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Past articles by Luke:

High School boys basketball: Clear Lake clinches berth in state tournament (with photos)

MASON CITY – The Clear Lake boys basketball team methodically worked its way through the regular season and emerged with an unblemished record. → Read More

Hlas: Luka Garza, meet Luke A. Garza

Luke A. Garza was an Oklahoma State University student trying to assemble some of his sportswriting clips for a portfolio to show potential employers, so he went to internet search → Read More

High School wrestling: Osage gets third place at duals, Lake Mills beats Emmetsburg for fifth

The Osage wrestling team placed third in the state dual tournament, falling to second ranked Solon, before beating Crestwood in the third place match 37-33. → Read More

High School football: Rockford's Cinderella story has a different ending

After a few exhilarating months, Rockford’s football team is finally able to step back, take a deep breath and evaluate a season that will always be remembered. → Read More

High School football: Rockford's run ends in championship loss

CEDAR FALLS | If New London felt Rockford had any life entering halftime at the UNI-Dome on Thursday, it emerged from the locker room determined to extinguish whatever was left. → Read More

High School football: Looking at Class 1A's All-District teams

Three area schools - Osage, Lake Mills and North Butler - had football players represented in the Class 1A District 3 All-District teams, led by the Green Devils, who had → Read More

High School football: Berkley out as Mason City's football coach

MASON CITY | Matt Berkley is resigning from his role as Mason City’s football coach. → Read More

High School football: Class A All-District teams announced

This week's championship games at the UNI-Dome mark the final high school football action of the year in North Iowa, which allows a shift of focus toward some of this → Read More

High School volleyball: Team-building activities key to Osage's success

Osage volleyball coach Andie Olson has a variety of off-the-court activities that aid her players’ on-the-court production. Olson, who has coached the Green Devils’ volleyball team for most of the → Read More

High School football: The pair of cliches that described West Hancock's loss Friday

The cliche, “A tale of two halves” aptly describes West Hancock’s 35-28 loss against Hudson on Friday. The Eagles struggled to find their footing in the first half, fumbling the → Read More

High School football: West Hancock's late rally falls short against Hudson (with photos)

CEDAR FALLS | After the Eagles seemed to eliminate their ball-security problems, a final fumble came at the worst time. → Read More

High School football: West Hancock looks to continue dominant postseason run

Mark Sanger is confident the Eagles will continue doing what they do best. → Read More

High School football: Rockford steamrolls way through 8-Player semifinals

CEDAR FALLS | Rockford’s football team set the tone before the opening kickoff. Southeast Warren took the field as the beginning of the game neared, but the Warriors remained in → Read More

High School football: Rockford rides miraculous turnaround to UNI Dome

The Warriors waited 1,071 days. Rockford’s football team didn’t experience the feeling of victory for nearly three years, enduring a 23-game losing streak that spanned the 2015-17 seasons. → Read More

High School volleyball: Osage rallies to state quarterfinal victory over Davenport Assumpton

CEDAR RAPIDS | Osage’s volleyball team ignored every reason it had to lose its composure. → Read More

High School volleyball: A season-ending look at the area's statistical leaders

Of all the teams in the area, the Green Devils are the last team standing. However, players from across North Iowa turned in stellar campaigns in 2018. Here's a breakdown → Read More

College football: Former Clear Lake linebacker leads Western Illinois' late-season surge

The ending that began materializing wasn’t the ending Pete Swenson wanted. A redshirt senior linebacker for the Western Illinois football team, Swenson saw his team’s 2-4 record at the season’s → Read More

High School football: Newman Catholic's seniors leave mark as Knights fall to AHSTW

AVOCA | Although the somber postgame hugs and pats on the back weren’t what Newman Catholic’s football team was looking for, it marked the end of a more-than-respectable season. → Read More

High School football: Capesius' clutch play leads Bishop Garrigan to victory

A three-interception performance is never good for a quarterback. → Read More

High School football: Looking at 2018's statistical leaders

The 21 area high school football teams have been trimmed to only seven for the start of the 2018 playoffs. Many of the schools participating in the postseason are filled → Read More