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Montour return to Black Hawks possible

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Brandon Montour might once again wear a Waterloo Black Hawks sweater, at least temporarily.Montour was set to begin his college career at UMass, but for an undisclosed reason, he's been ruled ineligible to join the team until December.According to a report on SBNation.com, the reigning USHL Player of the Year will return to Waterloo to play in the meantime. Black Hawks front office staff were unable to confirm or deny the report.Montour led all defensemen in the league last season with 20 goa... More>>

Connor McCaffery commits to Iowa

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Connor McCaffery didn't even have to pick up a phone to make his college commitment. McCaffery decided this weekend to play for the Hawkeyes and his father, head coach Fran McCaffery.Connor is entering his sophomore season at Iowa City West. During his freshman campaign he averaged 6.1 points per game and helped lead the Trojans to a third straight state title.Connor McCaffery is listed as the 24th nationally ranked recruit in the class of 2017 by ESPN. More>>

Hawks win heated battle over Panthers at Kinnick Video included

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The Hawkeyes got off to an early start with a touchdown within minutes of the game beginning.
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Cyclones fall hard in opener against North Dakota State

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Iowa State squandered a quick start as North Dakota State rallied with 34 unanswered points to storm out of Ames with a 34-14 season opening win.The win was the 25th straight for the Bison, tying an all-time FCS division record.The Cyclones were the early aggressors. Aaron Wimberly opened up the scoring with a 16 yard touchdown run. Wimberly picked up a 3 yard touchdown in the second quarter, set up by Allen Lazard's first career catch, a 47 yard reception, which would put Iowa State up 14-0 ... More>>

Don Bosco steamrolls Midland, 38-0 Video included

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Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14-and-0 season including all-everything quarterback Jake Hogan. More>>

Cedar Rapids Washington turns tide on Jefferson, 43-26 Video included

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A cross-town rivalry turned into Mother Nature's playground at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids. More>>

Union tops Gladbrook-Reinbeck 25-7 Video included

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Gladbrook-Reinbeck played host to the Union Knights on Friday night. More>>

New Hampton crests Crestwood 42-0 Video included

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Both Crestwood and New Hampton made the playoffs in 2013. More>>

Independence beats Columbus, 32-0 Video included

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Independence scored 21-points in the 4th quarter to beat Columbus, 32-0 Friday night, andspoil the coaching debut of former Sailor all-state quarterback, Brad Schmit. Schmit, who led the Sailors to a state championship in 2004, returns to his alma mater as the Sailor's Head Coach, replacing Aundra Meeks, who left Columbus, and is now coaching at West Des Moines Dowling. Independence got a great night from senior running back, Chase Straw. Straw, also a great wrestling for the Mustangs, ran fo... More>>

Dons Begin a New Era Video included

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Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14 and 0 season including all-everything Quarterback Jake Hogan.
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Wapsie Valley wins over Starmont 28-12 Video included

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A nice Class A match-up, as Starmont visited Wapsie Valley.
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Former Waterloo wrestler recommended as new West High School coach

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West High School is proud and excited to announce Kevin Emily has been recommended to the Waterloo Schools Board of Education for the position of head wrestling coach. More>>

Touching Tribute: Western Dubuque's opponent wearing Bobcat Strong shirts

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It's a Bobcat Strong show of support from a competing school. More>>

Dike-New Hartford whips A-P 27-7 in AG Bowl

Dike-New Hartford whips A-P 27-7 in AG Bowl Video included

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Dike-New Hartford took advantage of five Aplington-Parkersburg turnovers and a muffed punt to beat the Falcons 27-7 in the AG Bowl at Ed Thomas Field in Parkersburg.  More>>

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

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Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. More>>

The Mark Farley Interview: Week One

The Mark Farley Interview: Week One Video included

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Hello I'm Rick Coleman here with the head coach of the Northern Iowa Panthers Mark Farley ahead of the Panthers big game this Saturday at Kinnick stadium against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Coach a big game for the panthers--a big game for the state... this is your third trip to Kinnick as head coach what did you learn from your three previous experiences that will help this time. "I think we learned from the fact we can compete--we are going to have an great game plan and play it very well they hav... More>>

Western Dubuque football team honors four boys killed in crash

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The Western Dubuque High School Freshman football team paid a special tribute to the four boys killed earlier this month in a horrific crash. More>>

'Million Robot March' targets Hawkeye visitors' pink locker room

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University of Iowa professor Kembrew McLeod has dressed as a robot to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann. Now he's targeting his own school over its controversial pink visitors' locker room at Kinnick Stadium. More>>

Iowa Barnstormers make the move from the AFL to IFL Video included

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In a move that can be considered strange at best, the Iowa Barnstormers completed a move that takes the franchise from the Arena Football League to the lower-tiered Indoor Football League, which includes the Cedar Rapids Titans. More>>

Klieman ready to lead Bison against Iowa State on Saturday Video included

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This Saturday's game between North Dakota State and Iowa State is a homecoming of sorts for Waterloo native and new Bison head coach Chris Klieman. More>>

Former Cedar Falls star second on depth chart at Alabama Video included

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A former Cedar Falls High School star will be a snap away from the starting lineup when the second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide takes on West Virginia in their season opener Saturday afternoon. More>>

Rain to cause parking problems at first Hawkeye football game

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Rainy weather may cause headaches for Hawkeye fans trying to find a place to park at the first game of the season this weekend. More>>

Chiney Ogwumike of Sun wins WNBA rookie of year

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Chiney Ogwumike always enjoyed following her sister's path. Now the Connecticut Sun player joins her as a winner of the WNBA rookie of the year award. More>>

NFL suspends Browns star WR Gordon for 2014 season

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Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril. More>>

New football coach looking to turn around Waterloo East Video included

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A visit to Waterloo East's Football practice Tuesday found new Trojan head coach Richard Carter was putting his young team through a tough session. More>>

Barnstormers move from AFL to IFL

The Iowa Barnstormers have relegated themselves. More>>

Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

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Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season. More>>

Women talk about sports on CBS Sports Network

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By TERESA M. WALKER AP Pro Football Writer CBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they're set to make television history. More>>

Hawks expect another battle with UNI Video included

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Five years ago, it took a pair of blocked field goals for the Hawkeyes to escape the Panthers. Two years ago in another competitive game Iowa needed 3 Mark Weisman touchdowns to pull out an 11 point win. Now with the Panthers at full strength Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz knows his team's in for another battle. “When these guys are healthy and ready to go, they're going to be a challenging opponent,” said Ferentz, “and we'd better be at our best, I know that.” The Hawkeyes expect some big things as... More>>

Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

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Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt. More>>

Experienced Hawkeyes full of optimism

Iowa's biggest concern could be at kicker. And punter. More>>

Union talk fades as Northwestern begins season

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By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald flies around the practice field some days like he was still playing. Other days, he gets his kicks by running training camp more like a... More>>

U. Iowa president stands by firing of hockey coach

University of Iowa President Sally Mason says she stands by the controversial firing of women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum. More>>

Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

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Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open. More>>

Kollmorgen named starter as UNI gets set for Iowa

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Mark Farley decided on a starting quarterback for Saturday's game against Iowa, and that will be Sawyer Kollmorgen -- Kollmorgen, a junior, won the starting job over senior Brion Carnes. He'll be entering his third season as the Panthers regular starting quarterback. Carnes, however, is expected to get time under center as well. Coach Mark Farley says he will play this weekend against the Hawkeyes, but specifically when that happens is up in the air. “It's more who's got the hot hand, who's m... More>>

Cyclones looking for better start to 2014

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Iowa State is looking for something different as they open the season on Saturday against 3-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State.A year ago, the Cyclones opened the season with a 28-20 loss to Northern Iowa. The Cyclones went on to lose 9 of their first 10 games, with the only win coming at Tulsa.Head coach Paul Rhoads believes that opening loss was a factor in Iowa State's performance in the next few games."I would argue that the start of our season beyond the opener and the first ... More>>

Jets suspend CB Dimitri Patterson 'indefinitely'

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Dimitri Patterson ended his puzzling absence after 48 hours, but his future with the New York Jets is now uncertain. More>>

Kernels fall at Quad Cities, still clinch playoff berth

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The Cedar Rapids Kernels fell 8-6 to the Quad Cities on Sunday with a chance to secure a playoff spot. Despite the loss, the Kernels still picked up a bid after Peoria eliminated themselves from contention with a 4-3 loss at Clinton.With the game tied 4-4 in the 8th inning, the Kernels looked like they might get it done as Logan Wade knocked an RBI base hit in to right field for the advantage.However, it quickly went away in the bottom half of the inning. The River Bandits responded with 4 ru... More>>

Hwang, Choi lift S. Korea past Chicago to win LLWS

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In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he wanted to celebrate. More>>

Logano edges Keselowski for first win at Bristol

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Joey Logano is looking more and more like a Sprint Cup title contender. More>>

UNI's Williams set for big season

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Just by taking the field, UNI senior Xavier Williams makes the entire Panther defense better. "If he's not double teamed, he's making the play,” says defensive line Coach Bryce Paup, “When he gets double teamed, the linebackers make the play." Known as the X-Man, Williams recorded 12 tackles for loss last season, just one year after picking up just 2 as a sophomore. If you ask him what caused that improvement, he'll tell you it was the chance to play for an NFL veteran and former league defen... More>>

Upper Iowa looking to build on success

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After a successful 2013 campaign, the Upper Iowa Peacocks are back and ready to make some noise. “You're going to get better or you're going to get worse,” says head coach Tom Shea, “We want to get better. It's going to be tough." The Peacocks fueled by an experienced offense, and a much improved defense showed some life last season going 6 – 5, finishing tied for 5th in the 15 team Northern Sun Conference. Six wins may not seem like much until you consider it was the first winning record at ... More>>

MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

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An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business. More>>

UNI Women's soccer opens season on Friday

UNI Women's soccer opens season on Friday Video included

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The UNI Women's soccer team is coming off a disappointing 4 and 15 season marred by injuries and a lot of close losses. In fact the Panthers were either tied of had the lead in the second half of 15 of their 19 games last fall. Despite their efforts uni soccer has been picked to finish in last place in the conference this fall--but the Panthers did have one voter pick them to finish in first place.UNI head coach James Price said, "Well that would be me--but I do that every year--i am a little... More>>

Waterloo Columbus Football team puts new coach through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Waterloo Columbus Football team puts new coach through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

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At the end of Waterloo Columbus Sailors football practice on Thursdaynew sailor head coach Brad Schmidt got caught up in a bit of a challenge---as the entireSailor football team dropped a couple of buckets of ice water on him for the ALS Challenge. Friday we will have an interview with the new Columbus head coach. More>>

UNI Volleyball picked to finish second in the MVC

UNI Volleyball picked to finish second in the MVC Video included

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The University of Northern Iowa volleyball team has been pegged to finish second in the 2014 preseason Missouri Valley Conference coaches' poll. The Panthers nabbed a pair of first-place votes but came up two points short of favorite Wichita State in the poll.Panther head coach Bobbi Petersen believes the conference will be very competitive again--but she's thankful the MVC Postseason tournament will be held in Cedar Falls. "Very pumped that during one of the most competitive conference races... More>>

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  • Don Bosco steamrolls Midland, 38-0

    Don Bosco steamrolls Midland, 38-0

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:02:12 GMT
    Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14-and-0 season including all-everything quarterback Jake Hogan.More >>
    Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14-and-0 season including all-everything quarterback Jake Hogan.More >>
  • Cedar Rapids Washington turns tide on Jefferson, 43-26

    Cedar Rapids Washington turns tide on Jefferson, 43-26

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:53:12 GMT
    A cross-town rivalry turned into Mother Nature's playground at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids.More >>
    A cross-town rivalry turned into Mother Nature's playground at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids.More >>
  • Union tops Gladbrook-Reinbeck 25-7

    Union tops Gladbrook-Reinbeck 25-7

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:41:15 GMT
    Gladbrook-Reinbeck played host to the Union Knights on Friday night.More >>
    Gladbrook-Reinbeck played host to the Union Knights on Friday night.More >>
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