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Toren Young faces hometown team, as Iowa seeks consistency in running game against tough Wisconsin defense

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 19, 2018 - 3:05pm
IOWA CITY — Yes, he has heard from people back home this week. “Teachers, old football coaches, friends, family,” Toren Young said. “Some of them tell me they are rooting...
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After stint in Boston Bruins rookie camp, Marek Valach eyes improvement with Cedar Rapids RoughRiders

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 19, 2018 - 1:57pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Marek Valach is a smart kid who always wanted to keep his options open. The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders forward came to the United States Hockey League last year after playing in a...
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Xavier junior Ellie Braksiek has lofty golfing goals

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 19, 2018 - 11:42am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Many aspiring athletes have heard “hard work results in success.” This applies to Cedar Rapids Xavier junior Ellie Braksiek, who won the Rotary Pribyl Junior Golf...
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Everybody's back, and Clear Creek Amana boys' cross country team is ascendant

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 19, 2018 - 11:25am
As the only Class 3A boys’ team with all seven runners returning from last year’s state meet, preseason optimism at Clear Creek Amana was justifiable. So far, the Clippers have...
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Iowa City West off to 3-1 start in football

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 19, 2018 - 10:13am
DUBUQUE — The Iowa City West football team improved to 3-1 last Friday with a 48-14 win over Dubuque Senior. The Trojans take on Pleasant Valley at home on Friday. Kickoff is set for 7:15 p.m.
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Area volleyball Super 10: Top 7 stay in same order

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 19, 2018 - 9:54am
This week’s area volleyball Super 10, through matches played Tuesday, Sept. 18: 1. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 17-3 (4-0 MVC Valley) Streak: Won 2 Previous: 1st Coming up: Dubuque Hempstead,...
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Sports calendar, TV, radio listings: Wednesday, Sept. 19

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 9:00pm
Sports TV and radio listings and events of Cedar Rapids and Eastern Iowa interest for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Local sports College volleyball Iowa State at West Virginia, 5 p.m. No. 10 Kirkwood...
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Fast-paced as ever, West Delaware sweeps Marion

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 8:42pm
MARION — When you face the West Delaware Hawks, you know you’re facing a pace you see on an infrequent basis. It’s been that way since Brett Mather took over this program, nearly a...
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Iowa-Wisconsin might be the Big Ten West championship game

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 6:14pm
IOWA CITY — Most every year in December, if things didn’t end up with the Big Ten’s golden football, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz reiterates the program goals. Compete for...
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Iowa State football to honor Celia Barquin Arozamena with helmet decal

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 5:44pm
AMES — Iowa State football will honor the memory of former women’s golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena on Saturday. Barquin Arozamena, 22, was found dead Monday morning at Coldwater Golf...
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Dalton Ferguson: Blocker, mentor, and now father

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 3:14pm
IOWA CITY — Dalton Ferguson’s job Saturday night is to block big men on Wisconsin’s defense. That won’t affect the Iowa fifth-year senior offensive lineman from Solon nearly...
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Iowa football Quick Slants: Hawkeyes getting healthier for Wisconsin game

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 2:09pm
IOWA CITY — It appears the Iowa football team could very well be at full strength for its Big Ten Conference opener Saturday against Wisconsin. Hawkeyes Coach Kirk Ferentz said at his weekly...
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Week 5 Eastern Iowa high school football preview

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 1:56pm
Week 5 capsules for Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Metro and select area football games: Waterloo West at Cedar Rapids Jefferson Site and time: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston Stadium. Records and...
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College football's cut blocking rule and Iowa's stance explained

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 12:34pm
IOWA CITY — The poor offensive lineman has his back to the play. He has no idea where the running back is in relation to the tackle box. The poor offensive lineman is just doing his job,...
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Xavier’s Akeela Jefferson takes aim at state volleyball title

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 10:45am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Xavier senior Akeela Jefferson is in pursuit of a state volleyball title. “My goal for the team this year is that we win a state championship. Getting third...
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7 days after ACL injury, Emma Koch commits to Dartmouth

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 18, 2018 - 8:02am
IOWA CITY — The past week has brought a wide range of fortunes for Emma Koch. A wide range of emotions. Seven days after suffering an ACL tear to her left knee that will rob her of her senior...
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Man charged with murder in death of former Iowa State Big 12 champion golfer

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 17, 2018 - 11:02pm
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder after former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, 22, was found dead Monday at a golf course in Ames. Police were called to Coldwater Golf Links...
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Iowa State football: 5 things to know about Akron

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 17, 2018 - 7:20pm
Here are five things to know about Iowa State football’s next opponent, the Akron Zips. 1. Born and bred to coach Akron’s head coach is Terry Bowden — yes, that Bowden family. His...
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UNI struggling to find right combination on defense

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
CEDAR FALLS — Two games into the season, Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley is using adjectives such as “concerned” and “disappointed” to describe his football...
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Iowa football: 5 things to know about No. 16 Wisconsin

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - September 17, 2018 - 3:03pm
Here we go. Big Ten football in Iowa City. A night game inside Kinnick Stadium. Can it get any better? Well, it could have been slightly better had Wisconsin not lost to BYU last Saturday. But,...
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