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Author: Jeff Linder | March 30, 2014 | No comments

 Haley Lorenzen is all right. Honestly."Bad things happen sometimes, but you can't dwell on it too long," Lorenzen said Tuesday. "It's just not healthy."When something like this happens, you've got to let it motivate you to do better things."The victim of a bad performace at ...

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

 Here are all-conference girls basketball teams for 2013-14, as we receive them: MVC MISSISSIPPI DIVISIONFirst team (*unanimous selection) -- *Amanda Ollinger, soph., Cedar Rapids Jefferson; *Morgan Martin, sr., Cedar Rapids Kennedy; *Haley Lorenzen, sr., Iowa City High; *Kiera Washpun, sr., Iowa City High; *Mikaela Morgan, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 11, 2014 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- The numbers, simply, were too good to ignore.Shelby Hembera became the first all-stater in Cedar Valley Christian's brief history as a state-sanctioned athletics school. The junior has been selected to the Iowa Newspaper Association Class 1A first team in girls' basketball."It's something ...

Author: Douglas Miles | February 25, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Southeast Polk traveled 117 miles to play a Class 5A girls' regional final last night at Cedar Rapids Prairie.Turns out, it brought its shooting touch along.The defending 5A state champions drilled a season-high 14 3-pointers and led by as many as 20 ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS - You weren't really certain what happened because it was off the ball. You just heard a loud thud, then looked up and saw Dani Franklin writhing on the ground in pain.She stayed there for awhile."I don't even know what happened," said Cedar ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Hall of Fame ceremony could wait a moment or two.The Washington Warriors lined up against a mat on the south wall for a quick photo. A championship photo.Dani Franklin scored 35 points, the bench provided 22 and Class 5A eighth-ranked Cedar ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 11, 2014 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- Somehow, quite miraculously, the clipboard survived."I tried to break it," Cedar Rapids Washington Coach Frank Howell said. "It just wouldn't go. Whoever manufactured this one did a nice job."Somehow, nearly as remarkably, Washington survived 29 turnovers.The Class 5A eighth-ranked Warriors stormed back from ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 6, 2014 | No comments

 The Tri-Rivers Conference West Division girls' basketball race has become a dead heat down the final straightaway, with one hurdle remaining for the co-leaders.Maquoketa Valley pulled alongside North Linn at the front of the pack Tuesday, knocking off the previously unbeaten Lynx, 47-32, at Delhi."We ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 31, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- At the time, Cedar Rapids Washington's big first-half run looked like a game-breaker.It turned out to be a game-saver.The Class 5A eighth-ranked Warriors went on a four-minute, 21-2 tear, took a 14-point lead, then held off Linn-Mar, 62-56, in a Mississippi Valley Conference ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 30, 2014 | No comments

 Mike Sconsa termed the mighty-mite Cascade High School girls basketball team as "perfectly imperfect.""We don't shoot the ball that well, and this is the smallest team I've ever coached," Sconsa said.There are no imperfections, no blemishes, on the bottom line, though.A charter member of the new ...

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