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Iowa volleyball ‘has some solidarity moving forward’ as rugged Big Ten schedule heats up

October 2, 2019 - 8:22pm
IOWA CITY — After a tumultuous five months, the University of Iowa volleyball team has some certainty at its coaching position. Last Thursday, the Iowa Athletics Department removed the interim...
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No. 14 Iowa at No. 19 Michigan: The Big Analysis

October 2, 2019 - 8:12pm
It’s the time of year to find out what exactly your team is. Oddly, No. 14 Iowa (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) and No. 19 Michigan (3-1, 1-1) have had two common opponents with Middle Tennessee State and...
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Josh Volk’s road to recovery leads back to Cedar Rapids Xavier’s starting lineup

October 2, 2019 - 7:58pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Xavier’s Josh Volk remained optimistic throughout the last 10 months. He knew he would make it back from surgery to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate...
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Photos: Iowa vs. Minnesota volleyball

October 2, 2019 - 7:45pm
The Iowa Hawkeyes faced the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Carver Hawkeye Arena. Minnesota defeated Iowa, 18-25, 25-21, 25-18, 30-28.
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Iowa high school football Week 6: A closer look at 12 area games

October 2, 2019 - 6:55pm
Week 6 capsules for top Cedar Rapids/Marion, Iowa City and area high school football games: Cedar Falls at Cedar Rapids Jefferson Site and time: 7:15 p.m. Thursday, at Kingston Stadium Records and...
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GreenState puts its name on new Coralville arena’s fieldhouse

October 2, 2019 - 5:34pm
CORALVILLE — When it came to announcing the new name for the fieldhouse at Coralville’s new Xtream Arena, GreenState Credit Union officials were thankful the announcement could wait a few...
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Carson King-Children’s Hospital campaign tops $3 million — with the help of Busch Light distributors

October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm
IOWA CITY — Distributors across Iowa of Busch Light beer Wednesday chipped in the final $41,000 needed to push Carson King’s feel-good fundraiser for the University of Iowa Stead Family...
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Iowa State now investigating 4 Hawkeye Marching Band assault reports

October 2, 2019 - 3:20pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa State University police are investigating a fourth report of assault from a member of the Hawkeye Marching Band as complaints continue to come in after ISU Athletic Director...
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Volleyball notebook: Cascade Cougars have a league title, and their coach’s heart

October 2, 2019 - 3:18pm
Sometimes, a team just captures your heart. “I’m sorry, it chokes me up when I talk about this group,” Cascade High School volleyball coach Mary Frake said. “It’s the...
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Iowa State football team focused on details

October 2, 2019 - 2:28pm
AMES — Iowa State has completed the first third of its season and one common problem area has reared its head in every game. Turnovers. Coach Matt Campbell made his name in Ames by preaching...
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Iowa receiver Oliver Martin returns to Michigan to face former team

October 2, 2019 - 2:22pm
IOWA CITY — It didn’t get much traction Tuesday at Iowa’s weekly football media availability. No one even brought it up to Hawkeyes Coach Kirk Ferentz. Perhaps that’s a good...
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Area high school volleyball Super 10, conference standings: Liberty still No. 1

October 2, 2019 - 1:22pm
This week’s Gazette area high school volleyball Super 10, through matches played Tuesday, Oct. 1. 1. Iowa City Liberty 20-1 (4-1 MVC Valley) Streak: Won 7  Previous: No. 1 Coming up: Clear...
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Fred Hoiberg with Nebraska basketball spells high hopes ... eventually

October 2, 2019 - 12:44pm
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Nebraska, 6-14 in the Big Ten last season and potentially worse this season, has more of a men’s basketball buzz at its home than Iowa has in Iowa City. How can this be,...
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Xavier’s Gannon sister enjoy swimming together

October 2, 2019 - 11:33am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Siblings don’t always share the same interests, but sisters Maddie and Casey Gannon have one major passion in common — swimming. Maddie is a senior at Cedar Rapids...
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Iowa’s Joe Wieskamp named to preseason all-Big Ten basketball team

October 2, 2019 - 9:13am
ROSEMONT, Ill. — University of Iowa sophomore Joe Wieskamp is one of 10 men’s basketball players selected to the 2019-20 preseason all-Big Ten team, selected by a media voting...
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Jordan Bohannon’s status still uncertain for 2019-20 Iowa basketball season

October 2, 2019 - 9:11am
ROSEMONT, Ill. — With the season five weeks from starting, the availability of senior guard Jordan Bohannon to the Iowa men’s basketball team remains an unknown. “I would have said...
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C.R. Kennedy overcomes deficit for first MVC divisional golf title since 2014

October 2, 2019 - 12:36am
Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s conference title hopes appeared to be dissipating. The Cougars drifted further away from away from Mississippi Valley Conference Mississippi Division leader Linn-Mar...
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Photos: Linn-Mar swims to victory

October 1, 2019 - 8:21pm
Linn-Mar defeats Cedar Rapids Kennedy in girls’ swimming and diving at Kennedy High School
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Cedar Falls vs. Xavier: 1-vs.-1 volleyball showdown is all Tigers

October 1, 2019 - 8:05pm
CEDAR FALLS — You don’t see the goofy celebrations when Cedar Falls scores a point. These Tigers mean business. “We’ve been told to celebrate more on the court,”...
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IGHSAU OK's shot clock on experimental basis at Rivalry Saturday

October 1, 2019 - 5:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s just one day, in one arena. But for the first time in Iowa high school girls' basketball history, a shot clock will tick. The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union...
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