Iowa Prep Sports

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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At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge


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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Cougars celebrate return to state

Kennedy drops Davenport West, 5-1

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy was three outs away from a win when the Cougars realized they didn’t have a celebration...

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Solon’s White believes coaching days are numbered

State softball: Passion still burns, but White’s sons are growing up

FORT DODGE — The clock of fatherhood, Jim White understands, is ticking. And it’s not about to slow down any time...

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Waverly-Shell Rock looks like No. 1

Go-Hawks topple No. 4 West Delaware, 2-0

OELWEIN — It was a nearly perfect game during a nearly perfect season for Waverly-Shell Rock.

The No. 1 ranked Go-Hawks (35-2)...

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