CEDAR RAPIDS - When a boys' swimming team graduates 85 percent of its points from a state runner-up squad, one might expect a significant drop-off.
The Iowa City West Trojans seek to dispel that notion with a splash of experience, a few new ... »
Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School.
We waited in the dark, as quiet as we could on the brittle snow. A waxing moon of 10 percent, f ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Kennedy assistant wrestling coach Craig Mallicoat has an obvious passion for wrestling.
#x201c;Wrestling teaches you how to win and it teaches you how to lose,#x201d; he said. #x201c;I coach wrestling because I love the sport ... »
Iowa colleges - Central's Josie Youel of Traer (North Tama) earned all-Iowa Conference academic honors in volleyball along with Coe's Victoria Hartman of Decorah, Dubuque's Johanna Steggal of Marion (Marion) and Loras' Haley Bergan of Edgewood (Edgewood ... »
IOWA CITY - It all started on a blacktop in a church parking lot behind Derek Roberts' house when he was growing up.
From then on, he would continue to pursue his dream with the game of basketball.
Roberts, now the head boys' basketba ... »
DES MOINES - North Cedar's state dance team failed to place in the pom and military divisions at the state meet in December, but did earn a division one ranking.
#x201c;I love state dance,#x201d; Chelsea Lovell said. #x201c;I have been ther ... »
Editor's note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa's 99 counties to raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association. They've completed 97 counties. This is No. 91. Next: Des Moines ... »
CLARENCE - The North Cedar girls' basketball team lost a big part of its leadership last month.
Senior Emily Hay tore her ACL while playing against Tipton on Dec. 13 and is done for the season.
Hay had just stolen the ball from Tipton ... »
CLARENCE - North Cedar senior Byron Boleyn has a goal - make it to state and do well.
Last year, Boleyn was one match away from qualifying for state.
#x201c;If I can wrestle smart every match then I can beat almost everyone I will mee ... »
Editor's note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa's 99 counties to raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association. They've completed 97 counties. This is No. 90. Next: Page ... »