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Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 14, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – On Tuesday, the Harlan volleyball team proved it was ready for the state tournament in a four-set win over LeMars.On Thursday, the Cyclones proved they were ready to make a run at winning the state tournament by outlasting defending Class 4A champion ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Coming into the postseason, the Harlan volleyball team sat atop the Class 4A rankings and carried a young, talented squad into the state tournament.Cyclones Coach Angie Spangenberg is making her third trip with Harlan, and was tired of hearing about how the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 11, 2013 | No comments

 Team capsules for the Class 4A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament, in bracket order: No. 6 CHARLES CITY (39-6)Nickname: CometsCoach: Matt Johnson (10th year, 302-115)Tourney history: 5th appearance, third in a row. Won the 4A title last year.Starting lineup:No. Name Ht. Yr. Pos.2  Jackie Foster  5-8  Sr.  OH 3  Sydney Etherington  5-7  Sr.  L 6  Hali Hillegas  5-6  Jr.  S 8  Mara Forsyth  5-8  Sr.  OH 9  Meagan Miller  5-10  Jr.  OH 11  Jamie Sindlinger  5-10  So.  MH 14  Cady ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 26, 2013 | No comments

 Man, they were so close.Solon went to a fifth game in the Class 4A championship match. Union had three match points in Class 3A.Now, a season later, those teams figure to be factors again come November.The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released its preseason ...

Author: Grant Burkhardt | March 9, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES - Waverly-Shell Rock won the Class 3A boys basketball state championship, 48-41, over Harlan on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.The Go-Hawks finished the season 23-4.KCRG-TV9's Josh Christensen has the highlights in the video above.

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 5, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES — “Shock the world!” they shouted in glee. “Shock the world!”Sorry, Harlan student section. This result may have been slightly surprising but calling it a shock is a stretch.The Cyclones’ 67-56 Class 3A state tournament quarterfinal victory over Vinton-Shellsburg was a top-ranked top ...

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

DES MOINES -- The outcome still undecided with six seconds left, Tom Lilly had the following message to his team in the final timeout:"Isn't this fun? Isn't this awesome?"Kayla Armstrong scored on a twisting, running shot with eight seconds left, then got a fingertip on ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 1, 2013 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- Hangover? Letdown? Tom Lilly isn't too worried."I don't think so," he said. "At this point, there's too much at stake."Cedar Rapids Xavier takes aim at the Class 4A girls state basketball championship Saturday. The fifth-ranked Saints (16-9) face No. 8 Harlan (23-2) ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 1, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Tony Vis stood outside the Wells Fargo Arena interview room Thursday night, his former players talking to the media.One by one, they exited the room and greeted Vis with bear hugs."I'm really happy for them," Vis said. "I knew when I left, ...

Author: Grant Burkhardt | February 28, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES – Still in her jersey, Naomi Phillips took a long walk from one end of the bowels of Wells Fargo Arena to the other. For the Waverly-Shell Rock senior, the trip probably felt like trekking from one side of Iowa to the other.Just ...

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