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Prep football: No. 1 Dowling tops No. 2 Waukee in romp

For nine months, the debate raged on in the wake of Dowling Catholic’s dazzling performance in the last year’s Class 4-A title game.

Was Waukee — which gave the Maroons their toughest postseason challenge in last year’s quarterfinals — the second-best team in the state in 2013? 578 more words


Prep football: Dowling coach 'very pleased' in dominant victory

Dowling Catholic quarterback #10 Ryan Boyle made quick change of direction as he ran against Urbandale in football game played at Urbandale High School on Friday night Sept. 452 more words


Boys soccer team-by-team capsules



Coach: Jamie Nash, fourth season

Last year: 3-15.

Returning letter-winners: Sr. MF Abdu Yoldas, Sr. F Nick Lourick, Sr. MF Justin Adriazola, Sr. MF Chris D’Vanzo, Sr. 3,201 more words


Why Dowling could be an even scarier football force this fall

Dowling Catholic quarterback Ryan Boyle, right, worked with teammates during football practice at the high school in West Des Moines on Tuesday afternoon August 12, 2014. 662 more words


Brouillette inks two-way deal with Jets

Julien Brouillette has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Winnipeg Jets, per the team’s website. He will come with a $600,000 annual cap hit if he plays in the NHL. 133 more words

Washington Capitals

Examining the Caps' possible line combinations

Barry Trotz’s projected lines are still a mystery, but his Q&A with Dan Rosen shed light on possible combinations. Trotz revealed who he’d like to keep on the wing and try at center, in addition to his vision for the Caps’ fourth line. 834 more words

Washington Capitals

Edmonton hearts Corb Lund!

It’s Corb Lund Day at Interstellar Rodeo! It’s also Corb Lund Day across Edmonton.

The city’s deputy mayor, Mike Nickel, will make the proclamation around 5:30 p.m. 175 more words

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