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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Auburn led by only 11 points late in the second quarter after scoring 14 unanswered points to start the game, and Texas A&M was lined up to attempt a 52-yard field goal.

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ALBION, Mich. — Drew Barth completed 24 of 46 passes for 410 yards and four touchdowns, but it wasn't enough as the Albion College football team downed Eureka College, 56-41, on Saturday.

PARK VIEW — Competing in a 10-team field that included six Mississippi Athletic Conference squads, the Central DeWitt boys and girls cross country teams got a good look at its future league-mates at Tuesday’s Lancer Invitational.

The Central DeWitt football team had just about everything it could have wanted in the first half of Friday’s homecoming game with Dubuque Wahlert.

GOOSE LAKE — Just two days after earning runner-up honors at the Tipton Invitational, the Northeast boys cross country team finished second again.

MONTICELLO — The Northeast volleyball team came out strong.

ALBURNETT — An aggressive Alburnett attack proved to be too much for the Calamus-Wheatland volleyball team during Thursday’s Tri-Rivers Conference match between the two teams.

ANAMOSA — Victories proved to be elusive for Northeast volleyball team at a Saturday tournament hosted by Anamosa.

CLINTON — The Calamus-Wheatland volleyball team got an early look at a pair of future conference foes during Tuesday’s season-opening Prince of Peace Quadrangular.

MAQUOKETA — The Central DeWitt volleyball team did not have to worry about getting enough time on the court during the season-opening Maquoketa Invitational Saturday.

The Central DeWitt boys and girls cross country teams did not have to go far to get their first taste of competition this fall.

MOUNT VERNON — Back on the cross country course for the first time since finishing as the state runner-up in Class 1A, the Calamus-Wheatland boys cross country team tested itself at Tuesday’s Mount Vernon-Lisbon Invitational.

CLINTON — It proved to be a successful debut in more ways than one for the Northeast boys and girls cross country teams, as the Rebels swept the individual titles at Tuesday’s season-opening dual with Clinton.

The scoreboard operators got a workout this summer.

A week after the state’s print media announced its all-state teams for the baseball season, the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association honored a half-dozen Observer-area baseball players on their all-state squads.

If you need a reminder of the type of season the Calamus-Wheatland baseball team had this summer, all you need to do is take a look at the Warriors’ record book.

Already honored on the all-district and all-conference squads, a half-dozen area softball players recently added some state-wide recognition to their résumés.

It proved to be a weekend of familiar faces for the two editions of the DeWitt Crossroads Triathlon.

DES MOINES — No matter what metric you used, it did not take long for the Central DeWitt baseball team to make its presence known in Des Moines.

The message was printed out — one letter at a time — and placed inside the Central DeWitt baseball team’s dugout.