‘Dream job’ beckons Printy Brandt

MARION — She drew a breath, pursed her lips, and ...


“The first time I blew my whistle, nothing came out ... »

What makes a rivalry?

It’s Friday night and the scoreboard resets for the varsity game.

You question why you are even out in such loud, noisy stands. ... »

Dehydration, near-disqualification can’t keep Linn-Mar out of top five

MARSHALLTOWN — Linn-Mar earned its first top-five finish at the girls’ state swimming meet since 1998, but not without a few i ... »

Super sophomores return to state for Linn-Mar

MARSHALLTOWN — Jenn Jenks admits she wasn’t ready for the environment. Kelsey Drake was clearly dissatisfied with the result.< ... »

Transition from mat to diving board easy for West’s Thomas

CEDAR RAPIDS — Like so many competitive divers, Iowa City West senior Jacintha Thomas excelled in gymnastics at a very early age. But ... »

Late drive lifts West, 38-34


MARION — Iowa City West is still playing. Still rowing.

The Trojans drove 93 yards in the final 2:19, converted a fourth-an ... »

Area playoff football capsules

Area capsules for the second round of the high school football playoffs:


Good health, good result for Kennedy swimmers

MARION — On a day full of season-best times and even a state record, the Cedar Rapids Kennedy girls’ swimming team flashed its ... »

Murphy ready for redemption race

MARION — A year later, Daniel Murphy still can’t pinpoint exactly what happened.

“I think I was a little dehydrat ... »

Anderson’s turnaround ignites Kennedy comeback

MARION — For two-plus sets, Macy Anderson was a non-factor.

“Oh, I know it,” she said. “I knew I needed to ... »

Linn-Mar moves on

MARION – Linn-Mar Coach Bob Forsyth said he expects to feel better when he sits down to watch some video of his Lions' playoff debut.


Linn-Mar riding improvements in all phases into playoffs

MARION — If it’s possible to be a quiet 8-1 team, the Linn-Mar football team has been it this season.

With other teams s ... »

CR Jefferson makes playoffs despite loss

MARION — It wasn’t the way they necessarily wanted to get it done, but when the clocks it 0:00 at the end of Friday night foot ... »

Gazette’s Fab Five

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


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 a ... »

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