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Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 28, 2011 | 1 comment

Tuesday's games at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena, Des MoinesCLASS 3A QUARTERFINAL#10 South Tama (22-2) vs. #1 Ballard (23-1)Time: 5 p.m.Coaches: Nate Roberts, a 1995 South Tama grad, is 42-26 in three years at his alma mater. Merle Olberding is 366-72 in ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 23, 2011 | No comments

BENTON COMMUNITY (Class 3A, No. 13)Record: 20-4 (12-2 Wamac West, 2nd).Coach: Laurie Donald (7th year, 108-51).State-tournament history: 1st appearance.First-round opponent: Faces No. 2 Mount Vernon (22-2) at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.Probable startersNo. Name Yr. Pos. Ht. PPG RPG2/1 Madison Weekly So. G 5-6 16.0 4.110/11 Abbie Prusha Sr. G 5-6 3.2 2.724/25 Megan Renfer Sr. F 5-9 6.3 2.034/55 Sara Petrzelka So. F 5-10 7.6 4.440/41 Katie Kullmer Sr. C 5-11 9.4 5.1CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON (Class 4A, No. 6)Record: 19-3 (14-2 MVC, ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 21, 2011 | 1 comment

They were so close.Iowa City West was on the verge of its first trip to the girls' state basketball tournament trip. But the Women of Troy let a late lead -- and the opportunity -- slip away.That was last year. The memory lingers. And it ...

Author: Jeff Linder | February 21, 2011 | No comments

They were so close.Iowa City West was on the verge of its first trip to the girls' state basketball tournament trip. But the Women of Troy let a late lead -- and the opportunity -- slip away.That was last year. The memory lingers. And it ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 18, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES - At one point this season, Zach Less wasn't even the best 103-pounder on West Delaware's wrestling team, but now he is trying to be the best in the state.The Hawks sophomore earned a spot in the state finals with a 5-0 semifinal ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 17, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES - Coaching seems to be optional for J.C. Vercande.At least that was the case during his latest state tournament contest. Vercande ignored the strategy of his coaches and it working, pinning fourth-ranked Tre Rutz of Humboldt with 10 seconds remaining in their 130-pound quarterfinal match of the ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 16, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES - Independence's Austin Evans paced and jumped around before making his state tournament debut.The Mustang junior harnessed the butterflies in his stomach, thought of the basics of wrestling and then used them to his advantage.“I just went out there and looked at it ...

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

Returning champions: Dylan Peters, Denver-Tripoli (112), Sawyer Farris, New London/Winfield-Mt. Union (119), Brandon Sorensen, Denver-Tripoli (130), Jake Marlin, Creston/Orient-Macksburg (135), Tanner Hiatt, Ballard (145), Aaron Sorenson, Forest City (145), Tanner Weatherman, Ballard (171), Austin Blythe, Williamsburg (Hwt.)Other individuals to watch: Doug Miner, Spirit Lake Park ...

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

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Two teams, one bus.Metro girls' basketball giants Linn-Mar and Cedar Rapids Washington will be in close quarters on a road trip that begins Friday morning.Destination: Sioux City."It makes sense to split the cost of a chartered bus," said Washington Coach Frank Howell.The ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | June 1, 2010 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Xavier's Kimmy Askelson is one shot off the lead after the first round of the Class 4A girls state golf tournament at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny.Askelson shot a 75 and sits in second place, heading into Wednesday's second round. Katie Purcell ...

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