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Iowa City West rallies for win in UNI-Dome; City High falls at Ames: Week 3 prep football roundup

September 8, 2017 - 9:53pm
Before Friday night, Iowa City West’s most recent trip to the UNI-Dome was a loss in the Class 4A state championship game. The Trojans’ Week 3 return to Cedar Falls had that same late...
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Mount Vernon native Robbie Peters is right at home at Coe

September 8, 2017 - 5:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Robbie Peters sent out a few texts this week. He wanted to wish some of the players from his hometown good luck. Peters will have a different message for his fellow Mount Vernon...
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Iowa State looks to be ‘toughest team’ against Iowa

September 8, 2017 - 5:23pm
AMES — Joel Lanning broke down the numbers. This is his fifth year with the Iowa State football team. He’s been on the sideline four times for the matchup against Iowa. He’s...
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Cal Poly brings triple-option offense to the UNI-Dome

September 8, 2017 - 3:12pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa is aiming to put a mark in the win column this week and while the competition doesn’t measure up to last week’s at Iowa State, it does provide a unique...
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Mount Vernon football back on right path

September 8, 2017 - 10:12am
MOUNT VERNON — Forget about Solon. Forget last week’s mistakes, mental errors, special team’s mishaps. Forget all of it. The Mount Vernon Mustangs are back. Mount Vernon bounced...
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How America is picking Hawkeyes-Cyclones

September 8, 2017 - 9:55am
When you can’t see the forest for the trees, go to the beach. That said, here are how some great Americans are forecasting Saturday’s Iowa-Iowa State football game: Ralph D. Russo,...
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Iowa high school football Week 3: Who the ranked teams face

September 8, 2017 - 8:56am
Here’s who The Gazette’s top-10 teams in each class play Friday in Week 3 of the prep football season. Click here for a complete area scoreboard. Class 4A No. 1 West Des Moines Dowling...
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Watch: Week 3 picks and analysis on Iowa Prep Sports Gameday

September 8, 2017 - 8:02am
It’s Week 3 of the prep football season, which means district play kicks off in five classes, while Class 4A continues to offer intriguing non-district matchups. Watch The Gazette’s Jeff...
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Hlas: You call Hawkeyes-Cyclones a rivalry?

September 8, 2017 - 7:53am
Iowa-Iowa State. Rivalry game? Uh, really? Why, because there’s a trophy? Iowa plays for a trophy every other game, it seems. I hear next Saturday’s North Texas-Iowa game is for the...
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Isaiah Nimmers emerges as a starting safety for UNI

September 7, 2017 - 11:35pm
CEDAR FALLS — One of the clear things heading into the season opener for the Northern Iowa football team was the situation in the secondary was unclear. Throughout fall camp the list of...
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Hawkeyes and headphones: Iowa's walk to the stadium sets the tone

September 7, 2017 - 11:26pm
AMES — The Iowa Hawkeyes will ride a bus from wherever they stay here. They’ll park, they’ll get out and see about 100 yards from the buses to the locker room at Jack Trice...
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Short-handed Cedar Rapids Kennedy tops Dubuque Hempstead, 24-7

September 7, 2017 - 10:01pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The extra day of rest couldn’t come at a better time for Cedar Rapids Kennedy. The Cougars are going to need a little extra rest and recovery. Especially after seeing...
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Bettendorf blasts Cedar Rapids Washington, 56-0

September 7, 2017 - 9:43pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Bettendorf produced the fast start it wanted. Cedar Rapids Washington didn’t respond the way it needed. The result was a lopsided victory for the...
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Top-ranked Xavier dominates 1st half, knocks off Benton Community, 31-21

September 7, 2017 - 9:43pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Duane Schulte channeled his inner Dennis Green when asked where he thought his Cedar Rapids Xavier football team is one-third of the way through the season. The black and white...
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Cedar Rapids Prairie loses star Levi Usher in costly victory over Clinton

September 7, 2017 - 9:42pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The atmosphere at John Wall Field changed in an instant on the first play of the game. Prairie opened its game Friday night against Clinton with a 66-yard completion and run...
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Noah Vawter throws 4 TD passes; Cedar Rapids Jefferson earns 1st win

September 7, 2017 - 9:42pm
MARION — The accuracy wasn’t there all the time. But when Noah Vawter connected with his receivers, big things happened. Vawter hit Kyler Bell for two touchdowns and located Trenton...
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East Buchanan stops North Linn with defense, ground game

September 7, 2017 - 9:42pm
TROY MILLS — With four gears, it’s hard to keep up with East Buchanan. The Buccaneers rushing attack switched from power to speed in a 28-6 win over North Linn. “Everybody brings...
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No. 3 Iowa City Regina bounces back big, 56-7, over Wapello in district football opener

September 7, 2017 - 9:42pm
IOWA CITY — One had to figure the start of district play would bring out the best in Iowa City Regina football. After a pair of resounding non-district defeats to the cream of the Class 3A...
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Cedar Rapids Kernels sweep Kane County, move on to MWL Western Division finals

September 7, 2017 - 9:38pm
GENEVA, Ill. — In an inning of well-placed hits, Trey Cabbage provided the most well-placed one. Over the fence in right field. The designated hitter had a three-run home run to cap a six-run...
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IMCA Super Nationals crowns Todd Cooney as Late Model champ

September 7, 2017 - 9:38pm
BOONE — Two years ago, the IMCA Late Model main event at Super Nationals was one of the best championship races the weeklong event has ever seen. IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late...
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