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Iowa’s offense is in install, evaluate mode

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 5:34pm
IOWA CITY — It has undoubtedly been a big spring for Brian Ferentz. This is his first season as Iowa’s offensive coordinator and there’s all of the work that comes with that. On...
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Kernels pounded at Peoria, 15-3

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 2:50pm
PEORIA, Ill. — A 21-hit attack paced the Peoria Chiefs to a 15-3 win Wednesday afternoon over the Cedar Rapids Kernels in Midwest League baseball at Dozer Park. The Chiefs (6-6) scored three...
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Meet The Kernels — Christian Cavaness

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 2:38pm
l Name: Christian Cavaness l Number: 18 l Position: Outfield l Bats/Throws: Left/Left l Height/Weight: 6-foot-2, 190 pounds l Hometown: Cape Girardeau, Mo. l Noteworthy: Second season with the...
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Thursday is deadline day for Drake Relays

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 11:11am
The clock is ticking. For some area track and field teams, time for Drake Relays qualification has already run out. But not for all. Thursday’s meets at Iowa City High and Monticello, among...
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Xavier tennis teams eye state berths

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 9:31am
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Xavier boys’ tennis team is returning five out of six varsity players from last year’s team. Juniors Alex Hinrichs, Jon Lansing and Curt Lengemann join seniors...
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Track and field state leaders & Drake cutoffs

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 19, 2017 - 8:21am
DES MOINES — The Drake Relays are April 27-29 at Drake Stadium. Cutoff for qualification is 11:59 p.m. Thursday. Here is a form chart, updated at 9 a.m. Wednesday: BOYS SHOT PUT (24...
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Trio of pitchers allows C.R. Kernels to shut out Peoria, 5-0

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 9:28pm
PEORIA, Ill. — Three pitchers combined on a five-hit shutout as the Cedar Rapids Kernels bested Peoria, 5-0, Tuesday night in Midwest League baseball at Dozer Park. Starter Tyler Beardsley...
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Tristan Wirfs climbs to No. 5 all-time in the discus

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 8:43pm
SOLON — Tristan Wirfs got a new discus benchmark. But his consistency in the shot put tickled him as much as anything. “I love that,” he said. “I like that all my throws...
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Goalkeepers comfortable splitting time for unbeaten Iowa City West

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 8:38pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — As Iowa City West racked up its sixth straight victory — a 2-1 win over Cedar Rapids Kennedy Tuesday night — to start the season, head coach Dave Rosenthal made a...
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Fran McCaffery bullish on Iowa hoops' future

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 7:09pm
IOWA CITY — The 2016-17 season was one of transition for Coach Fran McCaffery’s Iowa men’s basketball team. A changing of the guard of sorts, a highly-touted freshman group was led...
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NCAA Tournament returning to Des Moines in 2019

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 5:05pm
DES MOINES — The NCAA Tournament is making a return to Des Moines. The NCAA announced Tuesday host sites for preliminary rounds of its men’s basketball tournaments from 2019-2022, and...
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Cedar Rapids awarded seven NCAA Division III championships through 2022

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 4:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The City of Five Seasons officially became the city of seven national championships Tuesday. Cedar Rapids will be a busier place in the upcoming years. The NCAA announced sites...
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Iowa's Barbara Burke promoted to deputy AD

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 4:23pm
IOWA CITY — One day after former Iowa deputy athletics director Gene Taylor was introduced in his new role as Director of Athletics at Kansas State, the University of Iowa announced his...
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On Iowa Podcast: Fran McCaffery talks Iowa basketball

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 3:33pm
IOWA CITY — The basketball version of the On Iowa Podcast returns, welcoming Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery on to discuss last season, his recruiting process, his son...
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Matt Campbell: Altered spring football schedule worked well for Iowa State

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 3:04pm
AMES — Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell saw the obstacles in his spring practice schedule and knew it would be unconventional. ISU’s spring break fell from March 13-17 and with...
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Cy-Hawk football game extended through 2023

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 2:20pm
Iowa State will remain the premier non-conference game on Iowa’s football schedule through the 2023 season. Both schools announced Tuesday the Cy-Hawk rivalry contract has been extended for...
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Dan Gable wants more opportunities for female wrestlers

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 1:52pm
It’s been 20 years since Dan Gable was the University of Iowa’s head wrestling coach, 20 years since the beginning of what Gable calls the promotional phase of his life. “I...
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Cedar Rapids lands 3 NCAA III tournaments

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 11:21am
The NCAA announced Tuesday that Cedar Rapids will be hosting a variety of Division III national championships in coming years. The NCAA awarded Cedar Rapids the NCAA III baseball tournament four...
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Photos from North Cedar track invitational

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 10:22am
CLARENCE — North Cedar held its annual girls’ track and field invitational last week. Here are some photos by freshman Elizabeth Lovell, a freshman on the yearbook staff.
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Jane Meyer fired for angering coaches, others, Iowa officials testify

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - April 18, 2017 - 10:13am
DES MOINES — The University of Iowa says it fired a former associate athletics director not because she’s a woman or gay, but because she angered coaches, including Head Football Coach...
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