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Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 22, 2014 | No comments

Class 3A120 pounds -- Alijah Jeffery (Linn-Mar senior, 41-0) dec. Paul Glynn (Bettendorf junior, 39-12), 7-0Class 2A113 pounds -- Brock Rathbun (Center Point-Urbana sophomore, 46-0) pinned Ryan Leisure (Clear Lake  freshman, 37-4), win by fall in 4:48138 pounds -- Max Thomsen (Union junior, 49-0) dec. ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 21, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES - There are indications when you've done something impressive.The crowd does not "Oooohh!" without a reason and when wrestling opponents rarely a congratulatory pat on the back in defeat.Maquoketa Valley's top-ranked 220-pounder Ryan Parmely produced both Friday night. Parmely tossed Lawton-Bronson's Blake Sappingfield ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 23, 2013 | No comments

The Eastern Iowa wrestling community suffered a loss Sunday.Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame wrestling coach Dave Steinkamp, 69, of Winthrop, died. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 28 at East Buchanan High School gymnasium. A visitation is set for Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | May 27, 2013 | No comments

North Linn golf might have been a punchline to some people.Six hard-working athletes are getting the last laugh.The Lynx girl’s golf team, led by unbeaten junior Jessica Franson, earned the program’s first berth to the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Class 2A state tournament ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 3, 2013 | No comments

ALBURNETT - The Alburnett wrestling team has the firepower, so the Pirates took it upon themselves to promote it.Class 1A top-ranked Alburnett wanted to display it for fans, inviting members of the community to "Pack The Gym" for a "White Out" for one of its few ...

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

Matt Wempen, 113, So., Linn-Mar, Class 3A 106-pound state champion with 48-2 record.Hunter Washburn, 113, So., Alburnett, Class 1A 106-pound state champion, going 46-0.Max Thomsen, So., Union Community, Class 2A 113-pound state champion, posting 47-1 mark.Erik Lux, 170, Sr., South Tama, Class 2A 160-pound state champion ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- In a little more than a year, three area conferences will become two.The Iowa Department of Education rendered its decision Tuesday on an ongoing dilemma with athletics affiliation.In a nutshell, the IDOE decided to dissolve the Big East Conference and expand the Tri-Rivers ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 5, 2012 | No comments

Three more schools might be trying to flee the Tri-Rivers Conference.Representatives from East Buchanan, Maquoketa Valley and North Linn met with Upper Iowa Conference athletics directors Wednesday with hopes of possibly escaping a possible Tri-Rivers/Big East combination."The superintendents are the ones that would have to ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 29, 2012 | 4 comments

(Here's how Jeff Linder from The Gazette-KCRG would complete the ongoing conference realignment issue for small schools throughout Eastern Iowa)Thank you all for attending this meeting. Please grab a doughnut and some coffee on your way to your seat. Make yourselves comfortable; this shouldn't take ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 4, 2012 | 2 comments

 WINTHROP — One team. One family. One mission.The saying sprawled on the back of Alburnett wrestling sweatshirts provides a blunt message of the Pirates goal to be No. 1 in the state.Alburnett took its first step in trying to improve two straight third-place finishes in Des ...

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