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UNI wrestling handles Iowa State in first Big 12 meeting

February 10, 2018 - 8:44pm
CEDAR FALLS — A capacity crowd at West Gym provided a deserving atmosphere for in-state rivals Northern Iowa and Iowa State as they tangled for the first time as Big 12 Conference...
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Prairie’s Derek Horak captures district crown

February 10, 2018 - 8:24pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Derek Horak never had the opportunity to contend for his state berth last season. He wasn’t going to let this one get away from him. In his final campaign, the Cedar...
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Ohio State alone in 1st place in Big Ten after 82-64 win over Iowa

February 10, 2018 - 7:35pm
They actually sold out Value City Arena on Saturday night. The first time all season. You have to wonder why it took so long. The Ohio State Buckeyes are in first place alone in the Big Ten...
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Iowa City High’s Forrest Frazier named outstanding performer at boys state swimming meet

February 10, 2018 - 6:06pm
IOWA CITY — You wouldn’t have guessed that Iowa City High’s Forrest Frazier was fighting a cold. The Iowa City High sophomore spoke with a raspy voice following Saturday’s...
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West Delaware sends 6 wrestlers to state tournament

February 10, 2018 - 5:21pm
INDEPENDENCE — Ranked West Delaware wrestlers Mitchel Mangold and Harrison Goebel are headed back to the state tournament. This year, they are bringing a few friends with them. Six West...
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Freshmen lead Iowa State past No. 18 Oklahoma, 88-80

February 10, 2018 - 5:07pm
AMES — The shot clock was expiring when Iowa State guard Lindell Wigginton got the ball from Solomon Young. The Cyclones were in the midst of a broken play. Wigginton got the ball and pulled...
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Oh, to be Young ... and Wigginton

February 10, 2018 - 4:03pm
AMES — During a timeout with 4:28 left Saturday and its men’s basketball team up 73-71 against 18th-ranked Oklahoma, Iowa State’s pep band played Nirvana’s “Smells Like...
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Iowa men’s basketball vs. Ohio State: Live updates, how to watch

February 10, 2018 - 10:21am
The Iowa Hawkeyes (12-14, 3-10) face their second ranked opponent of the week when they travel to Value City Arena to take on the 16th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes (21-5, 12-1) on Saturday. Check this...
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Friday’s high school basketball roundup: Ashley Joens surpasses 2,000 career points

February 9, 2018 - 9:55pm
Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Metro recaps and Gazette area scores from high school basketball games on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Metro girls 5A No. 1 Iowa City High 84, Dubuque Wahlert 46 Iowa City High...
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Kyler Bell hits 8 treys for 2nd time in 2 weeks to lift Cedar Rapids Jefferson past Washington

February 9, 2018 - 9:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Doing it once was impressive. Doing it twice ... well, you describe it. Kyler Bell tied the Cedar Rapids Jefferson single-game record with eight 3-pointers Friday night in an...
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Dane Pestano shines on Iowa State wrestling senior night

February 9, 2018 - 9:03pm
AMES — Iowa State 184-pound wrestler Dane Pestano couldn’t have had a better senior night against Fresno State. The Waimanalo, Hawaii, native led Angel Solis 11-4 in the third period as...
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Derek Krogmann, West Delaware boys’ basketball rally past Marion, 39-34

February 9, 2018 - 8:58pm
MARION — Derek Krogmann was not himself, but he was still plenty good. The West Delaware junior accounted for nearly half of his team’s points with 18 as the Hawks rallied for a 39-34...
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With “money on the table,” Prairie's Sarah Schmitt delivers

February 9, 2018 - 8:43pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — A nightmarish shooting night morphed into a dreamy finish for Sarah Schmitt. Without one of her backcourt running mates and burdened by an uncharacteristically cold touch,...
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Iowa State vs. Oklahoma isn’t just Lindell Wigginton vs. Trae Young

February 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
AMES — Iowa State guard Lindell Wigginton and Oklahoma guard Trae Young are two of the best freshman guards in the Big 12. Young might be the best guard in college basketball, averaging 30...
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Jenna Griffith’s clutch 3s lift Cedar Rapids Jefferson girls to 57-53 upset win over Washington

February 9, 2018 - 7:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The first one was lucky, the second one pure. Jenna Griffith made a late 3-pointer off the backboard that tied the game, then an even later one that swished through and gave her...
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UNI men’s basketball wants to continue playing physical at Drake

February 9, 2018 - 7:29pm
CEDAR FALLS — Time is running out for Northern Iowa men’s basketball. With five regular season Missouri Valley games remaining, the Panthers (12-13, 4-9 MVC) likely need to win out to...
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Washington’s Will Foreman starts quest for strong finish

February 9, 2018 - 5:39pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Washington’s Will Foreman has written his name in the school record books. Already this season, he has set the Warriors’ all-time wins and pins mark....
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Hawkeyes take on Bates-Diop, Big Ten co-leading Ohio State

February 9, 2018 - 5:18pm
IOWA CITY — Ohio State is tied for first place in the Big Ten Conference, which surprises a lot of people. Fran McCaffery isn’t necessarily one of them. The Iowa Hawkeyes head coach...
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Olivia Usher, Kirkwood women’s basketball on another win streak

February 9, 2018 - 5:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Even with some new faces, Olivia Usher sees similarities between this year’s Kirkwood women’s basketball team and the undefeated national champions from last...
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Kyle Kempt’s 6th year important for present, future of Iowa State football

February 9, 2018 - 3:29pm
AMES — The stoic and normally unflappable Kyle Kempt couldn’t wipe the grin off of his face Friday when he met with the media. Iowa State announced the quarterback received a sixth year...
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