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Jeff Gordon steps down as Iowa City Liberty football coach

6 hours 3 min ago
Iowa City Liberty announced Friday that head varsity football coach Jeff Gordon has stepped down from his position. Gordon had varsity assistant stints with Iowa City High and Cedar Rapids Prairie...
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Iowa men's basketball forced to adapt quickly to a postponement and a time change

10 hours 19 min ago
After dancing around the raindrops all season, the Iowa men’s basketball team saw its schedule get real fluid real fast. The Hawkeyes’ scheduled home game with Michigan State Thursday...
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Iowa State and UNI wrestling teams get creative in scheduling during shortened season

10 hours 25 min ago
Adapt and adjust. Do whatever it takes. College wrestling coaches and programs have had to tweak their schedules in this shortened and restricted season. Open tournaments are gone, but extra matches...
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College football 2020-21 about to kickoff again

14 hours 44 min ago
Are you ready for some football? Let me rephrase that popular late summer/early fall battle cry. Are you ready for some winter/spring football that is meaningful — one assumes. This is not...
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Photos: Linn-Mar vs. Prairie, high school wrestling

January 14, 2021 - 8:15pm
Action from Linn-Mar’s dual with Cedar Rapids Prairie in Marion on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
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Boys’ basketball notes: Montezuma’s Trey Shearer has 2,000 points and counting

January 14, 2021 - 1:56pm
Trey Shearer remembers his very first varsity basketball game four years ago. Most all of the specifics. “We ended up losing by quite a bit to Sully,” he said. “They were really...
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Rivalry Saturday: Schedule released for girls’ basketball event at Maquoketa Valley

January 14, 2021 - 1:14pm
The schedule for a remade Rivalry Saturday has been released. It’s a five-game event — Jan. 30 at Delhi — this year, down from the eight from the original schedule, which was...
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City High’s Claire Ernst shine on volleyball court

January 14, 2021 - 1:01pm
Editor’s note: Third in a series looking at “freshmen to watch” at Iowa City High. By Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, City High senior IOWA CITY — When people store things away,...
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Girls’ basketball notes: Maquoketa Valley is the area’s last remaining unbeaten

January 14, 2021 - 12:30pm
In the world of Class 2A girls’ basketball, Maquoketa Valley is ranked No. 1. On the list of area unbeatens, the Wildcats are the one and only. At 12-0 heading into Thursday’s scheduled...
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Jaydin Eierman attracted to Iowa wrestling’s family atmosphere

January 14, 2021 - 11:31am
IOWA CITY — Jaydin Eierman wasn’t necessarily looking for another family. But that’s exactly what he found when he decided to leave University of Missouri and relocated to...
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Sunday’s Iowa-Northwestern men’s basketball game moves to 11 a.m.

January 14, 2021 - 11:27am
If you don’t like the college basketball schedule, wait 15 minutes and it will change. It was announced Thursday that Sunday’s Iowa-Northwestern men’s game at Northwestern,...
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Embracing — and enjoying — the cold outdoors

January 14, 2021 - 10:56am
Late one November afternoon, we did something many would consider nuts. We pulled our tent and sleeping bags out of the closet. As darkness gathered, we set up our tent in the backyard and stocked it...
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Podcast: UNI and ISU sweep, previewing Nebraska vs. Iowa and more Iowa wrestling talk

January 14, 2021 - 7:03am
The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher, The Predicament’s G. Wyatt Schultz and former coach Dick Briggs talk all things wrestling on the Pinning Combination. On this week’s show: •...
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Ashley Joens leads Iowa State women’s basketball to win over Oklahoma State

January 13, 2021 - 8:33pm
AMES — Ashley Joens no longer has to be the Iowa State offense. She was a big part of it in Iowa State’s 90-80 win over Oklahoma State on Wednesday, scoring 30 points and grabbing 15...
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Iowa high school wrestling notes: Lisbon continues dominance after holiday break

January 13, 2021 - 6:29pm
Lisbon picked up right where it left off before the holiday break. The Lions resumed their dominant regular season, posting four decisive dual victories and capturing the team title at the Tripoli...
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Michigan State at Iowa men’s basketball: Thursday’s game postponed

January 13, 2021 - 6:10pm
Iowa’s scheduled home men’s basketball game against Michigan State Thursday night has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues within the Michigan State program. The makeup date will...
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Ohio State snaps Iowa’s 42-game Carver win streak in overtime

January 13, 2021 - 5:11pm
IOWA CITY — After 1,081 days and a lot of fun times, it’s over. Caitlin Clark’s off-balance 25-footer at the overtime buzzer was off the mark, and 15th-ranked Ohio State snapped...
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Photos: Iowa women’s basketball vs. Ohio State

January 13, 2021 - 4:44pm
Photos from Iowa’s game with Ohio State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Ohio State won the game in extra time, 84-82.
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Iowa men's basketball not sleeping on Thursday’s game against Michigan State

January 13, 2021 - 2:58pm
The Green Giant seemingly is staggering into Carver-Hawkeye Arena Thursday night, but only the naive would assume it is in decline. Michigan State, the three-time defending Big Ten regular-season...
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Bowling brings Xavier’s Russ, Marcus Camacho closer

January 13, 2021 - 10:15am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Someone once said “there is no greater bond than the one between a father and a son — strong, unyielding, everlasting.” This remains true for Russ Camacho,...
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