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HS Sports; Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware girls’ basketball team improved their record to 7-2 with victories over WaMaC conference rival Independence Friday night and Delaware County non-conference foe Maquoketa Valley on Saturday afternoon. The Friday night W gave fourth-year  WD head coach Harold Shepherd his 750th career win.  He becomes just the fourth varsity girls’ basketball coach in

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HS Basketball; Thursday Night Results/Several Area Teams Start 2014 Part Of Schedule Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In girls high school basketball play last night; Independence 49 Waverly-Shell Rock 42 The second half of the season starts up tonight for a few of our other area teams: Girls; West Delaware @ Independence                                                                                                                                                                                                    Benton @ Western Dubuque in Epworth Calamus-Wheatland @ East Buchanan in Winthrop Cascade @ Northeast in Goose


Hawkeyes Lose To LSU In Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. – It was a dog fight until the final play, but when the final whistle blew, No. 14 LSU celebrated a 21-14 victory over the University of Iowa football team in the 2014 Outback Bowl inside Raymond James Stadium. “LSU made a lot of big plays today and did what they had to do


Former ISU Coach Orr Dies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Longtime former basketball coach Johnny Orr has died at 86. His death was confirmed Tuesday by Iowa State, where Orr led the Cyclones to a school-record 218 wins from 1980 until 1994. Orr spent 29 seasons as a Division I coach. Twelve of them were at Michigan, where he guided


Iowa State Guard Bluford To Transfer

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State reserve guard K.J. Bluford is leaving the 14th-ranked Cyclones after just 11 games. Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Sunday that Bluford will transfer in hopes of getting more playing time elsewhere. Bluford is a junior who recently joined Iowa State from Northeast Community College in Nebraska. But he played in


Action-packed 2013 in state sports

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer It was the game of the year — won by the team of the year in Iowa sports. Iowa had the ball and a 3-point lead with less than a minute left of a thrilling matchup with the rival Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum on Dec. 13. But Iowa State,

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