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Rare defeat in state championship game motivates Iowa City Regina in 2017

IOWA CITY - Over the past decade, Iowa City Regina's football team has been dominant.

The Regals had won six straight state championships dating back to 2010 - two in Class 2A and four in 1A - winning 33 straight playoff games and 80 straight ga ... »

Mount Vernon installing new offense after 2016 run to UNI-Dome

MOUNT VERNON - Last season was a successful one for the Mount Vernon football team, without a doubt.

The Mustangs went 9-3 overall, making an appearance in the Class 2A state semifinals at the UNI-Dome. They went on a nine-game winning streak in ... »

Iowa commit Tyler Linderbaum leads experienced Solon line

SOLON - Solon football coach Kevin Miller's offense is going to look a little different this season.

The Spartans graduated quarterback Blayze Griffs and tight end Jacob Coons, who now plays at Iowa. After more than a week of practices, Miller s ... »

Adam Kassem finally wins Camp Courageous Sprint Triathlon

CEDAR RAPIDS - Adam Kassem has attempted the Camp Courageous Sprint Triathlon several times before.

Kassem has run in the race every year since he began competing in triathlons nearly five years ago, but couldn't seem to come out on top. He ... »

Kevin Ault birdies final hole to win Cedar Rapids City Amateur

CEDAR RAPIDS - Standing nearly 100 yards out from the ninth green at Ellis Golf Course on Sunday, Jordan Even, Chris James and Kevin Ault were looking at nearly identical situations.

The three were all tied at 5-under par on the final hole of th ... »

12-time champion Chad McCarty in 2nd heading into Iowa City Men’s Amateur final round

CORALVILLE - Chad McCarty has been in this situation before - many times.

Last year, McCarty took second place at the Iowa City Men's Amateur golf tournament. The year before that, he won the tournament by three strokes.

Over the past 17 tou ... »

Cedar Rapids Senior City Am off to windy start

CEDAR RAPIDS - The wind was blowing upward of 20 miles per hour Friday morning at Twin Pines Golf Course.

The gusts didn't bother Cedar Rapids native Scott Carnes, though. It was just the rest of his game that caused him trouble.

Carnes and ... »

Lone Tree adjusted to 8-man football, ready to push forward

LONE TREE - Last season, Lone Tree made the move to 8-man football, beginning what is undoubtedly a tough transition.

It didn't take long for the Lions to adjust, though. After a few months into the 2016 season - in which Lone Tree finished 8-1 ... »

Showcase summer basketball league finds success among Eastern Iowa high school hoopers

WALKER - The AAU basketball circuit dominates the summer months, with thousands of high school kids traveling to play in basketball tournaments all across the country.

But AAU can get expensive, and not everybody is willing to make the commitment ... »

Springville kicks off Week 0 football practices

SPRINGVILLE - The Iowa high school football season officially starts next Monday, when teams across the state can host their first official practices of 2017.

A few teams, though, get a jump-start.

The Iowa High School Athletic Association a ... »