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Iowa Prep Sports Jan. 26, 2023 10:14 pm62d ago
This week’s episode of the Prep Basketball Podcast begins with a discussion about the controversy surrounding Monday night’s Iowa City High-Fairfield game.
High School Basketball Jan. 27, 2023 9:27 am62d ago
Senior guard Brayson Laube recently broke Marion High School’s record for career scoring, a mark that had been stood since 1952. Laube was a first-team all-stater last year who hopes to lead the Wolves back to the state tournament.
High School Basketball Jan. 25, 2023 5:26 pm64d ago
Linn-Mar’s boys’ basketball team won its fourth straight game Tuesday night, beating Iowa City High, 73-58. The Lions have won four consecutive games, coinciding with the return of injured guard Jackson Severson.
High School Basketball Jan. 25, 2023 4:04 pm64d ago
The boys’ basketball game between Iowa City High and Fairfield on Monday night at Fairfield was ended with two minutes remaining after an on-court incident involving a Little Hawks player and Fairfield player. Tuesday, City High alleged a “racially charged” comment had been made by an official toward City High head coach Brennan Swayzer, who is Black and who had been ejected.
Minor League Sports Jan. 24, 2023 11:44 am65d ago
Iowa Heartlanders defenseman Bo Hanson set a franchise record for games played when he spent three seasons of junior hockey with Muskegon of the USHL. Then it was five seasons of college hockey at three different schools. As a pro, he’s been property of three ECHL franchises already.
High School Basketball Jan. 23, 2023 3:19 pm66d ago
The Metro’s two Class 3A boys’ basketball teams are pretty good, good enough to come in second and fourth, respectively, in the class this week, as the Iowa High School Athletic Association released its latest rankings Monday. Cedar Rapids Kennedy remains first in 4A, with North Linn second in 1A.
Minor League Sports Jan. 23, 2023 10:48 am66d ago
The Iowa Heartlanders lost Sunday afternoon at home to Toledo, 5-1. They dropped all three games this weekend to the Walleye. But a positive was a season-high 45 shots on goal.
Minor League Sports Jan. 23, 2023 10:50 am66d ago
Cliff Broxey of Cedar Rapids is a season-ticket holder for Cedar Rapids RoughRiders home hockey games and attends practice multiple times a week at ImOn Ice. The 73-year-old man loves the RoughRiders, and they love him right back.
High School Basketball Jan. 20, 2023 11:33 pm68d ago
The belief is North Linn’s boys’ basketball team hasn’t lost a home game since 2015. That’s a streak that kept stretching Friday night as the Class 1A second-ranked Lynx beat Class 2A No. 6 Alburnett, 64-47.
High School Basketball Jan. 20, 2023 5:56 pm69d ago
Sophomore starter Dylan Penning died unexpectedly last week, but his Iowa Valley boys’ basketball team is playing on in honor of him. The Tigers won their first game since his death Tuesday night against Sigourney with a huge fourth-quarter rally.
Iowa Prep Sports Jan. 19, 2023 7:35 pm69d ago
Watch or listen to the January 19, 2023, Prep Basketball Podcast as Jeff Johnson and Jeff Linder discuss the latest talking points in Iowa high school basketball.
Minor League Sports Jan. 19, 2023 5:59 pm70d ago
Cedar Rapids Prairie graduate, former Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy University player Corbin Day will serve as a hitting coach for the 2023 Cedar Rapids Kernels, it was announced Thursday. Day has been an assistant coach at Kirkwood. Brian Dinkelman will return as Kernels manager.
High School Basketball Jan. 17, 2023 10:13 pm71d ago
Cedar Rapids Kennedy moved to the No. 1 spot in Class 4A in this week’s Iowa High School Athletic Association rankings and looked the part Tuesday night by going up to Dubuque and disposing of eighth-ranked Dubuque Senior, 66-44.
High School Basketball Jan. 17, 2023 2:01 pm72d ago
Cedar Rapids Kennedy is the new top-ranked team in Class 4A, as the Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced its weekly poll. The Cougars (10-0) play No. 8 Dubuque Senior (10-1) on Tuesday night. Cedar Rapids Xavier lost twice last week and has been moved down from third to first in Class 3A. North Linn remains second in 1A, Alburnett inches to sixth in 2A.
Minor League Sports Jan. 16, 2023 2:01 pm73d ago
Defenseman Eric Pohlkamp of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders has had one heck of a month on the ice. He was part of a United States national team that won a gold medal at the World Junior ‘A’ Challenge, was to take part in Monday night’s BioSteel All-American Game in Michigan, was included on NHL Central Scouting’s Mid-Term Rankings of potential NHL draft pick. He’s also had two hat tricks and leads the USHL in scoring by defensemen.