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Author: Jeff Linder | March 8, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Western Dubuque's remarkable run finally ended Saturday night.It ended on the final night of the season, and it took a great effort by the state's best team to do it.Jess Schaben hit 10 of 11 field goal attempts, the last basket on ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 7, 2014 | No comments

Saturday's games at the girls state basketball tournament:CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIPNo. 8 Western Dubuque (23-2) vs. No. 1 Harlan (25-0)Time: 6 p.m.Coaches: Amy Ostwinkle is 81-55 in six seasons at Western Dubuque. Zach Klaasen owns a 48-3 mark in two years at Harlan.Key players: Rose Simon-Ressler ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 3, 2013 | 1 comment

 DES MOINES -- Kayla Armstrong can now be classified as a two-sport star.A two-sport champion. And a two-sport captain.When the 2012 state-champion soccer team from Cedar Rapids Xavier was introduced during the Parade of Champions Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena, there was Armstrong, wearing ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 2, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES -- The outcome still undecided with six seconds left, Tom Lilly had the following message to his team in the final timeout:"Isn't this fun? Isn't this awesome?"Kayla Armstrong scored on a twisting, running shot with eight seconds left, then got a fingertip on ...

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

 DES MOINES -- Hangover? Letdown? Tom Lilly isn't too worried."I don't think so," he said. "At this point, there's too much at stake."Cedar Rapids Xavier takes aim at the Class 4A girls state basketball championship Saturday. The fifth-ranked Saints (16-9) face No. 8 Harlan (23-2) ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 10, 2012 | No comments

LIVE COVERAGE - Saturday's matches at the state volleyball tournament - refresh the page for updated scores:CLASS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP (BET wins 3-1)1 2 3 4Iowa City High (31-9) 26 25 24 23Bettendorf (23-11) 28 23 26 25CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIP (CHC wins 3-2)1 2 3 4 5Charles City (45-1) 16 18 25 25 15Solon (33-5) 25 25 14 23 13CLASS 3A CHAMPIONSHIP (MOC wins 3-2)1 2 3 4 5Union (35-8) 25 21 14 25 15MOC-Floyd Valley (33-8) 23 25 25 19 17CLASS 2A CHAMPIONSHIP (DNH ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 10, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Maybe they were genuine. Maybe they were somewhat forced.But the Solon Spartans were able to muster smiles for the postmatch photo with their runner-up trophy."It's a bad feeling now, but tomorrow we'll be OK," Kelsey Hinrichs said.Top-ranked Charles City rallied from a ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 20, 2012 | No comments

STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTAt Fort Dodge (Rogers Sports Complex)FridayClass 1A Third PlaceDon Bosco 9, Charter Oak-Ute 8Class 2A Third PlaceDurant 11, Sumner-Fredericksburg 6Class 3A Third PlaceBondurant-Farrar 2, Estherville-Lincoln Central 1Class 4A Third PlaceClear Creek Amana 6, Washington 2Class 5A Third PlacePleasant Valley 5, Iowa City West ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 4, 2012 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- The lead was gone. Iowa City West's championship dream was slipping away, swirling the drain.Then Tatum Klein provided a long-range plug.Klein hit a game-tying 3-pointer with 20 seconds left in regulation, then second-ranked West ruled overtime to defeat No. 4 Ankeny, 61-56, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 2, 2012 | No comments

Saturday's games at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines:CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIPIowa City West (24-1) vs. Ankeny (22-3)Time -- 8 p.m.Coaches -- B.J. Mayer is 214-114 in 14 years, including 87-34 in five seasons at West. Scott DeJong has compiled a 492-111 ...

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