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Author: Jeff Linder | March 5, 2014 | No comments

CLASS 4A QUARTERFINALBallard 55, Davenport Assumption 45Assumption's hopes for a fourth consecutive championship came to a halt, as No. 7 Ballard (21-4) ruled the second half.Down 27-22 at intermission, the Bombers shot 64 percent in the second half. Assumption (17-7) shot just 19 percent.Emily Knittel ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 19, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – After four years of state dual tournament berths, the Mediapolis wrestling team has found itself in the Class 2A championship dual at last, defeating Creston Orient-Macksburg, 34-28.A few years of coming up short have made the opportunity at a title – and ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 4, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Xavier Saints are even now in buzzer beaters this season. Not that they really wanted to be.It hurts being on the wrong end of one of those suckers."You bet it does," Coach Ryan Luehrsmann said of a 49-46 loss Saturday afternoon ...

Author: Douglas Miles | December 20, 2013 | No comments

IOWA CITY — Cedar Rapids Xavier junior Hayley Deutmeyer knows she has big shoes to fill for a Saints girls’ basketball team that graduated three starters off last season’s Class 4A state championship team.If her performance Friday night at Iowa City West is any indication, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 17, 2013 | 6 comments

So, it's all but over.Cedar Rapids Xavier, Davenport Assumption and Dubuque Wahlert will be playing Class 3A district football next fall. The Mississippi Valley Conference and the Mississippi Athletic Conferences will not exist in football.That much is 99-percent certain.What's next?It's the drawing up of districts ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 14, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- She calls it her "tuck jump," the happy dance that Jordan Smith performs after each Solon point.It's a knees-to-the-chin display; the bigger the point, the more frequent the jump.There was plenty of joy for second-ranked Solon (and a high jump count for Smith) in a ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- It's difficult to come back from a two-set deficit.It might be harder to lose a two-set advantage, then pick up the pieces in Game 5."We're just resilient," said Davenport Assumption Coach Kyle Condon.The seventh-ranked Knights constructed a 10-point run in the fifth ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 11, 2013 | No comments

 Team capsules for the Class 4A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament, in bracket order: No. 6 CHARLES CITY (39-6)Nickname: CometsCoach: Matt Johnson (10th year, 302-115)Tourney history: 5th appearance, third in a row. Won the 4A title last year.Starting lineup:No. Name Ht. Yr. Pos.2  Jackie Foster  5-8  Sr.  OH 3  Sydney Etherington  5-7  Sr.  L 6  Hali Hillegas  5-6  Jr.  S 8  Mara Forsyth  5-8  Sr.  OH 9  Meagan Miller  5-10  Jr.  OH 11  Jamie Sindlinger  5-10  So.  MH 14  Cady ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 5, 2013 | No comments

 TIPTON – The story headed into the Class 4A regional final between No. 7 Davenport Assumption and No. 10 Marion was experience (Assumption) versus youth (Marion).Last night in the Tipton Middle School gym, experience won out, as the Knights swept the Indians (25-22, 25-23, 25-21) ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 4, 2013 | No comments

DAVENPORT - They've been known as slow starters and fast finishers these past few years.That first part changed some this season. The second part hasn't.There's little question Cedar Rapids Kennedy again is playing its best football late, with more evidence being Monday night's 35-12 win ...

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