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Coaching against Hawkeyes in a bowl leads to job insecurity

December 4, 2019 - 9:24am
No coach should want to face Iowa in a bowl game this year. It’s not that the Hawkeyes are a combination of Clemson, LSU and Ohio State in a clever disguise. No, it’s just that things...
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Girls’ basketball area Super Ten

December 4, 2019 - 9:20am
The Gazette’s area girls’ basketball Super Ten, through games played Tuesday, Dec. 3: 1. IOWA CITY HIGH * Record: 0-0. MVC: 0-0. * Offensive average: 00.0. Defensive average: 00.0. *...
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Photos: Gazette’s November Favorite Sports Photos

December 4, 2019 - 6:40am
A collection of The Gazette’s visual staff’s favorite sports photos for November
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George Conditt brings added element to Iowa State basketball frontcourt

December 3, 2019 - 10:29pm
AMES — Iowa State center George Conditt got tired near the end of the Cyclones’ last game in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. He was tasked with running rim to rim and...
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Marion boys’ basketball routs Williamsburg in Coach Pete Messerli’s debut

December 3, 2019 - 9:44pm
MARION — A successful debut was quite revealing. It is clear first-year Marion boys’ basketball coach Pete Messerli has a heck of a group to work with. “They got off to a fast...
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Ryley Goebel's first start for CPU girls' basketball is a dandy

December 3, 2019 - 8:32pm
CENTER POINT — Ryley Goebel did a lot of damage in a short amount of time. Making her first varsity start, Goebel adequately stuffed a stat sheet in an abbreviated appearance as Class 4A...
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Iowa basketball finds some iron men in 68-54 win at Syracuse

December 3, 2019 - 8:19pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Iowa was forced to tighten its lineup before its men’s basketball game at Syracuse Tuesday, then it tightened its performance after halftime. Thus, the Hawkeyes (6-2)...
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Marcus Morgan’s big first half helps lift Iowa City West past Dowling

December 3, 2019 - 8:18pm
IOWA CITY — For a kid who is doing something athletically year round, spending two weeks in a protective boot to help heal a foot injury is hell. But Marcus Morgan made the best of it and...
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Photos: Iowa City West vs. West Des Moines Dowling, Iowa high school boys' basketball

December 3, 2019 - 7:48pm
Iowa City West defeated West Des Moines Dowling, 43-28 at West High on Tuesday night, Dec. 3.
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Iowa's Keith Duncan is Big Ten Kicker of the Year, A.J. Epenesa named All-Big Ten

December 3, 2019 - 4:10pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa junior kicker Keith Duncan has had quite a return to the football field. He has gone from the bench to starter, from game-winner to scholarship. And now, he is the...
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Former Iowa wrestler Brandon Sorensen diagnosed with leukemia

December 3, 2019 - 2:34pm
IOWA CITY — Brandon Sorensen, a four-time All-American for the Iowa wrestling team, has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the school announced Tuesday. Now a member of the...
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Iowa City West girls’ wrestling program has begun

December 3, 2019 - 2:17pm
IOWA CITY — Girls’ wrestling is a reality at Iowa City West High School, In informative meetings held before and after school on Nov. 6, assistant wrestling coach Kody Pudil went into...
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Tania Davis returns to Iowa when Clemson visits for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

December 3, 2019 - 1:53pm
IOWA CITY — The texting rate between Makenzie Meyer and Tania Davis has become more frequent recently. The common theme? “Mostly, ‘I miss you,’” Meyer said Tuesday....
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Iowa vs. Syracuse men’s basketball at a glance: Time, TV, live stream, team facts

December 3, 2019 - 10:17am
What: Iowa (5-2) at Syracuse (4-3) in men’s basketball Event: ACC/Big Ten Challenge When/where: 6 p.m., (Central time), Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y. TV: ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen, Jon...
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Matt Campbell agrees to new deal with Iowa State football program

December 3, 2019 - 9:17am
AMES — Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell has agreed to a contract extension through the 2025 season. “I greatly appreciate Dr. (Wendy) Wintersteen’s and (Iowa State AD)...
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Former Cedar Rapids Jefferson teammates lead big comeback for Mount Mercy men’s basketball

December 2, 2019 - 9:28pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — When RoyShawn Webb committed to Iowa Central Community College two years ago, Mount Mercy men’s basketball coach Aaron Jennings told Webb he was sure he would see him in...
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New RAGBRAI director says ‘Band Aids’ ready to come off after bike ride brouhaha

December 2, 2019 - 8:46pm
A new director will take over leadership of the 48th edition of the iconic cross-state summer bike ride known as RAGBRAI in 2020, seven weeks after the previous director and his small staff abruptly...
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PHOTOS: Grand View at Mount Mercy men’s basketball

December 2, 2019 - 7:51pm
Mount Mercy hosted Grand View at home Monday night for a men’s NAIA basketball game Monday night
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Winning high school football coach and longtime City High principal Howard Vernon dies

December 2, 2019 - 6:28pm
It’s ubiquitous — students hear it multiple times a day, parents read it in school communications and it’s frequently parroted by administrators. City High is “the school...
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PHOTOS: Grand View vs Mount Mercy women’s basketball

December 2, 2019 - 5:59pm
Mount Mercy hosted Grand View at home Monday night for a women’s NAIA basketball game
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