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Author: Sam Louwagie | March 15, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Waverly-Shell Rock overcame a 20-point halftime deficit to stun Harlan in the Class 3A Consolation game on Saturday.The Go-Hawks shot just 32 percent in the first half, falling into a 42-22 hole. They trailed by 24 with less than a minute left ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 14, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES - Even teams from arguably the best boys' basketball program in the state lose confidence every now and then.Coach Steve Bergman sensed that was the case with his Iowa City West Trojans late last month, shortly after a loss to Dubuque Wahlert. He ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 12, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES - The Bettendorf Bulldogs are top-ranked for a reason.Nicholas Baer scored 19 points as Bett ripped Urbandale, 64-33, in a Class 4A state tournament quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. The Bulldogs (23-1) play Iowa City West (22-3) in a 1:30 Friday ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 21, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES - Defending state champion Southeast Polk moved to the front of the field.The Rams passed Bettendorf for the lead in the team race after the second session of the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 3A state wrestling tournament Friday at Wells Fargo Arena. ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 14, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Jeff Matczak said 11 hours on the road and an overnight stay off Collins Road was worth every second.The Kaukauna (Wis.) High School wrestling coach said he wants to return, if his Galloping Ghosts are invited again.“We like to travel when we ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 11, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Some of the top wrestling programs and individuals in the state will take the mat in Cedar Rapids this weekend.Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Cedar Rapids Washington will host the 22nd annual Five Seasons Duals on Saturday. The bracketed dual tournament is scheduled ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 7, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS – The arms he stroked and the fingers he rubbed toted home a gold medal.Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s Brenden Baker has developed techniques to maintain his focus during a match, and they proved successful at one of the biggest early-season tournaments of the year.Baker ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 30, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- In this new era of free-throw parades, Maddy Blietz is a good one to have on your float.Blietz sank all 12 of her foul shots and made a nice sidenote in Amanda Ollinger's 30-point outing as Cedar Rapids Jefferson downed Bettendorf, 81-65, ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 16, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR FALLS -- No one had to rub their rosary beads or light a prayer candle unless they really wanted to do so. There was no "Immaculate Recovery" this time."That's a good thing," laughed Hunter Baldus.Mostly Baldus and his Cedar Rapids Xavier teammates did Friday ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 15, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – In the aftermath of a state championship, the circus of awards and trophy presentations provides a distraction that can take away from fully realizing what just occurred.For Bettendorf Coach Diane Litchenberg, it took a quiet moment away from the hustle and bustle ...

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