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Cyclones land top wrestling recruit

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 18, 2017 - 12:05pm
AMES — Iowa State wrestling reeled in blue-chip recruit David Carr on Wednesday afternoon. Carr is a legacy Cyclone. His dad, Nate Carr Sr., and older brother, Nate Carr Jr., wrestled at Iowa...
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Kee High’s journey: From ‘just one’ to No. 1

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 18, 2017 - 11:15am
LANSING — It’s a 3-hour, 135-mile trip from the Kee High School parking lot to Solon. The journey begins at 10:30 Thursday morning. “We’ll get our hair done. We’ll...
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Eastern Iowa high school football playoff scenarios: Marion faces do-or-die trip in Week 9

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 18, 2017 - 10:07am
More than likely, it’s all or nothing for the Marion Indians. Go to Brady Street Stadium and knock off Davenport Assumption, and Marion earns the Class 3A District 4 championship, and the...
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Mount Vernon stayed strong in football win over West Liberty

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 18, 2017 - 6:50am
WEST LIBERTY — Never getting too high, never getting too low. Overcoming obstacles and rolling with the punches. Playing smart, physical football and competing every single play have been...
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Iowa State men's basketball media day notes: Expanded role coming for Nick Weiler-Babb

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 7:59pm
AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team held its annual media day Tuesday. Here are the biggest news, notes and takeaways from the event. Nick Weiler-Babb’s expanded role Nick...
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Iowa State men’s basketball prepares for new challenges

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 7:33pm
AMES – Iowa State point guard Donovan Jackson was in the same place last year as eight of his teammates. He was a newcomer who wanted to come in and prove what he could do. It was frustrating...
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Wadley took ‘this is it’ moment and ran with it

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 6:59pm
IOWA CITY — If you think about it, Akrum Wadley has led the league in drama for a few seasons now. Good and bad drama. First, the fumbles and being careless with the ball. And then the whole...
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5 Things: Iowa football vs. Northwestern

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 5:31pm
Bye weeks are (almost) no fun. There’s a lot of waiting, usually not a lot of new information — save for the details offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz gave everyone regarding...
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Iowa football's ‘must-win’ checklist includes running game, ball security

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
IOWA CITY — Kirk Ferentz laid out a road map for the second half of the season. Yes, one of the offramps was the ubiquitous term “execution,” but Ferentz’s other points of...
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Hlas: Paul Shirley has stories to tell in new book

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 3:22pm
A book released Tuesday is funny, raw, self-deprecating, sweet, honest, and a pleasure to read. It’s called “Stories I Tell on Dates.” The author is former Iowa State basketball...
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3 questions facing UNI men’s basketball entering 2017-18

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
CEDAR FALLS — After a 14-16 record a season ago that didn’t meet expectations, Northern Iowa men’s basketball appears to be set up for a return to its 20-plus win...
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Todd Troutman back in the game, and Dyersville Beckman volleyball has blossomed

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 1:45pm
When Todd Troutman stepped down as a volleyball coach at Dyersville Beckman in 2005, he didn’t step away from the game. He coached for a club, and he coached middle-school ball. He came back...
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Hunting, and loving, ducks not a contradiction

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 10:58am
Editor’s note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits on the Linn County Conservation Board. By...
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David Ernst is all about Kennedy football

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 10:57am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Most administrators. and a significant number of coaches, are hesitant to hire out-of-district coaches to guide their high school programs. But in the case of David Ernst,...
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Xavier runner Jon Lansing just scratching the surface

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 10:28am
CEDAR RAPIDS — From tennis champ to aspiring runner, senior Jon Lansing is right on track. Lansing entered his second year of cross country this fall, after playing football his first two...
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Fun Facts: Iowa-Northwestern, the Qatar Edition

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 10:02am
Fun Facts had a week off. Apparently, so did Clemson and Washington. But now it’s Iowa-Northwestern Week, and the Fun Facts are back to work. 1. The Hawkeyes and Wildcats have split their last...
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Prep volleyball Super Ten

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 7:48am
The Gazette’s area volleyball Super Ten, through Tuesday, Oct. 17: 1. CEDAR RAPIDS JEFFERSON Record: 37-6. MVC Mississippi: 6-0 (1st). MVC tournament: Runner-up. Streak: Lost 1. Previous:...
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Prep football playoff projections, final edition

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 17, 2017 - 7:01am
The following are Iowa high school football playoff projections, through games played in Week 8. This week’s results, both win/loss and margin, are projected solely on BC Moore rankings....
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West Liberty’s Bryce Esmoil commits to wrestle at UNI

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 16, 2017 - 6:31pm
Bryce Esmoil was too young to remember the first wrestling meet he attended at the University of Northern Iowa. So, it isn’t like the West Liberty senior envisioned himself as a Panther...
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Iowa's Tyler Cook seeing game slow down, aggressiveness pick up

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - October 16, 2017 - 6:09pm
IOWA CITY — A lot of positives could be taken from Tyler Cook’s freshman season at Iowa. He averaged 12.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, started all but one game he played in and...
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