North Linn

1A, 2A girls' basketball survivors working on the weekend

Brian Wheatley has his third-weekend-in-February routine. Shoot-around on Saturday morning. Practice on Sunday afternoon. The North Linn Lynx were w ...

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Each point made a difference for Solon

DES MOINES - The state trophy has reached its new home in Solon. Well before the Solon caravan toted the hardware down I-80, each Spartan qualifier h ...

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State wrestling notes: Mid-Prairie’s Visouth Peterschmidt looking to one-up older brothers

DES MOINES - Mid-Prairie's Visouth Peterschmidt was pretty happy to get into the state wrestling tournament to begin with. It's his first time qualif ...

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Gazette boys' basketball poll: Western Christian, North Linn finish atop Class 2A, 1A

CEDAR RAPIDS - If The Gazette is correct, you know who your boys' state basketball champions will be in the smaller classes. Western Christian and No ...

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Ashley Tull’s block saves North Linn at the buzzer

TROY MILLS - Ashley Tull felt some contact and heard a whistle. "I thought (the officials) had called a foul," she said. "I thought, 'Oh, my gosh, (a ...

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Dyersville Beckman’s Luke Hageman motivated to reach state podium

DYERSVILLE - Dyersville Beckman's Luke Hageman reached the state tournament last season. The experience was not what he had imagined. He had to buy t ...

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Gazette boys’ basketball poll: A pair of new No. 1s

CEDAR RAPIDS - North Linn and Pella Christian have stepped to the head of their classes. They're the new Class 1A and 2A No. 1s in the latest Gazette ...

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former Eastern Iowa preps

Iowa colleges - Central's Josie Youel of Traer (North Tama) earned all-Iowa Conference academic honors in volleyball along with Coe's Victoria Hartman ...

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Even at slower tempo, North Linn able to roll past Monticello, 60-38

TROY MILLS - If you're not playing fast, you're last. Apologies to Ricky Bobby there, because that's not exactly his quote from the comedy movie "Tal ...

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Goodness, Grace-ious: North Linn snaps Springville's streak

TROY MILLS - Tuesday night, Grace Flanagan sprained her right ankle. Wednesday and Thursday, she was extremely limited at practice. "She jogged on th ...

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Secret’s out: North Linn has top-shelf youth

There aren't many secrets in a small town, or a small school. So Brian Wheatley has known for quite some time that there was young talent brewing in ...

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Recapping North Cedar’s wrestling road trip

IOWA CITY - Last Thursday, the North Cedar wrestling traveled to Iowa City to take on North Linn, Cascade and host Regina.The Knights lost all three d ...

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North Linn pulls away from Cascade, 46-34

TROY MILLS - After a series of blowouts, North Linn needed a serious test. "We hadn't faced much adversity yet," Lynx Coach Brian Wheatley said. "Som ...

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Chase McLaughlin takes care of business for Lisbon

LISBON - Chase McLaughlin has some business to tend to for his senior season. Lisbon's returning state runner-up would possess the same attitude, if ...

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2016-17 Prep wrestling: Wrestlers to watch

Nelson Brands, Iowa City West, jr., 152, Class 3A state champion at 138 pounds, going 54-3, two-time Mississippi Valley Conference champion and confer ...

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