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Area boy hospitalized after incident at FM pool

FORT MADISON - An area youth was taken to area hospitals and then to hospitals in Iowa City after being pulled from the Fort Madison swimming pool Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the pool at just after 2:15 p.m. when the boy, who is not being identified at this time, was pulled by an adult male who saw the child at the bottom of the pool.
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City High staffer dies while saving drowning child near River Junction

A City High employee has lost his life saving a child from drowning in the Iowa River near Lone Tree. According to a news release from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to a possible drowning at the River Junction Access on River Junction Rd SE just after 6pm Friday. Arriving officers learned an eight-year-old child had been rescued from the river. Bystanders performed CPR, and the child was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
LONE TREE, IA
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Iowa Basketball: Top target Pryce Sandfort commits to Hawkeyes

Fran McCaffery continues to build one of his strongest classes of his Iowa coaching career. On Saturday, four-star guard Pryce Sandfort announced that he will become a Hawkeye. Iowa has been relentlessly pursuing Sandfort since they secured a commitment from now-sophomore Iowa guard Payton Sandfort. Pryce averaged 26.6 points, 10.3...
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Iowa basketball lands commitment from 4-star SF, elite in-state prospect for 2023

Iowa basketball is building for the class of 2023. On Saturday, Fran McCaffery’s Hawkeyes landed a key prospect for the cycle with an elite in-state player. The player is Pryce Sandfort, a 4-star small forward out of Waukee, Iowa. Sandfort had generated offers from Drake, Clemson, Davidson, Nebraska, Seton Hall and Washington State before committing to the Hawkeyes.
IOWA CITY, IA

Pryce Sandfort breaks down his commitment to Iowa

Pryce Sandfort, the No. 135 overall prospect in the 2023 class, has committed to Iowa, he tells 247Sports. The 6-foot-7 sharp-shooting wing out of Waukee (Iowa) Northwest is fresh off an official visit to the Hawkeyes where he couldn’t wait for more visits and knew exactly where he wanted to be.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Coralville man dies saving 8-year-old in Iowa River

A 42-year-old man from Coralville died Friday jumping into the Iowa River in rural Johnson County and saving the life of an 8-year-old, Johnson County Sheriff's Office said. It happened shortly after 6 p.m. Friday when the child started struggling in the river near 6051 River Junction Road Southeast. Wegayewu...
CORALVILLE, IA
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Pryce Sandfort commits to Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - From Waukee to Iowa City, the Sandfort brothers are sticking together. On Saturday, Pryce Sandfort, who is the younger brother to Iowa sophomore guard Peyton Sandfort, verbally committed to the Iowa men’s basketball team. Pryce is a 6-foot-7 guard who averaged 26.6 points and...
IOWA CITY, IA
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Iowa Hoops Recruiting: Pryce Sandfort Commits to Hawkeyes

We’re counting down the Saturdays until the return of college football and much of the attention over the summer has been on the comings and goings of Iowa football, but Fran McCaffery and staff have also been incredibly busy over the last several weeks. That included an active evaluation period in July capped off by a big official visit weekend a week ago.
IOWA CITY, IA

Four-star wing Pryce Sandfort commits to Iowa

Class of 2023 four-star prospect Pryce Sandfort has committed to Iowa, he tells On3. The 6-foot-7, 190-pound small forward out of Waukee (Iowa) High chose the Hawkeyes over offers from Nebraska, Clemson, Seton Hall, Davidson, Drake, and others. Sandfort is the No. 142 overall prospect in the 2023 class, according...
IOWA CITY, IA
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Railroad bridge to Iowa

This column by Daniel G. Clark about Alexander Clark (1826-1891) first appeared in the Muscatine Journal. This is column 19 of a series about people and events related to 19th-century equal-rights champion Alexander Clark. What started as a single column for Black History Month has turned into a weekly project I will continue until I run out of steam, or the editor pulls the plug.
MUSCATINE, IA
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Iowa lands class of 2023 four-star forward Pryce Sandfort

Pryce Sandfort, a four-star forward in the Class of 2023, has decided to stay instate and commit to Iowa, he announced Saturday. “I chose Iowa because I know it’s the perfect fit for me,” Sandfort told On3 Sports. “The system they have is exactly what I want to play in.”
IOWA CITY, IA
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‘Let’s Fill The Bus’ school supply drive held ahead of school year start

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Iowa Realty Foundation brought its annual “Fill the Bus” school supply drive to eastern Iowa on Saturday. People were able to drop off items like backpacks, binders, and notebooks at two Iowa Realty offices, one in Cedar Rapids, at 385 Collins Road NE, and another in Coralville, at 2751 Oakdale Blvd. Organizers will fill up a school bus at each location with the donations - and give them to the Iowa City Community School District Foundation as well as area Cedar Rapids schools.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA
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Waukee Northwest's Sandfort chooses Iowa

(Iowa City) -- Waukee Northwest star Pryce Sandfort has committed to Iowa. Sandfort – whose brother Payton is currently on the roster – chose the Hawkeyes over interest from Drake, Clemson, Davidson and Nebraska. Sandfort averaged 26.6 points per game and shot 52.6% from the field in his...
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