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North Cedar picks up first boys’ basketball win

CLARENCE - North Cedar picked up its first boys' basketball win of the season on Dec. 2, taking down Durant, 57-34.

The Knights are 1-3 heading into tonight's home game against Monticello.

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Plenty of self-evaluation lies ahead for Iowa State after loss to Iowa

IOWA CITY - In the last couple years, the Iowa State men's basketball team knew who it could lean on in close, late-game situations.Georges Niang, wit ...

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Unflappable rookie Brett Petricek a shot stopper for red-hot Cedar Rapids Rampage

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Rampage forward-coach Hewerton Moreira still believes his goalkeeper is lying to him.Through seven games, no Major Arena S ...

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West Delaware off to 3-0 start in boys’ basketball

MANCHESTER - West Delaware hosted Clear Creek Amana last Friday, posting a 67-49 win.The Hawks are 3-0 after Tuesday's 54-40 win over Dyersville Beckm ...

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Bryce and Will Esmoil contribute together for West Liberty

IOWA CITY - Bryce Esmoil started wrestling about the time his younger brother, Will, was born.The duo has shared a love for the sport ever since and f ...

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Boys' hoops notebook: Iowa City West's Connor McCaffery not stressing about uncertain future

IOWA CITY - As a freshman in high school, Connor McCaffery committed to play college basketball for his father, Fran, at the University of Iowa. But ...

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Iowa State's offense stagnant as winning streak against Iowa ends

IOWA CITY - The Iowa State men's basketball team has made a recent habit of falling behind early when it plays in-state rival Iowa. The Cyclones fina ...

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C.J. Beathard and his love-hate relationship with a knee brace

IOWA CITY - C.J. Beathard first met his closest friend for the 2016 season in August. It's been a weird sort of friendship, but they've need each othe ...

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Nichole Kane’s big shots extend Springville’s streak

They faced a hot team. They endured foul trouble. And the Springville Orioles survived Tuesday night, because Nichole Kane wasn't afraid to take a cl ...

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Double Dribble Podcast: Transfers in prep basketball, assessing the top area teams

The Double Dribble prep basketball podcast is back (oh, except we need a better name than a basketball violation - tweet your suggestions to @jtlinder ...

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Iowa's youth rose to occasion against No. 25 Iowa State

IOWA CITY - Maybe - just maybe - this was the game everyone will look back on and say, 'That was the moment.' The moment Iowa's corps of freshmen put ...

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Hlas: This time, Hawkeyes hit the gas, don’t choke

IOWA CITY - Last December at Iowa State, the Iowa men's basketball team coughed up a 20-point first-half lead, a 14-point halftime advantage, and an e ...

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Mount Vernon’s Austin Ash has passion for basketball

MOUNT VERNON - The methodical sounds of bouncing basketballs and squeaking shoes fill the humid gym as he works to perfect his skills.Sweat drips from ...

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Prime ice-fishing weather on the horizon

By Orlan Love, The GazetteWith nothing but ice-making weather on the horizon, Iowans are on the threshold of an exceptional ice fishing season, Depart ...

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Byron Buxton, Bert Blyleven highlight Twins Caravan during Hot Stove Banquet

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Kernels announced Thursday the main guests during the Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan stop at the Hot Stove Banquet are ...

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