Iowa Prep Sports

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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2014 Prep Golf Teams To Watch

CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY — The Cougars are loaded again, coming off two straight state runner-up finishes to go with district and conference title streaks. Kennedy has all six golfers from last year’s state tournament back, looking for t [...]

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Pakkebier, White trade places

CEDAR RAPIDS — Aaron Stecker described Curt Pakkebier as “an old-school coach with a soft approach.”

That approach will see an expanded role within the Cedar Rapids Kennedy boys’ track and field program.

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Emphasis play over practice

Editor’s note: Nancy Justis is a former competitive swimmer and collegiate sports information director. She is a partner with Justis Creative Communications.

By Nancy Justis, correspondent

The adage of “practice ma [...]

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Wulkow to retire from IHSAA, Beste will replace

BOONE — Iowa High School Athletic Association Executive Director Rick Wulkow will retire January 31, the association announced Monday.

Wulkow served as executive director for 10 years and has been with the [...]

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