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Author: Jeff Johnson | March 26, 2014 | No comments

MOUNT VERNON - Duane Orr confirmed Wednesday he has resigned as head football coach at Mount Vernon after seven seasons.Mount Vernon made the state playoffs in 2012 but finished 4-5 in 2013. Four of those five losses came by a total of 13 points.Orr deferred ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | March 7, 2014 | No comments

Its drop to Class 3A meant no one else in town chose to play the Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints in football. That's with the exception of Marion, which didn't have a choice, being in the same district.But that doesn't mean Xavier has uninteresting schedules in ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | February 26, 2014 | No comments

Let's just say the possibility of Friday Night Lights, Big Ten style is not appealing to the prep football community."Disappointing for me to hear," said Linn-Mar Coach Bob Forsyth."That bites," said Iowa City Regina Coach Marv Cook.Big Ten Conference Commissioner Jim Delany is floating the ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 22, 2014 | No comments

BOONE - The Iowa High School Athletic Association's Board of Control voted unanimously Wednesday morning to table discussion about an eight-game prep football regular season.The Iowa High School Football Coaches Association asked the IHSAA to consider decreasing the amount of games for fears of player ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | January 7, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - With the Mississippi Valley Conference's final consent, there will be Class 4A district football throughout the state in 2014. It's the Iowa High School Athletic Association's job now to make sense of it all.The IHSAA will be in charge of configuring districts ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | December 18, 2013 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Xavier Principal Tom Keating and Athletics Director Mike Winker wrote a letter to parents and supporters of the school, explaining why it has decided to move down from Class 4A to Class 3A in football, beginning next season.Here is that letter:

Author: Jeff Johnson | December 16, 2013 | No comments

Keith McSweeney may have had other thoughts, but he chose to keep them to himself. The Solon athletics director was the king of political correctness."You'll get nothing controversial out of me," he said with a laugh.McSweeney was asked what he thought the impact would be ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | December 15, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - When the subject of returning to coach football at Cedar Rapids Washington was first broached with Paul James last spring, he more or less brushed it off.He had been away from the game for seven years and had plenty on his plate ...

Author: Sam Louwagie | December 12, 2013 | No comments

Author: Jeff Johnson | December 4, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - If you were expecting a definitive answer, you were disappointed because there wasn't one.Principals and athletics directors of the 24 schools in the Mississippi Valley and Mississippi Athletic Conferences convened Wednesday afternoon at Kirkwood Community College to talk about the future of ...

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