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Author: Jeff Linder | January 24, 2013 | No comments

If Gene Klinge reaches his latest coaching frontier this week, he certainly will have earned it."This is kind of the week from hell for us," said Klinge, the girls basketball coach at Waukon High School.Klinge, 76, needs one more win to become the first coach ...

Author: Jeff Linder | January 2, 2013 | No comments

WAUKON -- A single chair sits along the baseline of the Waukon High School gymnasium during an early-morning holiday-break girls' basketball practice.Gene Klinge can't sit still in it, but doesn't wander far from it."I can't explain it," Klinge said. "I just can't stand up for ...

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

Dia Keahna was on a state-tournament team two years ago at South Tama.Now, she could be a part of a breakthrough season at Meskwaki Settlement School.Keahna is the leading scorer for the Warriors, who are off to their best season in their brief history at ...

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

Cedar Rapids Kennedy played its first girls basketball game of the Tony Vis era with heavy hearts.And big hearts.The Cougars rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Cedar Falls, 51-35, in their opener Tuesday. To beat a quality Mississippi Valley Conference on the road ...

Author: Jeff Linder | November 26, 2012 | No comments

The following are 2013 preseason state football rankings, along with league predictions for each district, provided by Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG:CLASS 4ATop 10 2012 W-L 2012 Postseason1. Cedar Rapids Xavier 13-1 4A runner-up2. West Des Moines Dowling 9-3 4A quarterfinalist3. Urbandale 7-3 4A qualifier4. West Des Moines Valley 9-3 4A quarterfinalist5. Southeast Polk 10-3 4A semifinalist6. ...

Author: Michael Bonner | November 2, 2012 | No comments

DYERSVILLE – As his teammates took a knee at midfield, eyes locked on Waukon receiving a trophy for its season, Kirby Kendrick roamed behind them. The senior embraced the Dyersville-Beckman coaching staff, before finally weaving his way to the front of the pack.When he reached ...

Author: Jeff Linder | October 4, 2012 | No comments

A dozen key area football games for Week 7:WILTON at IOWA CITY REGINATime and site: 7 p.m. Friday, at ReginaRecords and rankings: Wilton is 5-1 overall, 4-0 Class 1A District 6; No. 1 Regina is 6-0, 3-0.Notable: Wilton already has a playoff berth wrapped up, and ...

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 | July 18, 2012 | No comments

Mid-Prairie 6th in 3AMid-Prairie stranded 11 runners, leaving the bases full in the fourth and fifth innings, and dropped a 3-0 decision to East Marshall in the Class 3A fifth-place game at the state softball tournament Wednesday at the Rogers Sports Complex.The Golden Hawks (31-13) ...

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

 FORT DODGE -- The Solon Spartans generally don't require much assistance.They got it Monday, though, and the result was predictably lopsided.The top-ranked Spartans were beneficiaries of six Waukon errors and handled the Indians, 8-2, in a Class 3A quarterfinal at the state softball tournament at ...

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