No one would have blamed any of the kids on Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s varsity football team had they just decided enough was enough. But enough of them have persevered to complete a season that initially looked to be impossible.
Who are our front-runners for Coach of the Year? What are some of the top defensive performances? Gazette writers answer those questions and more.
Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Southeast Polk are knotted atop the big-school class in this week’s Gazette Iowa high school football poll.