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Non-Conference-Winning UNI Football Team Makes Playoffs

The University of Northern Iowa has received an at-large berth in the FCS football playoffs. The Panthers will play Stephen F. Austin Saturday night at 7 in the UNI-Dome.  

In mens college basketball tonight… SCC hosts Lincoln College (Hot 97-3)

Iowa is home against Pepperdine (KBUR)

Iowa State vs. Alabama at Kansas City

Brown at Illinois

 

In boys high school basketball tonight… Continue Reading

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#10 Longhorns Gore Hawkeyes

In mens college basketball last night….. (#10) Texas 71, Iowa 57 (2K Sports Classic-round 1)

UNI 73, Morgan State 53

 

In womens action….. Illinois 60, Memphis 58

SIU-Edwardsville 74, Drake 60

 

 In mens games today and tonight….. Iowa vs. Syracuse at Madison Square Garden (2K Sports Classic)(KBUR — 3 pm)

Iowa Wesleyan College vs. Continue Reading

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Blackhawks Win, but not Easily

In mens college basketball last night….. SCC 72, Iowa Central 69

 

On the schedule tonight….. Iowa vs. Texas at Madison Square Garden (KBUR)

UNI hosts Morgan State

  

In womens college basketball tonight….. Iowa Wesleyan hosts Simpson College

WIU at Chicago State

Memphis at Illinois

Drake at SIU-Edwardsville

 

In college wrestling….. Continue Reading

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Hawks to Take on Iowa Central

In mens college basketball tonight….. SCC at Iowa Central (Hot 97-3 – 6:30 pm)

 

In girls high school basketball tonight….. West Central at the Cranberry Classic

  

In boys play last night(all Illinois schools)….. Mendon Unity 46, West Hancock 35

Rock Island Alleman 48, Illini West 44 (Galesburg Tournament)

Morrison 48, United Township 37 (Galva T-giving Tourney)

Jacksonville 57, Quincy 44

Mercer County 49, Abingdon 31 (ROWVA Classic) Continue Reading

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SCC, Iowa, Iowa State All Win Big

In mens college basketball last night….. SCC 86, Iowa Lakes 67

Iowa 87, North Dakota State 56

Iowa State 81, Georgia State 58

Illinois-Chicago 67, Western Illinois 64

 

Tonight….. UNI at Stephen F. Austin

Drake at DePaul

 

In womens college basketball last night….. Western Illinois 89, Williams Woods 42

Illinois-Chicago 61, Northern Illinois 47

 

Tonight… Drake at Iowa State

Robert Morris at Illinois Continue Reading

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State Champion Crusaders Celebrate with Loved Ones

The state title-winning Holy Trinity girls volleyball team and its fans celebrated yesterday(Sun) afternoon in the school gym. One after another, the players and coaches looked back at the Crusader’s first-ever championship season, which saw them go 48-4, culminating in a convincing win over the Central Lyon Lions Friday night, 25-22, 25-13 and 25-8.   The Class 1A title is the first ever won by a Holy Trinity team.  

In mens college basketball yesterday….. Illinois 114, Coppin State 56

 

In mens college basketball tonight….. SCC hosts Iowa Lakes (Hot 97-3)

Iowa hosts North Dakota State (KBUR)

Iowa Wesleyan College at Central Christian College

Georgia State at Iowa State

Western Illinois at Illinois-Chicago

 

 

In womens college basketball tonight….. Continue Reading

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Crusaders Shoot for State Title

The Holy Trinity girls volleyball team will get another shot at a state title. The Crusaders fought back from behind in all three games, beating Tripoli 25-20, 25-23 and 25-17 last night at the U-S Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.   Holy Trinity…now 47-4…will take on 38-3 Central Lyon tonight at 7 o’clock (and you can watch the contest on Iowa Public Television.)

 

Also on tap tonight…..  

In mens college basketball…

Iowa hosts Hampton

Iowa State hosts Oakland

Georgia Southern at Illinois

WIU hosts Pacific

 

In womens action…

Iowa hosts USC Upstate

UNI at Tulsa

IPFW at Illinois

South Dakota at Drake

 

In college wrestling…

Iowa State and Utah Valley at Boise State Continue Reading

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Crusaders March On, Tigers Tamed

Holy Trinity won and New London lost, in the Iowa girls state volleyball tournament Class 1A quarterfinals last night. The top-rated Crusaders swept #8 LeMars Gehlen 25-15, 25-13 and 25-17 at the U-S Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. Holy Trinity…now 46-4…will take on 4th-ranked Tripoli(27-13) tonight at 6 o’clock in the semifinals.   The Panthers got to the semi’s by beating 5th-rated New London 25-13, 25-11 and 25-21. The Tigers’ season ends with a record of 35-8.  

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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