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Author: Jeff Johnson | April 9, 2013 | No comments

Jon McKowen always knew he was going to be a coach. That's just kind of what his family does.But he didn't always know what sport he would coach.He played about everything at Wapsie Valley High School, holds an Iowa prep football record for most touchdown ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 1, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Bob Fontana is heading home.The longtime Cedar Rapids Kennedy boys' basketball coach told school administrators Friday morning he is leaving at the end of the school year to take over the same position at the new Ankeny Centennial High School. Fontana is ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 1, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bob Fontana put some perspective on the coaching milestone he reached Friday night. Getting 300 wins is nice and everything, but when it comes one day after Waukon girls’ coach Gene Klinge notched his 1,000th ...“I don’t know why everyone is making ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 29, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — They knew they shot well last night, but the Linn-Mar Lions were taken aback when informed just how well.“Really?” an incredulous coach Chris Robertson said after his team’s 70-50 win at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.“Jeepers!” exclaimed Lions wing Matt Lassen.Yeah, jeepers, indeed.Linn-Mar made ...

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

IOWA CITY — These teams played a one-point game in their lone meeting last season. Let’s just say this wasn’t a one-point game.More a clinic than anything else.“What they’re doing, and what they weren’t doing earlier this year or last year, was getting a lead ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 8, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Will Johnathon Koelling go back into Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s starting lineup?“More than likely,” Kennedy Coach Bob Fontana said with a sly smile.There’s not much else the 6-foot-4 senior forward can do to get there. He was simply outstanding Tuesday night in a ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 4, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Jefferson J-Hawks sat behind a table and patiently signed dozens of posters for their fans.They wore brave smiles that had to have been forced, because they had just gotten stung.Cedar Rapids Kennedy assembled a 19-0 run midway through the first half ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 24, 2012 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS – Just as the fourth quarter was about to begin, the chant began.“We want Linn-Mar!” Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s student section sang. “We want Linn-Mar!”You’ve got Linn-Mar, kids. Eighth-ranked Kennedy earned its way to that much-anticipated Class 4A substate final by simply letting Cedar ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 19, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- There are times when Darius Fuller is alone in the gymnasium. That's what he prefers.The Cedar Rapids Kennedy senior point guard just wants to shoot, dribble, shut out the world. Especially that last thing.In the parlance of the sport he loves, Fuller has faced constant ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 10, 2012 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS — As he politely waited to be interviewed postgame, Josiah Coleman was suddenly summoned by his coach. Bob Fontana had just been asked a question about Coleman by a reporter, and he wanted the 6-foot-4 senior wing to hear what he had to ...

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