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Local Sports

Area schools adjust football schedules

The 2020 high school football season will begin with a pair of Jasper County matchups on Aug. 28.

Newton and Prairie City-Monroe will open against each other for the third straight season, while South Iowa Cedar foes Colfax-Mingo and Lynnville-Sully do battle in Week 1.

The Cardinals and Mustangs will face off for the first time on PCM’s home field.

The first meeting was in Newton and last year’s game was played at Central College.

Newton plays four home games in 2020, hosting Marshalltown on Sept. 4, Grinnell on Sept. 11 and Benton on Oct. 2. The homecoming game is against Clear Creek Amana on Sept. 25.

PCM gets three home games. The Mustangs host Centerville for homecoming on Sept. 25.

Colfax-Mingo also plays three home games. The Tigerhawks host North Mahaska for homecoming on Sept. 4.

Baxter will be at home four times in 2020, opening its season against BGM on Aug. 28.

Lynnville-Sully plays five of its seven games at home this fall, starting with four straight home games.

2020 Football Schedules


Date Opponent Time

Aug. 28 at PCM 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 4 Marshalltown 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 11 Grinnell 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 18 at C.R. Xavier 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 25 Clear Creek Amana 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 2 Benton 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 9 at Oskaloosa 7:30 pm.


Date Opponent Time

Aug. 28 Newton 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 4 at Pella Christian 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 11 at Chariton 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 18 at Saydel 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 25 Centerville 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 2 Albia 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 9 at Clarke 7:30 p.m.


Date Opponent Time

Aug. 28 at Lynnville-Sully 7 p.m.

Sept. 4 North Mahaska 7 p.m.

Sept. 11 at Interstate 35 7 p.m.

Sept. 18 at Mount Ayr 7 p.m.

Sept. 25 Pleasantville 7 p.m.

Oct. 2 Central Decatur 7 p.m.

Oct. 9 at Pella Christian 7 p.m.


Date Opponent Time

Aug. 28 Colfax-Mingo 7 p.m.

Sept. 4 Pleasantville 7 p.m.

Sept. 11 BCLUW 7 p.m.

Sept. 18 Grundy Center 7 p.m.

Sept. 25 at North Tama 7 p.m.

Oct. 2 at Belle Plaine 7 p.m.

Oct. 9 North Mahaska 7 p.m.


Date Opponent Time

Aug. 28 BGM 7 p.m.

Sept. 4 at Collins-Maxwell 7 p.m.

Sept. 11 Moravia 7 p.m.

Sept. 18 at HLV 7 p.m.

Sept. 25 Gladbrook-Reinbeck 7 p.m.

Oct. 2 at GMG 7 p.m.

Oct. 9 at Colo-NESCO 7 p.m.

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