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Author: Jeff Linder | March 17, 2014 | No comments

 WAUKON -- His contract not renewed, Gene Klinge didn't fight it."This came as a surprise to me," he said. "But it's probably time. I've been around too damn long anyway."The winningest coach in Iowa girls' high school basketball history, Klinge submitted his resignation at Waukon ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 31, 2013 | No comments

WAUKON -- In hindsight, it probably was meant to happen like this.On his home court. Against his hometown.Gene Klinge earned his 1,000th career win as a girls' basketball coach Thursday night; Class 3A 15th-ranked Waukon got 60 points from Daneshia Snitker and Alyssa Collins in ...

Author: Erik Selberg, correspondent | January 26, 2013 | No comments

CALEDONIA, Minn. - Gene Klinge will have to wait until Tuesday night for another shot at win No. 1,000, as his Waukon girls lost at perennial Minnesota class 2A power Caldeonia 53-48 on Saturday.After a heartbreaking game Friday in a 54-51 loss to New Hampton, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 25, 2013 | No comments

NEW HAMPTON -- History will have to wait.Maybe a day. Maybe a little longer.Class 4A 15th-ranked New Hampton denied Gene Klinge his 1,000th career win, closing with a 13-2 run and edging No. 12 Waukon, 54-51, in a Northeast Iowa Conference girls' basketball game Friday ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 24, 2013 | No comments

If Gene Klinge reaches his latest coaching frontier this week, he certainly will have earned it."This is kind of the week from hell for us," said Klinge, the girls basketball coach at Waukon High School.Klinge, 76, needs one more win to become the first coach ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 2, 2013 | No comments

WAUKON -- A single chair sits along the baseline of the Waukon High School gymnasium during an early-morning holiday-break girls' basketball practice.Gene Klinge can't sit still in it, but doesn't wander far from it."I can't explain it," Klinge said. "I just can't stand up for ...

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

Dia Keahna was on a state-tournament team two years ago at South Tama.Now, she could be a part of a breakthrough season at Meskwaki Settlement School.Keahna is the leading scorer for the Warriors, who are off to their best season in their brief history at ...

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

Cedar Rapids Kennedy played its first girls basketball game of the Tony Vis era with heavy hearts.And big hearts.The Cougars rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Cedar Falls, 51-35, in their opener Tuesday. To beat a quality Mississippi Valley Conference on the road ...

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

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- Tom Lilly is a middle-aged man in what he calls "a young person's game.""I think some people are under the impression that you have to be young and energetic to coach," Lilly said Wednesday in the wake of the news that Dennis ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 21, 2011 | 3 comments

 Mount Vernon High School is only a year removed from back-to-back appearances in the girls' state basketball finals."You'd think after the success we've had, some kids would jump on board," said Coach Bob Kintzel.Instead, only 15 girls are involved in the high school program this ...

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