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Author: Jeff Johnson | May 23, 2013 | No comments

MARION — This was the exclamation point. Rather the final exclamation point in a tournament full of them for the Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints. "This was definitely not a shock to anyone on our team," said Xavier’s Adam Pick, after an 11-1, six-inning romp past Cedar ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 26, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Ryan Luehrsmann seemed to shake hands with everyone pregame as he walked onto the Ron Thillen Gymnasium court Monday night.There was the official scorer, the two home radio guys, a few fans who meandered their way down to the floor from the ...

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

DES MOINES -- Duane Schulte had his right hip replaced Monday, and won't be back to school for about a month.He'll have time to reflect on a remarkable season, and on the players that made it happen.Seven of those players were honored as all-staters by ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 16, 2012 | 1 comment

CEDAR FALLS — The David versus Goliath stuff was overwrought and completely inaccurate. Despite the huge difference in their enrollments, Cedar Rapids Xavier and Ankeny definitely belonged on the same football field.You had to be ignorant not to think that, especially after last night’s Class ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 15, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Duane Schulte almost considers Corbin Woods as family."Ever since he was 4 or 5, he has spent a lot of time in our back yard," said Schulte, the football coach at Cedar Rapids Xavier.Almost like another son?"I don't know if I'd go ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Short turnaround? Corbin Woods doesn't mind at all."You've go to love it," he said. "You get to keep playing football."Keep playing. Keep winning.Class 4A Cedar Rapids Xavier sidestepped a long opening drive by Waterloo East, then routed the Trojans, 45-0, in a Class 4A ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | October 19, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — The previous and only other time they finished the regular season unbeaten, the Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints went on to win the Class 4A state championship. Just sayin’.“We always tell our guys ‘We’ll talk about you when you’re done,’” Xavier Coach Duane ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 12, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS -- That wasn't a monkey the Xavier Saints got off their backs Friday night.It was a Tiger. And a lot of history.Cedar Rapids Xavier solved Cedar Falls in the regular season for the first time in school history, outmuscling the fifth-rated Tigers, 24-7, ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | October 11, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – There were 13 of them for the reunion last Sunday.The seniors included Corbin Woods, Alex Cunningham, Trey Sampson, Jim Moore, Shane Herder and Ben Helms. The juniors were Hunter Baldus, Colin O’Connell, Bryce Grimm and Logan Clarahan.The other three kids were Schultes, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 27, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Imperfect on this night. But still perfect where it counts.Class 4A fourth-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier overcame four turnovers and dampened Cedar Rapids Washington's homecoming, 35-13, in a Mississippi Valley Conference Valley Division football game Thursday night at Kingston Stadium."When you make mistakes, you ...

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