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Iowa high school state track and field: Boys' area seeded entrants

May 11, 2018 - 12:27pm
DES MOINES — Area seeded (top-eight) boys’ competitiors for the state track and field meet next week at Drake Stadium. • Complete lists of qualifiers • Girls' area seeded...
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Make sports fun and kids won’t quit

May 11, 2018 - 11:24am
Much has been researched and written about why kids quit sports. It has been shown may times, the biggest reason kids quit is because they aren’t having fun. There are many reasons, including...
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2018 Iowa high school state track and field qualifiers

May 11, 2018 - 11:22am
The IHSAA and IGHSAU have released the tentative lists of qualifiers for the 2018 state track and field meet. First and second-place finishers at Thursday’s state-qualifying meets earned...
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Iowa baseball faces starting pitching uncertainty as schedule lightens

May 11, 2018 - 11:11am
CEDAR RAPIDS — The hard part is over. The heavy lifting has been done. The Iowa Hawkeyes baseball team grinded through a two-week stretch against very good opponents. They lost two of three to...
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Iowa football gets commitment from Ohio LB Jestin Jacobs

May 11, 2018 - 10:48am
Iowa picked up its eighth Class of 2019 commit and second this week Friday as Clayton, Ohio, linebacker Jestin Jacobs pledged to the Hawkeyes on Twitter. Jacobs is a 3-star recruit in the 247Sports...
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Girls’ tennis hits postseason on Saturday

May 11, 2018 - 10:43am
IOWA CITY — Amie Villarini had to “put her foot down” this year. Even though her Iowa City West girls’ tennis team has been one of the top programs in the state during her...
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Marion boys’ track team confident after state-qualifying meet

May 10, 2018 - 9:13pm
SOLON — Que the sinister laugh. For the Marion boys’ track team, everything is proceeding exactly as they have foreseen it. Marion won the Class 3A title last season and returned 44 of...
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Iowa City Regina boys’ soccer edges Solon in 1 vs. 2 1A clash

May 10, 2018 - 8:59pm
IOWA CITY — It is getting to the point in the boys’ soccer season when Iowa City Regina is at its best. The Class 1A No. 1 Regals — the defending state champions and winners of...
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Terrell Jordan Jr. keys Cedar Rapids Kennedy to a 4A district track title

May 10, 2018 - 8:55pm
MARION — Leadoff? Anchor? Somewhere in between? Terrell Jordan Jr. doesn’t care. Just put him out there and let him go. “I like running,” Jordan said, matter-of-factly....
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Wartburg’s Tanner Eckhart cooks up shutout in IIAC baseball tournament opener

May 10, 2018 - 6:02pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Baseball players can be a superstitious bunch. At the very least, they can be married to routine. Wartburg senior pitcher Tanner Eckhart balked at sharing his minor ritual this...
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Xavier freshman Miyako Coffey shines on tennis court

May 10, 2018 - 1:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Newbies often get overlooked. Cedar Rapids Xavier freshman Miyako Coffey, however, has experienced success this tennis season and has set the bar high for the rest of the...
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Cedar Rapids sets state bowling record

May 10, 2018 - 1:08pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids United States Bowling Congress Bowling Association hosted the 101st Iowa State USBC BA tournament over the last several months, concluding May 6. The tournament...
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North Cedar girls’ golf photos

May 10, 2018 - 11:29am
The North Cedar girls’ golf team wrapped up its regular season on Tuesday. Here are some photos from a match at Tipton on May 4.
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Undefeated Iowa Mennonite boys’ soccer making a strong push for No. 1 in 1A

May 10, 2018 - 10:30am
KALONA — In past years, whenever Iowa Mennonite was on the cusp of reaching the boys’ soccer state tournament, perennial power Iowa City Regina was often in its way. Last season, IMS...
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Williamsburg boys’ soccer posts bounceback victory at CPU, 1-0

May 9, 2018 - 6:50pm
CENTER POINT — Despite back-to-back losses to highly-ranked teams, the Williamsburg boys’ soccer team is undeterred. After starting the season with eight wins in a row, the Class 1A...
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DoniRae Mayhew has produced big season for Kirkwood softball

May 9, 2018 - 4:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — DoniRae Mayhew has experienced a bit of a transformation during her two years at Kirkwood. The sophomore from Bettendorf has been a key component in the heart of the Eagles'...
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Barthelman sisters chasing more track glory

May 9, 2018 - 2:32pm
SIGOURNEY — The high school track and field season has reached the final curve of the final lap, and Summer Barthelman is doggedly chasing a rival in front of her. Last year’s version...
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East Buchanan hopes to consider postseason golf success

May 9, 2018 - 2:08pm
WINTHROP — East Buchanan has produced an impressive run the last four seasons. The Buccaneers haven’t finished lower than fourth at the state golf meet since 2014, placing second in...
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Hlas: Is Tyler Cook’s return to Hawkeyes a slam-dunk?

May 9, 2018 - 1:19pm
Is Tyler Cook’s upcoming decision a foregone conclusion or a cliffhanger? Cook said last month he will go to the NBA or he’ll return to the Iowa men’s basketball team for his...
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Five Seasons Ski Team celebrating 40 years

May 9, 2018 - 9:06am
CEDAR RAPIDS — When Don Clow came aboard 30-plus years ago, he never would have suspected The Five Seasons Ski Team would be where it is today. “A twin Rig ... financially impossible....
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