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Author: K.J. Pilcher | April 16, 2014 | No comments

Marion’s Quinn Cannoy has never really experienced an off-season in high school.He has been an active athlete year-round for the Indians and now his free time has become scarcer this spring.Cannoy decided to add a fifth sport to his activities, balancing track and golf during this ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | April 10, 2014 | No comments

The first round pairings have been set for the 2014 Bob Vrbicek Metro Baseball Tournament.Seven Metro schools and Mount Vernon will compete in the event co-hosted by Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Cedar Rapids Xavier on May 26-27. Action begins May 26 at 10 a.m. with ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 27, 2014 | No comments

MARION – Entering the third quarter, Cedar Rapids Xavier had built a comfortable lead over Marion in their Class 3A District 8 substate semifinal game.The Saints had built a 31-18 halftime margin, but the Indians mounted an 11-2 run to start the third and were ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS – They had almost as many points at halftime Monday night as they had the entire game back in January.That meant a much, much easier time of it for the Marion Indians.“It was our defensive intensity,” Marion Coach Mike Manderscheid said, after a ...

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 Johnson | February 11, 2014 | No comments

MARION – About to hop on the bus, Brad Randall instead turned around and walked back into the gym. He wanted to make sure he pointed out the big-picture significance of his team’s 47-40 victory Tuesday night over Marion.It clinched the Spartans’ 22nd consecutive winning ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 23, 2014 | 2 comments

 He figured his team's district would be tough. Kevin Miller didn't know the half of it.The Iowa High School Athletic Association released district pods for the six classes Thursday, and it's difficult to find more quality than in Class 3A, District 4.There are Miller's Solon ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | January 21, 2014 | No comments

MARION – The Maquoketa girls’ basketball team picked the right night to have their best offensive performance of the season.The Cardinals (4-9) entered last night’s game at Marion on a six-game losing streak, and had only passed the 50-point threshold once this season.Maquoketa withstood a ...

Author: Douglas Miles | January 18, 2014 | No comments

MARION – Independence wrestling coach Michael Doyle didn’t know he’d be spending Saturday in Marion until 6:30 that morning.The original schedule had the Class 2A Mustangs competing at a Saturday tournament in Osage, but the overnight snowfall diverted the plan to the Loyd Shaffer Invitational ...

Author: Gazette Staff | January 4, 2014 | No comments

Sisters Katie and Kristie Sommer led Linn-Mar to a 54-33 non-conference girls’ basketball win over host Marion on Saturday.Katie scored 27 points to lead the Lions (7-2) and Kristie added 15.Amanda Sahm finished with 16 points for Marion (1-7).

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