Iowa Prep Sports

Alburnett softball cruises past Edgewood-Colesburg

Freshman pitcher Porter keeps cool after early run in 10-1 win

ALBURNETT — Even though her cage got rattled early on, Amber Porter stayed the course.

After giving up a run in the second inning,...

continue »

Troendle leads Washington to sweep of Prairie

5-for-7, four RBI performance helps recovery from dislocated shoulder

CEDAR RAPIDS — It hasn’t been an easy senior baseball season for Matt Troendle.

Troendle, trying to bounce back from a...

continue »

Successful season has Prairie thinking big

HS journalism: Young, thundering Hawks ready for postseason

CEDAR RAPIDS — Prairie softball coach Joe Yegge had no idea how this season would unfold.

“Honestly I wasn’t...

continue »

For Kennedy, fundamental focus has flipped it around

Softball: Cougars have lowered their strikeouts and errors, and the winning has followed

The equation has been rather simple. Fundamental, if you will.

Fewer K’s and fewer E’s has resulted in more W’s.

continue »

Raffensperger slams the door on City High

Iowa City West finishes sweep with a 10-0 win

IOWA CITY — The No. 6-ranked Iowa City West baseball team had momentum for last night’s game against Iowa City High after defeating...

continue »

Benton softball makes short work of Tipton

Amber Fiser throws three perfect innings, top-ranked Bobcats win 17-0

VAN HORNE — Behind the perfect arm of pitcher Amber Fiser and an explosive offense, it took Benton Community only three innings and less...

continue »

Shades of 2007? Huskies hope so

Softball: No. 1 Highland opens 2A regionals with 21-game winning spree

Carrie Wieland sees the similarities.

“You look at our 2007 (state-championship) team, and you look at this team, and...

continue »

Lizarraga shines as Cougars stay hot

Kennedy remains atop Mississippi standings

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy pitcher Sammy Lizarraga entered the season with some new-found velocity, but has learned to keep...

continue »

West wins wild opener, Jefferson earns crown

J-Hawks take nightcap to capture MVC Mississippi

IOWA CITY — After a 13-inning softball game last night, Jessie Harder estimated she had thrown 170 pitches.

It was just a wild...

continue »

Saints sweep, repeat as divisional champs

Softball: Drahozal homers twice, drives in 5 as Xavier tops Washington, 5-3 and 9-4

CEDAR RAPIDS — Home Run Derby was a stalemate.

But the double-header belonged to Cedar Rapids Xavier. And so does the...

continue »

High School Journalism