Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hawkeyes ‘like the feel’ of underdog role


OKLAHOMA CITY — They're the outsiders. And they're fine with it.

“We know we're coming in as the underdogs, but my te ... »

Wednesday’s storms hampered travel plans

OKLAHOMA CITY — Baylor was delayed. Notre Dame was diverted.

The first batch of severe weather in this year’s tornado se ... »

Wegher gets Pro Day shot at ISU

AMES — Brandon Wegher has thought about the past often. As he prepares for a shot at the NFL, it’s on his mind even more.

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Friday, March 27, 2015
Marion’s Brown enjoys throws

MARION — She stays relaxed as she steps up to the plate. As she winds up, she tries to keep her form correct. Finally she releases th ... »

Boys’ track and field: Area individuals to watch

Area boys’ track and field individuals to watch for the 2015 season, with last year’s state results:

LANDEN AKERS, sr., ... »

Boys’ track and field: Area teams to watch

Area boys’ track and field teams to watch for the 2015 season:


Coach — Curt Pakkebier

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
ISU’s Luna back on field

AMES — Gabe Luna knew something was wrong the moment he woke up one morning.

He was in the midst of summer workouts last June i ... »

Custer leaving Iowa State

AMES — Less than a week following Iowa State’s exit from the NCAA tournament, freshman point guard Clayton Custer opted to tra ... »

Huge emotion swing for ISU

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fred Hoiberg was honest with his team moments after Iowa State’s loss to UAB in the NCAA tournament.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Wright, Robinson bring bond to C.R. Titans secondary

CEDAR RAPIDS — For Arius Wright and Tyree Robinson, usually all it takes is a look or a nod to know where to be.

Just four game ... »

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Early tips for spring

Editor’s note: Steve Charters is in his 13th year as a pro at Twin Pines Golf Course. Born and raised in Cedar Rap ... »

C.R. Titans putting early home games to good use

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Indoor Football League has its share of scheduling quirks.

From double-bye weeks in 2013 to home-and-home ga ... »

Eastern Iowa racetrack rundown


With winter (hopefully) in the rearview mirror, yet another racing season is set to begin in the Midwest — having already begun in ... »

Gernhofer lean, mean scoring machine in Riders win

CEDAR RAPIDS – He’s a lean, mean, fighting machine now. Friday night, Tyler Gernhofer was a lean, mean, goal-scoring machine.

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Staebler a versatile ace for Clayton Ridge

GUTTENBERG — Remember Sara Stoakes? Jasmine Staebler recalls the name, but she wasn’t exactly sure why.

“She was ... »

Shepherd: ‘It’s just time’

Harold Shepherd still enjoyed coaching last season. But his thirst for winning had waned.

And that’s why he knew it was time to ... »

Girls track and field: Area teams to watch

Area girls’ track and field teams to watch for the 2015 season:


Coach — Tim Frake

2014 state finish ... »