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Iowa State football at Kansas: TV channel, live stream, start time, predictions

October 30, 2020 - 11:14pm
Iowa State has a prime opportunity for a bounce-back game Saturday as the 23rd-ranked Cyclones (3-2, 3-1) face Kansas (0-5, 0-4) in Lawrence, Kan. Find all the viewing details, plus our staff picks...
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Iowa high school football playoffs 2020: Here are the state quarterfinal matchups

October 30, 2020 - 10:47pm
The Iowa high school football postseason field is down to 48 teams, eight in each class. The Iowa High School Athletic Association released assignments for the Friday, Nov. 7 state quarterfinal...
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No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier edges Dubuque Wahlert in Class 3A playoffs, 17-14

October 30, 2020 - 10:19pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — If top-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier had designs on sailing into the Class 3A quarterfinals, Dubuque Wahlert did not oblige. The Golden Eagles (6-3) gave Xavier all it could...
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West Delaware pummels Washington in highly-anticipated Class 3A playoff game

October 30, 2020 - 9:54pm
WASHINGTON, Iowa — A football team has a decided advantage when it goes into the locker room at halftime with 243 yards of offense to its opponent’s 6 total yards. West Delaware was...
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Solon scores first 27 points, beats Independence in Class 2A playoffs

October 30, 2020 - 9:47pm
SOLON — The formula seemed simple and very effective. Rely on your strength and stop what your opponent does well. Solon executed that plan to perfection for most of the game and now finds...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy literally runs its way to Class 4A playoff quarterfinals

October 30, 2020 - 9:37pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The first week of practice went away because of the August derecho. They lost two of their first three games, had to go on a two-week COVID-19 pause in September and got beaten...
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Iowa City West adjusts, gets past Dubuque Hempstead in Class 4A playoffs

October 30, 2020 - 9:35pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa City West had more than its share of problems slowing down Dubuque Hempstead in the first half of Friday’s night’s Class 4A third-round game at Trojan Field. The...
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Photos: Cedar Rapids Prairie vs. Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Class 4A Iowa high school football playoffs

October 30, 2020 - 9:20pm
Cedar Rapids Kennedy beat No. 9 Cedar Rapids Prairie 45-14 at Kingston Stadium on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, to advance to the Class 4A state football quarterfinals.
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Photos: Dubuque Hempstead vs. Iowa City West, Iowa high school football

October 30, 2020 - 8:08pm
Iowa City West defeats Dubuque Hempstead 38-24 in their third-round playoff game at Trojan Field in Iowa City
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Pack lifts Solon’s boys to a 3A runner-up finish

October 30, 2020 - 6:29pm
FORT DODGE — If you focused solely on the front of the pack, you would have completely dismissed Solon as a high-end boys’ team at the state cross country meet. You also would have...
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After 40 years, Dan Sabers steps down from football duties at Iowa City High

October 30, 2020 - 5:44pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Longtime Iowa City High football coach Dan Sabers announced Friday he is retiring from his duties after 40 years at the school. “It is with a very grateful heart that I...
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Photos: Class 3A Iowa high school state cross country meet

October 30, 2020 - 5:19pm
Action from the Class 3A girls and boys races at the Iowa High School State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge.
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Iowa high school football playoffs: Third-round live streams, scores, updates

October 30, 2020 - 4:37pm
The traditional Iowa high school football playoffs truly kick off Friday night with the round of 16 in each of the six classes. Winners advance to the state quarterfinals next Friday. Stay tuned...
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Iowa 4A state cross country: Linn-Mar’s Micah Poellet earns third top-5 finish

October 30, 2020 - 12:54pm
FORT DODGE — Say this about Micah Poellet: She ran it her way. She ran to her strength. “I felt good at the beginning, so I went for it,” said Poellet, a senior at Linn-Mar High...
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Photos: Class 4A Iowa high school state cross country meet

October 30, 2020 - 12:11pm
Action from the Class 4A girls and boys races at the Iowa High School State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge.
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City High swimming coach Zane Hugo moving to Wisconsin

October 30, 2020 - 11:10am
IOWA CITY — Following a college career as a Hawkeye and a coaching career as a Little Hawk, Zane Hugo is moving on to Badger country. After seven years of leading the Iowa City High...
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Wanted: More female coaches

October 30, 2020 - 9:09am
More than 40 years after the enactment of Title IX, the law mandating equal opportunities for males and females in education, there still seems to be a preponderance of males coaching female athletes...
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It's North Carolina-Iowa in 2020 men's basketball ACC/Big Ten Challenge

October 30, 2020 - 8:22am
The Iowa men’s basketball team will host North Carolina on Dec. 8, as part of the 2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. “We’re excited to add North Carolina to our schedule,” said Iowa...
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Sigourney-Keota dominates after last season’s disappointment

October 29, 2020 - 8:52pm
Sigourney-Keota was one of those prep football anomalies. Last season opened with eight straight victories and a shot at a district championship. A loss in the regular-season finale to Mediapolis...
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Diamond Dave's day at Kinnick

October 29, 2020 - 6:43pm
Every single day since Oct. 6, I’ve listened to nothing but Van Halen. I mean that quite literally. Because that’s the day the world lost one of the true legendary musicians and rock gods...
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