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Author: Jeff Linder | February 19, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY -- A first-half offensive fog settled over the West High School gymnasium.One team -- the home team -- navigated its way out of it, and lived to play another day.Iowa City West negated Cedar Rapids Jefferson's imposing inside game, pulling away after intermission for ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 18, 2014 | No comments

 Their time is coming.Mississippi Valley Conference middle-of-the-packers Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Iowa City West are intriguing adversaries in Wednesday's Class 5A regional-quarterfinal girls' basketball game.They're more than just opponents. They're the immediate future of a league that can otherwise be described as veteran-heavy."As much as ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 14, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Hall of Fame ceremony could wait a moment or two.The Washington Warriors lined up against a mat on the south wall for a quick photo. A championship photo.Dani Franklin scored 35 points, the bench provided 22 and Class 5A eighth-ranked Cedar ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- It was bound to happen sometime.The Jefferson J-Hawks were simply too good not to beat a top-flight girls' basketball team at some point.It happened Friday night.Avery Guy and Amanda Ollinger scored 15 points apiece, and Cedar Rapids Jefferson led from start to ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 10, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- One of these days, Cedar Rapids Jefferson is going to take down a girls' basketball heavyweight.It almost happened Friday night.But Class 4A sixth-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy overcame a 21-percent shooting display and held off the J-Hawks, 43-39, in an intracity girls' basketball ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 3, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- For more than a half, from a scoring perspective, this was a game of two-on-two.You had Dani Franklin and Aleena Hobbs filling the hoop for Cedar Rapids Washington. There was Cedar Rapids Jefferson's Amanda Ollinger and Kennedy Dighton, matching them basket for ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 30, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- In this new era of free-throw parades, Maddy Blietz is a good one to have on your float.Blietz sank all 12 of her foul shots and made a nice sidenote in Amanda Ollinger's 30-point outing as Cedar Rapids Jefferson downed Bettendorf, 81-65, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 13, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- When it comes to 3-point prowess, Madi Meier now has a corner on the market at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.Meier hit a school-record seven treys as Kennedy bumped Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 58-50, in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal girls' basketball game Wednesday night ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 4, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The names and the faces have changed, on the floor and on the bench.But one thing remains the same -- Cedar Rapids Kennedy still has Cedar Rapids Jefferson's number in girls' basketball, and that number has grown to 11.Off the rim and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 11, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Need a heist? Contact Sarah Dickes. And Kayla Armstrong makes a fine accomplice.Dickes flirted with a school record, collecting 11 steals as Class 4A fifth-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier defeated Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 53-47, in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball game Tuesday night ...

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