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Time Machine: 1967 was memorable year for Cedar Rapids high school football

October 13, 2017 - 11:05am
Editor’s note: This is a continuing series of Eastern Iowa sports history “Time Machine” articles. Mark Dukes worked at The Gazette from 1973 to 1998, the last 14 years as sports...
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Daunting task awaits UNI football team

October 13, 2017 - 10:41am
CEDAR FALLS — And so it has begun. Northern Iowa begins its daunting four-game stretch against Missouri Valley Football Conference teams ranked inside the top 8 of the Coaches Poll. The...
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Fishing along Maquoketa River on the mend

October 13, 2017 - 9:53am
DELHI — Surveying the debris-strewn muck flats below the Lake Delhi dam shortly after its 2010 failure, I doubted I would live long enough to see the recovery of that once-famous smallmouth...
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Watch: Week 8 Iowa high school football picks on Iowa Prep Sports Gameday

October 13, 2017 - 12:02am
It’s already the penultimate week of the Iowa high school football regular season, which means it’s a crucial week in many districts for playoff berths and district titles. The...
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Stat Pak: Iowa is sticking with the passing game

October 12, 2017 - 10:59pm
Quick, one paragraph and out. 1. On Tristan Wirfs — The true freshman from Mount Vernon made his first career start at right tackle vs. Illinois. Kirk Ferentz and Brian Ferentz said two bad...
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Marion wins 2nd straight Wamac volleyball tournament title

October 12, 2017 - 9:46pm
MARION — What the Marion Indians lacked in confidence, they made up for in honesty. “I didn’t expect to win this tournament,” senior Andrea Landuyt said. “I thought...
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UNI senior Adam Reth embraces his ‘cautionary tale’ role

October 12, 2017 - 9:26pm
CEDAR FALLS — Adam Reth has had his share of football adversity. So after last Saturday’s devastating 38-29 loss to Western Illinois, the senior defensive lineman knew how to deal with...
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Marion’s Jeremy Fopma and CPU’s Adrianna Katcher cruise to Wamac cross country crowns

October 12, 2017 - 8:53pm
VINTON — Jeremy Fopma prefers company when he’s racing on a cross country course. More often than not, the Marion senior finds himself just racing against the clock. He makes the most of...
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As national anthem kneeling reaches Iowa high school football, opinions vary

October 12, 2017 - 8:39pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Brian White is a football coach and a government teacher, vocations he never figured would be as intertwined as they are right now. Athletes kneeling during the national anthem...
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Four Downs: Week 8 Iowa high school football questions

October 12, 2017 - 7:09pm
1ST AND 10 Q: If Class 4A was structured like the College Football Playoff, who would be your top four teams to reach the semifinals? JL: West Des Moines Dowling and Iowa City West are undefeated,...
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2017-18 Iowa football assistant coach salaries

October 12, 2017 - 5:36pm
Brian Ferentz is making $625,000 in his first year as Iowa offensive coordinator, equal to the 2016-17 salary of former offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Greg Davis. Defensive coordinator Phil...
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Linn-Mar at No. 2 Iowa City West: Preview

October 12, 2017 - 4:27pm
Time and site — 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Trojan Field Records and rankings — Linn-Mar is 1-6 overall, 1-2 Class 4A District 8; No. 2 West is 7-0, 3-0. Overview — One of just two...
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No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier at Vinton-Shellsburg: Preview

October 12, 2017 - 4:26pm
Time and site — 7:30 p.m. Friday, at Vinton Records and rankings — Top-ranked Xavier is 7-0 overall, 5-0 Class 3A District 3; Vinton-Shellsburg is 1-6, 1-4. Overview — Xavier has...
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Iowa Valley at Lone Tree: Preview, picks

October 12, 2017 - 4:26pm
Time and site — 7 p.m. Friday, at Lone Tree Records and rankings — Iowa Valley is 5-2 overall, 3-1 8-Player District 4; Lone Tree is 7-1, 4-0. Overview — Three teams are fighting...
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Ottumwa at Cedar Rapids Kennedy: Preview

October 12, 2017 - 4:26pm
Time and site — 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Kingston Stadium Records and rankings — Ottumwa is 0-7 overall, 0-3 Class 4A District 8; Kennedy is 5-2, 2-1. Overview — Kennedy is favored to...
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No. 8 West Delaware at Marion: Preview, picks

October 12, 2017 - 4:25pm
Time and site — 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Thomas Park Field Records and rankings — No. 8 West Delaware is 6-1 overall, 5-0 Class 3A District 4; Marion is 5-2, 4-1. Overview — By far...
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No. 2 Mount Vernon at West Liberty: Preview, picks

October 12, 2017 - 4:25pm
Time and site — 7:15 p.m. Friday, at West Liberty Records and rankings — Second-ranked Mount Vernon is 6-1 overall, 5-0 Class 2A District 4; West Liberty is 5-2, 4-1. Overview —...
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Former area prep find home on Iowa rowing team

October 12, 2017 - 11:07am
IOWA CITY — Standing off Dubuque Street looking onto the Iowa River, passers-by can see the Iowa women’s rowing team gracefully gliding across the water. The sun’s reflection...
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Hlastradamus says Cyclones can handle huge number

October 12, 2017 - 10:14am
There are no bye-weeks for prophets. The future is always there, demanding to be foretold. The future is kind of a pest, to be honest. Now, this week’s winners: Iowa State -21.5 vs....
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‘Thousands’ of dead fish discovered near Dyersville

October 12, 2017 - 9:48am
Thousands of fish are reported dead near Dyersville, likely caused by manure washing from an animal feeding operation, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources reported Wednesday. The fish kill,...
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