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

MUSCATINE - As they were changing shoes and shirts behind their team bench, Iowa City West's  Erin Manfull turned to teammate Nicole Rondeau with a question."Nicole, how did you do that?" Manfull wanted to know.Rondeau didn't respond, perhaps because she didn't know how she did that. ...

Author: Becky Malewitz | November 27, 2010 | 3 comments

Author: K.J. Pilcher | September 23, 2010 | No comments

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy girls swim team will host its annual Cougar Invitational on Saturday. The 10-team field Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Cedar Rapids Prairie-Williamsburg, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Davenport North, Decorah, Dubuque Wahlert, Johnston and Linn-Mar.Five of the state's top 13 teams will be ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | September 9, 2010 | No comments

According to the performance list published by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, Linn-Mar's Emilie Berg and Cedar Rapids Washington diver Sara Larson are the top Metro athletes in the statewide rankings.Berg, a junior, and Larson, a senior, are both ranked fourth in their respective ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 4, 2010 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- They're goofy. And they're good.There is substance behind the silliness for the chest-bumping, camera-posing Xavier Saints. Class 4A 12th-ranked Xavier captured the championship of the 14-team Warrior Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday at Washington High School, defeating Johnston, 25-14, 25-21, in the final ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | June 10, 2010 | No comments

MUSCATINE - The Iowa City West girls soccer team was up to the test that West Des Moines Valley posed, but in the end, the Women of Troy just didn't have enough answers.The seventh-ranked Women of Troy gave the No. 3 Tigers a hard-fought battle beyond ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | June 10, 2010 | No comments

MUSCATINE — For the first time in five years, the Class 2A championship game won’t include Cedar Rapids Kennedy. The Cougars were first-round foiled Thursday at the girls’ state soccer tournament by Johnston, 2-1. If you want to get specific, they were foiled by a flat ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | May 19, 2010 | No comments

Keile Wahle's role has changed in the four years of playing tennis for Cedar Rapids Washington's girls team.Essentially, she's evolved from a timid youngster following the upperclassmen to leader as the Warriors' top player.Wahle has been the constant in Washington's lineup since her first high school year,  ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 3, 2010 | No comments

DES MOINES — How should a No. 1 team play at a state tournament? Should it play tight, as if the weight of the world rests on its shoulders? Or should it play relaxed and loose? Linn-Mar chose the latter. The Lions shot 56 percent from the field ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 2, 2010 | No comments

A look at the action at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Wednesday.CLASS 4A QUARTERFINALS#1 Linn-Mar (23-0) vs. Johnston (15-9)Time: 10 a.m.Coaches: Mike Brandt is in his ninth season and owns a 144-62 mark. Rich Gradoville is 149-96 ...

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