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Author: Jeff Linder | March 5, 2014 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- Kiera Washpun had a career night, and Iowa City High displayed a championship-level performance.Washpun hit 12 of 14 shots in a 31-point masterpiece as the top-ranked Little Hawks blistered Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 68-34, in a Class 5A quarterfinal at the girls' state basketball tournament ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 25, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY -- The Kennedy Cougars were teetering, their season edging toward oblivion."We were on life support," acknowledged Coach Tony Vis. "Then Jordan (Holmes) gave us new life."Holmes' deep 3-pointer in the third quarter strengthened Cedar Rapids Kennedy's pulse and ignited a run as the ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 22, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The curtain came down on Steve Doser's coaching career, at least for now.Meanwhile, the hopes of a revival and the dreams of a state-tournament berth are alive and well for the Kennedy Cougars.Cedar Rapids Kennedy put the brakes on a late-season slide, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 13, 2014 | No comments

MARION -- OK, class. Let's see a show of hands from those who thought Linn-Mar would win more Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball games this season than Cedar Rapids Kennedy.Didn't think so either. But it happened.The Lions rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit, then the Sommer ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- It was bound to happen sometime.The Jefferson J-Hawks were simply too good not to beat a top-flight girls' basketball team at some point.It happened Friday night.Avery Guy and Amanda Ollinger scored 15 points apiece, and Cedar Rapids Jefferson led from start to ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 24, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- An elite team on a hot night. That's a combination for invincibility.Class 5A top-ranked Iowa City High shot 62.5 percent from the floor and took down No. 7 Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 67-44, in a Mississippi Valley Conference girls' basketball showdown in front ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 10, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- File this in the doesn't-happen-every-day folder.In fact, Tony Vis wasn't sure it had happened previously for one of his teams in his coaching career."Good question," he said.All five Cedar Rapids Kennedy players scored in double digits, led by Stephanie Botkin's 17 points ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Nine seconds.That's how long it took for Morgan Martin to make a proclamation. An exclamation, even.She's back.Morgan scored on the first possession of the game and led a balanced attack as Class 5A No. 9 Cedar Rapids Kennedy drummed Davenport Central, 67-38, ...

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 | February 13, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- When it comes to 3-point prowess, Madi Meier now has a corner on the market at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.Meier hit a school-record seven treys as Kennedy bumped Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 58-50, in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal girls' basketball game Wednesday night ...

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