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Author: Jeff Linder | December 19, 2013 | No comments

The Williamsburg Raiders don't dominate. They just win.Fueled by fourth-quarter success rather than costing through a string of blowouts, Williamsburg takes an 8-0 record into the break, as well as undisputed first place in the hard-to-figure Wamac Conference."Style points don't matter," said Raiders Coach Aaron ...

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

 Girls basketball players to watch for the 2013-14 season:ALISSA BROWN, 5-11, sr., Jesup -- Averaged 19.9 points per game, 11.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game. Class 2A 2nd-team all-state.MIRANDA CHAPMAN, 5-6, sr., Mount Vernon -- Averaged 14.3 points and 3.4 steals per game. Shot 42 percent ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 28, 2013 | No comments

 Individuals to watch in girls track this season, with last year's results at the state meet:LAUREN BENZING, sr., Solon -- 3rd in Class 3A 800, 1,500, 3,000 and distance medley relay.COURTNEY BRUNS, sr., West Branch -- 1st in Class 2A 3,000.McKENNAN CRONBAUGH, sr., Iowa City ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 5, 2013 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- Her team's success has kept the state's top individual honor at the back burner of Ally Disterhoft's mind.But, yeah, Ally Disterhoft admitted, the thought of becoming Miss Iowa Basketball 2013, it was there."I'd thought about it a bit," said the Iowa City ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 18, 2013 | No comments

(MONDAY'S SCORES)IOWA CITY -- Close game. Big shot. Potentially dangerous celebration.Jordyn Lehman hit a tie-breaking basket with 20 seconds left, and Iowa City Regina upended fourth-ranked North Linn, 43-41, in a Class 2A regional final girls' basketball game Monday night at West High School."I got ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 17, 2013 | No comments

As Cascade advanced to the girls' state basketball tournament, the Cougars' rooting section was a Tri-Rivers Conference melting pot.In addition to hundreds of folks from Cascade, there were players and parents from Maquoketa Valley. And from North Linn. They were rooting for their friendly foes, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 15, 2013 | No comments

(FRIDAY SCORELIST)TROY MILLS -- Down 15 points, North Linn reached a fork in the road."We were at the point we could have gone two ways," Lynx Coach Brian Wheatley said. "We could have gotten blown out, or we could fight our way back."They fought their ...

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 | January 8, 2013 | No comments

CASCADE -- The lead was all but gone. Collapse was lurking around the corner."Yeah, I was getting a little nervous," Haley Dudley said. "But you can't let nerves get the best of you. You have to stay strong."Class 2A fifth-ranked North Linn was super-strong early, suddenly ...

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