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IHSAA postseason baseball assignments (Class 1A, 2A)

The Iowa High School Athletic Association released postseason assignments for the two smallest classes last week. The two larger classes should be rel ...

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Monticello’s Manternachs go 1-2 in 800, Matt wins 4 state titles

DES MOINES - Monticello's Matt Manternach heard the familiar voice of Iowa's state track meet announcer Mike Jay with 200 meters to go. The name Jay ...

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Monticello boys make it four straight 3,200 relay state titles

DES MOINES - The Monticello boys watched their girls' 3,200-relay squad run to a state record, and waited for their chance to complete the sweep. It ...

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High school to college: How they’re doing

Iowa colleges - Luther's Moran Lonning of Decorah was named MVP of the all-Iowa Conference women's basketball team and Coe's Aleena Hobbs of Cedar Rap ...

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Video: First day of girls' state basketball full of close games

DES MOINES - Fans were treated to a number of close games on the first day of the girls' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena on Monday. ...

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Defending-champion Unity ousts West Branch

DES MOINES - It was a simple pep talk, Anna Kiel said. Not a chew-out session. "No, no, nothing like that," Kiel said. "Our coaches are good at const ...

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Iowa girls' state basketball tournament pairings

Forty teams have booked their spots at next week's girls' state basketball tournament in Des Moines. Here are the pairings and schedules for all five ...

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Buzzer-beating putback ends West Branch's 44-year state tournament drought

TIPTON - Haley Poula wasn't expecting the ball, but she saw that Tatum Koenig's desperation 3 wasn't going to make it. Poula snatched it out of the ai ...

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Video: Tipton’s Matt Pelzer sinks buzzer-beating winner in district quarterfinals

ANAMOSA - Monday night's postseason opener here was an absolute beauty decided by the heroics of senior guard Matt Pelzer His double-pump leaner out ...

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Lisbon's Nick Williams overcomes past adversity, claims sectional title

LISBON - Lisbon's Nick Williams has experienced a few bumps in the road this season. He has endured the rough patches and intends for the path to lea ...

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Regina captures another crown

IOWA CITY - Sometimes when things get a bit sideways during practice, Matt Bolger will have his team look toward the rafters. "It's nice to see all t ...

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Prep basketball roundup: Regina boys shoot 60 percent to beat West Branch

Reported boys' and girls' basketball summaries involving Iowa City and Cedar Rapids metro teams Friday night. BOYS IOWA CITY REGINA 63, WEST BRANCH ...

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Regina edges West Branch to remain unbeaten

WEST BRANCH - Regina carved up West Branch's defense with drives to the basket, building a 15-point third-quarter lead. But just as the game seemed to ...

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Video: State volleyball championship match-ups set

The state volleyball tournament concludes Friday at the U.S. Cellular Center with championships in all five classes. See how we got to this point in ...

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Bears give Western a battle

CEDAR RAPIDS - They battled. They fought.And in the end, they certainly belonged.Fourth-ranked West Branch came within a whisker of taking perennial j ...

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