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Author: Jeff Linder | April 27, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES -- He signed an autograph during his victory lap. He answered questions in an interview room generally designated only for the big shots here.Still, Josh Evans insisted, "I'm not that big of a deal."Think again, young man.Evans set a Drake Relays record and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 29, 2013 | No comments

 Individuals to watch in boys track this season, with last year's results at the state meet:NICK CORBETT, sr., Cedar Rapids Washington -- 2nd in Class 4A 400, 3rd in 1,600 medley relay, 4th in 800 relay, 6th in 1,600 relay.JARRED EDMONDS, sr., Cedar Rapids Prairie ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | December 13, 2012 | No comments

Demetrius Harper is heading to a national championship program.The Cedar Rapids Prairie senior wide receiver gave a verbal commitment Thursday to continue his football career at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. The Reivers won a national junior college title two weeks ago with ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | October 29, 2012 | No comments

IOWA CITY - They came. They saw. They conquered.And, Cedar Rapids Prairie Coach Mike Morrissey led the Hawks in their routine battle cry one more time.Prairie earned the chance to shout it with a 49-28 upset over second-ranked Iowa City West in an Iowa High ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s the centerpiece of his recruiting video. It’d be the centerpiece of anyone’s recruiting video.Demetrius Harper fielded a kickoff in a Week 2 football game against Cedar Rapids Kennedy in late August. Unable to find room in the center of the field, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 31, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- If you can see the replay, do so by all means.Local TV. Game film. Youtube. Whatever.Find it. Watch it. Enjoy it.DeMetrius Harper capped a wild, zany first half with a whirling, dancing, 90-yard kickoff return, and Jace Hanna completed his first 13 ...

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

DES MOINES -- Armando Williams recalled his 2010 state-track experience."We were sitting over there," he said, pointing to the northeast corner of Drake Stadium. "We watched as our girls (accepted the state-championship) trophy."There were eight of us (boys) sitting there, and we said we were ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 18, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Call him Charles. Or Charlie. He doesn't care."Whatever you want to call me," Charles Rogers (or Charlie Rogers) said. "I'm not too picky."Charles. Or Charlie. Champion.A senior at Iowa City West, Rogers had the most down the stretch to win the Class ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 28, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Demetrius Harper had just completed a fast, frantic journey around the track at Drake Stadium.He was ready for a more leisurely, triumphant tour."I can't wait to take that victory lap," Harper said after anchoring Cedar Rapids Prairie from behind to win the boys' ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 8, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Win or lose, the football team from Cedar Rapids Prairie will be virtually unrecognizable.The Hawks have joined the 21st Century."We're going to do a lot of different things in terms of formation," said first-year head coach Mike Morrissey. "We're going to be ...

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