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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
High School Basketball Nov. 18, 2022 11:00 am80d ago
Girls’ basketball: IGHSAU’s preseason rankings ... Waterloo West, Sioux City Heelan, Estherville ELC, Dike-New Hartford and Algona Garrigan are No. 1.
Iowa Basketball Nov. 18, 2022 9:03 am80d ago
Iowa women’s basketball signee Ava Jones is a story of both heartbreak and hope. Five months after an incident that severely injured her and her mother and killed her father, she begins surgery Monday with a long-term vision of playing for the Hawkeyes.
Iowa High School Volleyball Nov. 15, 2022 6:21 pm83d ago
Meet the 2022 IGCA all-state volleyball teams. Marion’s Avery Van Hook, Mount Vernon’s Madeleine Miller are the state players of the year in Class 4A and Class 3A, respectively. They are joined on the Elite team by Iowa City Liberty’s Cassidy Hartman and Western Dubuque’s Ella Meyer.
Iowa Basketball Nov. 14, 2022 10:20 am84d ago
Drake pushed No. 4 Iowa to overtime, but the Hawkeyes made the necessary plays in the extra five minutes and escaped a women’s basketball thriller, 92-86, before a sellout crowd of 6,424 Sunday afternoon at the Knapp Center.
Iowa Basketball Nov. 9, 2022 4:35 pm89d ago
Iowa women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder talked for the first time about her recruiting class of 2023, including Ava Jones, who is recovering from a tragic incident last summer.