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Author: Jeff Johnson | February 27, 2014 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS - Marty McKowen has had a hall of fame career as head boys' basketball coach at Wapsie Valley High School. More than 500 wins in 31 years don't lie.But did you know he's a hall of fame babysitter as well?Ask his son, Jon, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 11, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Still surprised by the success of the boys' basketball team at Cedar Rapids Kennedy?Jon McKowen isn't."I know we've surpassed expectations of a lot of other people, but not mine," McKowen said after the Cougars improved to 14-4 with a 59-52 triumph over ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 14, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Their point totals this season wouldn’t suggest a basketball team that wants to get up and down the floor and score, score, score.The Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars came into their game against 42nd Street rival Cedar Rapids Xavier averaging a smidge under ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 19, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- They hunkered down, riding the storm out.Then they beared down, pushing the Rams outThe Kennedy Cougars overcame a plethora of penalties and stymied Dubuque Senior at most every turn, picking up a 19-9 rain-delayed homecoming victory Thursday night at soggy Kingston Stadium.A ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 1, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bob Fontana put some perspective on the coaching milestone he reached Friday night. Getting 300 wins is nice and everything, but when it comes one day after Waukon girls’ coach Gene Klinge notched his 1,000th ...“I don’t know why everyone is making ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 4, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Jefferson J-Hawks sat behind a table and patiently signed dozens of posters for their fans.They wore brave smiles that had to have been forced, because they had just gotten stung.Cedar Rapids Kennedy assembled a 19-0 run midway through the first half ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 24, 2012 | No comments

MUSCATINE -- They did the Hokey Pokey and they turned themselves around.Boy, have they turned themselves around.Cedar Rapids Kennedy continued its late-season awakening Wednesday night, holding off Muscatine, 20-17, in a Class 4A first-round football playoff game at Muscatine Community Stadium.The victory literally wasn't secure until ...

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