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Author: Jeff Johnson | January 21, 2014 | No comments

SOLON – Miguel Villagrana is a perfect 4-0 as Solon’s head varsity boys’ basketball coach. If he has his way, he’ll retire a perfect 4-0.Villagrana has learned quickly that being the boss brings a lot more stress. Take Tuesday night’s 59-58 win over Williamsburg.The Class ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 13, 2012 | No comments

SOLON -- Out with the "interim."The Solon Community School District announced Tuesday that volleyball coach Peter Gustin will have the "interim" tag removed from his title and will be the head volleyball coach at Solon High School moving forward."Coach Gustin did a fabulous job this ...

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

SOLON -- The first day of practice was the last day at Solon High School for Kurt Trout.Saying he did not want to be a distraction to the school's sky's-the-limit volleyball team, Trout gave his resignation Monday."I had a meeting with the principal (Nathan Wear) and ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | July 16, 2012 | No comments

 SOLON — Quite frankly, it was probably going to happen soon anyway. The Marion Indians just officially assured it last night.Solon’s run of state baseball championships has come to an end. At least this run.Marion scored nine times in the first three innings to topple ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 23, 2012 | No comments

SOLON -- Tony Nicol is coming home.The Solon Community School District announced the hiring of Nicol as varsity girls' basketball coach, as well as middle school counselor.Nicol is a 1987 Solon graduate. He has most recently served as dean of students for freshmen and sophomores at ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | May 22, 2011 | No comments

Bret Hoyer yells to no one in particular as he trots to the outfield to begin a recent Cedar Rapids Kennedy baseball practice."What a day! What a day!" Hoyer exclaims. "It's great to be a Cougar!"Most of his players just smile. A couple chuckle.They know their ...

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

SOLON — It began a while ago, though Nick Day’s not exactly sure when. “A long time,” the Solon shortstop said. “Like eight years. I think it was like third or fourth grade. Like T-ball probably.”The specifics aren’t that important. The point is this junior class ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 20, 2009 | No comments

SOLON — It’s not the destination. It’s the journey.It’s not the victories and the championships and the glory.It’s the kids.And that’s why Kevin Miller’s emotions are a bit frayed these days. Another cycle of day-to-day interactions is coming to an end.“I hope that when these ...

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