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Author: Jeff Linder | March 11, 2014 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- The numbers, simply, were too good to ignore.Shelby Hembera became the first all-stater in Cedar Valley Christian's brief history as a state-sanctioned athletics school. The junior has been selected to the Iowa Newspaper Association Class 1A first team in girls' basketball."It's something ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 7, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Haley Lorenzen should not be judged on her final game.So says her coach, Bill McTaggart."She didn't have her best game today," said McTaggart, head coach at Iowa City High. "But she carried us so many games."Sportswriters will convene in downtown Des Moines ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | August 6, 2013 | No comments

CLASS 1A First Team Pitchers - Otis Roby (Twin Cedars), sophomore; Jonathan Van Beek (West Lyon), senior; Matt Wesselman (Remsen St. Mary's), junior. Catcher - Hunter Embray (Twin Cedars), junior. First base - Alex Bagby (Don Bosco), sophomore. Infielders - Brandon Brittain (Van Meter), junior; Cory ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 12, 2013 | No comments

CLASS 4A FIRST TEAM Front line - Jeremy Morgan (Iowa City West), 6-6, senior; Peter Jok (West Des Moines Valley), 6-6, senior; Daniel Tillo (Sioux City North), 6-4, sophomore. Back court - T.J. Lake (Western Dubuque), 5-11, senior; Wyatt Lohaus (Iowa City West), 6-2, junior; Cortez ...

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

 DES MOINES -- Her team's success has kept the state's top individual honor at the back burner of Ally Disterhoft's mind.But, yeah, Ally Disterhoft admitted, the thought of becoming Miss Iowa Basketball 2013, it was there."I'd thought about it a bit," said the Iowa City ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 20, 2012 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Duane Schulte had his right hip replaced Monday, and won't be back to school for about a month.He'll have time to reflect on a remarkable season, and on the players that made it happen.Seven of those players were honored as all-staters by ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | July 31, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — You think Bret Hoyer is going to miss these guys?The Cedar Rapids Kennedy baseball coach had 12 seniors on his team this season who were responsible for a lot of victories in their varsity careers. Many of them are being honored today ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 12, 2012 | No comments

 These were selected by a panel of sportswriters from around the state, including Jeff Johnson of The Gazette, who was on the Class 4A selection committee.CLASS 4A First Team Front Line - Adam Woodbury (Sioux City East), 7-1, senior. Front Line - Kale Abrahamson (West Des Moines Valley), ...

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

 DES MOINES --  In the end, Mckenzie Piper could laugh it off."I was pretty bad tonight," she said in the press room Saturday night after Iowa City West beat Ankeny in overtime, 61-56, for the Class 4A girls' state basketball championship at Wells Fargo Arena."But ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 22, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES -- From offseason workouts through a magical season, Mark Atwater and Andy Henry were a package deal.Atwater to Henry."We really developed a good relationship last spring in the weight room, and it carried over," Atwater said.Now, it's an all-state combo. Just not in ...

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