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Author: Jeff Johnson | July 27, 2012 | No comments

DECORAH - Way back when, these Decorah Vikings weren't very good."We were pretty mediocre the first half of the season," Coach Dennis Olejniczak admitted.Just look at them now, on the verge of the school's first state baseball championship in 21 years after wiping off Sioux ...

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

ALL STATE TOURNAMENT BASEBALL GAMES TELEVISED ON KCRG 9.2CLASS 3A SEMIFINALSWestern Dubuque (35-9) vs. Dallas Center-Grimes (34-2) When: Noon Where: Principal Park, Des Moines Scouting Report: WD was oh, so impressive in a 12-1, five-inning win over Harlan in Tuesday's quarterfinals. The Bobcats pounded out 14 hits, scoring ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | July 24, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES - Dennis Olejniczak has won 1,293 games in over a half-century as a prep baseball coach. If there was one you had to choose to best represent his phenomenal legacy, this would have been it.OK, probably some hyperbole there. But this one was ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | July 23, 2012 | No comments

The contract has been signed, sealed and delivered. It's official.Dennis Olejniczak will coach baseball a 50th year at Decorah High School next summer."There is no difference now than there's ever been for me," Olejniczak said. "It's as exciting and challenging to me as it ever ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 19, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Kyle Kregel waited all day for roughly 50 seconds of glory."It was nice, but it was nerve racking," Kregel said after anchoring Decorah's 1,600-meter relay team to victory -- a victory that put a stamp on Decorah's Class 3A boys' championship Saturday at ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 17, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Parker Beard was suffering."It kind of showed," he said. "I didn't think I was going to make it."Beard got the baton to Kyle Kregel, barely. And Kregel did the rest, anchoring Decorah to victory in the Class 3A boys' 3,200-meter relay at ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 17, 2011 | 1 comment

DECORAH - No offense to all the wonderfully talented boys and girls who are participating in the 65th Iowa All-State Festival Concert tonight, but James Ostlie isn't going to miss you.The Decorah junior successfully auditioned recently as a bass singer in the choir portion of the ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 14, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS - We're here at the UNI-Dome for the Class 3A portion of the state playoff semifinals. Game one features two of the biggest traditional powers in Iowa in Decorah (10-2) and Harlan (9-3).Harlan uncharacteristically lost three times in the regular season: to Denison-Schleswig ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 2, 2011 | No comments

Quarterfinal football capsules for area teams:BETTENDORF at IOWA CITY WEST (4A)Time & site -- 7 p.m. Friday, at Trojan FieldRecords & rankings -- No. 4 Bettendorf is 10-1; West is 9-2.Notable -- After beating up on a pair of league foes in the first two ...

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

Jeff Johnson, Jeff Linder and K.J. Pilcher discuss Monday night's exciting round of prep football playoffs in this latest edition of the "Prep Huddle" podcast.Check it out below:

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