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Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | January 1, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Scot Moenck chose Waukon and MFL MarMac as a Rivalry Saturday matchup simply because ... well, because both teams are darn good.He may have stumbled onto a historical moment.Waukon Coach Gene Klinge goes after his 939th career victory in the 4:30 game ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 22, 2009 | No comments

Gene Klinge's record-breaking win will have to wait.Officials at Waukon and New Hampton high schools postponed tonight's girls' basketball game at New Hampton, citing the pending arrival of freezing rain.Klinge, the coach at Waukon, has won 938 games -- which matches the late Bob Mullen ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 18, 2009 | No comments

CALEDONIA, Minn. — The Gene Klinge record chase is on hold.Caledonia defeated Waukon, 76-57, in a girls' basketball game Friday night, keeping Klinge at 937 wins. The record is 938, held by the late Bob Mullen.Klinge's next opportunity to catch Mullen is Monday, when the Indians ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 17, 2009 | No comments

Gene Klinge has reached the doorstep of history.Klinge seeks his 938th career victory as a high school girls’ basketball coach Friday night when Waukon travels to Caledonia (Minn.). That would pull him even with the late Bob Mullen as the winningest girls’ coaches in state history.“I really ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 15, 2009 | No comments

DECORAH — Gene Klinge is one win away.Mary Halvorson scored 22 points, and Class 3A second-ranked Waukon handled Decorah, 57-30, in a Northeast Iowa Conference girls’ basketball game last night.Klinge picked up his 937th career win. He can tie the late Bob Mullen atop the ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 10, 2009 | No comments

They solved a serious scheduling issue. And in the process, they created two days of dandy girls’ basketball matchups.Four unbeatens — two from the Metro, two from Sioux City — will collide tonight and Saturday.“The kids are excited to play,” Mike Brandt, coach at Class ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 8, 2009 | No comments

Winter weather rolled in Tuesday afternoon. The chain of e-mails from area athletics directors began earlier. Tuesday’s prep basketball slate was virtually wiped out, the first weather-related event of the season. "Here we go. The weather stinks," Benton Community AD Kal Goodchild wrote on his e-mail to ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 3, 2009 | 1 comment

That didn’t take long.Meskwaki Settlement School made its interscholastic girls’ basketball varsity debut Monday — and won.The Warriors defeated future Iowa Star Conference rival Janesville, 57-51.“The girls were very proud of themselves,” said Coach Shoshonis Brown. “The weeks of preparation really paid off.”The varsity roster ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 3, 2009 | 1 comment

That didn’t take long.Meskwaki Settlement School made its interscholastic girls’ basketball varsity debut Monday — and won.The Warriors defeated future Iowa Star Conference rival Janesville, 57-51.“The girls were very proud of themselves,” said Coach Shoshonis Brown. “The weeks of preparation really paid off.”The varsity roster ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 23, 2009 | 1 comment

WAUKON — Call it a countdown. Or a count-up.Either way, the chase is on.The town is into it. The team is into it. Yeah, even Gene Klinge is into it.“I’m a little excited about it, yeah,” said Klinge, who picked up his 932nd career victory ...

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