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UNI shot putter Darius King looking for another record throw

June 5, 2019 - 11:53am
CEDAR FALLS — An offseason of hard work paid off two weeks ago for Northern Iowa shot putter Darius King. King’s second and third throws in the shot put at the NCAA West Regionals broke...
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Eastern Iowa high school softball Super 10 rankings: June 5, 2019

June 5, 2019 - 11:02am
This week’s Gazette area softball Super 10, through games played Tuesday, June 4: 1. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 7-1 (6-0 MVC) Streak: Won 3Last week: No. 1   2. Iowa City High 10-0 (8-0...
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Iowa football look ahead: Penn State makes a super-late QB change and let's see what happens

June 5, 2019 - 10:59am
You usually don’t sign up for drama in spring practice. You can’t win or lose a job in spring. You’re there to keep your place, learn, grow and all of that football good talky...
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Iowa football look ahead: Purdue fought for its life in the offseason (OK, it kept its coach)

June 5, 2019 - 10:50am
Purdue fought for its life in the offseason. There were no car chases, no dragons, nothing cinematic. All it took was 36.8 million soldiers to march into Jeff Brohm’s future and set up...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy pitchers limit Linn-Mar to 1 hit in MVC softball sweep

June 4, 2019 - 9:12pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Maddison LeClere could stay away for only so long. “I was only going to give myself a week off, and people said I was crazy,” LeClere said about her maternity leave...
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Iowa City West boys' soccer can't stop Waukee from unbeaten season, state title

June 4, 2019 - 7:29pm
DES MOINES — Until Tuesday, the last unbeaten, untied boys’ soccer state champion in Class 3A was Iowa City West in 2010. The current Trojans had an up-close view of the latest...
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Boys 3A state soccer championship - IC West vs Waukee

June 4, 2019 - 6:16pm
Iowa City West falls to undefeated Waukee 3-1 in the boys’ state 3A soccer championship game
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Chapman sweeps its way to NCAA Division III baseball championship

June 4, 2019 - 5:43pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — This was done the hard way. Not quite the hardest way. Chapman University did win its its first game here last week at the NCAA Division III World Series. Then the Panthers...
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Lewis Central denies No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier a boys’ state soccer title

June 4, 2019 - 4:12pm
DES MOINES — An early goal could never be matched. The Cedar Rapids Xavier boys’ soccer team played from behind for the final two-thirds of the Class 2A state championship match Tuesday...
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Boys 2A state soccer championship - CR Xavier vs Lewis Central

June 4, 2019 - 4:03pm
Cedar Rapids Xavier fell to Lewis Central 1-0 in the boys’ Class 2A state soccer championship
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3-peat! Iowa City Regina wins third boys' state soccer titles in a row for second time

June 4, 2019 - 1:48pm
DES MOINES — Year after year, the Iowa City Regina boys’ soccer team is at its best on the biggest stage. The Regals have reached a state championship match eight times in the last 11...
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Iowa high school boys’ state soccer: Iowa City Regina vs. Columbus Catholic 1A championship photos

June 4, 2019 - 1:43pm
Iowa City Regina wins third straight state title with 1-0 win over Columbus Catholic in the Class 1A Iowa high school boys’ state soccer championship.
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Tenured positions: Big Ten commish, Hawkeyes football coach, Rolling Stone

June 4, 2019 - 1:32pm
Kevin Warren will become the sixth commissioner in Big Ten Conference history, going back to 1922. At his introductory news conference Tuesday at Big Ten headquarters, Warren said he hopes to have...
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13 athletes from Iowa, ISU competing in Day 1 of NCAA track and field

June 4, 2019 - 1:23pm
Thirteen athletes from Iowa and Iowa State will help kick off the 2019 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Wednesday in Austin, Texas. The Hawkeyes will have 13 athletes competing...
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North Cedar baseball and softball photos

June 4, 2019 - 11:19am
CLARENCE — The North Cedar softball team has lost five in a row after starting the season with four straight wins. The Knights are at Iowa City Regina tonight. The North Cedar baseball team is...
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Special national anthem performance sets tone for dramatic Kennedy-Jefferson baseball game

June 3, 2019 - 9:47pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Jim Cornelison has appeared on some of sports’ biggest stages. He has become well-known for his thunderous rendition of the national anthem. Cornelison has been the sole...
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Iowa high school boys’ state soccer: Tuesday’s championship scores, schedule, live updates

June 3, 2019 - 9:34pm
After a two-day break following last week’s postponements, the Iowa high school boys’ state soccer tournament starts up again Tuesday with the championship round. Field 9 at Cownie...
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Iowa high school girls’ soccer state tournament 2019: Brackets and schedule

June 3, 2019 - 8:56pm
The Iowa high school girls’ state soccer tournament takes over Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Twenty-four teams from around the state qualified with regional...
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Center Point-Urbana prevails in girls’ soccer regional final shootout against Beckman

June 3, 2019 - 8:41pm
CENTER POINT — It took 97 1/2 minutes for the Center Point-Urbana girls’ soccer team to find a game-winning goal May 24 against Dyersville Beckman. Monday night, that goal never came,...
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Sweet 16: Cedar Rapids Xavier earns 16th girls' state soccer berth in last 17 years

June 3, 2019 - 7:47pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Every girls’ soccer team chasing a state championship has that one player who increasingly becomes a strong influence late in the season. The Cedar Rapids Xavier girls...
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