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Author: Jeff Linder | November 17, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- In college, Derek Jacobus will shift from multi-sport to multi-event.A four-sport standout at Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Jacobus has committed to compete in track and field for the University of Northern Iowa."People kept asking me where I was going, and I kept saying ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | April 1, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Matt Nelson spent spring break recently in Sarasota, Fla., soaking up the sun and making a final decision about his future.It'll officially be college football the Cedar Rapids Xavier junior will pursue, not college basketball."About the last week or so, I made ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 14, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Paul Rhoads came to visit him in school Friday. So did Kirk Ferentz.He has recent letters from Nick Saban and Chip Kelly at home. It seems suddenly everyone in college football circles knows who he is.Cedar Rapids Xavier junior Matt Nelson is ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 16, 2012 | 1 comment

CEDAR FALLS — The David versus Goliath stuff was overwrought and completely inaccurate. Despite the huge difference in their enrollments, Cedar Rapids Xavier and Ankeny definitely belonged on the same football field.You had to be ignorant not to think that, especially after last night’s Class ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 8, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Jacob Aune has changed his collegiate plans.Different college, different sport.Aune, a senior at Cedar Rapids Prairie, said Tuesday that he will enroll at Iowa State University and walk on to the cross country and track program.He will study kinesiology."I started thinking about ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 9, 2011 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS - A little too much, a little too soon.Perhaps next season the Maquoketa Cardinals will be more equipped to handle playing in the state volleyball tournament atmosphere, against an opponent like Waverly-Shell Rock. But not Wednesday.Experience - and talent - were decisive factors in the Go-Hawks' ...

Author: Jeff Linder | June 23, 2011 | No comments

TAMA -- Iowa State offered first, and that's all Madison Baier needed. South Tama's Madison Baier, here shooting against Ballard at the state tournament, has orally committed to play basketball at Iowa State University. (Cliff Jette/SourceMedia Group)Baier, who led South Tama to its first five-player state tournament ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 11, 2010 | 1 comment

Alex Carr wasn't limping or anything Wednesday afternoon. He insists he doesn't have any lingering soreness.The Cedar Rapids Washington senior's workload this season could have provided either or both. He led Class 4A in carries, finishing with 1,911 yards rushing and 25 touchdowns.Those numbers are getting ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | October 2, 2010 | No comments

Waverly-Shell Rock three-time state placewinner and two-time 215-pound state champion Cody Krumwiede committed Friday night to wrestle for the University of Northern Iowa and new Panthers Coach Doug Schwab for the 2011-12 season.Krumwiede owns a 133-8 career mark, posting a 45-0 record last year as a ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | August 25, 2010 | No comments

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars hope to use their 17-14 upset of Bettendorf in a Class 4A substate last season as a springboard into 2010.Coach Tim Lewis' team features 17 returning letterwinners from a team that finished 5-6. That list includes tight end/wide receiver/linebacker Christian French, ...

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