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Solon shuts out Pella in Class 3A football quarterfinals

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 9:59pm
SOLON — On paper, Friday’s night’s Class 3A quarterfinal contest between Pella and No. 3 Solon was supposed to be a shootout. Solon’s defense had other plans. The...
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Iowa City Regina upsets West Branch to return to Class 1A football semifinals

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 9:47pm
WEST BRANCH — Just a blip. That’s all last season turned out to be for this Iowa City Regina football juggernaut. The Regals are headed back to their home away from home, the UNI-Dome...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy grinds out a Class 4A football quarterfinal win over Urbandale

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 9:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The temperatures dipped and the wind whipped. While coaches and fans were bundled up, Cedar Rapids Kennedy players were bare-armed and loving every minute of it, as the elements...
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No. 1 Waukon pulls away from West Liberty late in Class 2A football quarterfinals

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 9:12pm
WAUKON — Dawson Baures’ bare arms shook as he spoke. His teeth chattered. Don’t worry, kid. Conditions will be a whole lot better next week. You’re headed back to the...
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Photos: Iowa men’s basketball vs. SIU-Edwardsville

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 9:01pm
Iowa opened the 2019-20 season with a win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville
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Prep football 4A quarterfinals - CR Kennedy vs Urbandale

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 7:41pm
CR Kennedy plays Urbandale in a Class 4A quarterfinal football game at Kingston Stadium Friday night, Nov. 8, 2019.
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Wisconsin defense focused on pressuring Nate Stanley again

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 5:46pm
MADISON, Wis. — If Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst had his way, Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley would be wearing blue and gold or red and white instead of black and gold. Chryst saw the...
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Iowa State men’s basketball gets early road test at Oregon State

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 5:40pm
AMES — The Iowa State men’s basketball team didn’t play its first road game last season until Dec. 6 against Iowa. This season, Iowa State’s first road game comes nearly a...
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Lisbon native Hunter Robinson goes from JV to Central football record-setter

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 5:01pm
PELLA — Hunter Robinson seemed content with his experience at Central College. Academics were great for the Business Administration major. He had built strong relationships, especially with...
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Iowa high school football playoffs: Friday’s quarterfinal scores, updates, live streams and more

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 4:37pm
A trip to the UNI-Dome is on the line for 48 Iowa high school football teams Friday night as the playoffs reach the quarterfinal stage. Here’s everything you need to know. » LIVE SCOREBOARD:...
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Xavier’s Schmit brothers pushed each other on golf course

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 1:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Sibling rivalry is nothing news and something Cedar Rapids Xavier brothers Matthew and Ryan Schmit thoroughly understand. Especially when it comes to their shared love of...
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The honeysuckle is among ‘fraud’ plants

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 9:14am
The first time I knowingly encountered honeysuckle was on a sixth-grade field trip to a nature reserve in the coulees of western Wisconsin. The flowers were bright and sweet. What do you remember? I...
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With 7 former redshirts, Iowa men's basketball embarks on new season

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 8:43am
IOWA CITY — Eleven games in 35 days, in five different arenas, four different states, three different time zones, and with two Big Ten games. That’s how the Iowa men’s basketball...
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Iowa men's basketball vs. SIU-Edwardsville at a glance: Time, TV, live stream, fast facts

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 8:42am
What: SIUE-Edwardsville (1-0) at Iowa (0-0) When/where: 8:07 p.m. Friday, Carver-Hawkeye Arena TV: BTN (Chris Vosters/Jess Settles) Mobile/Online: Fox Sports Go Series: Iowa leads 1-0 (Iowa won...
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For Iowa QB Nate Stanley, Wisconsin game is far more than a trip home

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 8:34am
IOWA CITY — The last person who would suggest Saturday’s game at Wisconsin is about any sort of personal redemption or validation for Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley is Stanley himself. He...
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‘Positive’ youth coaches getting harder to find

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 8, 2019 - 8:16am
My 9-year-old grandson was lucky to be having a fall sports season. The week before practice was to begin, no one had stepped up to coach his flag football team. Thankfully, one of the dad’s...
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‘Painful at times,’ but Iowa women's basketball pulls away from Florida Atlantic

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 7, 2019 - 8:41pm
IOWA CITY — No doubt about it, this was a slog. “It was one of the longest games I’ve been a part of,” Iowa Coach Lisa Bluder said. “It was not a pretty game ... it was...
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Ashley Joens powers Iowa State women’s basketball offense in season-opening win

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 7, 2019 - 8:26pm
AMES — Former Iowa City High prep Ashely Joens looked the part of a primary scorer on Thursday. The sophomore was the only Cyclone in double figures, scoring 23 points on 8-of-13 shooting and...
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Photos: Iowa women’s basketball vs. Florida Atlantic

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - November 7, 2019 - 8:22pm
The Hawkeyes defeat the Owls 85-53 in season opener
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