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Author: K.J. Pilcher | August 13, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Kennedy was determined to prove a point last season.The Cougars are now determined to claim a state title for an even bigger statement.After a Class 4A state runner-up finish in what some predicted to be a rebuilding year for Kennedy, ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | August 13, 2013 | No comments

A few teams to keep an eye on for the 2013 Class 4A boys' golf season.Cedar Rapids Jefferson - The J-Hawks are heavy on the top end of their lineup when talent and experience are concerned. A quartet of seniors will lead Jefferson, including Zach ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | July 19, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Cedar Rapids Kennedy Coach Bret Hoyer may have a little more white hair the next time he looks in the mirror.It is a good bet his Cougars chased away any remaining traces of his color under his baseball cap.Kennedy let a commanding ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | May 19, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Ali Lindo combines a fun-loving attitude with the love of golf.The combination has produced a successful prep career at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.Before she graduates and continues her golf career at Catawba (N.C.) College, Lindo will try to shares some more laughs and ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 12, 2012 | No comments

The coaching carousel for local prep wrestling programs took a few interesting spins since last season.It is easy to be confused by the whirlwind of activity, and the connections of each move.Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Lisbon rehired their former coaches, Iowa City High said goodbye one of ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 27, 2012 | No comments

Drew Wall.(Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)CEDAR RAPIDS -- Drew Wall was not defined by affliction, nor the battle it forced him to wage.The 16-year-old sophomore at Cedar Rapids Kennedy was defined by the spirit and strength he exhibited during his daily fight with cancer, and the ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | October 30, 2012 | No comments

MONTICELLO – They scratched and clawed, but they just couldn’t grab the final win to advance.Cedar Rapids Kennedy fought the entire match, but third-ranked Dubuque Hempstead earned a 22-25, 25-21, 25-16, 27-25 win in the Class 5A Region 5 final Tuesday night at Monticello High ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | October 6, 2012 | No comments

It is a pattern Cedar Rapids Kennedy football coach Tim Lewis would like to avoid.But, his “Comeback Cougars” or “Closing Cougars” seem to be heading down a familiar path.Kennedy scored 17 straight points, eclipsing a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat host Waterloo East, 38-30, Friday ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | September 22, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — One person has prevented Hannah Botkin from winning her best event this season.Herself.The Cedar Rapids Kennedy swimmer missed a week of competition and was limited in practice when she injured her right shoulder while changing her clothes. Before and after the fluky ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 10, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Shane Williams turned one of his toughest losses into a considerable gain.The Cougars senior turned the agony of missing the state tournament into the drive to return. After reaching state his first two seasons, Williams was devastated last year ...

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