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Crusaders, Tigers Tested Today

Top-rated Holy Trinity and 5th-ranked New London will both be in action later today(Weds) at the Iowa girls Class 1A state volleyball tournament in Cedar Rapids. The 45-4 Crusaders take on a well-known opponent…23-14 LeMars Gehlen…at 4 o’clock on Court One of the U-S Cellular Center. This will be the 3rd time in the last five years that Holy Trinity and the 8th-rated Jays play each other at the state tournament. At 6 o’clock this(Weds) evening, the number-5 New London Tigers…at 35-7…will battle 4th-rated Tripoli…who enter the game with a record of 26-13.   The Panthers have been to the state tournament 16 times in the last 17 years and have won 11 championships during that time.   The Tigers are back at state for the first time since 2009. Their matchup too will be on Court-1. Continue Reading

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SCC Women Host Sandburg

In womens college basketball tonight….. SCC hosts Carl Sandburg

 

In high school volleyball tomorrow(Weds)….. Class 1A quarterfinals in Cedar Rapids – Holy Trinity vs. LeMars Gehlen, 4 pm and New London vs. Tripoli, 6 pm

(Both games on Court 1 at the U-S Cellular Center.) Continue Reading

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Blackhawks Still Unbeaten

In mens college basketball over the weekend….. SCC…now 5-0…defeated Kennedy-King Saturday, 64-42, in the last game of the Golden Eagle Classic.  The Blackhawks don’t play again until this Saturday.  

In womens college basketball yesterday….. Iowa 119, St. Continue Reading

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Crusaders, Tigers Headed to State Volleyball Tourney!

In high school volleyball last night…..  

1A regional title game – top-ranked Holy Trinity swept Moravia 25-6, 25-7 and 25-9. The 45-4 Crusaders will go to their 5th straight state tournament next Wednesday(4 PM) against LeMars Gehlen in Cedar Rapids.  

1A regional title game – 5th rated New London outlasted Iowa Valley at Washington 25-10, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-21.   The (35-7) Tigers go to state for the first time in five years and will take on Tripoli next Wednesday evening(6 PM), also in Cedar Rapids.  

 

In mens college basketball last night….. Continue Reading

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Bullettes, W.Hancock Go Home

In high school volleyball last night…..  

3A regional final — West Liberty swept Mediapolis

IL 2A sectional semifinal — Williamsville eliminated West Hancock in 2 games

 

Tonight…..(both games at 7 pm)

1A regional finals — Holy Trinity vs. Moravia at Bloomfield

New London vs. Iowa Valley at Washington

 

In mens college basketball tonight….. SCC hosts NIACC, 7 pm (broadcast “live” on Hot 97-3)

 

 

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Last Local Hope in Iowa State Football Playoffs Falls

In high school football…..  

The Van Buren Warriors lost last night to Mount Ayr, 45-14, in the second round of the Class A playoffs.   Van Buren’s season ends with its best record ever: 8-3.  

 

In high school volleyball….. 3A regional final – Mediapolis vs. West Liberty at Muscatine, 7 pm

 

(IL) 2A sectional semifinal – West Hancock vs. Continue Reading

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Iowa B-Ballers Roll; Van Buren Still Alive in H-S Football Playoffs

In mens college basketball…..  

Iowa 92, Northwood 51 (exhibition game)

 

Saturday…

SCC men 69, Parkland 65

Danville(IL) Community College 75, SCC women 64

 

 

In high school cross country….. Mt. Pleasant’s Logan Murray placed 3rd at the boys state meet in Class 3A

L-M’s Lucas Nowak came in 32nd and ND-WB’s Baron West finished 40th in 2A

Winfield-Mt. Union’s Gavin Bencze placed 22nd and Johnathan Quinn was 50th in 1A, while Josh Keller came in 49th. Continue Reading

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BHS V-Ballers Win 1st Game but Fall to Iowa City High in Four

In high school volleyball (regional semifinals)….. 5A – Iowa City High eliminated BHS in four games(23-25, 25-20, 25-10 and 27-25

 

4A – Clear Creek-Amana swept Ft. Madison

         Cedar Rapids Xavier swept Fairfield

 

3A – Mediapolis swept Davis County

         West Liberty swept Mid-Prairie

 

         *(Mediapolis will play West Liberty next Tuesday at the Muscatine Regional final)

 

Illinois….. 2A – West Hancock beat Rushville-Industry in three games, (so West Hancock will take on Williamsville next Tuesday night at the Athens Sectional.)

 

Tonight (all games at 7)….. 1A regional semifinals – Winfield-Mt. Continue Reading