Iowa Prep Sports

West earns comeback win in final inning

Iowa City West trails 6-1 in seventh, roars back for 7-6 win in 4A semifinal

DES MOINES — Iowa City West Coach Charlie Stumpff has seen a lot of baseball in his coaching career.

He had to take some extra time...

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Three-peat within Beckman’s reach

Blazers post 8-5 semifinal win over Van Meter

DES MOINES — Dyersville Beckman’s reign continues for at least one more game.

Van Meter gave its best effort to dethrone the...

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Starting early a key to success

All-state softball teams loaded with area players

From eighth-grade varsity players to sophomore all-staters. That’s been the path for Alburnett catcher Maddison Volesky and...

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Early run holds for Southeast Polk

Rams top Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 1-0

DES MOINES — The margin of error was razor thin.

When Cedar Rapids Kennedy made an early miscue, Southeast Polk took advantage for...

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Raffensperger sparks West to win

Sixth-inning triple lifts Trojans over Dowling

DES MOINES — Devin Raffensperger has led Iowa City West in home runs each of the last two years.

The Trojans’ senior power...

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Stolba ‘stays course’ with women’s national rugby team

A former Cedar Rapids Xavier player endures injury, bounces back on roster

Even though her first taste of professional rugby was met with extreme pain in the form of a season-ending injury, Hannah Stolba has stayed the...

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Solon goes down swinging

Spartans battle to final out in 3-1 loss Waverly-Shell Rock

DES MOINES — The Solon Spartans were down to their final bullet, and they gave it their best shot.

Waverly-Shell Rock dodged the...

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Roland-Story ends South Winn’s strong season

Warriors fall, 4-1, in state quarterfinal

DES MOINES — South Winneshiek has produced a memorable season.

It may have ended a couple games sooner than the Warriors had hoped,...

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Klostermann’s comeback helps Beckman advance

Junior overcomes thumb injury, drives in two for Blazers

DES MOINES — Conner Klostermann deserves a big thumb’s up.

The Dyersville Beckman junior returned from a broken thumb that was...

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Regina drops 2-1 toughie to Van Meter

Class 2A quarterfinal loss ends Coach Gahan’s career

DES MOINES – Andy Gahan has impeccable handwriting, very legibly and neatly filling out his lineup card pregame Monday night. Copies are...

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