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Friday, August 28, 2015
BREAKING NEWS - Linn-Mar's Jordan Bohannon verbally commits to play college basketball at the University of Iowa ... THURSDAY'S SCOREBOARD - MIDWEST LEAGUE: Kane County 5, Kernels 0 ... FOOTBALL - Kennedy 34, Iowa City West 31 ... Cedar Valley Christian 65, Harmony 6 ... VOLLEYBALL - Linn-Mar 3, Janesville 0 ... MVC/MAC Challenge: Prairie 2, Pleasant Valley 1 ... Prairie 2, North Scott 0 ... Prairie 2, Bettendorf 0 ... Kennedy 2, Pleasant Valley 0 ... Kennedy 2, North Scott 0 ... Bettendorf 2, Kennedy 1 ... BOYS GOLF - MVC Quad at Finkbine: 1. Washington 155, 2. Iowa City West 156, 3. Dubuque Senior 163, 4. Jefferson 195 ... MVC Triangular at Dubuque CC: 1. Cedar Falls 158, 2. Dubuque Hempstead 173, 3. Kennedy 176 ... MVC Quad at The Meadows: 1. Dubuque Wahlert 159, 2. Prairie 160, 3. Iowa City High 181, 4. Waterloo East 240 ... MVC Triangular at Hunters Ridge: 1. Linn-Mar 151, 2. Xavier 153, 3. Waterloo West 189 ...
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Jordan Bohannon commits to Hawkeyes

It took four tries, but another member of the Bohannon family is finally going to be a Hawkeye.

Linn-Mar senior Jordan Bohannon has accepted an offer from Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery to play basketball for the Hawkeyes, Linn-Mar Coach Chris Robertson confirmed Friday morning.

Gordy Bohannon played quarterback at Iowa during Hayden Fry's early years with the Hawkeyes, but his three eldest sons - all basketball players - went elsewhere for their college careers.

Jason Bohannon played at Wisconsin, Zach Bohannon played at Air Force and Wisconsin, and Matt Bohannon is currently a senior at the University of Northern Iowa. Now their kid brother will be a Hawkeye.

"He called me last night about 6 o'clock or so," Robertson said. "He had just gotten off the phone with Coach McCaffery and was getting ready to call back to accept. I know it's kind of been in the works the last couple of months, but it finally came to an end yesterday."

Bohannon shared the news on his Twitter account Friday morning. "I am extremely blessed and excited to announce that I have committed to play basketball at the University of Iowa," he wrote.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 August 2015 10:25

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Lions open with impressive win

No. 3 Linn-Mar opened its volleyball season with an impressive 25-12, 25-14, 25-17 win over Janesville on Thursday night at Linn-Mar.

Senior Amanda Ollinger led the offense with 16 kills. Freshman Megan Renner added nine kills and sophomore Carly Spies had eight.

Junior Ellie Anderson had 37 assists and junior Emilee McGowan led the defense with 17 digs.

 

Lion golfers edge Saints

Linn-Mar's Max Thrune and Xavier's Luke Winker shared medalist honors with even-par 36s, but the Lions topped the Saints by two strokes in a 3-team MVC meet Thursday at Hunters Ridge.

The Lions finished with a 151, two shots better than the Saints. Waterloo West was third at 189.

Both the Lions and the Saints got strong play. Twelve of the 14 golfers who competed for the Metro rivals shot 40 or lower.

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Broghammer leads Linn-Mar swimmers

NEWTON - Paige Broghammer was a triple-winner for the Linn-Mar swimming team Tuesday in a 105-65 loss to Newton in the season opener at Newton.

Broghammer captured the 200 IM and tied for first place in the 100 breaststroke. She also swam on the triumphant medley relay with Brianna Bisgard, Madison Renz and Hannah Gardner.

Grace Ahlers won the 500 freestyle for Linn-Mar.

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Jenks featured in Running Times

Stephanie Jenks is a cover girl.

The distance star from Linn-Mar High School is featured in the new edition of Running Times, a magazine devoted to running and everything that goes with it.

Jenks is pictured on the cover of the magazine and is the subject of a two-page article, complete with four more pictures and her training log for a typical week.

The title of the article is "A Balanced Approach," and explains how Jenks used the triathlon to help further her running career. Jenks won the silver medal in the triathlon at the Junior Olympics in China last summer, but she's put the triathlon aside to focus on running.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015 20:01

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