Iowa Prep Sports

Junior Cougars to Cougar Juniors

Longtime teammates help lead Kennedy into substate final

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sammy Lizarraga recalled the caravan of young baseball players and their families piling into their cars, meeting up and...

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Dramatic turnaround continues as Kee advances to semifinals

Softball: Hawks, fresh off five wins total in two years, knock off No. 2

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Ellie Heiderscheit has seen plenty of losing. In her first two years on the Kee softball team, the Hawks won five games total.

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Huskies race to quarterfinal win

Softball: No. 1 Highland claims 25th straight victory, 5-0 over Saint Ansgar

FORT DODGE — Katie Springer knows her response if she had to face Highland’s speedy...

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Parker leaves J-Hawks feeling empty

State softball: Jefferson strands 11 runners in 2-0 loss to Southeast Polk

FORT DODGE — For Hannah Parker, baserunners just added to the challenge.

“I do really good under pressure,” said...

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CPU, Mid-Prairie to play for 5th

State softball: Karr’s homer triggers Stormin’ Pointers in 3A consolation

FORT DODGE — Center Point-Urbana waited a while for its first hit. But when it came, it was a long one.

Maddie Karr crushed a...

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Kuhn freezes hitter to close out Marion district win

Indians advance with 2-0 win over Western Dubuque

FARLEY — David Kuhn called his last pitch of a 2-0 Marion win over Western Dubuque last night ‘beady,’ and in the definition...

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State softball schedule & scores


At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge


Class 3A Consolation

Mid-Prairie 5,...

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Hawkins lifts Solon over Washington

Spartans advance to substate final

SOLON — Nate Hawkins shouldered the load for the Solon baseball team.

The senior right-hander’s 6-foot-2, 175-pound frame was...

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Summers pitches Burlington past Jefferson

Bearded senior throws 4-hitter in 5-1 win

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fear the beard.

Landon Summers isn’t sporting one anywhere close in length, fullness or outlandeshnesss to Los...

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Mid-Prairie rally falls short

Softball: Late defensive gem helps No. 2 East Marshall hold on, 4-3

FORT DODGE — The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks got caught in “no-man’s land,” and are now stuck on the wrong side of...

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