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Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 1, 2014 | No comments

WATERLOO – Cedar Rapids Prairie Coach Blake Williams acknowledged the doubts, and they were hard to discredit.The Hawks lost more than half of their conference championship team to graduation, including three individual champs, six wrestlers with state meet experience.Of course, one group didn’t think those ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | January 30, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – There’s history at play every time No. 9 Cedar Rapids Jefferson and No. 4 Cedar Rapids Prairie take to the mat.Years of hard-fought dual meets and opposing state champions rachet up the intensity whenever the two meet, and last night at Jefferson ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 29, 2014 | No comments

Ryan and Kyle Fank have never wrestled on the same team together.They have trained together and watched each other in the past. The Fank brothers, however, will get the chance to compete on the same stage.Ryan Fank is a heavyweight for Wartburg, while Kyle Fank ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 23, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY – The progress is paying dividends.The work Iowa City West has invested in practice has yielded a nice return, including two straight wins over top-five opponents in 48 hours.The Trojans received a fall from senior Chris Walters in the final match, beating Class ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | January 23, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – The smile may never fade from Bill McNiel’s face again.The former Cedar Rapids Jefferson head wrestling coach was honored last night before the dual meet between Jefferson (9-0) and Cedar Rapids Kennedy (4-8), which the J-Hawks won, 66-12.McNiel was met on the ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 22, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Success can be a case of mind over matter.For Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Logen Rodriguez, more success came when he emptied his mind of the things that didn’t matter. The Cougars have seen a more relaxed, confident and effective competitor“I started clearing my ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 18, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – The last time Cedar Rapids Jefferson won its home tournament Dick Briggs had much less gray hair and some of his staff hadn’t even wrestled a varsity match.Don’t forget the fact that his son, Kyle, and his J-Hawk teammates weren’t even alive.Jefferson ...

Author: Douglas Miles | January 18, 2014 | No comments

MARION – Independence wrestling coach Michael Doyle didn’t know he’d be spending Saturday in Marion until 6:30 that morning.The original schedule had the Class 2A Mustangs competing at a Saturday tournament in Osage, but the overnight snowfall diverted the plan to the Loyd Shaffer Invitational ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | January 16, 2014 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Prairie powered its way to a pair of dominant wins.The fourth-ranked Hawks remained atop the Mississippi Valley Conference Valley Division, handling Cedar Rapids Xavier and Waterloo West on Thursday night at Prairie. The Hawks beat West, 72-5, and capped the ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | January 16, 2014 | No comments

IOWA CITY – Micah Kelsay wanted revenge.The Iowa City West senior entered last night’s dual meet at Iowa City High with a few scores to settle. Ranked No. 5 at 195 pounds, Kelsay (22-8) moved up a weight class in the No. 6 Trojans’ 60-12 ...

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