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There’s no defense for Iowa basketball’s defense

6 hours 2 min ago
IOWA CITY — "Where’s Johnson?" That was a question Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery asked after Saturday afternoon’s game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and during...
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Another loss for Iowa basketball, this one an 84-82 toughie to Indiana

6 hours 4 min ago
IOWA CITY — You make your first 10 shots from the floor and go 71 percent there in the first half. Somehow you manage to fall behind — by as many as 13 points, no less — in the...
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Big second half lifts Kansas State over Iowa State

7 hours 55 min ago
Junior forward Dean Wade scored 22 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished a career-high nine assists Saturday as Kansas State toppled Iowa State 78-66 at Manhattan, Kan. The Wildcats (19-8, 8-6...
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Solon’s Tyler Linderbaum shows football and wrestling are a good match

8 hours 6 min ago
DES MOINES — The correlation between wrestling and football is well known. The sports are bridged by the skills that lead to success in both. College football coaches have even expressed their...
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Iowa State looks at Iowa dual as measuring stick for individual wrestlers

8 hours 15 min ago
AMES — In the last few seasons, Iowa State coaches hyped up the Iowa-Iowa State dual in the wrestling room. They tried to use it as extra motivation to get their guys to wrestle...
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Iowa men’s basketball vs. Indiana: Live updates, how to watch

13 hours 52 min ago
The Iowa Hawkeyes (12-16, 3-12) return home Saturday to face the Indiana Hoosiers (15-12, 8-7) in Big Ten men’s basketball. Check this page throughout the game for updates and highlights. Last...
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Iowa high school state wrestling tournament Saturday: Live updates, how to watch

14 hours 9 min ago
Championship Saturday has arrived at the Iowa high school state wrestling tournament. Check this page for updates from Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Schedule 10 a.m. — 3A, 2A, 1A...
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#LuftTuff has strong presence at Iowa high school state wrestling tournament

14 hours 46 min ago
DES MOINES — This time of year is hard for Lenny and Wendy Luft — the parents of the late Logan Luft. They’ve always been a wrestling family. Logan’s two favorite things to...
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Alburnett's Jaymus Wilson checks off a goal, one more to go

February 16, 2018 - 9:53pm
DES MOINES — Alburnett’s Jaymus Wilson turned to his corner and made a subtle gesture with his hand. The junior 106-pounder made a motion with his finger, resembling a check mark. Wilson...
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C.R. RoughRiders flat in 5-2 loss to Muskegon

February 16, 2018 - 9:23pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Sometimes not saying anything at all says it all. You could have expected head coach Mark Carlson to light up his hockey club postgame after a lackluster 5-2 loss Friday night...
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Kennedy’s Ben Sarasin handles Linn-Mar’s Jacob Wempen in 3A state wrestling semifinals

February 16, 2018 - 9:23pm
DES MOINES — On paper, it was a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in the 170-pound semifinals of the Class 3A state wrestling tournament. In reality, it was all Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s top-ranked...
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Cedar Rapids Rampage clinch first playoff berth with 6-5 win over Baltimore

February 16, 2018 - 9:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — For the first time in their three-year history, the Cedar Rapids Rampage are in the playoffs. The Rampage clinched their first Major Arena Soccer League playoff berth after...
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Alex Wiese helps Iowa City Regina complete trifecta against West Branch

February 16, 2018 - 8:04pm
IOWA CITY — One of Iowa City Regina’s missions was to maximize Alex Wiese’s touches. Many of them, she created herself. Wiese was a force on the offensive glass early to stake...
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Here comes the Judge: South Tama's Isaac Judge returns to state wrestling finals

February 16, 2018 - 6:22pm
DES MOINES — Isaac Judge was not burdened by state title expectations a year ago. This season started with some ordaining him a repeat finalist. The South Tama senior and 2017 state champion...
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Back to the bench for Nicholas Baer, as he looks to jumpstart his game for Iowa basketball

February 16, 2018 - 4:38pm
IOWA CITY — Players always want to get back to the basics when things aren’t going so well. For Nicholas Baer, it’s about getting back to the bench. That’s where the junior...
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Photos: Friday’s Iowa high school state wrestling 2A, 3A quarterfinals

February 16, 2018 - 1:57pm
Friday’s Iowa high school state wrestling tournament action kicked off with Class 2A and Class 3A quarterfinals as winners booked spots on the medal stand.
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Mount Vernon wrestler Paul Ryan joins 100-win club

February 16, 2018 - 1:11pm
MOUNT VERNON — After a short week of competing, another Mount Vernon wrestler has reached 100 wins. This time, it was junior Paul Ryan, competing at 170 pounds for his postseason run. During...
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Iowa-Iowa State wrestling dual still important

February 16, 2018 - 12:19pm
IOWA CITY — Sunday marks the 82nd meeting between the Iowa and Iowa State wrestling teams. The Hawkeyes own a commanding 63-16-2 series lead and have won 13 straight matchups. That begs the...
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#VoteGustafson campaign underway for Iowa's Megan Gustafson

February 16, 2018 - 10:41am
IOWA CITY — The campaign is on. Feeling they have a candidate for all-American and Big Ten player of the year (and why wouldn’t they?), the University of Iowa marketing and sports...
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Parker Macho and Mason Turner set age-group state swim records

February 16, 2018 - 10:35am
TORONTO — Cedar Rapids swimmers Parker Macho and Mason Turner of the Eastern Iowa Swimming Federation broke Iowa Swimming, Inc. (ISI) state records at the recent Mallards Winter Long Course...
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