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Passionate about prep sports and prep sports athletes, I have been with The Gazette sports team since 1995 covering high school sports for The Gazette. I am a proud, lifelong Iowan who grew up reading The Gazette.
Latest Articles by Jeff Linder
Iowa Prep Sports Jan. 5, 2023 7:46 pm32d ago
Watch or listen to the January 5, 2023, Prep Basketball Podcast as Jeff Johnson and Jeff Linder discuss the latest talking points in Iowa high school basketball.
High School Basketball Jan. 4, 2023 11:18 am34d ago
Girls’ basketball: Giant-slaying Linn-Mar takes down its biggest titan yet. Lions hit 14 3-pointers (eight by Zoe Kennedy) in a double-overtime conquest of No. 1 Waterloo West on Tuesday.
High School Basketball Jan. 3, 2023 8:55 pm34d ago
Girls’ basketball: Class 4A top-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier is remarkably crisp (only five turnovers) in a 67-43 back-from-break victory over Iowa City Liberty.
High School Basketball Jan. 2, 2023 9:42 am36d ago
Girls’ basketball season reset: North Linn looks like the area’s heaviest league-title favorite, and the race of highest intrigue, again, is the Wamac West.
Iowa Basketball Dec. 30, 2022 8:47 am39d ago
Monika Czinano joined Caitlin Clark (and three others) in the Iowa women’s basketball 2,000-point club, McKenna Warnock and Hannah Stuelke make major contributions and No. 12 Iowa whipped Purdue, 83-68. A crowd of nearly 12,000 included signee Ava Jones.
Iowa Basketball Dec. 28, 2022 5:13 pm40d ago
Women’s basketball: Iowa’s Big Ten chase resumes Thursday vs. Purdue. Hawkeyes have won 5 straight, but there are issues to be addressed. Also, junior Taylor Stremlow commits.
High School Football Dec. 23, 2022 10:57 am46d ago
Prep football: Iowa member schools overwhelmingly pass measure dealing with enrollment and classification based on free and reduced lunch. Next up: Iowa Department of Education.