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Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - The pillow will feel a little softer, the bed cozier and the dreams more pleasant.They are a reward for a job well done, and Alburnett senior Grant Henderson earned it.Henderson scored three unanswered points to avenge a loss to West Delaware's Jake ...

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: 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 ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 2, 2011 | No comments

Alburnett Coach Kane Thompson said he likes to challenge each incoming class to do something the previous ones haven't achieved, but his list is shrinking.The fifth-ranked Pirates continue to elevate the program to new heights, winning the school's first Tri-Rivers Conference team title and crowning ...

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