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Iowa-UNI breakdown: Defense defines both teams

DES MOINES — Outside of a blocked shot, there’s nothing less SportsCenter-worthy in college basketball than old-fashioned, sol ... »

Mauer to return to manage Kernels in 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS — For his 36th birthday, Jake Mauer got a repeat gift. A third year managing the Cedar Rapids Kernels ... »

Taking aim at Olympics

IOWA CITY — Black ice skates — with a sharpened blade on both sides for clean edges, laced up tightly with swift fingers, fitt ... »

The Doctor is in for Independence

WATERLOO — Chase Straw aspires to become a dentist in the future.

Until he starts drilling holes and filling cavities, the Independenc ... »

Fun Facts: UNI-Iowa

It’s the Big Four Classic. You need one thing to be a “Classic.” That’s someone to call it a classic.

That ... »

McKay ‘can’t wait’ to make Cyclone debut

DES MOINES — Coach Fred Hoiberg, Jameel McKay and all of Iowa State’s players know it. They’re going to have to be pati ... »

First installment of IWCOA dual rankings

The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association has released its first set of dual rankings this season.

Southeast Polk (Class 3A), Dave ... »

Twisters, Moser, CRAG gymnasts win titles

4 from Twisters win state titles

Sydney Cira-Debban, Reese Wilson, Lacey Neighbor and Reese Miller of Twisters Gymnastics won two events each ... »

Third-ranked Jefferson topples No. 4 Prairie

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Jefferson co-head coach Matt Orton didn’t sleep much last night.

On the eve of a dual against a hea ... »

English Valleys seeks to end long losing streak

NORTH ENGLISH – He is realistic enough to know he’s not going to win every game. But Derek Dixon refuses to be OK with losing every o ... »

Head games: Iowa’s McCaffery deals with sideways shooters

IOWA CITY — Josh Oglesby and Jarrod Uthoff usually rank among Iowa’s best perimeter shooters. So when they struggle — a ... »

Wildcats sweep 3 duals

DELHI — The Maquoketa Valley Wildcats hosted Ed-Co, Postville and Clayton Ridge in wrestling duals on Tuesday, winning all three.

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Basketball making a comeback at Solon

There was a time in which basketball was the undisputed king (OK, queen) among girls’ sports at Solon High School.

“We&# ... »

Iowa notes: Close connections between Hawkeyes, Panthers

IOWA CITY — There’s 90 miles of distance between the Iowa and Northern Iowa campuses, but the competitions between the basketb ... »

A rare bad outing for the RoughRiders

CEDAR RAPIDS — This was the most quiet the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders locker room has been postgame for awhile. A long while.

Guys sat w ... »

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