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Author: Jeff Linder | February 14, 2012 | No comments

 As winters go, this one couldn't have been scripted any better for Laurie Donald.The weather has been mild. She welcomed her third child, Kole, into the world in November. And her girls' basketball team at Benton Community has enjoyed a dream season."It's all gone so ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 21, 2012 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Some bizarre circumstances moved Kaleigh Sieck in the starting lineup.Saturday, she proved she belonged.Sieck scored 11 points to help Class 3A sixth-ranked South Tama defeat No. 9 Union, 41-31, in a non-conference girls' basketball game at Rivalry Saturday at Washington High School.A ...

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

 Admit it, you expected Mount Vernon to plummet in girls' basketball this season, didn't you?All that height from two straight state finalists: Gone. More than three-fourths of their scoring: Vanished.But as we head down the stretch of the regular season, the first area team to ...

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 | November 22, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES -- From offseason workouts through a magical season, Mark Atwater and Andy Henry were a package deal.Atwater to Henry."We really developed a good relationship last spring in the weight room, and it carried over," Atwater said.Now, it's an all-state combo. Just not in ...

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

Class 3A state volleyball team capsules. Teams listed in bracket order. CHARLES CITY Comets Coach -- Matthew Johnson (8th year, 218-107)Record & ranking -- 34-7, No. 6Tournament history -- 3rd appearance, first since 2004.Starting lineupNo. Name Ht. Yr. Pos.5 Micaela Forsyth 5-8 Sr. S8 Mara Forsyth 5-7 So. OH12 Ashley Schlader 5-8 Sr. OH15 Torey Buenger 5-11 Jr. MH16 Hali Hillegas 5-6 Fr. MH17 Jessie Sindlinger 5-11 Jr. OH           SIOUX CITY HEELAN Crusaders Coach -- Mary Miller ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 2, 2011 | No comments

Quarterfinal football capsules for area teams:BETTENDORF at IOWA CITY WEST (4A)Time & site -- 7 p.m. Friday, at Trojan FieldRecords & rankings -- No. 4 Bettendorf is 10-1; West is 9-2.Notable -- After beating up on a pair of league foes in the first two ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 1, 2011 | No comments

This is the byproduct of the strength of Class 3A volleyball in Eastern Iowa.West Delaware and Waverly-Shell Rock are two of the top four teams in the state, according to the final Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union rankings. One of them will end its ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 30, 2011 | 2 comments

Capsules for Monday's second-round area games of the football playoffs:CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON at LINN-MAR (4A)Time & site -- 7 p.m., at Linn-Mar StadiumRecords & rankings -- Washington is 7-3; No. 2 Linn-Mar is 10-0.Notable -- Washington survived in one of 4A's best first-round games Wednesday, ...

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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