Iowa Prep Sports

Pleasant Valley stripped of girls track title

Ripple effect of Ciluffo’s ineligibility means retroactive state gold for Linn-Mar’s 4x400, Jenks in 800

FORT DODGE — Rachel Perry’s conflicting emotions included joy and compassion.

“I’m really excited because...

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State softball schedule & scores

2014 STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge

FRIDAY

Class 1A Third-Place

Ackley AGWSR 9,...

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Akron-Westfield ends Kee’s run

Softball: Hawks lead after 3 innings, but Westerners answer in a big way

FORT DODGE — Don’t look at 12-1. Look at the big picture.

“In two years, we went from absolutely nothing to...

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Solon slams Carlisle, 7-3

State softball: Ira’s 5th-inning bomb breaks it open; Spartans face DCG in Friday’s final

FORT DODGE — She heard her teammate, and she knew.

She approached her coach, and she cried.

“I saw (Solon Coach)...

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State softball schedule & scores

2014 STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge

THURSDAY

Class 1A Semifinals

Lansing Kee 3,...

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Kee’s amazing journey continues

State softball: Winless two years ago, Hawks are a win from the 1A title

FORT DODGE — The secret’s out.

In the most remote corner of northeast Iowa resides a remarkable softball...

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EBF snaps Highland’s streak

State softball: Huskies make too many errors, waste too many early opportunities in 2A semifinal loss

FORT DODGE — The No. 1 team gave a performance unworthy of its ranking, atypical of itself.

Too many errors, not enough clutch...

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Bears raising the bar at BGM

BGM makes state baseball debut

DES MOINES — The current BGM Bears have made a habit of taking the athletic program to new territory.

So, it was fitting for the...

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Solon seniors making own legacy

Spartans back in state after 8-1 win

SOLON — Ever since making the Solon varsity baseball squad three years ago, pitcher Mitch Silberstein received steady reminders of...

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Hot start propels West

Eight-run first inning pushes Trojans back to state tournament

IOWA CITY — Iowa City West felt the pain of losing a substate final a year ago, and the Trojans collectively vowed it wouldn’t...

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