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Author: Jeff Linder | May 16, 2013 | No comments

(RESULTS)DES MOINES -- Stephanie Jenks enjoyed her 3,000-meter experience at the Drake Relays so much, she provided a sequel.A freshman at Linn-Mar, Jenks tracked Pleasant Valley's Mackenzie Yanek for the majority of the race before pulling ahead and pulling away at the end.Jenks was timed ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 9, 2013 | No comments

MARION -- "Hot stuff" in middle school. Humbled as a freshman.Now, Perrion Scott has it together. And he and his sprinting buddies give the Linn-Mar Lions an added dimension that might push the them over the top.Scott has a hand in four titles as the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 19, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Iowa City High was close. Solon was closer. And Union was the closest.Three area volleyball teams reached the state finals. And those three teams combined for four first-team all-state players. The Iowa Girls Coaches Association released its honor teams Monday morning.City High's ...

Author: Mike Condon, correspondent | November 9, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Iowa City High got down right defensive Friday afternoon.The Little Hawks were matched-up with top-ranked Ankeny in the Class 5A semifinals at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena and they took the court with an attitude.“We came out a little slow,” said senior ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 7, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Redemption Road had a bump or two. But it's still paved. And it's still open for traffic.Abby Saehler made major contributions at the net and the service stripe alike, and fourth-ranked Iowa City High drove past No. 5 West Des Moines Dowling, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 25, 2012 | No comments

IOWA CITY -- Five-hour energy? Iowa City High just needed five minutes at the end.The fourth-ranked Little Hawks made the critical plays in the final moments and outlasted Iowa City West in a grueling five-set Class 5A regional semifinal volleyball match Thursday night at City ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 28, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Momentum can be a fickle, fleeting thing.It darts, it dances. It comes, it goes.Tuesday night, Iowa City High grabbed it, lost it, regained it, then kept it."The first two games were total opposites of each other," City High Coach Craig Pitcher said ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 19, 2012 | No comments

IOWA CITY -- In last year's Class 4A state volleyball final, Iowa City High was "the other team.""I think, with all the circumstances, everybody was rooting for (Iowa City) West to win," said Little Hawks Coach Craig Pitcher.Rooting for West? Or rooting for a storyline?Surely ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 11, 2011 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- It was a grind. It was a slugfest.And now, it's an all-Iowa City battle for a state championship.More often than not, second-ranked Iowa City High made the clutch plays at the clutch times, and the Little Hawks outfought No. 3 Ankeny, 26-24, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 12, 2011 | No comments

Individually, they might not scare you. Collectively, they'll pound you.Saturday was a perfect example."We had four kids who were within two or three kills of each other (at the North Scott Invitational tournament)," said Craig Pitcher, head coach of the Iowa City High volleyball team."We ...

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