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UNI men seek a return to defensive form

CEDAR FALLS — The 2014-15 Northern Iowa men’s basketball team looks a lot like the 2013-14 version.

Just three players — Chip Rank, Matt Morrison and Nate Buchheit — were lost to graduation, and represented [...]

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No change at the top

Status quo reigns in the Gazette/KCRG/KGYM high school football poll.

The rankings were released Monday afternoon, and this week’s poll looks a lot like last week’s poll, particularly at the top.

With one minor exc [...]

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Kennedy preps for postseason with MVC crown

CEDAR RAPIDS — The goal is to peak for the postseason, and Cedar Rapids Kennedy appears to be on track.

The approach has led to two straight Class 4A state runner-up finishes and has an accomplished group of seniors in contention for [...]

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Photos from North Cedar volleyball

STANWOOD — North Cedar won a tough battle with Wilton last Thursday, taking the match 3-1 after a 25-23 win a game four.

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Hlists, Week 5 in college football: Michigan owns the news

Week 5 was less than sizzling in college football. The two most-interesting things that happened were at the Minnesota-Michigan game.

One, Michigan got mauled at home, again. Two, the Wolverines left a quarterback in the game who clea [...]

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Depth Chart Monday

There is no depth chart today. For as much as we doubt and poke fun of the Depth Chart Monday (I interviewed it last week and it said it was taken out of context, to which I laughed and said no one has ever accused me of that, who do you th [...]

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Lohaus has ‘big weight’ off his shoulders

CEDAR FALLS – There’s been a lot of attention paid to former Iowa City West and current Northern Iowa guard Wyatt Lohaus’ cardiac arrhythmia, which caused him to sit out periodically during games throughout high school. [...]

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OSU speed to test Cyclones

AMES — As Paul Rhoads sat down to watch film in preparation for Iowa State’s next game — a road contest against Oklahoma State — his first note to himself was quickly evident.

“They run very well, ve [...]

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UNI football not complacent, ready for MVFC

CEDAR FALLS — Through the first four weeks, it’s hard to tell exactly what kind of team is the Northern Iowa football team.

The first two weeks were self-sabotaged losses, and the second two have been non-competitive blo [...]

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Gazette/KCRG/KGYM football top 10: Week 6 schedule

Who the Gazette/KCRG/KGYM ranked football teams face in Week 6:

CLASS 4A

1. Bettendorf (5-0) is at Iowa City West (3-2).

2. Cedar Rapids Washington (5-0) hosts Ottumwa (4-1).

3. West Des Moines Dowling (4-1) hosts No [...]

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Bowl projections: First season edition

The College Football Playoff has dominated all discussion about the sport in both the off-season and during the season’s first month.

At times it gets overwhelming, but in two months the daily rhetoric will intensify out of co [...]

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Little strength so far in Hawkeyes’ strength-of-schedule

What is it about playing Iowa that seems to discombobulate football teams after they’ve done it?

A couple weeks ago, the consensus was that the Hawkeyes’ nonconference schedule wasn’t too bad after all, and maybe [...]

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Tuesday slate full of showdowns

When Teresa Kehe came to Linn-Mar High School from Loras College, her clipboard came with her.

On the back of that clipboard is a message, always visible to her players and herself:

“What have you done today to win a conf [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ reviews Purdue win

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down Iowa's 24-10 win over Purdue.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman talk about the state of the quarterback competition between Jake Rudock and C.J. Beathard, and the [...]

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Kernels officially take over Waterloo Bucks

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Kernels announced Monday they have officially taken over operations of the Waterloo Bucks of the collegiate continue »