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Meet The RoughRiders - Andrew Oglevie

Name: Andrew Oglevie

Number: 10

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 5-foot-9, 177 pounds

Age: 19

Hometown: Fullerton, Calif.

Noteworthy: Fourth season with Cedar Rapids. Defenseman Chris Snavely has been only other [...]

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Crunching the prep playoff numbers

The high school football regular season comes to a close Friday night, with playoffs beginning next Wednesday.

Eight area district champions have been crowned — Cedar Rapids Washington and Linn-Mar in Class 4A, Clear Creek Aman [...]

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West Delaware ends Solon’s title run

MOUNT VERNON — It seems impossible. Seven years had passed since West Delaware’s last Wamac Conference tournament title.

That’s HAD passed. Past tense. The Hawks’ drought is over.

The Class 4A second- [...]

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Stringer’s love for Iowa knows no bounds

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Pain still grips C. Vivian Stringer’s face when she thinks of her time in Iowa City.

The 67-year-old Hall of Fame coach held court at a basement table in a hotel outside of Chicago. Her Rutgers squad enters the [...]

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Were Hawkeyes playoff players before last Saturday?

Last week, Iowa was on the radar of the chair of the College Football Playoff selection committee.

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Calmer Farley looking for consistency from Panthers

CEDAR FALLS — Roughly 40 hours after an intensely frustrated Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley took questions in the wake of a 31-28 loss to South Dakota state, a calmer, more contemplative version took questions at his weekly media av [...]

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Gazette/KCRG/KGYM football top 10s: Week 9 schedule

Who the Gazette/KCRG/KGYM ranked football teams face in Week 9:

CLASS 4A

1. Cedar Rapids Washington (8-0) is at Burlington (3-5).

2. Bettendorf (8-0) is at Davenport West (0-8).

3. West Des Moines Dowling (7-1 [...]

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Gadson, Moreno chasing national titles

AMES — As he walked into the Harold Nichols Wrestling Room for media day interviews, Kyven Gadson bore a mark symbolizing all the work he’s put in since last season.

Underneath Gadson’s right eye is a bruised-up c [...]

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A pleasing season

CEDAR RAPIDS — Looking back on the boys’ golf season at Cedar Rapids Xavier, the Saints played well leading up to districts, finishing in the top seven positions in all of their meets.

Senior Jordan Even was successful b [...]

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Chili Davis among new Kernels HOF members

CEDAR RAPIDS — One of the most popular local ballplayers from the 1970s is in the 2015 induction class of the Cedar Rapids Professional Baseball Hall of Fame.

Chili [...]

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Wamac tourney finals highlight Tuesday slate

For some, the regular season reaches a conclusion. Even a climax.

For others, the postseason beckons.

Tuesday is a potpourri of volleyball importance throughout the area. The Mississippi Valley Conference schedule concludes with [...]

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B1G basketball teams prepare to play each other less, not more

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Four years ago, Big Ten men’s basketball teams played 80 percent of their league opponents twice. Beginning this season, that number plummets to 39 percent.

With an 18-game league slate and 11 squads through 2 [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ reviews Maryland loss

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down an ugly Hawkeye performance in a 38-31 loss to Maryland.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman look back at what went wrong for Iowa, and how Maryland outplayed the Ha [...]

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Meet the RoughRiders: Dylan McLaughlin

Name: Dylan McLaughlin

Number: 17

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 187 pounds

Hometown: Lancaster, N.Y.

Noteworthy: Third season with RoughRiders and fourth year in USHL. Scored eight goals and posted 15 po [...]

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Cassill in ‘one of the best places’ of his career

It’s been a season of bests for Cedar Rapids native and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill.

He opened the season with a career-best 12th-place finish in the Daytona 500. He one-upped that at Talladega Superspeedway [...]

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