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Tyler Cook, Marial Shayok advance to NBA Draft Combine

CHICAGO — Iowa’s Tyler Cook and Iowa State’s Marial Shayok have played their way into this week’s NBA Draft Combine. Of the 40 collegians in the NBA G League Elite Camp that...
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Dave Paulsen makes UNI track and field relevant again

Dave Paulsen admits he’s a bit spoiled. But deep into his third season coaching his alma mater’s track and field programs, Paulsen has used his spoiled past to raise the future at the...
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Mount Vernon girls’ tennis numbers jump with new courts, loads of fun

MOUNT VERNON — The 2019 tennis season is full of new friendships and new experiences. Fifty-one members of all experience levels joined the Mount Vernon High School team with expectations of...
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Quad Cities River Bandits, flooded out of ballpark, playing 40 of first 43 games on the road

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Quad Cities River Bandits played the first two games of their longest scheduled road trip of the season Monday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The worst kind of cruel...
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Linn-Mar girls’ golf finishes second in MVC Valley

IOWA CITY — Linn-Mar matched its divisional finish from last season. The Lions earned its second straight runner-up finish in the third and final round of the Mississippi Valley Conference...
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Governor Reynolds clears way for sports gambling in Iowa

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds decided Monday that legalizing sports wagering in Iowa is a winner. After getting input from Iowans she said were evenly split on the latest proposed gambling...
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Clear Creek Amana clinches share of Wamac boys’ soccer division title for first time since 2015

TIFFIN — Despite an 0-2 start to their season, members of the Clear Creek Amana boys’ soccer team knew it was not going to be another five-win campaign like last year. A productive,...
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Coe, Cornell assigned to same NCAA Division III baseball regional

The Coe and Cornell baseball teams took different routes, but reached the same destination. The 12th-ranked Kohawks tallied a 34-5 overall record, running away with the American Rivers Conference...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy turns to Robin Fonck to lead volleyball program

CEDAR RAPIDS — Robin Fonck has been a part of the Kennedy High School volleyball program since 2010. She’ll get an opportunity to return the Cougars to prosperity, starting next...
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On UNI Podcast: A post-spring look at the UNI football depth chart

This week’s On UNI Podcast features a post-spring football look at UNI’s depth chart. We go position-by-position and analyze what likely lies ahead in this August’s fall...
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Xavier soccer teams benefiting from yoga training

CEDAR RAPIDS — Many athletes strive to get stronger in order to improve their game. The Xavier boys’ and girls’ soccer athletes have been given a unique opportunity to be...
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To Iowa’s relief, Isaiah Moss’ Final Four excludes Big Ten, Iowa State

An offseason? That’s a quaint concept for college basketball. The news was a lightning bolt on a Monday morning in May. John Beilein, 66 years old and entrenched at Michigan, had signed a...
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Emotional Iowa Hawkeyes capture Big Ten men's track and field title

IOWA CITY — Joey Woody tried to snap a picture of the big screen set up at Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, showing his Iowa men’s track and field team had just captured its first Big Ten...
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Cedar Valley Christian/Alburnett girls’ soccer building a winning legacy through faith, fun and friendship

ALBURNETT — Ron Slagle has been pleasantly surprised by the fight in his girls’ soccer team. Despite graduating nine seniors from a squad that got within a match of reaching its first...
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Iowa baseball team ends home schedule with game and series loss to Michigan State

IOWA CITY — The momentum from that series win against California-Irvine last weekend? That’s gone. The chance to obtain an at-large NCAA tournament berth? It’s fading. Qualifying...
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Buena Vista tops Coe for American Rivers Conference baseball tournament title

CEDAR RAPIDS — Peaking for the postseason is as cliché as it gets in sports. For Buena Vista, the overly used phrase fits perfectly. The Beavers continued their successful stretch over...
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Iowa baseball’s sunny season has dreary Saturday

IOWA CITY — Into every life a little rain must fall. It rained enough to delay the start of Saturday’s Michigan State-Iowa baseball game a half-hour, but it wasn’t nearly enough of...
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Minor league baseball notebook: former Hawkeye shortstop Mason McCoy off to torrid 2019 start

CEDAR RAPIDS — He has always felt like the “other” guy in the Baltimore Orioles farm system. But a month and a week into the 2019 season, Mason McCoy has just been...
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Dazzling defense lifts 1A No. 3 CPU girls’ soccer to shutout of 2A No. 2 Marion

MARION — The Marion Indians entered Saturday averaging nearly seven goals a match with two players accounting for at least 20 scores apiece. None of that mattered to a stingy Center...
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Iowans In The Minors

Former local and area preps and former University of Iowa players who are in affiliated professional baseball. All statistics mentioned are through Friday lll l Jake Adams (University of Iowa): First...
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