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Author: Jeff Linder | November 12, 2010 | No comments

3A Semifinal 1 2 3 4   Sioux City Heelan (46-10) 24  13 25  17   **Mount Vernon (40-0) 26 25  23  25   3A Semifinal 1 2 3 4  5 Waverly-Shell Rock (49-2) 17 25 22  25 11 **West Delaware (41-3) 25 23  25  22  15 4A Semifinal 1 2 3 4   **Ankeny (35-3) 25  24  21  25   Cedar Rapids Xavier (30-12) 19 19  25  18   4A  Semifinal 1 2 3 4  **Iowa City West (36-7) 11 25  25  28  Cedar Rapids Kennedy (35-8) 25 20  17  26    CEDAR RAPIDS -- They played a low-down, rotten first game. Then they parted with it."We went out in the hallway and took ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 12, 2010 | 1 comment

Top-ranked Ankeny, winners of two straight big-school titles, moved to 25-0 this season against 4A competition, defeating Cedar Rapids Xavier, 25-19, 25-19, 21-25, 25-18.“We didn’t block very well (in a quarterfinal win Wednesday),” said Erin Roggenburg. “We practiced hard (Thursday) and we showed what we could ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 10, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Her volleyball career ended, Kiah Stokes went back to school to sign the most important paper in her life.Stokes signed a national letter of intent to play women's basketball at the University of Connecticut at 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, about two hours after ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 10, 2010 | No comments

The Hawkettes have won two consecutive state championships, but don’t call them defending champs.“We like to think of it as a brand new year,” said middle blocker Erin Roggenburg. “We’re not state champs, so we have to come out and get it this year.”No. 1 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 10, 2010 | No comments

4A Quarterfinal 1 2 3    Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln (29-21) 13 17  12    **Ankeny (34-3) 25 25  25    4A Quarterfinal 1 2 3 4  Waukee (22-9) 17 25 21  21   **Cedar Rapids Xavier (30-11) 25  18 25  25   4A Quarterfinal 1 2 3    Linn-Mar (18-19) 24  23 14     **Iowa City West (35-7) 26 25  25     4A Quarterfinal 1 2 3    Urbandale (35-9) 17  17 22    **Cedar Rapids Kennedy (35-7)  25 25  25      CEDAR RAPIDS -- For the Kennedy Cougars, this was a rare and welcome breather.Fifth-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy did not face a deficit all match, ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 9, 2010 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Xavier golfer Kimmy Askelson is expected to sign a National Letter of Intent on Thursday to play golf at Drake University in Des Moines.Askelson became the first Xavier golfer to qualify for the state meet, placing fourth at the 2010 Class 4A state ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 9, 2010 | No comments

(Teams listed in bracket order)COUNCIL BLUFFS ABRAHAM LINCOLNNickname: LynxRanking & record: Unranked, 29-20.Coach: Yvonne Carson (5th year, 150-86).State-tournament history: 10th appearance.Probable startersNo. Name Pos. Ht. Yr.1 Sierra Nighswonger S NA Sr.4 Chelsea Acosta L NA Jr.5 Amber Michael DS NA Sr.6 Lauren Meeker OH NA So.9 Victoria Krohn MB NA Fr.13 Michelle Kennedy MB NA Jr.14 Hannah Christensen OH NA Jr.ANKENYNickname: HawkettesRanking & record: No. 1, 33-3.Coach: Dave Whims (11th year, 367-50; overall: 843-139 in 32 years).State-tournament ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 23, 2010 | No comments

Reigning state champions Ankeny, Mount Vernon and Tripoli are ranked No. 1 in the preseason state volleyball rankings by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.Ankeny (39-1) last year, captured the 4A crown, defeating Iowa City West. The Women of Troy (39-3) open at No. ...

Author: Eric Petersen | June 3, 2010 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Iowa City High shocked Ankeny in a Class 3A quarterfinal Thursday at Cownie Park, beating the second-seeded Hawks 2-1 at the boys state soccer tournament.J.D. McCullough scored the first of his two goals to give the Little Hawks (12-7) a 1-0 lead ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | June 2, 2010 | No comments

ANKENY - Kimmy Askelson has raise the bar to new heights for future Cedar Rapids Xavier girls golfers.The Saints junior became the school's first girls golfer to qualify for the state tournament and then added to that accomplishment.Askelson fired two rounds under 80 at Otter ...

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