Community Corner by JR Ogden

Mount Vernon stayed strong in football win over West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY - Never getting too high, never getting too low. Overcoming obstacles and rolling with the punches.Playing smart, physical football and c ...

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North Cedar shooting for cross country first

CLARENCE - A potential first could be in store Thursday for the North Cedar girls' cross country team.The Knights have had individuals qualify for the ...

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Hunting, and loving, ducks not a contradiction

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits o ...

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David Ernst is all about Kennedy football

CEDAR RAPIDS - Most administrators. and a significant number of coaches, are hesitant to hire out-of-district coaches to guide their high school progr ...

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Xavier runner Jon Lansing just scratching the surface

CEDAR RAPIDS - From tennis champ to aspiring runner, senior Jon Lansing is right on track.Lansing entered his second year of cross country this fall, ...

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North Cedar volleyball photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar volleyball team stands 20-15 after losing in the quarterfinals of the River Valley Conference tournament Thursday night at ...

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Xavier volleyball striving to improve

CEDAR RAPIDS - With less than two weeks left in the regular season, the Xavier volleyball team is looking to use every opportunity available to get be ...

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Gazette sports coverage: We are what we are

The first email arrived at 6:54 a.m. Sunday. It was expected and, honestly, welcome.I enjoy the opportunity to explain our coverage philosophy and the ...

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Xavier football team stays grounded

CEDAR RAPIDS - Staying humble when having success is the key for every great sports team - and every great sports season.The Cedar Rapids Xavier footb ...

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Xavier’s Claire Iversen runs toward happiness

CEDAR RAPIDS - It is hard to imagine running for 768 straight days, racking up 120 miles per month and waking up at absurd hours to run in complete da ...

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North Cedar football photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar football team fell to 0-5 after a 48-21 loss to Durant on Sept. 22.The Knights have since won a game, beating Jesup 7-0 las ...

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North Cedar cross country photos

BELLEVUE - The North Cedar boys' and girls' cross country teams competed in the Bellevue Invitational last week.

Here are some pictures from the event.

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Mount Vernon’s Reilly Gross gives retired horses life

  MOUNT VERNON - Multiple tall, powerful Thoroughbreds gallop by at top speed, thundering around the track with the aim to win the prestigious Kentuc ...

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North Cedar volleyball photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar volleyball team stands 12-9 after winning its last three matches.The Knights, who have won seven of their last nine matches ...

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North Cedar football photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar football teams is off to an 0-4 start after last Friday's 22-19 loss to North Cedar.The Knights opened with a loss at Albur ...

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