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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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Video: Wrapping up state volleyball quarterfinals, previewing semifinals

Watch scenes from the second day of the state volleyball tournament via Gazette photojournalist Jessie Wardarski while Jeff Linder and Nathan Ford bre ...

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West Branch earns first state-tourney triumph

CEDAR RAPIDS - In terms of state-tournament victories, the West Branch Bears are on the board. Bailey Lukavsky and Haley Poula swatted 21 kills apiec ...

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Solon’s Durr picks Hawkeyes

Two-time all-state midfielder Josie Durr of Solon has committed to play soccer at the University of Iowa.Durr, a junior, has been one of the state's l ...

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State volleyball: Class 2A capsules, stat leaders, predictions

Capsules, stat leaders and predictions for the Class 2A qualifiers at the state volleyball tournament this week at the U.S. Cellular Center. No. 1 WE ...

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Regina converts when it counts in battle of top-two teams

IOWA CITY - Cameron Lynch saw the football in the green grass and pounced. Even a defensive lineman knows the value of a possession late in the fourth ...

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Prep football: Quarterfinal playoff primer

Capsules for Friday's area quarterfinal football playoff games: CLASS 4A: No. 4 CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON (10-1) vs. No. 3 CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY (11-0) ...

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Late burst sends West Branch to quarterfinals

WEST BRANCH - In a game of big plays Hunter Wargo and Devin Kindon made the biggest. With the game tied and momentum in Pella Christian's back pocket, ...

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Prep football roundup: Anamosa, West Delaware, West Branch score easy wins

ANAMOSA 46, BAXTER CMB 13 - Anamosa made quick work of Baxter CMB in a Class 2A first-round high school football playoff game Wednesday night in Anamo ...

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Pedersen’s game face hides rapport with West Branch players, staff

WEST BRANCH - Football players, banging helmets and pads against the walls, streamed down the hall emitting the unmistakable sounds of the end of a sc ...

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