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State record in hand, Regals’ streak moves on to bigger things

IOWA CITY — Drew Cook admitted he has looked it up.

“I have, a while ago,” he said. “But I don’t know anymore. Are we second?”

He was asking about Iowa City Regina’s place in the [...]

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Rashed runs with rushing role

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s Tavian Rashed possesses exceptional skills as a running back.

His 5-foot-7, 160-pound frame can cover 40 yards in 4.66 seconds and he has strong instincts to find running lanes. Rashed&#x [...]

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High School Journalism Podcast: Xavier’s Nic Ekland

In the second edition of The Gazette's High School Journalism Podcast, The Gazette's J.R. Ogden talks with Cedar Rapids Xavier senior Nic Ekland about his work on the Xavier Xpress, and his role as a football captain for the Saints.

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Iowa Prep Sports Podcast previews football season

The Iowa Prep Sports podcast returns to preview the 2014 high school football season. The Gazette's Jeff Johnson, Jeff Linder, and K.J. Pilcher get together to break down their expectations for each of the metro-area and Iowa City teams for this s [...]

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Boys cross country 2014: Individuals to watch

The top 12 area returning boys cross country runners for 2014, based on last year’s state-meet times:

JAKE MOORE, jr., Cedar Rapids Prairie — 4th in 4A, 15:34

TYSEN VAN DRASKA, jr., Cedar Rapids Prairie  [...]

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Week 1 area football capsules

Area capsules for Week 1 of the high school football season:

CEDAR RAPIDS JEFFERSON vs. CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTON

* Site and time: 7:15 p.m. Friday, at Kingston Stadium (Washington is the home team, and fans sit on the west [...]

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Kennedy’s McKowen starts petition to get rid of “seat belt rule”

CEDAR RAPIDS – Six years of having the freedom to stand up from his bench and instruct his players has Jon McKowen fired up to be allowed to do it again.

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy boys’ basketball coach has begun a petition driv [...]

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Replay: Prep Football Chat, Week 1

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Girls cross country 2014: Teams to watch

Six top area girls cross country teams for the 2014 season:

CASCADE

Coach — Bob Davidshofer

2013 state finish — 3rd in Class 2A

Returning state runners from 2013 (7) — Becca McDermott, sop [...]

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Girls cross country 2014: Individuals to watch

The top 12 area returning girls cross country runners for 2014, based on last year’s state-meet times:

AMBER DECKER, jr., Linn-Mar — 9th in 4A, 14:44

LILY HORST, jr., Vinton-Shellsburg — 4th in 3A, 14 [...]

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