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4 Iowa wrestlers earn top-2 pre-seeds for Big Ten Championships

February 26, 2018 - 5:57pm
  College wrestling’s postseason has already begun and the state’s three NCAA Division I programs will compete in conference tournaments this weekend. University of Iowa will travel to...
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Iowa Barnstormers debate future amid child porn investigation of co-founder

February 26, 2018 - 5:41pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Days after it ousted a coach who court records show possessed dozens of videos of “disrobed” underage boys, the Iowa Barnstormers amateur basketball organization...
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Time for the NFL combine: Breaking down Iowa's prospects

February 26, 2018 - 4:21pm
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — This is the time of year you’re going to hear bad things about your favorite college football players. If you think the players don’t pay attention to the...
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Praise for Jordan Bohannon came from many places

February 26, 2018 - 3:49pm
IOWA CITY — To call it a season-saver might be as melodramatic as a cable news talk show. But after Jordan Bohannon deliberately missed a free throw Sunday night in Carver-Hawkeye Arena that...
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A big block by Lauren Zacharias, and a big comeback for West

February 26, 2018 - 3:32pm
DES MOINES — In 24 games this season, Lauren Zacharias has blocked three shots. Three. Her third saved the game, and extended Iowa City West’s season. Zacharias ran down Anna Wanek and...
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Iowa’s Megan Gustafson named Big Ten’s best

February 26, 2018 - 3:16pm
IOWA CITY — Megan Gustafson, officially, is the Big Ten’s best. The winner of a record nine player of the week honors and the scoring leader all season, Gustafson was named the Big Ten...
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A closer look at Tuesday's Class 4A boys' basketball substate finals

February 26, 2018 - 2:27pm
Previewing Tuesday’s area high school boys’ basketball Class 4A substate finals. Winners advance to the state tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, March 5-9. Linn-Mar (13-11)...
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Joens sisters guide No. 1 City past Valley

February 26, 2018 - 12:47pm
DES MOINES — The math is pretty simple, really. A pair of Joenses trumps one Young. Ashley Joens tied a Class 5A state-tournament single-game record with 36 points, little sis Aubrey Joens...
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Xavier receptionist enjoys curling’s challenge

February 26, 2018 - 12:41pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — As the 2018 Winter Olympics began, so did the questions about curling. Curling is played on ice in either pairs or teams of four. It is a mix of shuffleboard and chess where a...
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Private vs. public an issue in high school athletics

February 26, 2018 - 9:51am
IOWA CITY — In October, after a crushing defeat in the state championship football game, Iowa City West players took to Twitter to criticize the opposing team, West Des Moines Dowling. The...
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Girls’ state basketball: Tuesday’s capsules

February 26, 2018 - 9:44am
DES MOINES — Capsules for Tuesday’s games involving area teams at the girls’ state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena. Class 3A quarterfinals South Tama (15-9) vs. No. 1...
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