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

IOWA CITY -- Haley Lorenzen exited the game, leaned down and hugged each of her coaches before finding a comfortable seat on the bench."I just wanted to thank them all for pushing me so hard," she said.Lorenzen registered 25 points and eight rebounds, and Courtney ...

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

It could be a flood of Mississippi Valley Conference representation at the girls' state basketball tournament. Or it could be a drought.Or, more likely, something in between."I feel like we have a strong conference," said Cedar Rapids Washington Coach Frank Howell. "We have an opportunity ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS – Back to its second straight state tournament, Urbandale faced a somewhat familiar foe in the opening round on Tuesday.No, the J-Hawks weren’t playing a CIML conference mate, rather the team that sent them home a year ago: Pleasant Valley.Unlike 2012, though, Urbandale ...

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

 Team capsules for the Class 5A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament, in bracket order: No. 9 WEST DES MOINES DOWLING (30-8)Nickname: MaroonsCoach: Mary Beth Wiskus (5th year, 133-50)Tourney history: 2nd appearance. Made first appearance last year.Starting lineup:No. Name Ht. Yr. Pos.1 Tessa Mendoza 5-7  So.  S 2  Anna Wisnieski  5-8  Jr.  L 7  Alex DeMarco  5-11  Jr.  MH 9  Brooke Reichart  6-1  Sr.  OH 10  Jesse Proehl  5-7  Jr.  DS 11  Jessi Henter  5-11  Sr.  S 15  Mykal Sadler  6-1  So.  MH  No. 1 ...

Author: Douglas Miles | November 9, 2013 | No comments

MARSHALLTOWN – With two events remaining, it appeared that gold would again elude the area schools at the girls’ state swimming and diving meet.Then Lizzie Brown found an extra burst.The Iowa City High junior surged past leader Sydney Angell from Pleasant Valley over the final ...

Author: From Staff Reports | November 4, 2013 | No comments

NEW HAMPTON 19, CASCADE 7:MAQUOKETA VALLEY 35, WILTON 27:Ryan Parmely scored four touchdowns and rushed for 245 yards as the Wildcats held off Wilton in Delhi.Maquoketa Valley (11-0) will host Regina on Friday.Parmely rushed for two TDs and caught two passes from Ben Dzaboff for ...

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

 A glance at Tuesday's area regional-final volleyball matches: Class 5A: CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY (20-14) vs. No. 8 DUBUQUE HEMPSTEAD (33-5)Time and site: 7 p.m., at Dubuque SeniorNotable: It's a regional-final rematch from a year ago; Hempstead claimed that match, and has handled the Cougars twice this season -- in ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | August 29, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy played host to the MVC-MAC Volleyball Challenge last night, pitting three Mississippi Valley Conference teams against three Mississippi Athletic Conference teams.Kennedy also almost played spoiler to two top-five teams behind some young, sizable talent.“These girls started out playing a ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 16, 2013 | No comments

BETTENDORF -- It's not a stretch to call it the biggest play in Cedar Rapids Prairie softball history.Left fielder Halle Lueck robbed Tristen Zaruba of a game-tying, three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning, and Prairie tripped fourth-ranked Pleasant Valley, 3-2, in ...

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

Cedar Rapids Jefferson faces the state's best team.Cedar Rapids Prairie meets the state's most prolific team.Iowa City West tackles tradition.Yeah, the Corridor's three remaining Class 5A softball squads are up against a variety of challenges as they line up for their regional finals Tuesday."We're going ...

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