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Author: Sam Louwagie | March 8, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Alexis Conaway's follow-up performance featured plenty of foul trouble and not a lot of scoring. Two nights after setting a tournament record with 46 points in a 3A semifinal, the MOC-Floyd Valley senior scored just nine on Saturday and sat a chunk ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 7, 2014 | No comments

Saturday's games at the girls state basketball tournament:CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIPNo. 8 Western Dubuque (23-2) vs. No. 1 Harlan (25-0)Time: 6 p.m.Coaches: Amy Ostwinkle is 81-55 in six seasons at Western Dubuque. Zach Klaasen owns a 48-3 mark in two years at Harlan.Key players: Rose Simon-Ressler ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 4, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- If you drafted Alexis Conaway in your girls' state tournament fantasy league, consider yourself a winner.Conaway stuffed her stat line full of goodies, and top-ranked MOC-Floyd Valley overwhelmed No. 12 Center Point-Urbana, 69-42, in a Class 3A quarterfinal at the  Tuesday afternoon ...

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

Tuesday's games at the girls state basketball tournament:CLASS 3A QUARTERFINALSNo. 12 Center Point-Urbana (18-6) vs. No. 1 MOC-Floyd Valley (23-1)Time: 3:15 p.m.Tournament history: Center Point-Urbana is making its third appearance. The Stormin' Pointers won the 2A state championship in 1995. MOC-Floyd Valley has qualified for the eighth ...

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

Cedar Rapids Xavier, which claimed the Class 4A girls state basketball championship last season, begins the 2013-14 season at No. 3.The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released its preseason rankings Friday. Iowa City Regina is the highest-ranked team, at No. 2 in Class 2A.Iowa ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 20, 2013 | No comments

 Preseason girls basketball rankings, courtesy Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG.CLASS 5A 2012-13 W-L 2013 Postseason1. Des Moines East 21-3 5A state qualifier2. West Des Moines Dowling 21-5 5A state runner-up3. Waterloo West 16-7 5A regional finalist4. West Des Moines Valley 14-8 5A regional semifinalist5. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 15-8 5A regional semifinalist6. Iowa City High 20-3 5A regional finalist7. Mason ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 15, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – When you’re a defending champion in any sport, often times coaches and players will say repeating as champs is harder than getting the first.But when it came to defending its Class 3A state volleyball championship, MOC-Floyd Valley found the second road to ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 14, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – At a certain point in state tournaments, the emotion tank can run empty.Fighting and clawing for every point wears on players, and for Union the well ran a little dry in a loss to MOC-Floyd Valley on Thursday, 26-24, 25-23, 25-13.After two ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Through one set, it looked like a fairytale ending was in play for Independence against the Class 3A No. 1 team, MOC-Floyd-Valley.But after 15 straight losing seasons, there would be no glass slipper for the Mustangs. After winning the first set, 25-23, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 11, 2013 | No comments

 Team capsules for the Class 3A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament, in bracket order: No. 10 INDEPENDENCE (35-8)Nickname: MustangsCoach: Joe Schmitz (4th year, 63-80; 18th year overall, 228-290)Tourney history: 1st appearance.Starting lineup:No. Name Ht. Yr. Pos.1  Alyssa Hawkins  5-4  Jr.  S 3  Suzi Grover  5-5  Jr.  L 4  Karlie Niedert  5-9  Sr.  MH 6  Kaitlin Niedert  5-9  Fr.  OH 8  Shelby Lehman  5-8  Jr.  OH 14  Megann Kinseth  5-8  Jr.  OH           No. 1 MOC-FLOYD VALLEY (32-6)Nickname: Lady DutchCoach: ...

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