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Author: From staff reports | February 5, 2014 | No comments

Local athletes are signing letters of intent to play college sports all across the country today. Here's a list of who is signing where. We'll be updating our list all day as more signings come in.Iowa City West Alli Peterson -- Soccer, University of NebraskaAshlynn Yokom ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 14, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Their point totals this season wouldn’t suggest a basketball team that wants to get up and down the floor and score, score, score.The Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars came into their game against 42nd Street rival Cedar Rapids Xavier averaging a smidge under ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 26, 2013 | No comments

One high-profile game that didn't go very well failed to affect Cedar Rapids Xavier's vaunted defense when it came to all-state voting.The Saints placed four players on the Iowa Newspaper Association's Class 4A first-team defense. Reporter Jeff Johnson of The Gazette helped select the team, ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 22, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS – You’d think any guy with his own website would be good. Make no mistake, Ryan Boyle is website good.At times, the junior quarterback surgically and single-handedly took apart the state’s best defense Friday night, leading West Des Moines Dowling to a 44-13 ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 22, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS – Cedar Rapids Xavier fans paid a fitting tribute as the final minutes elapsed off the clock.They chanted, “Thank you, seniors” toward the Saints bench.It was a sign of appreciation for the many accomplishments this group has provided to the football program and ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 16, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR FALLS -- No one had to rub their rosary beads or light a prayer candle unless they really wanted to do so. There was no "Immaculate Recovery" this time."That's a good thing," laughed Hunter Baldus.Mostly Baldus and his Cedar Rapids Xavier teammates did Friday ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Dan Sabers has seen a lot as a high school football coach at Iowa City High.A lot of wins. A handful of losses. But he's never seen a defense like this."It's the best I've ever gone against," Sabers said after third-ranked Cedar ...

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

The magnitude of the moment didn't register until the moment had passed."It wasn't really brought up until we were on the bus," said Duane Schulte, who earned his 100th win at Cedar Rapids Xavier when the Class 4A top-ranked Saints handled Dubuque Hempstead, 35-7, in ...

Author: By Tim O'Neill, Dubuque Telegraph-Herald | August 30, 2013 | No comments

DUBUQUE — Cedar Rapids Xavier turned the first half of Friday night’s game into the Quinton Scholer Show. The Saints’ 6-foot-3, 205-pound quarterback threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in a dynamic first-half performance, leading Xavier to a 35-7 victory over Dubuque Hempstead ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 25, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Duane Schulte knows they're out there.Lofty rankings. High hopes. Gigantic expectations."It's something we'll deal with," said Schulte, football coach at Cedar Rapids Xavier. "I'd rather have high expectations than low."It's not something we've talked about. Right now, we're just trying to get ...

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