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

 DES MOINES -- In a nip-and-tuck, back-and forth thriller, it came down to this:"Our kids love to play basketball," said North Linn Coach Brian Wheatley. "And they didn't want it to be over tonight."The fifth-ranked Lynx made the pivotal fourth-quarter surge, a 9-0 spree in ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 24, 2014 | No comments

TIFFIN -- The "process" is complete. But the job is not finished.Fifth-ranked North Linn discarded the bad taste of the last two girls' basketball regional finals, blitzing Iowa Valley through the final three quarters and racing to the state tournament with a 67-34 triumph Monday ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 31, 2013 | No comments

TROY MILLS -- Small-school athletics are generally a cycle of waxing and waning, ebbs and flows, high tides and low tides.When Brian Wheatley took the girls' basketball job at North Linn nearly nine years ago, the program was at rock bottom. The Lynx had endured ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 29, 2013 | No comments

TROY MILLS -- And that's a wrap.Class 2A third-ranked North Linn surrendered just 10 second-half points and clinched the Tri-Rivers Conference girls' basketball championship Tuesday night with a 57-40 victory over 3A No. 13 Monticello at North Linn High School.Undisputed, and still undefeated: North Linn ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 21, 2012 | No comments

Area softball players to watch for 2012:HANNAH PETERSEN, P, sr. Cedar Rapids Jefferson -- 18-5, 0.88 ERA, 177 K and 24 BB in 144 IP. Batted .329 with 10 doubles. Class 4A first-team all-state.ARRAN WEECES, P, sr., Solon -- 15-3, 0.73 ERA, 202 K and 38 ...

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