Louisville in familiar March Madness spot, face Iowa

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SEATTLE — By this point, Louisville resume of women's NCAA Tournament success should have the Cardinals getting mentioned in the same breath as South Carolina, UConn and the other powers in the sport. Instead, Jeff Walz feels like the Cardinals are regularly a team picked to get bounced ...

Woods named Iowa’s Most Valuable Wrestler

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IOWA CITY — Senior 141-pounder Real Woods was named the recipient of the Mike Howard Most Valuable Wrestler Award on Friday night at the University of Iowa wrestling team’s annual awards banquet at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Woods was the runner-up at the 2023 NCAA Championships last weekend in ...

Winning in Seattle

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SEATTLE — Caitlin Clark felt it was all happening a little too quick and on the stage of playing in a regional semifinal, Iowa’s star needed to slow down for a change. “I felt like I was playing a little frantic. I felt like I was rushed on offense,” Clark said. In this case, ...

Cyclones’ Donarski enters portal

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AMES — Iowa State junior guard Lexi Donarski has entered the transfer portal, as first reported by the Des Moines Register. Donarski, a three-year starter for the Cyclone women’s basketball team, was a key contributor in Iowa State’s first Big 12 Conference Tournament title since ...

Bobcats boys open spring season at Waukee Northwest

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WAUKEE — The Marshalltown boys’ track and field team opened the season with 10 top-10 finishes at the Waukee Northwest Invite on Friday. Anthoneih Kopsa led the Bobcats on the track with a third-place finish in the 400-meter dash, clocking in at 53.91 seconds, while Kunian Kuany came in ...