A silver for Martin

IOWA CITY — Many a teenager spends countless hours dreaming up ways to make their birthday celebration memorable.

They’d ... »

Saints swimmers ready for season

CEDAR RAPIDS — As the boys’ swimming season kicks off, Xavier swimmers will travel to Kennedy and Washington High Schools for ... »

Boys’ swimming 2014-15: Teams, swimmers to watch


C.R. Washington — State runner-up last season, highest finish since its last state championship in 2008. Its vaunted depth will ... »

West swimmer Keen has Olympics on his mind

IOWA CITY — Aidan Keen was in open study period when he received the September text message from his mother.

From no better per ... »

Talking Washington girls’ swimming

The second installment of “The Crossover” podcast by Reece Chadima and Braxton Leonard, members of The Surveyor, Cedar Rapids ... »

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.< ... »

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 ... »

Saint turned Warrior

CEDAR RAPIDS — Swimming for another school may be intimidating, but freshman Lauren Havertape has not let it stop her from becoming a ... »

Times of their lives

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Washington girls’ swimming coach Megan Lewis leads her team into Saturday’s regional meet a ... »

State champion swimmer Brown commits to Wisconsin

Iowa City High senior Lizzie Brown, who won the breaststroke state championship last season for the Little Hawks, has verbally committed to swim fo ... »

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 ... »

West’s Thomas the new queen of MVC diving

CEDAR RAPIDS – With just two dives remaining and still over 100 points away from a Mississippi Valley Conference meet record, Iowa City West' ... »

Lions’ swimmers priming pump

MARION — With the Mississippi Valley Conference girls’ swimming meet looming Saturday, Linn-Mar Coach Chad Derlein is seeing e ... »

Brown thriving after ‘tough decision’ to leave Little Hawks

IOWA CITY — One notable name from 2013 will be missing when postseason competition begins with Saturday’s Mississippi Valley C ... »

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