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Author: Jeff Linder | May 29, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- In a little more than a year, three area conferences will become two.The Iowa Department of Education rendered its decision Tuesday on an ongoing dilemma with athletics affiliation.In a nutshell, the IDOE decided to dissolve the Big East Conference and expand the Tri-Rivers ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 29, 2012 | 4 comments

(Here's how Jeff Linder from The Gazette-KCRG would complete the ongoing conference realignment issue for small schools throughout Eastern Iowa)Thank you all for attending this meeting. Please grab a doughnut and some coffee on your way to your seat. Make yourselves comfortable; this shouldn't take ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 21, 2012 | 7 comments

MONTICELLO -- The Big East Conference will disappear. A new, yet-to-be-named conference will form.The Cedar Valley and Wamac conference will get a little smaller. The Tri-Rivers Conference will get a lot bigger.And Cedar Valley Christian School will have a home.Those are the likelihoods disclosed from ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 9, 2012 | No comments

The following is a letter from Mid-Prairie schools to Dwight Carlson (Iowa Department of Education), Mike Dick (IGHSAU) and David Anderson (IHSAA) concerning Camanche's petition to be placed in the Cedar Valley Conference. It is dated Dec. 14, 2011.Thank you for your mediation efforts held at ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 5, 2012 | No comments

Dominoes, anyone? How about some Musical Chairs?The next wave of massive conference reconfiguration for local high schools could hit as early as the 2013-14 school year. It could affect the Big East, Cedar Valley and Tri-Rivers conferences directly, and the ripple effect may impact the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 29, 2011 | No comments

The top 12 area games (and a couple more) for Week 6 (complete schedule):CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON at IOWA CITY HIGHTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Bates FieldRecords and rankings: Washington is 3-2 overall, 1-2 MVC Mississippi Division; Class 4A second-rated City High is 5-0, 3-0.Notable: ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 28, 2010 | No comments

Here are area glances for Monday's second-round playoff football games:CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY at NORTH SCOTT (4A)Time & place: 7 p.m., at EldridgeRecords: Kennedy is 6-4; North Scott is 9-1.Notable: Upsets littered the 4A playoff landscape in the first round, and Kennedy's 11-7 triumph over Cedar ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 28, 2010 | No comments

This week's top 10 area football games:IOWA CITY HIGH at CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTONTime & place: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston Stadium.Records: Both teams are 5-0.Notable: After roughing up five teams with a combined 3-22 record, Class 4A sixth-ranked Washington makes a giant leap in competition. ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | May 21, 2010 | No comments

Boys and girls tennis teams will take the court Saturday, vying for spots at the state team tournament. Boys teams will compete in substate semifinals and finals, while girls team will continue regional tournament play.Cedar Rapids Kennedy hosts a pair of postseason meets in attempt ...

Author: Angie Holmes | January 2, 2010 | 1 comment

LISBON — Lisbon High School welcomed back a beloved name in its wrestling tradition.Brad Smith guided the Lions to 10 total state titles in 13 years, coaching current coaches Jamie Kamberling and Greg Butteris to individual state crowns in the late 1980s. Smith returned to ...

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