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Sports Sep. 17, 2022 6:32 pm15d ago
Jarrett Zibert threw for 240 yards and touchdown passes to four receivers, helping Ripon (Wis.) College gain 443 offensive yards and defeat Cornell, 49-14, in a Midwest Conference football game.
High School Football Sep. 16, 2022 11:48 pm15d ago
East Buchanan and Class A No. 7 Alburnett delivered the hard-fought battle everyone expected. They also provided a high-scoring affair that neither team could have, or probably would have, predicted in a 34-27 Buccaneers win.
Sports Sep. 16, 2022 5:26 pm16d ago
The Cornell College football team’s results vary from week to week, from a season-opening loss to a dominant victory last week. The frustration and fun of the learning curve for a roster that includes 67 underclassmen.
High School Football Sep. 16, 2022 12:08 pm16d ago
This hasn’t been a typical football season for Linn-Mar. The Lions were disrupted and displaced in the preseason thanks to problems with the installation of new field turf at their stadium. Instead of sulking about the inconvenience of off-campus practices and even playing the first home game at another Metro school, they opted to take on the challenges.
High School Football Sep. 16, 2022 9:10 am16d ago
Linn-Mar’s T.J. Jackson returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and the Lions produced the final three scores to down Class 4A No. 9 Cedar Rapids Washington, 30-12.
Iowa Prep Sports Sep. 15, 2022 9:24 am17d ago
The Gazette's Jeff Johnson, Jeff Linder and K.J. Pilcher discuss the parity in Class 1A, more takeaways from Week 3 and Week 4 games to watch on the latest Prep Football Huddle podcast.
High School Football Sep. 13, 2022 2:59 pm19d ago
Shane Falco approves our answers to Iowa high school football questions. Jeff Linder, Jeff Johnson, Nathan Ford and K.J. Pilcher talk Week 2 wins, defenses, upcoming games and what programs could make good reality TV.
Iowa Prep Sports Sep. 12, 2022 6:35 pm20d ago
Tate Brunk has probably played at least 50 rounds at Brown Deer Golf Club over the last year. The Iowa City Liberty senior has a lay of the land on his home course. He converted that experience into his best round of the season Monday.
High School Football Sep. 9, 2022 11:48 pm22d ago
2A No. 3 Williamsburg overcame four first-half turnovers and quarterback Carson Huedepohl contributed to five touchdowns to defeat 3A No. 6 Solon, 38-25.
Sports Sep. 9, 2022 5:06 pm23d ago
Reid Pakkebier is an athletic jack of all trades. He has demonstrated his diverse skills as an NCAA Division III Championships qualifier in the decathlon. Central College’s football program has also reaped the benefits from the 6-foot-2, 210-pound linebacker’s quickness, size and strength at the center of its defense.
High School Football Sep. 8, 2022 6:15 pm24d ago
Graham Beckman responded to his chance as a starting quarterback, leading Iowa City Liberty to a 2-0 record and No. 6 ranking in The Gazette’s Class 4A poll before Friday’s game at Western Dubuque. He ranks among the 4A leaders in most passing categories.
Iowa Prep Sports Sep. 8, 2022 9:35 am24d ago
NIL is the first topic on this week’s Prep Football Huddle podcast. Then, it’s back to the field. Jeff Johnson, Jeff Linder and K.J. Pilcher discuss the Iowa high school football teams and players that had the best performances last week, plus the games to watch this week.
High School Football Sep. 7, 2022 5:50 pm25d ago
Gazette staff answer Iowa high school football questions on memorable finishes, upcoming games and the possible impact on NIL sliding into the IHSAA landscape.
Iowa Prep Sports Sep. 6, 2022 6:40 pm26d ago
Cedar Rapids Kennedy fired a 310 to claim its second straight team title at the annual CRANDIC boys’ golf meet. Cedar Rapids Xavier’s Ryan Schmit shot 1-over 73 for medalist honors.