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Photos: Week 7 prep football — CR Washington defeats Davenport Central

October 10, 2019 - 9:36pm
Cedar Rapids Washington earns their first win of the season over Davenport Central, 43-20
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West Delaware volleyball clinches sixth Wamac division title in 7 years

October 10, 2019 - 9:10pm
DYERSVILLE — West Delaware volleyball is focused on being relentless. With five players already over the 100-kill mark this season, the unrelenting Hawks can attack opponents from a variety of...
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Bizarre summer incident hasn’t slowed Liberty's Ashlyn Keeney in cross country

October 10, 2019 - 6:27pm
IOWA CITY — Ashlyn Keeney is an extraordinary runner with a bizarre story. Among other things, it involves an amoeba and pool cleaner. It starts with a question about the glasses she now...
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Photos: Cross Country MVC Super Meet

October 10, 2019 - 6:11pm
Mississippi Valley Conference Cross Country Super Meet in Iowa City.
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Iowa State at West Virginia: The Big Analysis

October 10, 2019 - 5:14pm
AMES — My thoughts on Saturday’s Iowa State-West Virginia matchup in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia Mountaineers West Virginia is pretty much the polar opposite of Iowa State — at...
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The adjustments Iowa State made after ‘playing with anxiety’ against Baylor

October 10, 2019 - 5:09pm
AMES — Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell’s most famous postgame locker room speech came after the Cyclones upset then-No. 4 TCU two seasons ago. He said, “If you fall in...
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How Bryce Flater went from under-recruited Grundy Center star to starting UNI linebacker

October 10, 2019 - 4:57pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa linebacker Bryce Flater played as a prep at Class A Grundy Center High School — only 25 miles away from the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls — and was a...
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On UNI Podcast: How the Panthers will game plan for North Dakota State

October 10, 2019 - 4:45pm
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier sportswriter Jim Nelson returns on this week’s podcast to recap UNI’s 21-14 Missouri Valley Football Conference-opening win over then-No. 18 Youngstown...
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Iowa high school football predictions: Picks for 10 Week 7 games

October 10, 2019 - 4:17pm
The final third of the Iowa high school football season is here, starting with Week 7 this week. And it’s a big week. The Gazette’s Jeff Linder, K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson preview...
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On Iowa Podcast: Iowa vs. Penn State preview, Kelvin Bell interview

October 10, 2019 - 4:02pm
Last week, the #oniowapod went heavy on favoring the Hawkeyes at Michigan. You seemed to enjoy that, so we’re going to just pick Iowa every week for the clicks. April...
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Hlastradamus Odds Pod: This Penn State-Iowa game has everything

October 10, 2019 - 3:41pm
This game has everything. Alternate uniforms, pregame flyover, striped crowd, Ricky Stanzi, America Needs Farmers ... it’s Iowa vs. Penn State in prime time on ABC. Mike Hlas and Tim Sullivan...
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C.R. Kennedy’s Brock Barnhart eyes elusive state title

October 10, 2019 - 2:16pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Brock Barnhart has been motivated to be the best. The senior golfer set his sights on a state title since a runner-up finish as a freshmen. The...
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Ankeny Centennial’s Jake Pinegar a happy kicker in Happy Valley

October 10, 2019 - 1:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — You don’t see a blue-blood college football program like Penn State go to Iowa much to recruit. Or, like, ever. There are so many kids in Pennsylvania and its surrounding...
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Iowa high school football projected football playoff pairings, through Week 6

October 10, 2019 - 9:50am
It’s rainy. It’s about to get cold. It’s Week 7. The Iowa High School Athletic Association released its first installment of RPIs Monday, giving us a better clue where teams stand...
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Fun Facts: Iowa vs. Penn State, the Al’s Tavern edition

October 10, 2019 - 9:24am
Saturday’s Penn State-Iowa football game is on ABC, which has always had one of the great company names. ABC. Who can’t remember that? There’s an A, and a B, and a ... sorry, I...
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Iowa football mailbag: Are the offense's struggles an anomaly or systemic?

October 10, 2019 - 9:04am
Lots of #oniowapod questions this week about blame for the offense. I used this after Iowa lost to Western Michigan at Kinnick in 2000. The movie “Full Metal Jacket” came out in 1987. I...
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Iowa high school football Week 7: A closer look at 12 area games

October 9, 2019 - 11:36pm
Week 7 capsules for top Cedar Rapids/Marion, Iowa City and area high school football games: Clear Creek Amana at Davenport Assumption Site and time: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at Davenport (Brady Street...
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No. 10 Penn State at No. 17 Iowa: The Big Analysis

October 9, 2019 - 10:58pm
When teams lose for the first time, the flag they fly is “All of our goals are still on the table.” Yes, the No. 17 Hawkeyes (4-1, 1-1 Big Ten) scored just three points, allowed eight...
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Kirkwood volleyball rallies for gutsy 5-set victory over defending ICCAC champions

October 9, 2019 - 8:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — A lot of teams might have folded under similar circumstances. Kirkwood accelerated. “We knew were up in the third set, but we just didn’t finish,” Kirkwood...
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Will Burds does it all for top-ranked Western Dubuque

October 9, 2019 - 6:52pm
EPWORTH — Western Dubuque returned key components from last year’s state runner-up offense. Versatile quarterback Calvin Harris, backfield tandem Ben Bryant and Jake Hosch and four of...
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