Cedar Rapids Washington

Reaching for the top

CEDAR RAPIDS — Finished in the top 5 percent at the Hy-Vee 5150 National Championship. Top American at World Championship in Spain. Ranked first nationally for 16-19 age group.

A cross country and track athlete for the Warriors [...]

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Gazette’s Fab Five

The regular feature ranks the top five C.R. and Marion Metro sports program regardless of sport and class.

1. C.R. WASHINGTON FOOTBALL — The Warriors have accomplished an interesting feat, claiming a 2013 Mississippi Valley Con [...]

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Linn-Mar’s Drake breaks records, but Cedar Falls depth wins MVC swim meet

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Linn-Mar girls’ swimming team had the “wow” performances, but Cedar Falls used its usual of allotment of talented depth to remain on top of the Mississippi Valley Conference.

Linn-Mar sop [...]

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Washington football podcast

Our high school journalism program has produced some outstanding work over the years, from stories to photography.

This is the first podcast submitted through the program.

Here, Cedar Rapids Washington senior Reese Chadima talks with W [...]

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Washington claims district title

CEDAR RAPIDS — The celebration was subdued and matter of fact.

Cedar Rapids Washington Coach Paul James congratulated the Warriors to a district championship and they responded with a brief clap. They know there are more bricks and m [...]

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Photos from Washington’s football win over Prairie

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Washington improved to 7-0 last Friday with a 28-6 win over Cedar Rapids Prairie.

The Warriors play City High at Kingston Stadium on Thursday.

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Vincent twins sharing ‘awesome’ experience

CEDAR RAPIDS – Connor Vincent always has been bigger than his brother, Sam.

Cedar Rapids Washington has him listed at 6-foot-1 and 220 pounds. Sam is 5-11, 205.

The size difference is a bit unusual for twins, even if they are f [...]

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No. 1 Washington rides defense to 28-6 win over Prairie

CEDAR RAPIDS – On a night when they really weren't that great overall, quite frankly, the Cedar Rapids Washington Warriors showed why they're the top-ranked team in Class 4A. They can beat you in a lot of different ways.

It was defen [...]

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Iowa Prep Sports Podcast talks with Washington coach Paul James

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Iowa Prep Sports Podcast returns to preview Week 7 of the high school football season. The Gazette's Jeff Linder, Jeff Johnson, and K.J. Pilcher are also joined by Washington coach Paul James to talk about the Warriors' 6-0 sta [...]

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Kennedy’s Murdock cards an ace

MARION — Cole Murdock is too young to follow golfing tradition.

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy senior will have to improvise when he celebrates his latest feat. Maybe a little ice cream is in order for him and his Cougar teammates.

Mu [...]

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Local golfers prepare for district competition

The ride is much smoother when the horse is in front of the cart.

So, Cedar Rapids Kennedy will take things in order as they come. Before the Cougars get a chance to improve two straight Class 4A state golf meet runner-up finishes, the focus [...]

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Washington climbs to No. 1

Welcome to the top, Warriors. For now, anyway.

Cedar Rapids Washington rose to the No. 1 slot in Class 4A in the Gazette/KCRG/KGYM high school football rankings, released Monday afternoon.

The Warriors (6-0) supplanted last week [...]

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Freshmen helping Washington swim team surprise

CEDAR RAPIDS — Returning from a winless 2013 dual meet season with more than half of its varsity girls’ swimming roster comprised of freshmen surely meant another long, rocky season for Cedar Rapids Washington, right?

It [...]

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Second-ranked Washington rolls past Ottumwa, 40-2

CEDAR RAPIDS – How scary it is that Cedar Rapids Washington has been able to put up all these points so far this football season, and last season's Metro player of the year really hasn't gotten it going, yet, offensively.

Reid Snitke [...]

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Borschel, LeClere entering IHSAA Wrestling Hall of Fame

Jay Borschel and Dan LeClere shared the spotlight, winning their fourth state title in the same year.

It’s only fitting that the former University of Iowa teammates make their way into another exclusive list together.

Borschel a [...]

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