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Author: Jeff Linder | January 5, 2013 | 1 comment

MOUNT VERNON -- It took Arika Wooldridge some time to learn her role with the Center Point-Urbana girls' basketball team."They want me to score, and if I'm not open, they want me to pass it out," she said.Heroism, that's gravy.Wooldridge grabbed an offensive rebound and ...

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

Rivalry Saturday is taking a one-year leave from Cedar Rapids.Renovation to the U.S. Cellular Center has pushed the ninth installment of the six-game girls' basketball event out of the arena for the second straight year.Cornell College is the temporary host; it was at Cedar Rapids ...

Author: Mike Condon, correspondent | November 10, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Linn-Mar’s loss was certainly MOC-Floyd Valley’s gain.Alexis Conaway and her family lived in the Linn-Mar school district until moving when she was in fourth grade. All she has done since then is develop into one of the state’s top all-around athletes winning ...

Author: Mike Condon, correspondent | November 9, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – No. 1 Mediapolis was in serious trouble again here Friday at the state volleyball tournament.This time, the Bullettes didn’t have the miracle comeback they had Thursday in their quarterfinal win over Iowa Falls-Alden.Union made sure of that. The Knights were trailing 24-21 ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 6, 2012 | No comments

Team capsules for the Class 3A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament, in bracket order:No. 14 IOWA FALLS-ALDEN (32-4)Nickname: CadetsCoach: Steve Barhite (10th year, 216-124)Tourney history: 11th appearance, first since 2001. Class 2A state champions in 1999.Starting lineup:No. Name   Yr. Pos.3 Lindsey Barnhart   Sr. S5 Kylie Gerstein   Jr. OH6 Kelsey Redmond   So. MH 8 Harli Janes   Sr. MH13  Jamie Peterson    Sr. OH16 Jessi Timm   Sr. OH No. ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 29, 2012 | No comments

Tuesday's area regional final volleyball matches for Class 5A, 4A and 3A:CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY vs. DUBUQUE HEMPSTEAD (Class 5A)Time and site: 7 p.m., at MonticelloRecords and rankings: Kennedy is 24-12 and ranked ninth; Hempstead is 28-6 and No. 3.Notable: Kennedy is a win away from ...

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 | September 24, 2012 | No comments

A dozen key area football games for Week 6:CEDAR RAPIDS XAVIER at CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTONTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston StadiumTV: KCRG 9.2Records and rankings: Class 4A fourth-rated Xavier is 5-0 overall, 2-0 MVC Valley Division; Washington is 1-4, 0-3.Notable: Xavier continues to motor ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 24, 2012 | No comments

A dozen key area football games for Week 1:IOWA CITY WEST at LINN-MARTime and site: 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Linn-Mar StadiumRecords and rankings: Both teams are 0-0. West is ranked fifth in Class 4A by The Gazette/KCRG; Linn-Mar is unranked. West was 9-3 last season; ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 19, 2012 | No comments

Area volleyball teams to watch for the 2012 season:CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDYCoach -- Michelle Goodall (14th year at Kennedy, 322-171)2011 record -- 30-102011 postseason -- Class 4A state semifinalist. Lost to eventual champion Iowa City West in five games.Returning starters (4) -- MB Jordan Calef (sr.), ...

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