Author Archives: Metro Sports Report

Girls swimming — Jefferson 12.27.10

Trials run Katie Anton rekindles fire for swimming in Florida By Sher Jasperse Metro Sports Report On a snowy morning shortly before Christmas, while teenagers thronged the malls, Katie Anton swam laps at the Stoney Point YMCA. It’s what she … Continue reading

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Girls basketball — 12.23.10 Washington

Tia Dawson aims high on and off the court By Sher Jasperse Metro Sports Report Tia Dawson is fascinated by how things work. Always has been. On the basketball court, Washington’s 6-foot-2 senior post player is always thinking. “I like … Continue reading

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Boys swimming — 12.21.10 Washington

Warriors nipped by Little Hawks Metro Sports Report Iowa City High won the 400 freestyle relay — the meet’s final event — and escaped with an 87-83 win over Washington Tuesday night at the Warriors’ pool. Washington had three individual … Continue reading

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Girls basketball — 12.21.10 Xavier

No. 7 Saints escape Class 3A No. 7 Knights Metro Sports Report DAVENPORT — Krissi Tow’s buzzer beater lifted Class 4A No. 7 Xavier past Class 3A No. 7 Assumption, 43-42, Tuesday night in a nonconference girls’ basketball game. Emily Walvoord … Continue reading

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Boys basketball — 12.21.10 Xavier

Saints beaten by No. 4 Class 3A club Metro Sports Report DAVENPORT — Assumption built a 12-point first-half lead and beat Xavier, 61-49, Tuesday night in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. J.T. Vonderhaar scored 16 points, Peter Finn 15 and … Continue reading

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Girls basketball — 12.21.10 Linn-Mar

  Lions tie MVC record for consecutive wins  By Randy Krejci Metro Sports Report  Kiah Stokes, the Linn-Mar sensation who will play for the University of Connecticut next year, might be a part of UCONN success in the future, but for … Continue reading

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Girls basketball — 12.21.10 Washington, Kennedy

Warriors remain perfect with win over Cougars By Carl Gonder Kennedy Coach Denny Roloff liked the fight he saw in his team on Tuesday night and Washington Coach Frank Howell said he was exhausted.  Howell’s No. 5 ranked Warriors overcame a career-high … Continue reading

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Boys swimming — 12.21.10 Kennedy

Cougars swamped by Waterloo West Metro Sports Report WATERLOO — Chandler Heisler won the 50 and 100 freestyle races, and John Richardson the 100 backstroke for Kennedy’s only wins Tuesday in a 112.5-57.5 loss to Waterloo West at Waterloo Central … Continue reading

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Girls basketball — 12.21.10 Prairie

No. 4 Pleasant Valley overwhelms Hawks Metro Sports Report Prairie scored only eight points in the second half Tuesday night and lost a non-conference girls basketball game to fourth-ranked Pleasant Valley, 67-34, at Prairie. Prairie trailed by eight points at … Continue reading

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Boys basketball — 12.21.10 Rankings

Kennedy climbs to 4th in AP rankings Metro Sports Report Kennedy jumped from ninth to fourth in the Associated Press boys basketball rankings Tuesday, just in time to host seventh-ranked Washington tonight. The Cougars (5-0) and Warriors (4-1) tangle at … Continue reading

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