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Iowa City Liberty’s Neely Maurus, Linn-Mar earn CRANDIC golf titles

April 17, 2019 - 7:01pm
CORALVILLE — Neely Maurus learned a little something about her golf game. The Iowa City Liberty sophomore has improved from her first varsity season. She proved she can compete with players...
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In a world of spread offenses, Iowa remains an old school bastion

April 17, 2019 - 2:10pm
IOWA CITY — Lots of high schools run spread offenses now. Maybe most high schools. The allure is the best athletes doing things athletes do with the ball in their hands. It’s about...
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Iowa women's basketball’s 2019-20 Big Ten opponents released

April 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
IOWA CITY — The Big Ten announced its women’s basketball scheduling assignments for the 2019-20 season Wednesday. Iowa’s schedule looks like this: HOME: Illinois, Indiana,...
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Iowa men's basketball 2019-20 Big Ten opponents: Michigan State won’t come to Carver

April 17, 2019 - 1:25pm
Michigan State’s men’s basketball team, which may be the preseason No. 1 team in the nation, will not be coming to Iowa in the 2019-20 season. The Big Ten announced who is playing who,...
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2019-20 enrollments of Iowa high schools

April 17, 2019 - 1:06pm
The state’s governing bodies (IHSAA and IGHSAU) have released enrollments of the state’s high schools, which are used in sports classifications for the 2019-20 school year. Numbers used...
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Xavier’s Ellie Braksiek has a ‘passion’ for golf

April 17, 2019 - 11:37am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Xavier junior Ellie Braksiek has been working every possible moment to improve her golf game, even during spring break. “I practiced every day last summer,”...
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Eastern Iowa golf calendar 2019 Area tournament listings

April 17, 2019 - 11:24am
Here is The Gazette’s 2109 area golf tournament calendar through August. If you’d like to add your tournament, email sports@thegazette.com APRIL 18 — 50-plus 2-person best shot,...
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Finally, Kingston Stadium will be home to an 8-lane track

April 17, 2019 - 10:19am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Kingston Stadium’s big-meet obsolescence is about to end. The Cedar Rapids Community School District will begin a three-month, $2 million upgrade on the stadium, beginning...
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Drake Relays form chart: 2019 cutoffs, etc. (updated Wednesday, April 17)

April 17, 2019 - 8:26am
DES MOINES — We are down to the final hours before qualification closes for the Drake Relays. Here is a form chart, through events reported to Quik Stats at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Deadline for...
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Girls’ soccer 2019: Teams, players to watch

April 17, 2019 - 6:50am
Teams (2018 record; postseason finish) Cedar Rapids Kennedy (11-3, 3A regional finalist) — Annie Feltes returns to her alma mater as the first-year coach of the Cougars, who bring back 10...
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It’s a lucky 7 goals for Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, who sweep into 2nd round of USHL playoffs

April 16, 2019 - 9:41pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — They wanted to get it done and over with Tuesday night, and the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders did exactly that. Grant Silianoff scored a pair of goals, and Jordan Tonelli had a goal...
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Luther sweeps Coe to remain atop American Rivers Conference

April 16, 2019 - 8:46pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Luther Coach Renae Hartl has told her players hitting is contagious. At first, the Norse seemed immune, but it didn’t take too long until they developed a fever at the...
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Iowa assistant coach Andrew Francis leaving program

April 16, 2019 - 8:45pm
By Mike Hlas, The Gazette IOWA CITY — For the first time in nine years, the Iowa men’s basketball coaching staff will have a change. A UI official confirmed to The Gazette on Tuesday...
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Marko Migambi’s hat trick helps Iowa City West boys’ soccer top Cedar Rapids Washington

April 16, 2019 - 8:39pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa City West boys’ soccer coach Brad Stiles believes sophomore forward Marko Migambi suffered the first slump of his career over the past two weeks. Consider the slump...
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Gabe Caruthers flies through a fast 100 and 400

April 16, 2019 - 8:01pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — As Gabe Caruthers caught his breath and stepped off the track, a coach’s voice followed him: “Just wait until he gets in shape.” A senior at Iowa City West,...
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Two-sport standout Caitlynn Daniels finding the back of the net for Cedar Rapids Xavier girls’ soccer

April 16, 2019 - 6:11pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Caitlynn Daniels’ collegiate future is in basketball. The Cedar Rapids Xavier junior and University of Alabama-Birmingham basketball commit practices twice a week with...
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Nico Ragaini or Tyrone Tracy: Either way, Iowa’s slot receiver is going to be ‘Sweet Feet’

April 16, 2019 - 4:08pm
IOWA CITY — Spring is the time of competition among teammates. That can get weird and claustrophobic. Iowa’s wide receivers might have a way around this. The slot receiver position is...
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NFL mock drafts: Where Iowa, Iowa State players are projected

April 16, 2019 - 2:37pm
Next Thursday could be a historic night for the Iowa football program. If both T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant are selected, Iowa will become the first school with a pair of tight ends drafted in the...
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So many basketball dreamers in April

April 16, 2019 - 1:32pm
To hoop, perchance to dream. Just once, I’d like to hear a college basketball player say this: “I’m declaring myself an early-entry for the NBA Draft, but my dream has always been...
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Iowa City West boys’ track photos

April 16, 2019 - 12:59pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa City West captured the team title at its own Hollingsworth Relays on Saturday, totaling 175 points to finish just ahead of Mount Pleasant.
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