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Author: Jeff Linder | January 11, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Shoot the ball well, and the world smiles along with you.Cedar Rapids Prairie hit 52.2 percent of its field goal attempts, and Cyerra Hutchins posted a double-double as the Hawks tripped Class 4A ninth-ranked Mount Pleasant, 54-38, at the Rivalry Saturday girls basketball event at the ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- After two years away, Rivalry Saturday moves back to the U.S. Cellular Center for its 10th appearance.The event is scheduled for Jan. 11. Because of USCC renovations, the event had been at Cedar Rapids Washington and Cornell College the last two years.Here ...

Author: By Jeff Hare, correspondent | August 30, 2013 | No comments

MARION — Sometimes on a hot night, early in the season, it is the defense that can kick start a team and get things going in the right direction. So it was last night at Thomas Park, as Marion toppled Mount Pleasant, 40-0. Early on in the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 30, 2013 | No comments

A number of area football games tonight will be delayed because of the heat. The forecast for 7 p.m. in Cedar Rapids is 87 degrees, with a heat index of 94.Here is a list:ALBURNETT at NORTH LINN -- JV game will start at 6 p.m. ...

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

A dozen key area football games for Week 1: CEDAR RAPIDS PRAIRIE at CEDAR RAPIDS JEFFERSONTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston StadiumTV: KCRG 9.2Records and rankings: Prairie was 8-4 last season; Jefferson was 1-8. Both teams are unranked.Notable: The 2013 season kicks off with the annual ...

Author: Grant Burkhardt | March 5, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES - Waverly-Shell Rock edged Mount Pleasant 54-49 in overtime Tuesday to advance to the final four of the 3A state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.The Go-Hawks (21-4) will play seventh-seeded Davenport Assumption (19-6), which upset Dallas Center Grimes 55-45 in the quarterfinals ...

Author: Jason Brummond, correspondent | February 25, 2013 | No comments

IOWA CITY — Solon went into halftime with a healthy lead, confidence and a lot of momentum.But like that, it was gone.The Spartans couldn’t make a bucket after the break — including a tough two-point third quarter — and Mount Pleasant finally hit some outside ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | November 26, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Ryan Luehrsmann seemed to shake hands with everyone pregame as he walked onto the Ron Thillen Gymnasium court Monday night.There was the official scorer, the two home radio guys, a few fans who meandered their way down to the floor from the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 24, 2012 | No comments

A dozen key area football games for Week 1:IOWA CITY WEST at LINN-MARTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Linn-Mar StadiumRecords and rankings: Both teams are 0-0. West is ranked fifth in Class 4A by The Gazette/KCRG; Linn-Mar is unranked. West was 9-3 last season; ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 10, 2012 | No comments

 DES MOINES — Still as seemingly bewildered as his players, Dennis Geraghty tried to put as positive a spin on it as he could. Head coaches are supposed to do that.“They’ll be considered the second-best team in Western Dubuque history,” Geraghty said, softly. “No doubt ...

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