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Family first for Pablo Da Silva of Cedar Rapids Rampage

November 17, 2017 - 1:02pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Major Arena Soccer League offseason was hardly nondescript for Pablo Da Silva. In September, the second-year Rampage defender and team captain, 37, added the title of...
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No. 1 Iowa City West vs. No. 2 West Des Moines Dowling: 4A championship preview, predictions

November 17, 2017 - 12:33pm
Previewing the Iowa high school football Class 4A championship game between No. 1 Iowa City West (12-0) and No. 2 West Des Moines Dowling (11-1). When/Where — 7 p.m. Friday, UNI-Dome How they...
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I On The Hawks: Iowa vs. Purdue preview

November 17, 2017 - 7:52am
First-year Purdue coach Jeff Brohm brings his Boilermakers to Kinnick Stadium on Saturday for Iowa’s senior day. How will the Hawkeyes respond after gaining just 66 yards in a 38-14 loss at...
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No. 5 Waukon vs. Williamsburg: 2A championship preview, predictions

November 17, 2017 - 7:46am
Previewing the Iowa high school football Class 2A state championship game between No. 5 Waukon (11-1) and Williamsburg (10-2). When/Where — 2 p.m. Friday, UNI-Dome How they got here —...
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Cedar Rapids Washington turns to Amy Bautista to turn softball program around

November 17, 2017 - 7:30am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Amy Bautista helped make North Linn a softball contender in the Tri-Rivers Conference. Now she faces a bigger challenge. Bautista was named the new coach at Cedar Rapids...
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Josey Jewell's Iowa life

November 16, 2017 - 9:51pm
IOWA CITY — Poop was always going to be part of the lore with Josey Jewell. He grew up on a turkey farm outside of Decorah. Poop was always going to be part of the story. Giggle, giggle, he...
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Xavier uses some trick-eration to beat Pella in 3A championship game

November 16, 2017 - 9:44pm
CEDAR FALLS — Duane Schulte brought out some of the classics Thursday night at the UNI-Dome. The Cedar Rapids Xavier football coach called the old roll-right, throw-back-to-the-left screen...
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Iowa overcomes slow start to beat Grambling State

November 16, 2017 - 9:26pm
IOWA CITY — It took until 10:58 to go in the game, but whatever daze the Iowa men’s basketball team was in finally cleared. The Hawkeyes (3-0) were down, 59-56, to Grambling State...
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No. 2 Van Meter vs. No. 3 Iowa City Regina: 1A championship preview, predictions

November 16, 2017 - 9:01pm
Previewing the Iowa high school football Class 1A state championship between No. 2 Van Meter (12-0) and No. 3 Iowa City Regina (10-2). When/Where — 11 a.m. Friday, UNI-Dome How they got here...
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Iowa State pulls away from Appalachian State in Puerto Rico Tip-Off first round

November 16, 2017 - 8:04pm
After a seesaw first half, Iowa State gradually pulled away from Appalachian State and then held off the Mountaineers 104-98 on Thursday in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in Conway,...
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Lee Carhart perseveres to be major contributor on UNI offensive line

November 16, 2017 - 7:28pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa football has dealt with more than its fair share of injuries on the offensive line this season. Spencer Brown was lost for the season in week 6 to a knee injury....
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Purdue ‘definitely more competitive’ than last year headed into Iowa game

November 16, 2017 - 4:19pm
IOWA CITY — Purdue football is a long way from a sinkhole. The water pipe that burst in the end zone at Ross-Ade Stadium last year was sadly apropos. The Boilermakers were on their way to 3-9...
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Zeb Noland ready to take over Iowa State offense if called upon

November 16, 2017 - 3:52pm
AMES — When Iowa State quarterback Zeb Noland misses a throw in practice, he gets upset. Offensive coordinator Tom Manning loves that about him. He believes it’s the reason Noland had...
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2-Minute Drill: Iowa State Cyclones at Baylor Bears

November 16, 2017 - 3:45pm
Breaking down Saturday’s Big 12 football game between Iowa State (6-4, 4-3) and Baylor (1-9, 1-6) at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas. Kickoff is 1:30 p.m., televised on Fox Sports Net. Iowa State...
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On Iowa Podcast: Making sense of 66 yards, previewing Purdue and senior day

November 16, 2017 - 3:14pm
After Iowa football went from one extreme (55-24 win over Ohio State) to the other (gaining 66 yards in a 38-14 loss at Wisconsin) in a span of two weeks, The Gazette’s Marc Morehouse and Mike...
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Cedar Rapids RoughRiders forward Marc McLaughlin returns from injury incurred by teammate

November 16, 2017 - 3:12pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — If you can’t beat ‘em, beat ‘em up. If they beat you up, trade for ‘em. Let’s just say Marc McLaughlin of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders probably...
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Iowa City Regina returns to state football title game

November 16, 2017 - 2:22pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa City Regina is no stranger to state championship games. The unusual aspect is the Regals aren’t holding the previous crown and technically are underdogs in this...
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Wartburg QB Matt Sacia named Iowa Conference football offensive MVP

November 16, 2017 - 12:27pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Junior quarterback Matt Sacia of Wartburg was named Offensive Most Valuable Player of the Iowa Conference, the league announced Thursday. Sacia threw for 1,995 yards and 24...
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Iowa’s Gunther grows into new weight class

November 16, 2017 - 11:05am
IOWA CITY — Joey Gunther is heavier, happier and a little less hungry. The University of Iowa sophomore has made a “smooth” transition to a bigger weight...
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No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier vs. No. 4 Pella: 3A championship preview, predictions

November 16, 2017 - 10:35am
Previewing the Class 3A Iowa high school football state championship game between No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier (12-0) and No. 4 Pella (11-1). When/Where — 7 p.m. Thursday, UNI-Dome How they got...
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