week, headlining a list of eight area players recognized by the Iowa Newspaper Association.
All-district teams include 37 area players
REGIONAL -- A total of 37 area football players have been recognized on the All-District teams from Class 3-A, District 8; Class 1-A, District 1; and 8-Player, District 1.
Smith keeps focus on team after breaking another 1,000 barrier
ELK HORN -- A thousand-plus strikeouts in softball and 1,000 points and counting in basketball.
Stacy L. Thompson Fund to Aid First-Year Students, Expand Access to Music Education
The Preucil School of Music in Iowa City is pleased to announce the creation of the Stacy L. Thompson, M.D., Student Financial Aid Endowment Fund, which will provide financial aid to new first-year Pr