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Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 1, 2014 | No comments

WATERLOO – Cedar Rapids Prairie Coach Blake Williams acknowledged the doubts, and they were hard to discredit.The Hawks lost more than half of their conference championship team to graduation, including three individual champs, six wrestlers with state meet experience.Of course, one group didn’t think those ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 23, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY – The progress is paying dividends.The work Iowa City West has invested in practice has yielded a nice return, including two straight wins over top-five opponents in 48 hours.The Trojans received a fall from senior Chris Walters in the final match, beating Class ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 22, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Success can be a case of mind over matter.For Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Logen Rodriguez, more success came when he emptied his mind of the things that didn’t matter. The Cougars have seen a more relaxed, confident and effective competitor“I started clearing my ...

Author: Grant Burkhardt | February 15, 2013 | No comments

At 3A-126 pounds, Iowa City West's Chris Walters beat Prairie's Josh Wenger 8-1 to advance to the semifinals. Here's the decisive second and third rounds video:

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 13, 2012 | No comments

IOWA CITY - Alijah Jeffery is on a mission.Linn-Mar's top-ranked 120-pounder continued his dominance that he plans to carry on until late February.Jeffery recorded two pins as the Class 3A second-ranked Lions handled Iowa City West, 47-20, and Dubuque Wahlert, 66-6, in a Mississippi Valley ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 25, 2012 | No comments

Matt Wempen, 113, So., Linn-Mar, Class 3A 106-pound state champion with 48-2 record.Hunter Washburn, 113, So., Alburnett, Class 1A 106-pound state champion, going 46-0.Max Thomsen, So., Union Community, Class 2A 113-pound state champion, posting 47-1 mark.Erik Lux, 170, Sr., South Tama, Class 2A 160-pound state champion ...

Author: Angie Holmes | February 14, 2011 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Prairie's Zach Witte has a goose-egg that he doesn't want cracked this week.The Hawks junior is one of five undefeated wrestlers in the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 3A state tournament field, which gets underway Thursday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des ...

Author: Angie Holmes | February 13, 2011 | 4 comments

EPWORTH – It was a redeeming Saturday for many area wrestlers.For Linn-Mar’s Aalijah Jeffery, he waited about a month for this day. Cedar Rapids Prairie’s Zach Witte has suffered through a long year for it. Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Jordan Baskervillle’s career has been geared toward ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 12, 2011 | No comments

EPWORTH - It was a redeeming Saturday for many area wrestlers.For Linn-Mar's Aalijah Jeffery, he waited about a month for this day. Cedar Rapids Prairie's Zach Witte has suffered through a long year for it. Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Jordan Baskervillle's career has been geared toward ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 20, 2011 | No comments

MARION - Cedar Rapids Prairie's smallest wrestler provided the Hawks biggest win. Freshman Trey Blaha took the mat for his 103-pound match knowing he needed to capture a big win for himself and his team. he was successful. Blaha scored a 9-4 win over No. 5 Alijah ...

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