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Author: K.J. Pilcher | June 1, 2010 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Xavier's Kimmy Askelson is one shot off the lead after the first round of the Class 4A girls state golf tournament at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny.Askelson shot a 75 and sits in second place, heading into Wednesday's second round. Katie Purcell ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 3, 2010 | 32 comments

DES MOINES — It’s usually a death sentence. A seven-point deficit. In the fourth quarter. To Ankeny. But Jade Rogers and the Kennedy Cougars got a last-minute reprieve. Rogers scored eight of her game-high 14 points in the final 5:32 as fifth-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy rallied for a ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 2, 2010 | No comments

A look at the action at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Wednesday.CLASS 4A QUARTERFINALS#1 Linn-Mar (23-0) vs. Johnston (15-9)Time: 10 a.m.Coaches: Mike Brandt is in his ninth season and owns a 144-62 mark. Rich Gradoville is 149-96 ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 3, 2009 | 2 comments

According to prepvolleyball.com, six of the top 100 volleyball teams in the nation reside in Iowa.Ankeny, the Class 4A state champion is ranked 25th while 4A runner-up Iowa City West is No. 32.Class 2A champion Mount Vernon is 38th, 3A titlist Waverly-Shell Rock is 60th, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 3, 2009 | 2 comments

According to prepvolleyball.com, six of the top 100 volleyball teams in the nation reside in Iowa.Ankeny, the Class 4A state champion is ranked 25th while 4A runner-up Iowa City West is No. 32.Class 2A champion Mount Vernon is 38th, 3A titlist Waverly-Shell Rock is 60th, ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 14, 2009 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — It came down to this: Iowa City West couldn’t finish. Three times, top-rated Ankeny sprinted by the No. 2 Women of Troy at the wire, and the Hawkettes retained the Class 4A volleyball crown, 25-21, 14-25, 26-24, 27-25, Saturday at the U.S. Cellular ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 13, 2009 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — If this was baseball, Jessica Gehrke’s final swing would have drawn chalk.Gehrke hit the sideline for her 33rd kill, clinching second-ranked Iowa City West’s dramatic five-set victory over No. 3 Cedar Rapids Kennedy in a Class 4A semifinal at the state volleyball ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 13, 2009 | No comments

Updated scores Friday from the state volleyball tournament:--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CLASS 2A SEMIFINALS-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Western Christian (38-10)                            25   19   18   27Sheldon (38-2)                                                   21   25   25   29-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Wapsie Valley (36-3)                                      16   18    25   18Mount Vernon (42-1)                                      25   25   23   25-------------------------------------------------------------------------------CLASS 1A SEMIFINALS-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Treynor (37-5)                                                  25   25   23   25   5Schaller-Crestland (33-3)                              16   27   25   21   15-------------------------------------------------------------------------------Don Bosco (26-10)                                              ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 12, 2009 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Most likely, this is the last hurrah for Schaller-Crestland. In any sport.The Wildcats lengthened their stay at the state volleyball tournament Thursday, sweeping New London in a Class 1A quarterfinal.Volleyball is the only sport in which Schaller-Crestland is playing independently this school ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 9, 2009 | 1 comment

The Mississippi Valley Conference has quantity on its side. Five of the eight 4A qualifiers hail from the MVC.Question is, can any of them stop Ankeny?The Hawkettes have snagged three of the last four big-school titles and enter the week as the No. 1 team. ...

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