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Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 5, 2010 | 4 comments

DES MOINES — So we’re down to 1-vs.-2. Twice. The girls’ state basketball tournament concludes today with a pair of championship-game showdowns. In Class 3A, top-rated Sioux City Heelan (25-1) faces No. 2 Waukon (25-1) at 6 p.m. And in 4A, it’s No. 1 Linn-Mar (25-0) vs. No. 2 ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 4, 2010 | 43 comments

DES MOINES — Mary Halvorson held an ice pack to her jaw.She was sore, but ...“Oh gosh, this is the best feeling ever,” she said.It’s the feeling of a finalist.Second-ranked Waukon built an 11-point third-quarter lead, blew it, then pulled away again to defeat No. ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 3, 2010 | No comments

A look at the action at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Thursday.CLASS 2A SEMIFINALMount Vernon (23-3) vs. #9 Roland-Story (25-1)Time: 1:30 p.m.Coaches: Bob Kintzel is 58-11 in three years at Mount Vernon. Mike Frisk is in his ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 2, 2010 | No comments

DES MOINES — Kristyna Herman sat. And she brooded. Then she came back and made a difference. Second-ranked Waukon overcame foul trouble and the long-range shooting of Sam Abens to subdue No. 12 Knoxville, 61-50, in a Class 3A quarterfinal at the girls’ state tournament Tuesday night ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | March 1, 2010 | 2 comments

A look at the action at the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Tuesday.CLASS 2A QUARTERFINALMount Vernon (22-3) vs. #11 Audubon (21-1)Time: 11:30 a.m.Coaches: Mount Vernon Coach Bob Kintzel is in his third season, and owns a 57-11 mark. ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 22, 2010 | 5 comments

CLASS 4A REGION 3#5 CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY (19-2) vs. #9 CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON (14-8)Site: Cedar Rapids Prairie H.S.Time: 7 p.m.Notable: Kennedy pursues its third straight win over the Warriors this season. The Cougars claimed regular-season victories of 77-56 and 64-50. University of Iowa recruit Jade Rogers ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 22, 2010 | No comments

Cedar Rapids Kennedy ended an 11-game losing streak to Cedar Rapids Washington this season, sweeping the Warriors in regular-season play. But to accurately say they’re cured of the Warriors’ hex, the Cougars must win one more time. Fifth-ranked Kennedy (19-2) faces No. 9 Cedar Rapids Washington (15-8) ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | February 16, 2010 | 3 comments

Think Waukon is looking ahead? Think again. Marion? Fat chance. The area’s two best Class 3A teams, No. 2 Waukon and No. 9 Marion are on full alert as regionals open Wednesday. "We’re only concerned about Decorah," said Waukon Coach Gene Klinge, whose squad was forced to overtime ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | January 4, 2010 | No comments

Video from Gene Klinge's 939th career victory, a 48-38 win over MFL MarMac at Rivalry Saturday:

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | January 2, 2010 | 14 comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — The buzzer rang, and the Waukon Indians stripped. Off came the black uniform tops. Revealed were white tank tops. On the front: "939 WINS." On the back: "CONGRATS COACH." Gene Klinge became the winningest girls’ basketball coach in state history after Waukon defeated MFL MarMac, 48-38, ...

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