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Author: Jeff Linder | March 18, 2014 | 1 comment

 A draft of 2014-15 preseason girls basketball rankings, courtesy Jeff Linder of The Gazette/KCRG. These have been adjusted after the release of the 2014-15 BEDS Documents.CLASS 5A '13-14 W-L 2014 Postseason1. West Des Moines Dowling 23-3 5A state champion2. Southeast Polk 18-7 5A state runner-up3. West Des Moines Valley 22-2 5A state qualifier4. ...

Author: Sam Louwagie | March 8, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Alexis Conaway's follow-up performance featured plenty of foul trouble and not a lot of scoring. Two nights after setting a tournament record with 46 points in a 3A semifinal, the MOC-Floyd Valley senior scored just nine on Saturday and sat a chunk ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 7, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Kiera Washpun crumpled to the ground, her head in her hands.For Haley Lorenzen, the agony lingered longer."I kept trying, but it wasn't my (day)," she said. "And it wasn't the right (day) for me not to perform."Top-ranked Iowa City High's "Big Three" ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 7, 2014 | No comments

Saturday's games at the girls state basketball tournament:CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIPNo. 8 Western Dubuque (23-2) vs. No. 1 Harlan (25-0)Time: 6 p.m.Coaches: Amy Ostwinkle is 81-55 in six seasons at Western Dubuque. Zach Klaasen owns a 48-3 mark in two years at Harlan.Key players: Rose Simon-Ressler ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 6, 2014 | No comments

Friday's games at the girls state basketball tournament:CLASS 5A SEMIFINALSNo. 1 Iowa City High (24-0) vs. No. 5 West Des Moines Dowling (21-3)Time: 1:45 p.m.Coaches: Bill McTaggart has coached City High 16 years, amassing a 276-100 mark. He is 367-161 in 21 years overall. Bob and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 5, 2014 | No comments

CLASS 4A QUARTERFINALBallard 55, Davenport Assumption 45Assumption's hopes for a fourth consecutive championship came to a halt, as No. 7 Ballard (21-4) ruled the second half.Down 27-22 at intermission, the Bombers shot 64 percent in the second half. Assumption (17-7) shot just 19 percent.Emily Knittel ...

Author: Douglas Miles | February 8, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY — Cedar Rapids Washington claimed its 51st straight boys’ district swimming title Saturday while Iowa City West looked the part of a legitimate candidate for a state championship next Saturday in Marshalltown.West captured eight of 11 events, but Washington accumulated enough points with ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 22, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR FALLS – Cedar Rapids Xavier fans paid a fitting tribute as the final minutes elapsed off the clock.They chanted, “Thank you, seniors” toward the Saints bench.It was a sign of appreciation for the many accomplishments this group has provided to the football program and ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 15, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – In the aftermath of a state championship, the circus of awards and trophy presentations provides a distraction that can take away from fully realizing what just occurred.For Bettendorf Coach Diane Litchenberg, it took a quiet moment away from the hustle and bustle ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | November 12, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – West Des Moines Dowling knew what it was up against headed into its state tournament opening-round match against Class 5A’s No. 1 team, Ankeny at the U.S. Cellular Center.Despite a five-set upset win on Sept. 10, the Maroons knew it would take ...

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