Iowa Prep Sports

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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Solon seniors making own legacy

Spartans back in state after 9-1 win

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

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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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Assumption batters Marion in 3A final

Knights collect 13 hits in 10-0 win

MAQUOKETA — The beginning of the end came on a unique first-inning double play. The end of the end was courtesy of plain-old good...

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J-Hawks finally score, earn 7th place in 5A

State softball: Alburnett, Mid-Prairie earn 5th in 2A, 3A

FORT DODGE — It took 20 innings, but Cedar Rapids Jefferson was able to get on the board.

And that made the J-Hawks winners in...

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State softball schedule & scores


At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge


Class 5A Consolation


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Beckman back to the state tournament

Blazers will try for third straight title

MARION — The Dyersville Beckman Blazers are familiar with the way to get to Des Moines.

The difference this time is these Blazers are...

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Regina sending Gahan out with state berth

Regals whip Lousia-Muscatine for trip to Des Moines

SOLON — Jake Brinkman wanted to get his head coach to the state baseball tournament.

All season long, the senior pitcher and...

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