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Friday at the 2017 Iowa high school state volleyball tournament: Championship schedule, scores, live stream

November 10, 2017 - 7:57am
Welcome to Championship Friday. Five volleyball teams will be crowned state champions Friday at the U.S. Cellular Center, the culmination of the 2017 Iowa high school state volleyball...
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Quinn Schulte's phenomenal performance lifts Xavier to phenomenal 1st half

November 9, 2017 - 11:25pm
CEDAR FALLS — And the thing is he has to run over to the sideline to receive every play call from his dad. Jeez, you’d think Cedar Rapids Xavier football coach Duane Schulte would have...
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2-Minute Drill: No. 15 Oklahoma State at No. 21 Iowa State

November 9, 2017 - 10:06pm
Breaking down Saturday’s Big 12 football game between No. 21 Iowa State and No. 15 Oklahoma State at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. Kickoff is 11 a.m., televised on ABC or ESPN2. Iowa State rush...
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3 seniors key to Iowa State football’s success

November 9, 2017 - 9:58pm
AMES — Iowa State football’s current senior class has faced a lot of adversity. It’s gone through everything from a two-win season and 50-point losses to a coaching change after...
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Springville’s state volleyball title hopes dashed in five-set loss to LeMars Gehlen

November 9, 2017 - 8:16pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Seemingly in unison, every player for the Springville volleyball team crumpled to the floor. The Orioles had been two points away from a berth in the Class 1A state championship...
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Janesville will play for 3rd straight state volleyball crown

November 9, 2017 - 7:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Perfection is an unreasonable expectation. But, Melissa Freesmeier acknowledged, something close to that was a necessity to derail Janesville. “Absolutely,” she...
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Western Christian sweeps Grundy Center to return to 2A state volleyball final

November 9, 2017 - 5:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – When Ashtyn Veerbeek charted her high school volleyball aspirations, it invariably included a specific date for her final match. Just as she hoped, that match will be in the...
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Here we go again: It’s Dike-New Hartford vs. Western in 2A state volleyball final

November 9, 2017 - 4:47pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Last year, they huddled together for a mass picture, these two powerhouse programs. But now, it’s back to business. Top-ranked Dike-New Hartford held up its end of the...
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Fast food out of the question for Iowa City West standout linebacker Dillon Doyle

November 9, 2017 - 4:30pm
IOWA CITY — He’s not sure, but he thinks it was Chicken McNuggets from McDonald’s. Every kid loves Chicken McNuggets. There may have been one of those little apple pies,...
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Iowa men's basketball not sweating lingering rotation questions

November 9, 2017 - 4:11pm
IOWA CITY — The dawn of another Iowa men’s basketball season breaks Friday, as Chicago State comes to Carver-Hawkeye Arena for an 8 p.m. tip, followed by Alabama State at 3 p.m. on...
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Columbus fights off third-set match point, rallies to top Kuemper in state volleyball semifinals

November 9, 2017 - 4:06pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Before each serve, Olivia Fain brings the volleyball up to her face and reflects in silent prayer. Whatever her message, the Waterloo Columbus senior setter was rewarded in...
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Down 2-0, No. 1 Sioux Center rallies, survives in state volleyball semifinals

November 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Once the Sioux Center Warriors started, there was no stopping them. Down two sets, top-ranked Sioux Center roared back and rallied past No. 6 Osage, 16-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-10,...
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Don Bosco sails into 8-player championship

November 9, 2017 - 3:01pm
CEDAR FALLS — Top-ranked Gilbertville Don Bosco will play in its fifth 8-player state championship game in six years after demolishing Midland, 80-12, Thursday at the UNI-Dome. Don Bosco...
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Xavier football team seeks redemption in state semifinals

November 9, 2017 - 1:57pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Xavier football team is set on redemption in the Class 3A state football playoffs. Xavier finished the regular season 9-0 and took down Oskaloosa, 44-10, in the first round....
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Sergeant Bluff-Luton blocks Xavier’s state volleyball title hopes

November 9, 2017 - 1:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — They entered the season unranked. They entered the state tournament with no wins in three prior appearances. Look at the Warriors from Sergeant Bluff-Luton now. Fourth-ranked...
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No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier vs. No. 3 Solon: 3A semifinal preview, predictions

November 9, 2017 - 1:46pm
When/Where — 8:21 p.m. Thursday, UNI-Dome How they got here — Xavier outscored Davenport Assumption in a 49-point first half and shut out the Knights in the second half for a 44-21...
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Dubuque Wahlert returns to 4A state volleyball final with sweep of Lewis Central

November 9, 2017 - 1:24pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – For the first time in two years, Dubuque Wahlert got pushed at the state volleyball tournament. True to their championship pedigree, the second-ranked Golden Eagles pushed back...
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Built on bulk: Iowa vs Wisconsin rivalry a study in offensive line play

November 9, 2017 - 12:03pm
When the No. 20 Iowa football team heads into Camp Randall on Saturday to face No. 8 Wisconsin, it’ll represent another year in which the Hawkeyes and Badgers play in the game that probably...
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UNI relishes difficult men’s basketball schedule

November 9, 2017 - 11:58am
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa men’s basketball coach Ben Jacobson has built a reputation throughout as an aggressive scheduler. He routinely finds non-conference games that prepare his...
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On Iowa Podcast: Putting the Ohio State win in perspective and previewing Wisconsin

November 9, 2017 - 11:45am
Iowa has a game against a top-10 team this week. Normally that would be the No. 1 topic of conversation on the On Iowa Podcast. But of course, after Iowa’s historic 55-24 blasting of then-No. 6...
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