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Author: Rob Gray, correspondent | May 17, 2013 | No comments

(RESULTS)DES MOINES — Personal best.Final throw.Was it enough?“It felt, I guess, as good as one’s felt,” said Starmont’s Colton Janssen, who fell less than two feet short of Class 1A discus gold Friday at Drake Stadium. “I guess you pray that a little wind picks ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | December 24, 2012 | No comments

Zach Meyer strives to be an ordinary teenager.His effort to be a normal high school athlete automatically qualifies him as extraordinary.Meyer, a junior at West Delaware High School, competes in wrestling and ran cross country in the fall, but none of his foes are as ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 13, 2012 | No comments

They've held serve. They've hit shots.As a result, the Regina Regals are in a familiar place -- first place in the Cedar Valley Conference.The state's most accurate shooting team from the field (52.2 percent) and from 3-point range (53.5 percent), Iowa City Regina is 6-0.And ...

Author: Jeff Johnson | October 28, 2012 | No comments

ARLINGTON — It’s as if the Oklahoma Sooners of the 1970s ditched their wishbone offense and went with five receivers. Or if you’re looking for a comparable college team today, it’d be Air Force.Starmont High School football always will be about power running. That’s why ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 11, 2012 | No comments

A dozen key area football games for Week 8:CEDAR RAPIDS PRAIRIE at CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTONTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston StadiumTV: KCRG 9.2Records and rankings: Prairie is 4-3 overall, 2-2 MVC Valley Division; Washington is 2-5, 0-4.Notable: It's far from a given that 3-6 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 22, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Noelridge Park will be one of five state-qualifying sites for cross country, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and Iowa High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.Boys' districts and girls' regionals are Oct. 18. The top three teams and top 10 individuals ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 29, 2012 | 4 comments

(Here's how Jeff Linder from The Gazette-KCRG would complete the ongoing conference realignment issue for small schools throughout Eastern Iowa)Thank you all for attending this meeting. Please grab a doughnut and some coffee on your way to your seat. Make yourselves comfortable; this shouldn't take ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 4, 2012 | 2 comments

 WINTHROP — One team. One family. One mission.The saying sprawled on the back of Alburnett wrestling sweatshirts provides a blunt message of the Pirates goal to be No. 1 in the state.Alburnett took its first step in trying to improve two straight third-place finishes in Des ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 16, 2012 | No comments

 Life as a Class 2A football participant has been pretty sweet the last two years for Iowa City Regina.All the Regals have done is assemble a 28-game winning streak and capture the last two state championships. That's all.It's quite possible that Regina will be moving ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 24, 2011 | No comments

The area's top dozen football games for the first round of the playoffs Wednesday:CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY at IOWA CITY HIGH (4A)Time & site: 7 p.m., at Bates FieldRecords & rankings: Kennedy is 5-4; No. 9 City High is 7-2.Notable: City High picked up a 34-13 ...

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