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Author: Jeff Linder | January 22, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- A big, black block of Mississippi Valley Conference championship banners, 31 in all, dominate the southeast wall of the Prairie High School gym.There's a lot for wrestling and a few for bowling, cross country and other sports.None for girls' basketball.It's certainly not ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 4, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- For 29 1/2 minutes, Cedar Rapids Prairie played Class 5A second-ranked Iowa City High to a stalemate.Then ..."At the end, we were the better team," City High Coach Bill McTaggart said. "We played smart, and we were able to grind it out."City ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 8, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- They won. They waited. Then, they celebrated.Class 3A seventh-ranked Dubuque Wahlert turned the game on its ear with a 22-0 second-half run and handled 4A No. 12 Cedar Rapids Prairie in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball contest Tuesday night at Prairie ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Prairie Hawks forced the question, and the Kennedy Cougars provided a swift answer.Cedar Rapids Kennedy pulled its second girls' basketball upset in four days, snapping Class 4A eighth-ranked Cedar Rapids Prairie's eight-game winning streak, 58-52, in a Mississippi Valley Conference contest Tuesday ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 23, 2012 | No comments

Steve Doser wasn't too proud to change.The girls' basketball program at Cedar Rapids Prairie was in a state of decline. After six straight winning seasons (including back-to-back trips to the state semifinals in 2005 and 2006), the Hawks bottomed out to the tune of 12-53 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 13, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- McCrary. McClutch. Again.Courteney McCrary nailed a 10-footer shortly before time expired to give Class 4A ninth-ranked Cedar Rapids Prairie a 42-40 Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball win over No. 8 Cedar Rapids Xavier Friday night at Prairie High School.The win was the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 8, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Size trumped sloppiness. Class 4A seventh-ranked Cedar Rapids Washington held Cedar Rapids Prairie to 23-percent shooting and rolled to a 61-35 Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball victory Thursday night at Washington High School."Small teams usually have more speed, but when you have height, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 2, 2011 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- There are convincing signs that a recession may be ending.And we're not talking economy.Short-handed Cedar Rapids Prairie collected 16 steals, forced 32 turnovers and posted a wire-to-wire 61-37 rout of shorter-handed Cedar Rapids Jefferson in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball game Friday ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 3, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Danielle Stromert delivered at the line. In the clutch. Again.Stromert drained four free throws in the final minute -- her only four points of the night -- and Cedar Rapids Jefferson rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit to defeat Cedar Rapids Prairie, ...

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