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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…

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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

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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

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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