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Author: Jeff Linder | November 14, 2012 | No comments

 Preseason girls basketball rankings for 2012-13, courtesy Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG:CLASS 5A 2011-12 W-L 2012 Postseason1. Southeast Polk 24-2 4A state semifinalist2. Mason City 21-3 4A state qualifier3. Muscatine 19-4 4A regional finalist4. Des Moines East 15-6 4A regional finalist5. Iowa City High 17-7 4A state qualifier6. Waukee 19-6 4A state semifinalist7. Ames 16-8 4A state qualifier8. Iowa City West 25-1 4A ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 8, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- They have a new coach, different players and a completely different identity. But don't snooze on the Mount Vernon Mustangs. And don't dismiss them. Tenth-ranked Mount Vernon used a balanced, disciplined offense and was unflappable on the floor in a four-set victory over No. ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 6, 2012 | No comments

Team capsules for the Class 3A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament, in bracket order:No. 14 IOWA FALLS-ALDEN (32-4)Nickname: CadetsCoach: Steve Barhite (10th year, 216-124)Tourney history: 11th appearance, first since 2001. Class 2A state champions in 1999.Starting lineup:No. Name   Yr. Pos.3 Lindsey Barnhart   Sr. S5 Kylie Gerstein   Jr. OH6 Kelsey Redmond   So. MH 8 Harli Janes   Sr. MH13  Jamie Peterson    Sr. OH16 Jessi Timm   Sr. OH No. ...

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

Tuesday's area regional final volleyball matches for Class 5A, 4A and 3A:CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY vs. DUBUQUE HEMPSTEAD (Class 5A)Time and site: 7 p.m., at MonticelloRecords and rankings: Kennedy is 24-12 and ranked ninth; Hempstead is 28-6 and No. 3.Notable: Kennedy is a win away from ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | June 7, 2012 | No comments

Center Point-Urbana goal keeper Kaylee Weems defends against a shot by Assumption's Maddie Irmen (5) during their quarterfinal game at the 2012 Iowa Girls High School State Soccer Championships Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Muscatine Soccer Complex in Muscatine. Assumption won the game 5-0 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 16, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG previews the girls' portion of the state track meet Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium.CLASS 4AIndividuals to watch -- Erin Hawkins, who spearheaded Des Moines Roosevelt's sprint brigade that ran roughshod through the Drake Relays three weeks ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 5, 2012 | No comments

 EPWORTH -- The original guess was Grinnell. The answer was (gulp) Davenport Assumption.After his team's win over Vinton-Shellsburg in last week's Class 3A substate final, Western Dubuque boys' basketball coach Dennis Geraghty was asked what kind of seed he figured his Bobcats would get at ...

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

Prepare to bite your nails and take a Tums when the Cedar Rapids Washington girls' basketball team takes the floor.More likely than not, you're in for a wild ride.Twelve of the 13th-ranked Warriors' 21 games have been decided by single digits, and it will be ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 25, 2012 | No comments

Then there was one.Iowa City West’s Jack Hathaway played a role in whittling down the field of undefeated wrestlers going for a fourth state title this season.Hathaway scored a 2-1 victory over Southeast Polk’s Cory Clark in the 126-pound finals of Urbandale’s Ed Winger Classic ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 1, 2011 | No comments

This is the byproduct of the strength of Class 3A volleyball in Eastern Iowa.West Delaware and Waverly-Shell Rock are two of the top four teams in the state, according to the final Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union rankings. One of them will end its ...

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