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Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 18, 2011 | 2 comments

They are dueling point guards from arch-rival schools.And they are family.First cousins Moran Lonning and Mullen Wacker meet for the final time on a high school basketball court Saturday, when Decorah (12-10) travels to Waukon (16-6) for a Class 3A regional semifinal. Tipoff is 7 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 18, 2011 | No comments

They are dueling point guards from arch-rival schools.And they are family.First cousins Moran Lonning and Mullen Wacker meet for the final time on a high school basketball court Saturday, when Decorah (12-10) travels to Waukon (16-6) for a Class 3A regional semifinal. Tipoff is 7 ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 7, 2011 | No comments

Waukon girls' basketball coach Gene Klinge has been selected as the 2011 Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball. Klinge is the all-time wins leader among girls' coaches in Iowa, with a 49-year record of 968-225. His career began in 1962, and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 7, 2011 | No comments

Waukon girls' basketball coach Gene Klinge has been selected as the 2011 Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball.Klinge is the all-time wins leader among girls' coaches in Iowa, with a 49-year record of 968-225. His career began in 1962, and ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 6, 2010 | 1 comment

DES MOINES — About four seconds. That’s how long it took Sioux City Heelan to assert itself as the superior team in Saturday night’s Class 3A girls’ basketball state-championship game. The top-ranked Crusaders jumped all over No. 2 Waukon early and cruised to the title, 73-54, at ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 5, 2010 | 4 comments

DES MOINES — So we’re down to 1-vs.-2. Twice. The girls’ state basketball tournament concludes today with a pair of championship-game showdowns. In Class 3A, top-rated Sioux City Heelan (25-1) faces No. 2 Waukon (25-1) at 6 p.m. And in 4A, it’s No. 1 Linn-Mar (25-0) vs. No. 2 ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 2, 2010 | No comments

DES MOINES — Kristyna Herman sat. And she brooded. Then she came back and made a difference. Second-ranked Waukon overcame foul trouble and the long-range shooting of Sam Abens to subdue No. 12 Knoxville, 61-50, in a Class 3A quarterfinal at the girls’ state tournament Tuesday night ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 16, 2010 | 3 comments

Think Waukon is looking ahead? Think again. Marion? Fat chance. The area’s two best Class 3A teams, No. 2 Waukon and No. 9 Marion are on full alert as regionals open Wednesday. "We’re only concerned about Decorah," said Waukon Coach Gene Klinge, whose squad was forced to overtime ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | January 4, 2010 | No comments

Video from Gene Klinge's 939th career victory, a 48-38 win over MFL MarMac at Rivalry Saturday:

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | January 2, 2010 | 14 comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — The buzzer rang, and the Waukon Indians stripped. Off came the black uniform tops. Revealed were white tank tops. On the front: "939 WINS." On the back: "CONGRATS COACH." Gene Klinge became the winningest girls’ basketball coach in state history after Waukon defeated MFL MarMac, 48-38, ...

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