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HS State Girls Basketball: North Linn Wins 1st Round Game For Second Straight Season

HS State Girls Basketball: North Linn Wins 1st Round Game For Second Straight Season

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 3rd-ranked North Linn Lynx improved their record to 24-1 last night in a class 2A quarterfinal victory over Des Moines Christian 57-46. The win matches the most wins in program history with last years’ team and gave the program a record of 92-9 in the past four seasons. After a slow start

HS Boys Basketball: results from Thursday night 2-26

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A semifinals and 3A district final took place last night around the state. In 1A- The North Linn Lynx season came to a close in Elkader against West Central 53-34. The Lynx fell behind early but battled back and cut into the Blue Devils lead  several times but as close as

HS Basketball: Thursday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The boys basketball postseason resumes tonight around the state with class 1A and 3A district finals with start times of 7pm. CLASS 1A: The 18-5 North Linn Lynx will take on 20-3 West Central inside Central High School in Elkader for the district 6 final. We’ll have all the coverage from

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night 2-24 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In boys basketball last night, class 2A district finals and 1A semifinals took place around the state. In 2A- The district 7 final in Manchester saw 4th-ranked Monticello roll over Beckman, 51-25. The Panthers jumped on the scoreboard early and often with 22 first half points, led by junior guard Derek Manternach who had

HS Boys Basketball: Tuesday Night 2-23 Results and 2-24 Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In boys basketball class 3A and 4A 1st round games last night: 3A- The 11-11 West Delaware Hawks had their season ended by 9-13 CP-U inside Seedorff Gymnasium 63-51. Mount Vernon 58, Central DeWitt 43 Solon 42, Marion 32 Dubuque Wahlert 92, Independence 48 Cedar Rapids Xavier 74, Benton Community 44 CLASS

HS Girls Basketball: Saturday Night 2-22 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In girls basketball Saturday night, class 4A regional semi-finals took place. The West Delaware Hawks had their season end in Marion, falling the 13th-ranked Indians 63-48. Kristen Wegmann led the way with 17 points, Kasey Palmer had 13 and Emily Thole scored 11. The Hawks close at 16-7 and say goodbye to 6 seniors

HS Boys Basketball: Thursday Night 2-19 Results/Friday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In Class 1A- North-Linn 59, Lansing Kee 34, the Lynx advance to one district 6 semi-final Tuesday night in Elkader against Postville at 8pm. Starmont 54, Wapsie Valley 39: For the Stars senior guard Jake Butler became the all-time leading scorer in Starmont boys basketball history scoring 14 points. He now has 1,154 career

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