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High School Football Sep. 9, 2022 11:48 pm90d 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 pm90d 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 pm91d 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 am92d 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 pm92d 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 pm93d 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.
Sports Sep. 3, 2022 6:10 pm96d ago
A running back by trade, Trenton Barnes provided an instant spark for the Coe run game, rushing for 126 yards and a touchdown and helping the Kohawks throttle rival Cornell, 56-7, Saturday at Clark Field.
High School Football Sep. 2, 2022 10:41 pm97d ago
Cedar Rapids Xavier scored five times before the end of the first half with the longest scoring drive consisting of just four plays and the Class 4A fourth-ranked Saints handled West Delaware, 44-7, in a non-district football game Friday night at Saints Field.
Sports Sep. 2, 2022 6:57 pm97d ago
Nick Casey is more confident and calm. The Coe quarterback received the starting nod over Carter Maske and Matt Walton for the opening-game start against rival Cornell this Saturday.
Iowa Prep Sports Sep. 7, 2022 6:01 pm92d ago
Which Iowa high school football teams impressed us the most in Week 1? We discuss Iowa City Liberty’s eye-opening win over Iowa City High in the Clash at Kinnick, Williamsburg shutting down Iowa City Regina and more on this episode of the Prep Football Huddle podcast
Iowa Prep Sports Aug. 31, 2022 6:24 pm99d ago
The Iowa High School Athletic Association is expected to release boys’ golf state qualifier assignments soon. Teams are waiting longer than past years as the state considers more results before separating the top programs.
Sports Aug. 30, 2022 4:17 pm100d ago
Willy Camacho developed a passion for football when he was young, watching his brother play. His love of the sport is on display when the versatile running back takes the field for Upper Iowa.
High School Football Aug. 27, 2022 1:13 am104d ago
Consider new blue jerseys and helmets a symbol of a shift in the Cedar Rapids Washington football program.The Warriors demonstrated their flare for fashion and football in a 47-6 win over Cedar Rapids Jefferson.
High School Football Aug. 26, 2022 12:49 pm105d ago
Trevor Scott carried the load for eighth-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy in its 28-19 opening-game victory over Iowa City West on Thursday night, toting the ball 31 times for 135 yards. More than half of the offensive plays ended with the ball in his hands.