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Mount Vernon reaches 3A regional final

MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Mustangs aren't filled with power hitters or power pitchers. But, boy, can they play defense. Fifth-ranked Mount Ver ...

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No. 1 Beckman overcomes pressure, West Liberty for quarterfinal win

DES MOINES - You wouldn't know it by the way defending champion Dyersville Beckman has played this year nor by the way it played in Thursday's Class 1 ...

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Challenges nothing new for West Liberty boys' soccer team

WEST LIBERTY - This had the makings of a special season for the West Liberty boys' soccer team. "It occurred to me when we were playing Regina that e ...

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Iowa City West returns to state golf meet

From the very start, the focus was for this to be the end. Understandably, Iowa City West is excited. "We're psyched," West senior Mackenzi Marsh sa ...

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Substate soccer roundup: Top-ranked Beckman, City High cruise

Before Class 1A state soccer teams can think about upending defending champion Dyersville Beckman, they'll try to come up with a plan for scoring. Th ...

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Center-Point Urbana’s Brock Rathbun forges way to fourth state wrestling final

DES MOINES - Battered, slightly broken, but still unbeaten. Nothing was going to deny Center Point-Urbana's Brock Rathbun from a shot at another stat ...

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Mount Vernon friends forge ahead to Class 2A state quarterfinals

DES MOINES - Jack Cochrane and Tristan Wirfs have played sports together since they were young kids. In the fall, Wirfs regularly led the way, blocki ...

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Williamsburg wrestling, powered by hard work, reaches regional dual

WILLIAMSBURG - Hard hats and blue collars are not standard wrestling equipment. Williamsburg, however, has used them to produce a strong dual campaig ...

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Area prep wrestling conference tournament roundup

Highlights from Saturday's area conference wrestling tournaments. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY: England's second MVC crown powers Prairie to fourth straight te ...

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How they’re doing

Iowa colleges - Jessi Butters and Mariah Swartzentruber of Kalona (Mid-Prairie) are members of the Central women's basketball team, along with Jackie ...

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Esmoil thrives on competitive challenge

CEDAR RAPIDS - West Liberty's Bryce Esmoil isn't one to shy away from a challenge. The one-on-one aspect of wrestling suits him perfectly. "Competit ...

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Nevada adds to recent trophy binge

CEDAR RAPIDS - All of a sudden, Nevada is a hotbed for high school girls' athletics in Iowa.The third-ranked Cubs dominated most of the match, then he ...

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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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Top-ranked Comets in uncharted waters

CEDAR RAPIDS - The gymnasium walls provide all the motivation they need.#x201c;Sometimes, I tell them, look at the banners,#x201d; West Liberty volley ...

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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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