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Hawks and Cyclones play to a 6-6 tie

AMES, Iowa -- The University of Iowa and Iowa State played through rain, endured a significant weather delay and saw the game end in a 6-6 tie after five innings due to darkness on Wednesday at the Cyclone... Read More »

Atwood will make his decision Thursday

IOWA CITY — Iowa basketball target Willie Atwood is expected to announce his college decision on Thursday. Atwood, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound sophomore power forward, played at Connors State (Okla.) College... Read More »

Saints Take 2-1 Series Lead

DUBUQUE, IA—The Dubuque Fighting Saints lead the best-of-five series with the RoughRiders 2-1 and will look to finish the series strong Saturday. Game 4 will be presented by Exceptional Dentistry and 101.... Read More »

UNI wins on senior night

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Seth Tuttle scored 19 points with seven assists and seven rebounds as Northern Iowa crushed Southern Illinois 73-54 on Wednesday night. Matt Bohannon added 17 points for the... Read More »

Payback for Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State played nearly the entire second half without the Big 12's leading scorer and still rolled past a team that blew it out two weeks ago. The Cyclones head into March as one... Read More »

Williamsburg Takes a Hot Hand to State

Williamsburg, Iowa - The Williamsburg girls' basketball team has lost in the Regional finals the last two years. This year the Raiders beat North Polk in the Regional final to make their first trip to... Read More »

Iowa City West bounces back with win over Linn-Mar

Iowa City,IA- 2nd ranked Iowa City West bounced back from a loss against Wahlert beating Linn-Mar 81-56. Watch Scott Saville's highlights from the game. ... Read More »

Lynx capture a 2A thriller, 47-45

TROY MILLS — North Linn claimed the rubber match, by the blink of an eye. Heather Sabers’ game-tying shot came a split second after the final buzzer, and fifth-ranked North Linn held off No. 11 Maquoketa... Read More »

Prairie’s Blaha, St. John push each other to state finals

DES MOINES – Cedar Rapids Prairie seniors Trey Blaha and Skyler St. John have imagined wrestling in the state finals together. All of the sweat spilled drilling, shooting takedowns, running sprints and... Read More »

Buss with 18 in his return

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Nate Buss came off the bench to lead Northern Iowa with 18 points and the Panthers eased into an 80-58 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Wednesday night. Buss made four 3-pointers... Read More »

Prairie with a Pinfest to Advance to State Duals

Cedar Rapids. IA- 4th ranked Prairie got pins from Marcus England, Dylan Kleinschmidt, Sam Uthoff, Trey Blaha, Skyler St.John, and Jesse Hynek to beat 14th ranked Mason City 55-17. ... Read More »

Martino Big Off the Bench for UNI

Cedar Falls, IA- UNI Junior Max Martino has been a spark off the bench for UNI the last two seasons. The former Kennedy standout was a walk-on at UNI and has made the most of his opportunities. Checkout... Read More »

Illinois State Second Half Run Dooms UNI

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Bobby Hunter scored 17 points and grabbed three rebounds as Illinois State defeated Northern Iowa 76-65 on Wednesday night. Daishon Knight had 15 points and four rebounds for the... Read More »

C.R. Prairie Gets Rivalry Win Over Jefferson Ahead of Conference Meet

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – There’s history at play every time No. 9 Cedar Rapids Jefferson and No. 4 Cedar Rapids Prairie take to the mat. Years of hard-fought dual meets and opposing state champions rachet... Read More »

Lynx "D" Claims Another Foe

TROY MILLS — Shooting will come, and shooting will go. But lockdown defense, that’s a constant. The owner of the state’s best scoring defense, Class 2A third-rated North Linn forced No. 15 Maquoketa... Read More »

Drahozal Wins KCRG-TV9 AOW

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Xavier Senior Nick Drahozal broke his brother David's school record for career wins this season with 114. Nick is ranked 6th in the state at 145 pounds. Drahozal was a starting defensive... Read More »

Hawkeyes Come Up Short in Loss to Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Melsahn Basabe put it on his shoulders. Aaron White blamed himself. Coach Fran McCaffery said it was turnovers. Devyn Marble gave credit to No. 21/25 Michigan. Take your pick, and you’ve... Read More »

Cascade Girls and Boys are Perfect

Cascade,IA- Cascade has been good in basketball for many years and the boys and girls are off to another great start this year. The girls are 10-0 and are ranked second in class 2A. Meanwhile, the boys... Read More »

Buss Big Boost for UNI Off the Bench

Cedar Falls, IA-UNI 6'10 junior Nate Buss gives the Panthers instant offense off the bench. Buss averages over 10 points and five rebounds a game. Nate is the leading three pointer shooter for the Panthers... Read More »

UNI Picks Up First Road Win

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team posted its first road win of the season on Wednesday behind a convincing 80-53 win over the Evansville Purple Aces in the Ford Center. UNI... Read More »

Iowa State Women Still Undefeated

AMES, Iowa – The No. 11 Iowa State women’s basketball team (14-0, 2-0 Big 12) continued its undefeated season with a 74-48 rout of Texas Tech (6-8, 0-3 Big 12) in the Big 12 home opener Wednesday night... Read More »

Energy high in Hawkeyes’ first Big Ten win of season

IOWA CITY – With 1:08 left, Iowa junior Samantha Logic drove to the hoop, scored while being fouled, and upon seeing the ball fall through the net, pumped her fist and let out a scream of celebration.That... Read More »

Sievertsen, Hahn, Bigbee, Kintzel earn All-American honors

PHILDELPHIA, Pa. – Senior placekicker Tyler Sievertsen has been named to the 2013 The Sports Network FCS All-America First Team, it was announced today. This is Sievertsen’s second All-America honor... Read More »

Xavier explains its decision to drop to Class 3A in football

Cedar Rapids Xavier Principal Tom Keating and Athletics Director Mike Winker wrote a letter to parents and supporters of the school, explaining why it has decided to move down from Class 4A to Class 3A... Read More »

Disterhoft Not Playing Like a Freshman

IOWA CITY — When it comes to shot selection, good isn’t good enough for the Iowa Hawkeyes.“Like Coach (Lisa) Bluder tells us, we don’t want good shots,” said freshman Ally Disterhoft. “We want great shots.”The... Read More »

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