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Author: Jeff Linder | February 25, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY -- The Kennedy Cougars were teetering, their season edging toward oblivion."We were on life support," acknowledged Coach Tony Vis. "Then Jordan (Holmes) gave us new life."Holmes' deep 3-pointer in the third quarter strengthened Cedar Rapids Kennedy's pulse and ignited a run as the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 24, 2014 | No comments

It could be a flood of Mississippi Valley Conference representation at the girls' state basketball tournament. Or it could be a drought.Or, more likely, something in between."I feel like we have a strong conference," said Cedar Rapids Washington Coach Frank Howell. "We have an opportunity ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 22, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The curtain came down on Steve Doser's coaching career, at least for now.Meanwhile, the hopes of a revival and the dreams of a state-tournament berth are alive and well for the Kennedy Cougars.Cedar Rapids Kennedy put the brakes on a late-season slide, ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 20, 2014 | No comments

 DES MOINES – Last season was an exercise in frustration for Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Nolan Hromidko.The 113-pounder missed the end of the season after battling his weight all year. But one year later, Hromidko not only has his weight under control, but his opponents as ...

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

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- Brian White is the new head football coach at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.He'll be the head cheerleader, too."I'll bring a lot of emotion," he said Tuesday, after Kennedy made the announcement that the former assistant will succeed Tim Lewis, who resigned in December."I'll ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 15, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Brenden Baker went from feeling the worst to being first.All the hard work and dedication to reverse the result of last year’s district meet paid dividends. The Cedar Rapids Jefferson sophomore reaped the rewards, which is a chance at a state title.“I’m ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS - You look at the final score and see a comparative breather for the Linn-Mar Lions. But this was anything but a breather.Not for this team, not this season.A 73-65 win at Cedar Rapids Kennedy actually was the least-closest game these guys have ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 14, 2014 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS - Coaches and wrestlers don't emphasize rankings.Regularly, they can be used as motivation. They can also serve as an indicator of an upcoming challenge.The subjective list of the state's individual talent promises tough competition at the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 3A ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 13, 2014 | No comments

MARION -- OK, class. Let's see a show of hands from those who thought Linn-Mar would win more Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball games this season than Cedar Rapids Kennedy.Didn't think so either. But it happened.The Lions rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit, then the Sommer ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 13, 2014 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Kennedy Activities Director Aaron Stecker announced Thursday that eight people will officially be inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame during halftime of Friday night's Kennedy/Linn-Mar boys' basketball game.The honorees are Ellie (Blankenship) Reagan, Jade Grimm, Joe Slaton, Amy Wold, Alan Feickert, ...

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