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Hawk frosh fly high in Prime Time

KYLE MANN

July 12, 2015

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The nightcap between Brendan Unkrich’s Pelling/Comfort Care and Jess Settles’ Marion Iron had all the makings of an up-and-down barnburner leading into Sunday’s matchup, with the two most dangero...

Don’t count out Peschel

CHARLIE GREEN

July 12, 2015

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Brendan Unkrich’s McCurry’s/BlendCard squad finished the Game Time League regular season at 1-3, placing it fifth of six in the final standings. But with the playoffs beginning Wednesday night, that record now matters ...

Woodbury, Alexander win again

CHARLIE GREEN

July 12, 2015

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Dan Ahrens’ Armstrong Team continues to demonstrate that it’s the deepest team in the Prime Time League. The group defeated Ray Swetalla’s Linn County Anesthesiologists, 101-82, behind a balanced attack offensively...

Spieth wins playoff in Deere Classic

LUKE MEREDITH - ASSOCIATED PRESS

July 12, 2015

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SILVIS, Ill.  — Jordan Spieth made it a lot tougher on himself than it needed to be. In the end, Spieth got exactly what he was looking for from the John Deere Classic: a win and some positive energy ahead of the British...

Jennings leads fierce comeback in Game Time

CHARLIE GREEN

July 8, 2015

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Head coach Randy Larson approached his point guard, Luther’s Moran Lonning, and embraced her at the conclusion of Wednesday night’s Game Time League finale. He held the game’s box score in his right hand. “27,...

Prime Time’s mystery man

KYLE MANN

July 8, 2015

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The Prime Time League, from one perspective, is primarily a chance for Hawkeye fans in the local area to get a preview for the coming season. Northern Iowa players have joined in on the past two years, but Kendall Jacks of Wayne...

Kastanek grows into leadership

CHARLIE GREEN

July 8, 2015

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At 2-2, coach Brian Joens’ Cullen Painting/Joensy’s sits in the middle of the pack of Game Time League, but one player has kept tension low entering postseason play — Iowa junior-to-be Alexa Kastanek. “Offensively,...

Q&A: Catching up with Aaron White

DI STAFF

July 7, 2015

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The DI caught up with Aaron White, who is embarking on what he hopes will be an NBA journey after being selected in the second round of the NBA draft on June 25 by the Washington Wizards. The Ohio native ranks first all-time...

Game Time titans clash

CHARLIE GREEN

July 7, 2015

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In the final-regular season week of the Game Time League, the two undefeated squads, Kay DiLeo’s Beat the Bookstore/Westport and Randy Larson’s Marion Iron, will square off for the top seed in the playoffs. “We’re...

Who is the MLB’s biggest all-star snub?

DI STAFF

July 7, 2015

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Jake Arrieta Full disclosure: I love the Cubs more than most things on this planet. If you want to hold that against me, go ahead. But that Jake Arrieta won’t represent the National League is an absolute shame, and you&rsq...

Letkewicz, Game Time’s X-factor

CHARLIE GREEN

July 6, 2015

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Kay DiLeo’s Beat the Bookstore/Westport squad features a two-headed monster in point guard Tania Davis and forward Megan Gustafson, but the presence of Kate Letkewicz of Dartmouth on the perimeter may propel the squad to ...

Hawks in the NFL: Packing a punch

CHARLIE GREEN

July 6, 2015

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The Green Bay Packers came painfully close to reaching the Super Bowl last season, blowing a 16-0 lead to Seattle in the NFC Championship. Now, ahead of 2015, they have reloaded heading into training camp. With the team stil...