Jake Ryder

11/22/2017 - 2:05pm

CONRAD – On a big night for BCLUW's past and present athletes, Madison Ubben and Lauren Anderson came up with the biggest nights of all.

 

The BCLUW girls basketball team defeated Baxter 54-44 in Conrad on Friday, with Ubben (21 points) and Lauren Anderson (16) each setting career-high single-game point totals.

 

Anderson added 16 rebounds, five...

11/08/2017 - 6:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – The Grundy Center volleyball team is in the semifinals for the first time since 2012 and the Spartans are fired up.   Grundy Center swept Sidney in a Class 2A quarterfinal at the U.S. Cellular Center on Wednesday, 25-12, 25-17, 25-18.   The third-seeded Spartans now get a crack at one of the state's all-time best...
11/08/2017 - 6:32pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Amber Rickert and Morgan Weber set the tone for the Dike-New Hartford volleyball team as it began its latest run at the state tournament.   Rickert, a junior, had a career-high 17 kills and Weber matched her career best as the sophomore slammed 16 kills in a straight-set sweep over Wapsie Valley in the Class 2A state...
11/07/2017 - 12:03pm
GRUNDY CENTER – A young, determined Grundy Center volleyball team shed its underdog label this season.   After missing the state tournament in 2015, the Spartans roared back in 2016 as the only unranked team in all five classes to make it to the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.   Western Christian provided a familiar roadblock...
11/07/2017 - 11:06am
DIKE – Morgan Weber doesn't look back in anger on how her freshman volleyball season ended.   The Dike-New Hartford outside hitter suffered a stress fracture in her foot just before the Wolverines began a postseason run that resulted in D-NH's return to the state tournament.   But she was along for the ride as D-NH...
11/06/2017 - 4:47pm
ST. ANSGAR – Gladbrook-Reinbeck football head coach John Olson admits that in his younger years he would be more focused on whether or not his teams were walking out of the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls with state championships.   But Olson has been insistent in recent years, even as G-R has achieved that level of success, on a philosophy of...
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