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Author: Jeff Linder | March 2, 2014 | No comments

Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG picks the winners at the 2014 girls state basketball tournament: CLASS 5AQuarterfinalsDes Moines East 51, Waterloo West 47West Des Moines Valley 61, Southeast Polk 56Iowa City High 60, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 49West Des Moines Dowling 55, Waukee 48SemifinalsWest Des Moines Valley ...

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

 Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG predicts the 2013 state volleyball tournament:CLASS 5AQuarterfinalsAnkeny over West Des Moines Dowling in 3Pleasant Valley over Urbandale in 5Johnston over Ankeny Centennial in 5Bettendorf over Dubuque Hempstead in 3SemifinalsAnkeny over Pleasant Valley in 4Bettendorf over Johnston in 3ChampionshipBettendorf over Ankeny ...

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

Gazette staffers pick the 2013 playoffs. JEFF LINDERClass 4AQuarterfinals -- West Des Moines Valley over Urbandale; West Des Moines Dowling over Waukee; Iowa City West over Cedar Rapids Washington; Cedar Rapids Xavier over Cedar Rapids KennedySemifinals -- West Des Moines Dowling over West Des Moines Valley; ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 21, 2013 | No comments

 Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG picks the placings for the state softball tournament:CLASS 5A1. Ankeny2. West Des Moines Valley3. West Des Moines Dowling4. Ottumwa5. Cedar Rapids Jefferson6. Cedar Rapids Prairie7. Johnston8. Dubuque SeniorCLASS 4A1. Solon2. Dallas Center-Grimes3. Indianola4. Carlisle5. Winterset6. Washington7. Waverly-Shell Rock8. Denison-SchleswigCLASS 3A1. ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 23, 2012 | No comments

Sportswriters for The Gazette/KCRG project the 2012 high school football playoffs.View full playoff brackets here.Mike BonnerFirst-round upset: Cedar Rapids Prarie over Dubuque SeniorThe final 8: West Des Moines, Ankeny, Des Moines Dowling, Marshalltown, Pleasant Valley, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids Xavier, Iowa City WestSemifinals: Ankeny over West Des Moines ...

Author: Jeff Linder | July 15, 2012 | No comments

Jeff Linder of The Gazette-KCRG releases his picks for the state softball tournament:CLASS 5A1. Des Moines East, 2. Ankeny, 3. Iowa City West, 4. Pleasant Valley, 5. West Des Moines Dowling, 6. Ottumwa, 7. Davenport West, 8. Marshalltown.CLASS 4A1. Clear Creek Amana, 2. Dallas Center-Grimes, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 8, 2011 | No comments

Here are Jeff Linder's predictions for the state volleyball tournament:CLASS 4AQuarterfinalsIowa City West over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln in 3Cedar Rapids Kennedy over Dubuque Hempstead in 4Iowa City High over Cedar Falls in 3Ankeny over Waukee in 4SemifinalsIowa City West over Cedar Rapids Kennedy in ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 15, 2011 | No comments

Returning state champions: Jordan Bremer, Woodbury Central (103), Tyler Shulista, Alburnett (119), Christopher Halblom, Alburnett (125), Logan Mulnix, North-Linn (135), Robert Walker, Martensdale-St. Mary’s (140)Other individuals to watch: Zach Welter, North-Linn (103), Andrew Foutch, Underwood (103), Brance Simms, Twin River Valley (112), Collin Kolars, BGM ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 9, 2010 | No comments

This field looks familiar.Six of the eight qualifiers are back from last year, including defending champion Ankeny and 2009 runner-up Iowa City West.Ankeny is rated No. 1 and seeking its third consecutive championship. The Hawkettes return four starters back from last year's title team and are 23-0 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 9, 2010 | No comments

This, quite simply, should be a blast. Especially once we get to Friday.How strong is the 3A field? Well, Mount Vernon and Waverly-Shell Rock are ranked in the top 25 nationally and most observers consider them the two best teams in Iowa regardless of class. ...

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