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Ace of Coe's diamond: Thomas Schaedel succeeds in move to mound

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 21, 2017 - 10:42am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Thomas Schaedel joined Coe’s baseball program as a middle infielder. Pitching was so unlikely that his high school coach wagered that Schaedel wouldn’t see time on...
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Drake Relays qualifiers (unofficial)

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 21, 2017 - 12:09am
DES MOINES — The Drake Relays are April 27-29 at Drake Stadium, and the deadline for qualification has passed. The following is an unoffical list of qualifiers, via Quik Stats...
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Kernels fall to Kane County in 9th, though Jermaine Palacios continues torrid hitting

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 9:12pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — This is a much more confident Jermaine Palacios. You can tell in the way the Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop has swung the bat the first two weeks of the Midwest League season....
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Depth lifts West boys to Forwald-Coleman title

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 8:55pm
IOWA CITY — Depth did it again. “I’ll bet we double-scored in at least half of our individual events,” Iowa City West’s Derek Nugent said. “We put together...
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Former Iowa guard Dean Oliver joins Wisconsin basketball staff

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 8:17pm
The Wisconsin men’s basketball team hired former Iowa guard Dean Oliver as an assistant coach Thursday.   Oliver, a prep star at Mason City, played at Iowa from 1997 to 2001, finishing his...
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Prairie boys' soccer rallies past Xavier to improve to 9-0

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 7:33pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — You could circle about half of the Cedar Rapids Prairie boys’ soccer team’s Mississippi Valley Conference schedule as games that may carry a little extra meaning for...
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Hlas: Jane Meyer vs. University of Iowa trial very trying for UI

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 6:45pm
DES MOINES — If all goes as scheduled Friday, Jane Meyer will continue her ongoing testimony in the Polk County Courthouse and Gary Barta will give testimony of his own. If you’re in...
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Year of the big leap for Cedrick Lattimore

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 4:16pm
IOWA CITY — Cedrick Lattimore hasn’t been home, as he says, “for a minute.” That really means a long time, probably since one of the extended holidays, Christmas or spring...
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Iowa assistant Lacey Goldwire leaving for Arkansas

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 3:04pm
IOWA CITY — University of Iowa assistant women’s basketball coach Lacey Goldwire is leaving to become an assistant at Arkansas. Goldwire served on Lisa Bluder’s staff for the...
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Former Prairie prep on world soccer state

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 2:55pm
IOWA CITY — When Hannah Kousheh stepped onto the soccer pitch in Tajikistan during the 79th minute of the senior Jordanian women’s team 6-0 win over the United Arab Emirates, it was a...
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Iowa State’s Lindell Wigginton aims to be ‘one of the best freshmen in college basketball’

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 1:56pm
AMES — The call came shortly after Lindell Wigginton got off the court. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound point guard had just finished his night at the Nike Hoops Summit in Oregon. The event pitted the...
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Meet The Kernels — Colton Davis

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 1:48pm
l Name: Colton Davis l Number: 15 l Position: Pitcher l Throws: Right l Height/Weight: 6-foot-1, 190 pounds l Age: 23 l Hometown: Commerce, Ga. l Noteworthy: Second season in Minnesota Twins...
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Xavier trapshooters take aim at goals

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 1:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — “Keep your eye on the target.” This might be a common saying, but for trapshooting, it is the most important thing. For the Xavier trapshooting team, hard work and...
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Triple Play Podcast: First-year manager Tommy Watkins talks Cedar Rapids Kernels

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 1:45pm
Two weeks into his first season managing the Cedar Rapids Kernels, Tommy Watkins called into the Triple Play Podcast to discuss the job so far. The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson also...
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Jane Meyer testifies about $70,000 salary gap

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 12:19pm
DES MOINES — Jane Meyer testified Thursday morning that Gene Taylor, who replaced her as second-in-command at the University of Iowa’s athletics department, inherited 45 percent of her...
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A thank you for 99 running memories

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 10:10am
Editor’s note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford have run across all of Iowa’s 99 counties, raising money and awareness for the American Heart Association. They...
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North Cedar boys’ track photos

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 20, 2017 - 9:01am
DEWITT — The North Cedar boys’ track and field team placed second at the DeWitt Central Invitational last week. Here are some photos from the Knights’ performance:
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Jane Meyer has first day of testimony in trial alleging gender and sexual orientation discrimination by UI

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 7:44pm
DES MOINES — After spending about 45 minutes describing her career timeline, Jane Meyer cited something likely to be a focal point through the rest of the trial for the lawsuit she has brought...
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Drew Cook joins the family business

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 6:25pm
IOWA CITY — Maybe it was inevitable, but maybe Drew Cook wanted to cut his own path. And let’s face it, quarterback is always going to be a monumentally more interesting position than...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Iowa City West’s Jordan Amelon claim CRANDIC crowns

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm
MARION — Cedar Rapids Kennedy had some big cleats to fill. The Cougars graduated three of their top four scorers from last season and needed accomplished junior varsity players to step into...
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