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Washington swimming alumni gathering for Jim Voss Invitational

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 10, 2018 - 8:18am
CEDAR RAPIDS — No high school boys’ swimming program in Iowa has a more storied history than Cedar Rapids Washington. The program won 27 state championships between 1961 and 2008 under...
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Area girls’ basketball Super Ten

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 10, 2018 - 7:24am
Area girls basketball Super Ten, through games played Tuesday, Jan. 9: 1. IOWA CITY HIGH Record: 12-0. Mississippi Valley: 6-0. Offensive average: 76.3. Defensive average: 40.5. Streak: Won 12....
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Iowa State comes up short at No. 12 Kansas

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 10, 2018 - 12:03am
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Sophomore guard Malik Newman scored a season-high 27 points and added eight rebounds Tuesday night as No. 12 Kansas outlasted Iowa State, 83-78, at Allen Fieldhouse. The...
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Tuesday's high school basketball roundup: Dubuque Senior edges Cedar Rapids Prairie in 2OT

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 9:58pm
Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Metro recaps and Gazette area scores from high school basketball games on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Metro boys 4A No. 10 Dubuque Senior 67, Cedar Rapids Prairie 63 (2OT) Cedar...
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UNI signee AJ Green scores 28 points as Cedar Falls downs Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 74-67

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 9:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Sure, the customary deep shots are still pure. But this year, there is more to AJ Green’s game than 3-pointers. The Cedar Falls senior scored a game-high 28 points as the...
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Iowa City West remains best at home, rolls past Linn-Mar, 69-42

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 8:56pm
IOWA CITY — On Dec. 21, 2010, Iowa City West played a boys’ basketball game against Cedar Falls. It didn’t go well for the Trojans. They trailed after the first quarter, 20-4, and...
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Ella Van Weelden helps Marion march to 12-0

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 8:48pm
MARION — If you’d think Ella Van Weelden would have entered the Marion girls’ basketball program with two strikes against her — she’s a freshman, and she’s a...
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Iowa State women’s basketball needs to fix shooting woes against Kansas State’s zone

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 5:09pm
AMES – It’s easy to spot Iowa State women’s basketball’s problem over the last two games. The Cyclones can’t make baskets. Iowa State scored 49 against No. 6...
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Iowa's Fran McCaffery discussed officiating with Big Ten

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 3:58pm
IOWA CITY — Following his ejection in the first half of Iowa’s game at Maryland on Sunday, head coach Fran McCaffery had a discussion with the Big Ten’s associate commissioner Rick...
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Iowa basketball searching for intangible answers

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 3:42pm
IOWA CITY — Pride. Desire. Determination. Patience. Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery talked about those four things Tuesday when discussing offensive and defensive...
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Grinnell College’s football team was “better” than Alabama

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 2:58pm
Grinnell College’s 2017 football team had a tough go of it, finishing 1-9 with losses of 64-13 to St. Norbert, 55-0 to Ripon, and 70-6 to Lake Forest. But the Pioneers can always say they were...
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Hey Alabama, how about a real thank-you to Iowa?

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 10:54am
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton threw a late-game, 49-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Boyd on Dec. 31 that gave his team a win over the Baltimore Ravens in the last game of the NFL...
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North Cedar’s Breylee St. John more than a volleyball player

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 10:34am
CLARENCE — Involvement and volunteerism is Breylee St. John’s credo. The sophomore at North Cedar spends a lot of her time volunteering during the school year and during the summer. She...
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Iowa high school girls’ basketball: Mock regional pairings

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 9, 2018 - 10:04am
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union will release regional pairings the week of Jan. 22 (3A-2A-1A) and the week of Jan. 29 (5A-4A). Here are The Gazette’s first mock brackets (top...
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Transition is key for Iowa State against Kansas

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 8, 2018 - 6:03pm
AMES – Iowa State men’s basketball is at is best when it pushes tempo. The Cyclones move the ball better, get more open looks from 3-point range and get better looks at the rim. Tempo...
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Iowa basketball: Making the Grade, Big Ten Weeks 2 & 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 8, 2018 - 5:48pm
Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery was ejected from Sunday night’s game against Maryland, but not much changed from the outcome of the game. The Hawkeyes weren’t better or worse. Things...
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Stat Graphs — Charting the 2017 Iowa football chartable

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 8, 2018 - 4:11pm
Hope you can at least get a point of reference for what Iowa football numbers are good and bad in the Kirk Ferentz era.   QB numbers Premise: Should give you an idea on what numbers work for Iowa....
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Wrestling Weekend That Was: Kevin Dresser gets first Iowa State victory

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 8, 2018 - 2:34pm
To say 2018 has had an interesting, if not downright memorable, start is an understatement. We’ve seen debuts with the possibility of more to come, extended title runs, a notable victory and...
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Hlas: Men’s basketball misery has Iowa-wide company

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 8, 2018 - 2:26pm
Maybe this year’s Iowa gubernatorial candidates should promise exorcists for our state universities’ men’s basketball programs. What’s going on is what Dr. Hunter S. Thompson...
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Xavier’s Paige Loney aiming for return to soccer field

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - January 8, 2018 - 2:09pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Adrenaline rushing as cleats are firmly planted into saturated grass is a feeling sophomore Paige Loney was told she would not experience anytime soon. Last June, Loney...
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