39 episodes

High school sports talk from The Gazette in Eastern Iowa

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High school sports talk from The Gazette in Eastern Iowa

    MVC boys' basketball parity continues, Wamac adds Grinnell | Prep Basketball Huddle

    MVC boys' basketball parity continues, Wamac adds Grinnell | Prep Basketball Huddle

    Jeff Linder and Jeff Johnson take a look at Gazette area Iowa high school basketball storylines on the Prep Basketball Huddle podcast. Iowa City West knocked off 4A No. 4 Cedar Rapids Prairie on Tuesday, continuing the parity in the Mississippi Valley Conference. It's a similar story for the girls in the Wamac as Solon beat Marion. Speaking of the Wamac, Grinnell will make the move there in 2023 from the Little Hawkeye Conference. What's next for conference realignment?

    • 28 min
    Ben Kueter dominates, teams shuffle schedules and more weekend wrestling takeaways | Pinning Combination

    Ben Kueter dominates, teams shuffle schedules and more weekend wrestling takeaways | Pinning Combination

    The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Hall of Fame coach Dick Briggs look at the weekend that was in Iowa high school wrestling, including takeaways from Cedar Rapids Jefferson's J-Hawk Invitational, Marion's Loyd Shaffer Invitational and Solon's Ed Hadenfeldt Invitational. Plus, a look at the week ahead.

    • 34 min
    Midseason check-in: Top Gazette area Iowa high school basketball storylines | Prep Basketball Huddle

    Midseason check-in: Top Gazette area Iowa high school basketball storylines | Prep Basketball Huddle

    The Gazette's Jeff Johnson and Jeff Linder are bringing back the Prep Basketball Huddle! In the first episode of 2022, a look at the top storylines in each of the Gazette area conferences (Mississippi Valley, Wamac, River Valley, Tri-Rivers, Northeast Iowa, Upper Iowa and South Iowa Cedar). Plus, the depth of Class 2A boys, Hannah Stuelke's record-breaking night for Cedar Rapids Washington and more.

    • 32 min
    Wyatt Voelker continues to dominate as West Delaware wins at Benton | Pinning Combination

    Wyatt Voelker continues to dominate as West Delaware wins at Benton | Pinning Combination

    The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Hall of Fame coach Dick Briggs take a look at the weekend wrestling action, including West Delaware’s win at the Benton Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invitational, Vinton-Shellsburg’s potential and takeaways from Ames’ Jack Mendenhall Invitational. Plus, is Linn-Mar a wrestling school now? And a trophy idea for the Cedar Rapids Kennedy-Cedar Rapids Xavier dual.

    • 36 min
    Wrestling tournaments to watch to begin 2022 | Pinning Combination

    Wrestling tournaments to watch to begin 2022 | Pinning Combination

    It's the first episode of the Pinning Combination in 2022! The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Hall of Fame coach Dick Briggs preview the Benton Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invitational and other big tournaments coming up this weekend.

    • 21 min
    Dan Gable Donnybrook, Cliff Keen Independence Invitational takeaways and weekend preview | Pinning Combination

    Dan Gable Donnybrook, Cliff Keen Independence Invitational takeaways and weekend preview | Pinning Combination

    K.J. Pilcher and Dick Briggs look back at the first big weekend of high school wrestling tournaments and previewing this week's action on the Pinning Combination!

    • 35 min

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