The Gazette’s Jeff Linder and K.J. Pilcher discuss what’s happening in high school basketball.
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley had many questions to answer last week about who would start at quarterback against Western Illinois. The answer — it didn’t matter. UNI’s defense outscored WIU with back-to-back interceptions for touchdowns by Ray Mitchell, and the Panthers defeated the Leathernecks, 28-13, Saturday. Mitchell’s interceptions gave UNI a [...]
CEDAR RAPIDS — Coe swept past Loras in an Iowa Conference volleyball tournament semifinal Thursday night at Eby Fieldhouse to set up another showdown with Wartburg for the conference championship Saturday night at 7 in Waverly. The conference tournament winner receives the league’s automatic bid to the Division III NCAA tournament. Coe, which [...]
Jeff Linder and Jeremiah Davis look ahead to the second round of the high school football playoffs.
In this case, good news comes in twos. Max Allan Collins of Muscatine says that when he introduced his wildly successful Nathan Heller character in 1983 with “True Detective,” he fully intended to have his detective in this true crime series step inside the Kennedy assassination as a conclusion to the series. Here’s the good [...]
Prolific Cedar Rapids author Ed Gorman has produced an impressive body of work in a variety of genres through the years. They’ve always been good and entertaining. Now he delivers some of his best writing in “Flashpoint” (Seven House, 184 pages, $28.95), an installment in the Dev Conrad series that not only provides the solid [...]
Coe swept past Simpson Wednesday night in an Iowa Conference volleyball match at Eby Fieldhouse in Cedar Rapids, 26-24, 25-20, 25-17. The Kohawks, who improved to 30-3 overall, are ranked 24th in the country in NCAA Division III. Coe and Wartburg are both 6-0 in league play and square off next Wednesday (Oct. 30) in Waverly [...]
J.R. Ogden and Wes White wrap up the dirt track auto racing season.
Chad Cooper and Amir Hadzic discuss the soccer program at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids.
Coe got an ace serve from Rachel Schaefer and a kill from Brianna Smith for a 16-14 victory in the deciding fifth set of a Bremner Cup volleyball match against Cornell last night at Eby Fieldhouse in Cedar Rapids. Coe, now 9-2 this season, won the five-set match, 25-16, 21-25, 25-20, 21-25, 16-14. Coe leads [...]