Iowa Prep Sports

Cornell continues athletic facility renovation

MOUNT VERNON — Baseball coaches are not usually happy when their baseball fields are torn up and demolished.

Cornell Coach Seth Wing, however, was ecstatic when bulldozers ripped through the Rams’ outfield Wednesday and Thursda [...]

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Preseason volleyball Super Ten

Ranking the preseason volleyball area Super Ten:

1. WEST DELAWARE (37-6, 4A state qualifier in 2013) — The defending Wamac East champs get a slight nod to repeat, so earn the same on this list. Quick-tempo, jump-serving [...]

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Kennedy’s Sutton posts impressive start

Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Davis Sutton opened Mississippi Valley Conference play in the same manner he closed it last year.

He left his conference colleagues settling for second.

Sutton finished atop the MVC Mississippi Division la [...]

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Defending-champ Prairie opens on top

Defending state champion Cedar Rapids Prairie opens as the top-ranked Class 4A boys cross country team in the Iowa Association of Track Coaches’ first rankings, released Wednesday.

The Hawks return four runners from last year&# [...]

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Lindwall claims medalist honors at Blue top Ridge

RIVERSIDE — The round was not the typical performance from Frank Lindwall.

The Cedar Rapids Washington sophomore will accept the outcome.

Lindwall overcame an ability to reach greens in regulation by thriving around and on them. [...]

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Kee baseball coach Schultz retires as national wins leader

Lansing Kee baseball coach Gene Schultz has retired, the IAHSAA announced Tuesday morning.

Schultz leads the nation with more than 1,750 career wins, including 1,578 during the summer seasons. He guided the Kee Hawks to nine state titles, w [...]

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End of an Era: Lansing Kee’s Schultz resigns

The career of one of the most accomplished prep baseball coaches in Iowa and the country has come to an end.

Lansing Kee Coach Gene Schultz resigned Monday night after 45 years guiding the Kee Hawks baseball teams to nine state titles, accor [...]

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Getting started

Editor’s note: Randy Krejci, a retired teacher, coach and administrator in the Cedar Rapids Community School District, remains active in local sports and serves as commissioner of the Mississippi Valley Conference.

By Randy Krejci, co [...]

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Impressive class looks for final shot at state title

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy Coach Mark Wilden has coached some very good teams in more than 15 years.

Even though he won’t proclaim which is the best, the current Cougars have a chance to rise to the top of the list. Th [...]

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2014 Prep Golfers To Watch

Conner Koberg, sr., C.R. Kennedy, Finished fifth at 2013 Class 4A state meet, Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association first-team all-state selection. first-team all-conference and first-team all-Metro, 73.09 18-hole average

Davis Sutton, s [...]

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