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Jordan Newman: Athlete of the Week

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That's a familiar sound to Waterloo West Senior Jordan Newman Jordan -- a big contributor on last year's state title team -- has taken the lead this year -- raising her scoring average by 32 -- That More>>

Athlete of the Week: Haley Puk

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Waterloo West's Haley Puk is one of the key leaders for a 16 and 2 Wahawk team.
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Athlete of the Week: Kyle Haber

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Dubuque Senior's Kyle Haber is superstar on the court as well as in the classroom -- Wendell Eimers | Dubuque Senior Head Coach said, "He's got an unbelievable high IQ, and he's been able to take those More>>

Athlete of the Week: Allis Tahahwah

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Whether it's driving hard to the bucket -- or knocking it down from the arc -- Allis Tahahwah just seems to find ways to score -- "I play AAU tournaments. I've got a lot of practice in basketball, so More>>

Athlete of the Week: Waverly-SR's Derifield

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Commitment has been the key for Waverly-Shell Rock's Spencer Derifield -- It's commitment that's made him one of the wrestlers in the state of Iowa -- and it's commitment that makes him better each time More>>

Athlete of the Week: Carson Parker

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Dike-New Hartford point guard Carson Parker has been lighting up opponents in the early season.The Wolverine senior has averaged better than 30 points a game -- leading DNH to a 3 and oh record in the More>>

Athletes of the Week: Alissa Brown

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Jesup senior Alissa Brown has become the heart and soul of the J-Hawk basketball team. More>>

Athletes of the Week: Don Bosco

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State championships are nothing new at Don Bosco, but they usually happen on the mat where the Dons have won a total of 18 team championships. However, a week ago they captured their first on the gridiron. More>>

Athletes of the Week: Wartburg Women's Cross Country

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Success, and winning has become the trade-mark of the Wartburg Women's cross country program --"These are great gals, they love to run.  They work real hard.""A lot of it's the hard work that we put in More>>

Derek Kuehner: Athlete of the Week

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When the North Fayette Valley football team needs a score -- they can count on running back Derrick Kuehner --the junior running back has found the endzone 22 times this season, while averaging 9 yards More>>

Athlete of the Week: Denver's Kyle Kehoe

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Denver coach Sandy Sebelka knows that when Kyle Kehoe's out on the course -- it's pretty much bad news for everyone else --"When it comes down to that last 400, if Kyle's right there with them, I tell More>>

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  • Ejim named Big 12 basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Ejim named Big 12 basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:07:03 GMT
    The accolades keep on piling up for Cyclone senior Melvin Ejim. On Tuesday, Ejim was named the Big 12's basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2nd time in his career.This adds to a laundry list of honors this season including All-American nods from 5 different organizations on top of his Big 12 Player of the Year award.Ejim holds a 3.7 GPA. On the court he averaged 17.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in helping lead Iowa State to the Sweet 16 and a Big 12 tournament title.More >>
    The accolades keep on piling up for Cyclone senior Melvin Ejim. On Tuesday, Ejim was named the Big 12's basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2nd time in his career.This adds to a laundry list of honors this season including All-American nods from 5 different organizations on top of his Big 12 Player of the Year award.Ejim holds a 3.7 GPA. On the court he averaged 17.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in helping lead Iowa State to the Sweet 16 and a Big 12 tournament title.More >>
  • Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'

    Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'

    The head of baseball's Internet company is defending the sport's new replay system.More >>
    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.More >>
  • Cyclones add UNLV transfer Dejaun-Jones

    Cyclones add UNLV transfer Dejaun-Jones

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:46:30 GMT
    Fred Hoiberg's 2014-2015 roster got a big boost over the weekend. UNLV graduate transfer Bryce Dejaun-Jones committed to the Cyclones during a weekend visit to Ames. He'll have one season of eligibility for the Cyclones.The 6'5" guard led the Runnin' Rebels with 13.6 points per game last season. The addition helps soften the blow of losing All-Big 12 performers Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane.Dejaun-Jones is expected to graduate from UNLV after the spring semester making him immediately eligible...More >>
    Fred Hoiberg's 2014-2015 roster got a big boost over the weekend. UNLV graduate transfer Bryce Dejaun-Jones committed to the Cyclones during a weekend visit to Ames. He'll have one season of eligibility for the Cyclones.The 6'5" guard led the Runnin' Rebels with 13.6 points per game last season. The addition helps soften the blow of losing All-Big 12 performers Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane.Dejaun-Jones is expected to graduate from UNLV after the spring semester making him immediately eligible...More >>
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