MARION - As the prep volleyball season nears the midway point, Cedar Rapids Xavier identified a vital ingredient if the Saints are to retain their No. 1 ranking in Class 4A.
Now is the time to turn up the defense.
The top-ranked Saints s ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - It wasn't as if the Jefferson J-Hawks needed further validation. But they went out and seized it anyway.
They're the best volleyball team in the Metro. Undisputed. For now, anyway.
Class 5A third-ranked Cedar Rapids Jeffer ... »
Gazette area prep football capsules for Week 5:
Cedar Rapids Prairie at Iowa City West
Time and site - 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Trojan Field
Records and rankings - Both teams ar ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - It's the area's biggest volleyball match of the season ...
The MVC Mississippi Division lead is on the line tonight, when Class 5A fourth-ranked Linn-Mar (17-3, 3-0) visits No. 3 Cedar Rapids Jefferson (15-1, 2-0). ... »
Williamsburg's steady, incremental climb has reached the summit.
The Raiders are the new No. 1 team in Class 2A in the Gazette/KGYM football rankings, released Monday. Williamsburg (4-0) moved to the top after defeating Camanche, 63-6, Friday wh ... »
IOWA CITY - It appears that Jinaya Houston is leaving the University of Iowa women's basketball program for good.
In a ... »
At 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds, you won't confuse Gage Hazen-Fabor with a bruising power back.
"He's not going to run you over," Williamsburg football coach Curt Ritchie said. "But he's very elusive, very explosive."
Explosive. That would de ... »
IOWA CITY - In a University of Iowa release Friday, Hawkeyes women's basketball coach Lisa Bluder said that freshman Jinaya Houston will be taking time away from basketball to deal with "personal and health issues."
"We feel it is best for Jinay ... »
Iowa Prep Sports Gameday with The Gazette's Jeff Linder, K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson is back to break down the Week 4 slate.
Watch as they highlight Week 3 winners, predict 10 Week 4 games and tackle burning questions in Four Downs.
CASCADE - Austin Lieurance wore a wristband, grass-stained beyond recognition. And a smile that wouldn't stop.
"This is the happiest I've ever been in my whole life," he said.
John Supple caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Haris Hoffma ... »