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It’s a Class 3A repeat for Cedar Rapids Xavier

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 11, 2017 - 7:50pm
DES MOINES — His Twitter handle is Peanut, but that’s ironic. There is nothing small about Matt Mims’ game. The junior point guard’s driving layup with 41 seconds...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy, West Delaware drop state tournament consolation games

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 11, 2017 - 3:29pm
DES MOINES — They didn’t win a state championship, but this was a great season for the Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars. Kennedy lost the Class 4A state tournament consolation game Saturday...
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In or Out? Big Ten postseason breakdown

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 11, 2017 - 3:27pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Big Ten Conference is just a few hours away from having a tournament victor join regular-season king Purdue as its champions of the league for 2017, and confirm the first...
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In Iowa: Counting butterflies important step in reclaiming habitat

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 11, 2017 - 1:26pm
I always wanted to add “scientist” to my LinkedIn profile. But as one who “measures” rainfall in an ungraduated 5-gallon pail, and as one who interprets Ross...
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Saturday at the Iowa boys’ state basketball tournament: How to watch, schedule, scores

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 11, 2017 - 12:08pm
It’s the final day of the boys’ state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Champions will be crowned in 3A and 4A after Grand View Christian (1A) and Western...
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Iowa State’s Deonte Burton taking this postseason personal

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 9:11pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Deonte Burton is as unique a person as he is a basketball player. His pink shoes and socks stick out as much as his physical talent. A combination of bulky size —...
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Hlas: For Naz Mitrou-Long, a third ring would shine forever

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 8:49pm
There are those who question the value of teams going deep into conference basketball tournaments if they’ve secured a nice spot in the NCAA tourney. Kansas, a probable No. 1 seed in the NCAAs...
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Upper Iowa heads into NCAA tournament looking for an upset

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 8:24pm
IOWA CITY — For the first time since the 2012-13 season, Upper Iowa is dancing in the NCAA Division II tournament. Coming in as the No. 8 seed, the Peacocks will face No. 1 seed Northwest...
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NFL upbringing fuels Cedar Rapids Titans pass-catcher Tre Parmalee

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 6:43pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Tre Parmalee says his love of football began right out of the womb. The son of former NFL running back Bernie Parmalee received his indoctrination to the game as a Florida...
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Boys’ state basketball tournament: Saturday’s games

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 4:33pm
DES MOINES — Capsules on Saturday’s games at the boys’ state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena:   Class 3A Championship Cedar Rapids Xavier (15-11) vs. Sergeant...
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Iowa City West back to 4A title game after 61-37 semifinal win over C.R. Kennedy

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 4:20pm
DES MOINES — Last year was a second. The year before that was a third. The year before that was a first. If historical cycles run in threes, you know exactly how things will turn out for Iowa...
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Boys’ state tournament notebook: North Linn wins 1A consi to finish 27-1

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 1:19pm
DES MOINES — Here’s the thing about these North Linn Lynx. They’re all back. How utterly depressing that must be to the rest of the Tri-Rivers Conference. To the rest of Class...
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Iowa leaves Big Ten Tournament with mix of disappointment and desire

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 12:50pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the locker room Thursday night, after the Iowa men’s basketball team lost, 95-73, to Indiana, the Hawkeyes talked of the postseason. In one breath, several players...
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North Cedar girls’ track photos

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 11:13am
CEDAR FALLS — The North Cedar girls’ track and field team competed in the Dickinson Relays earlier this week. Here are some photos from the event.
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Friday at the Iowa boys' state basketball tournament: How to watch, schedule, scores

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 10:08am
It’s mixture of semifinals and championships (and consolations) Friday at the boys’ state basketball tournament. Schedule Class 2A Consolation 11:45 a.m. — No. 3 Carroll Kuemper...
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Failures can lead to success

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 10, 2017 - 8:40am
Editor’s note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa’s 99 counties to raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association....
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Kirkwood advances to region final behind Miles Wentzien’s big night

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 9, 2017 - 11:36pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Twisting and spinning, Miles Wentzien hit a short two-point jump shot as time winded down on the shot clock late in the second half to finally put Kirkwood up...
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Kirkwood’s Simone Goods shakes off injury scare for double-double in region semifinal win

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - March 9, 2017 - 11:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Simone Goods hit the floor grabbing her ankle after getting tied up going for a rebound and the entire Kirkwood gym fell silent. Averaging 16.1 points and 8.1 rebounds this...
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West Delaware suffers 1st loss, to Sergeant Bluff-Luton in 3A semifinals

DES MOINES — You want to make it to the Class 3A state championship game, get into a predominantly 4A conference. Look how it has worked for Sergeant Bluff-Luton. The Warriors are making their...
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Xavier returns to 3A state title game with hard-fought OT win over Waverly-Shell Rock

DES MOINES — This game was Jackson Joens’ mouth. Swollen and a little bloody, yet still healthy enough to be able to flash a smile. Or at least a slight grin. “It was a physical...
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