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

Wednesday's games at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines:CLASS 4A QUARTERFINALSIowa City High (17-6) vs. Iowa City High (22-1)Time -- 10 a.m.Coaches -- Bill McTaggart is 323-157 in 19 seasons, including 232-96 in 14 years at City High. B.J. Mayer ...

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 Johnson | November 9, 2011 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS - An interesting tete-a-tete broke out between student sections Wednesday afternoon at the state volleyball tournament.You had kids from Cedar Rapids Kennedy chanting "Let's go Waukee! Let's go Waukee!" Correspondingly, you had Waukee students chanting "Let's go Kennedy! Let's go Kennedy!"The schools weren't ...

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

Class 4A state volleyball team capsules. Teams listed in bracket order. COUNCIL BLUFFS ABRAHAM LINCOLN Lynx Coach -- Yvonne Carson (5th year at Abraham Lincoln, 176-108)Record & ranking -- 25-21, UnrankedTournament history -- 11th appearance, third in a row.Starting lineupNo. Name Ht. Yr. Pos.1 Samantha Bohnet 5-6 Fr. S6 Lauren Meeker 5-10 Jr. OH9 Victoria Krohn 6-0 So. OH11 Olivia Leisinger 5-11 Jr. MH13 Michaela Kennedy 5-11 Sr. MH14 Hannah Christensen 5-11 Sr. OH           IOWA CITY ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 24, 2011 | No comments

Ankeny, Sioux City Heelan, Western Christian and Tripoli are the No. 1 teams in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union's preseason volleyball rankings.Western and Tripoli are defending champions in 2A and 1A. Ankeny was the 4A runner-up while Heelan advanced to the semifinals in ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | June 11, 2011 | No comments

MUSCATINE - Call them the queens of the shootout. Call them state champs."They're hard, tough players," said Ankeny Coach Chris Allen, after his team outlasted Iowa City West, 1-0, in a Class 3A state soccer tournament championship game Saturday that went to sudden-victory penalty kicks.These hard, ...

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

DES MOINES -- There was contact, Kiah Stokes conceded.But contact doesn't always translate into a foul. It didn't in the final seconds Wednesday, and Linn-Mar survived.Stokes scored on a frantic, coast-to-coast drive with 20 seconds left, then blocked away Maddie Manning's last hope as second-ranked ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 2, 2011 | 17 comments

DES MOINES -- There was contact, Kiah Stokes conceded.But contact doesn't always translate into a foul. It didn't in the final seconds Wednesday, and Linn-Mar survived.Stokes scored on a frantic, coast-to-coast drive with 20 seconds left, then blocked away Maddie Manning's last hope as second-ranked ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 13, 2010 | 3 comments

In a trash bin, there is a garbage bag. In a garbage bag, there are hundreds of pieces of shredded paper.On those hundreds of pieces of shredded paper are the worst fears documented by member of the volleyball team from Iowa City West.The Women ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 13, 2010 | No comments

4A Championship 1 2 3    Ankeny (35-4) 26 23 16     **Iowa City West (37-7) 28  25 25      CEDAR RAPIDS -- In a trash bin, there is a garbage bag. In a garbage bag, there are hundreds of pieces of shredded paper.On those hundreds of pieces of shredded paper are the worst fears documented by member of the ...

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