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UNI football to play at Air Force in 2022

June 23, 2020 - 3:14pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa has locked in its 2022 FBS opponent. The Panthers have agreed to play at Air Force — which was first reported by FBSSchedules.com — on Saturday, Sept. 3...
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11-year-old Chase Brunscheen gets a head start in racing

June 23, 2020 - 2:54pm
VINTON — West Branch-born U.S. President Herbert Hoover said “Children are our most valuable resource,” and kids like 11-year old Chase Brunscheen could have been who he was...
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What kind of football games would Iowa and Iowa State have without fans?

June 23, 2020 - 10:53am
Another slice of 2020 sports reality was served up Monday, in Iowa. University of Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta announced Hawkeyes football was pausing additional ticket sales and would begin...
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Gazette area softball Super 10 rankings: Kennedy moves up to No. 2

June 22, 2020 - 2:44pm
The Gazette’s area softball Super 10, through games played Saturday, June 20: 1. North Linn 8-0 (6-0 Tri-Rivers) Streak: Won 14 Previous: No. 1   2. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 4-0 (0-0 MVC...
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Iowa pauses season ticket sales on a day the Hawkeyes report 9 COVID-19 cases

June 22, 2020 - 2:38pm
The University of Iowa called timeout Monday on 2020 football season ticket sales. Only fans who have renewed season tickets and completed per-seat contributions by June 30 will be included in...
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5 Iowa high school baseball teams suspend seasons due to positive coronavirus tests

June 22, 2020 - 1:22pm
BOONE — The Iowa High School Athletic Association confirmed Monday that five baseball teams have suspended their seasons due to positive COVID-19 cases surrounding their programs. According to...
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Northwest Iowa team is first to suspend softball season due to coronavirus

June 22, 2020 - 12:47pm
Even over the phone, you could almost hear Jean Berger knocking on wood. “I hate to jinx it,” the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union executive director said Monday morning....
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Iowa suspends football ticket sales

June 22, 2020 - 9:35am
IOWA CITY — On the same day the University of Iowa announced Monday it was suspending ticket sales for the 2020 football season, it also announced nine positive COVID-19 tests in the athletics...
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Still room at Iowa State for young skill-position players

June 22, 2020 - 9:03am
AMES — College football is back. Kind of. Maybe. In some places. Big 12 schools have started voluntary workouts but it hasn’t been without its hiccups. Texas had 13 players test...
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A birding paradise

June 22, 2020 - 8:59am
Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area is located approximately five miles north of Palo. The SRA offers many outdoor activities, such as picnicking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, hunting and...
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Remembering the inspiration behind our Athlete of the Year awards

June 21, 2020 - 11:23am
CLAYTON — As I sit here at my kitchen table, keeping an eye on the Mississippi River and listening to my wife work her job from the living room, I wonder WWDD. What Would Dad Do. That’s...
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Meet the 2020 Gazette Male Athlete of the Year finalists

June 20, 2020 - 1:16pm
Today, The Gazette reveals its 2020 finalists for Athlete of the Year. The Gazette has honored the top area high school athletes since 1983 in memory of the late Jack Ogden, a long-time...
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Meet the 2020 Gazette Female Athlete of the Year finalists

June 20, 2020 - 1:12pm
Today, The Gazette reveals its 2020 finalists for Athlete of the Year. The Gazette has honored the top area high school athletes since 1983 in memory of the late Jack Ogden, a long-time...
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Upper Iowa’s Jake Hilmer looks to hone skills against Iowa Valley League’s tough competition

June 20, 2020 - 12:34pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — If there is a chance for Jake Hilmer to step on a field and compete, the two-sport Upper Iowa athlete and former North Linn standout will take advantage of it. The league,...
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Iowa’s high school summer sports season is a work in progress

June 20, 2020 - 8:48am
CENTRAL CITY — How is the playing of high school softball and baseball games in Iowa going in this summer of COVID-19? We don’t fully know yet. One week is done. A total of about 500...
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Casey Perrenoud pitches in for Western Dubuque’s win over Iowa City Liberty

June 19, 2020 - 10:43pm
NORTH LIBERTY — Casey Perrenoud’s heart is in pitching. The Western Dubuque senior right-hander loves being on the mound, even though he’s proven he is capable at the plate as...
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Photos: Western Dubuque at Liberty, Iowa high school baseball

June 19, 2020 - 8:34pm
Liberty hosted #6 ranked Western Dubuque for a doubleheader at Liberty High School in Iowa City
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IHSAA releases district baseball assignments for small schools

June 19, 2020 - 2:02pm
The Iowa High School Athletic Association released district assignments for Class 1A and 2A Friday. In Class 2A, Dubuque County rivals Dyersville Beckman and Cascade are in District 7. The two...
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RAGBRAI announces new 3-day ride set for October 2020

June 19, 2020 - 11:59am
RAGBRAI officals announced on their website Friday morning that October 2020 will bring a 3-day ride. The announcement comes just two months after the cancellation of the 2020 bicycle ride. The...
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Former Iowa football strength coach Chris Doyle to receive over $200,000 in benefits

June 19, 2020 - 7:29am
Former Iowa Hawkeyes strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle is set to receive another $211,344.49 in benefits from the University of Iowa, information obtained by The Gazette through public...
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