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Cedar Rapids Xavier vs. Spencer photos: Class 2A girls' state soccer quarterfinals

June 6, 2019 - 3:55pm
Xavier defeated Spencer, 3-0. They advance to the semifinal round on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
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Iowa football look ahead: Northwestern might be poised to be permanent in the Big Ten West race

June 6, 2019 - 3:44pm
You guys saw Northwestern clinch the Big Ten West Division title last season after the Wildcats won a staring contest with the Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium.   Think about that moment for Northwestern...
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A day of trout fishing yields a smile

June 6, 2019 - 3:39pm
One trout is enough to put a smile on a boy’s face. One trout is not enough for a family meal. He would continue fishing. Achingly close to Linn County are trout streams near Manchester....
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Kady Pfeifer comes off bench to score CPU’s golden goal in girls’ state soccer quarterfinals

June 6, 2019 - 3:26pm
DES MOINES — Center Point-Urbana’s Kady Pfeifer is a quiet person and player. “She’s been that silent player on the team — that 12th man,” Center...
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Union vs. Gilbert photos: Class 1A girls' state soccer quarterfinals

June 6, 2019 - 3:21pm
Gilbert defeats Union, 1-0, in the quarterfinal round
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Gazette photographers pick their favorite sports photos of May 2019

June 6, 2019 - 3:08pm
May saw Gazette staff photojournalists capture action and emotion on the track, courts and soccer pitches as they covered the culminations of the high school track and field, boy’s and...
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Center Point-Urbana vs. Nevada photos: Class 1A girls' state soccer quarterfinals

June 6, 2019 - 2:11pm
Action from the quarterfinal round. Center Point-Urbana won the game, 1-0. They will advance to the semifinal round on Friday at 11:15 a.m.
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New Xavier basketball coach excited to be home

June 6, 2019 - 12:38pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — A former Cedar Rapids Xavier football, basketball and track athlete now is the head varsity boys’ basketball coach. The Saints have welcomed back Mike Freeman, a 2001...
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No Cook, Moss, Bohannon (?) and a tough schedule for Hawkeyes

June 6, 2019 - 10:47am
Two things happened this week that added to next season’s challenges for the Iowa men’s basketball team. Thursday, it was announced the Hawkeyes will play at Syracuse on Dec. 3 as part...
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Iowa draws Syracuse in 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge

June 6, 2019 - 9:22am
IOWA CITY — The Iowa men’s basketball team will travel to Syracuse to take on the Orange in this year’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The game is set for Dec. 3 at the Carrier Dome in...
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Iowa high school girls' state soccer 2019: Thursday's schedule, scores, live streams

June 6, 2019 - 8:45am
It’s time for the Iowa high school girls’ state soccer tournament at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines, with quarterfinal games Thursday in all three classes. You can watch all 12 games...
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3A No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier sweeps 4A No. 4 Iowa City West in baseball doubleheader

June 5, 2019 - 10:25pm
IOWA CITY — One shutout. One blowout. One big doubleheader sweep for Cedar Rapids Xavier. The class 3A top-ranked Saints received a complete-game three-hitter from Bryson Bastian in the...
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New class, same excitement for Union Community girls’ soccer at state tournament

June 5, 2019 - 5:18pm
LA PORTE CITY — Union Community is in the Class 1A girls’ soccer state tournament for the first time in four years. That is not to suggest the current Knights are lacking in...
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University of Iowa to spend up to $6 million to replace ‘unreliable’ system for championship-level pool

June 5, 2019 - 4:47pm
AMES — After air handling units serving its Big Ten and NCAA championship-level pool have proved unreliable and in a state of deterioration — after just nine years in operation —...
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Spencer Van Scoyoc and Levi Usher, former Cedar Rapids preps, taken in MLB Draft

June 5, 2019 - 4:46pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Spencer Van Scoyoc gained exactly 12 spots in three years. But this time he’s ready to give professional baseball a shot. “Yeah, I’m going to go,” the...
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Marion AD, girls’ basketball positions expected to be filled by late June

June 5, 2019 - 4:07pm
MARION — Greg Semler anticipates “a good crop of candidates” for both positions vacated by Corby Laube. In addition, he believes that both positions will be filled by late June....
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Mount Mercy unveils new athletics facility

June 5, 2019 - 3:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The newest addition to Mount Mercy University’s growing athletics facilities, the Rinderknecht Athletic Center, is set for its grand opening on Friday. A transformed...
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Softball notes: Anamosa has a new coach (again) and a 12-0 record

June 5, 2019 - 1:30pm
Success hasn’t been the most pressing challenge for the Anamosa High School softball program. Stability has. For the fourth straight year, the Raiders are guided by a first-year coach. This...
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Iowa’s Laulauga Tausaga takes aim and NCAA discus title

June 5, 2019 - 12:51pm
Her name is Laulauga Tausaga, but you can call in Laugi. She gets it that you may not pronounce her name(s) correctly. Her “nickname,” by the way, is pronounced...
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Xavier’s Julia Shoger learned to hurdle — and a lot more

June 5, 2019 - 12:33pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Grit. Determination. Perseverance. These three words served as a motto for the Cedar Rapids Xavier girls’ shuttle hurdle relay team that placed 10th at the state track...
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