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Author: Jeff Johnson | April 21, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Brandon Horman was promoted to co-coach of the Cedar Rapids Jefferson boys’ basketball program this past season because longtime J-Hawks head coach Stu Ordman considered him a rising star.That rising star now will run the program by himself.Horman has been named Ordman’s ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 12, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- There were multiple factors contributing to Derek Jacobus' relatively slow start to the track season.There was the lengthy basketball season, which cut down on his training. There was the medication he was taking for a kidney ailment. There was a twitchy hamstring.Saturday, ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | April 10, 2014 | No comments

The first round pairings have been set for the 2014 Bob Vrbicek Metro Baseball Tournament.Seven Metro schools and Mount Vernon will compete in the event co-hosted by Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Cedar Rapids Xavier on May 26-27. Action begins May 26 at 10 a.m. with ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | April 1, 2014 | 2 comments

This was not an April Fool's Day joke.Stu Ordman announced in an e-mail Tuesday morning that he has resigned as head boys' basketball coach at Cedar Rapids Jefferson to take the same position at Iowa City Regina. That's leaving the best Class 4A conference in ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 29, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Nine minutes? It may be just a matter of time.When Linn-Mar's Josh Evans is healthy, just about anything seems possible.Evans smashed the 3,200-meter record at the John Ask Relays on Saturday at Kingston Stadium, racing through it in a very un-March-like 9 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 21, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS -- There may be teams out there with more raw talent.But, according to Lucy Schneekloth, nobody works harder that the Jefferson J-Hawks."We're going to outwork every team in Iowa," said Schneekloth, a junior on the Cedar Rapids Jefferson girls' track and field team, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 21, 2014 | No comments

 Area girls track and field teams to watch for 2014:ANAMOSACoach: Phil Kauder2013 state finish: 7th in Class 3A, 41.5 points (30 return)Returning state placewinners: Olivia Loy, sr. (1st, 200; 1st, 400; 1st, sprint medley relay; 4th, 100); Mikayla Whitman, soph. (1st, sprint medley relay)CASCADECoach: Tim ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 18, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS -- The observation was suggested that Lucy Schneekloth was quicker, and Jasmine Blue was faster.They hesitated, pondered, then nodded."That would probably be accurate," Schneekloth said.So would this: Cedar Rapids Jefferson has the corner on speed in the Mississippi Valley Conference.The J-Hawks won six ...

Author: Douglas Miles | March 17, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS – After a top-10 finish in the high jump at state last season, Cedar Rapids Kennedy sophomore Shawn Beyer is far from content.The 6-foot-4, 180-pound multi-sport athlete cleared 6-feet-2 to win the high jump to lead Kennedy to five event wins at the ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 23, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – The Mississippi Valley Conference’s scoring champ isn’t part of one of the league’s elite teams, isn’t headed to a Division I college such as Northern Iowa.But he did top his older brother’s average as a senior. So there’s that.“Oh, yeah,” smiled Jacob ...

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