Friday, July 03, 2015
Iowa’s Uthoff humble but confident

NORTH LIBERTY — No Iowa basketball player will command as much attention as Jarrod Uthoff, but don’t tell him it’s his ... »

Iowa’s Ellingson gains medical red-shirt, ready to make impact
NORTH LIBERTY — Brady Ellingson is a freshman again, and that’s a good thing for the Iowa guard.Ellingson applied for a medical red-shir ... »
Pan American Games next step for former Hawkeye diver Freeman in Olympic quest
Rio de Janeiro is where former University of Iowa diver Deidre Freeman is hoping to be next summer for Team USA. She’s one step closer to the O ... »
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Two No. 1 ranked softball teams fall at Rick Doran Classic

IOWA CITY – Class 5A No. 1 Iowa City West and Class 3A No. 1 Benton both lost battles with highly-ranked foes at the Rick Doran Classic on F ... »

Beckman has experience to lead Prairie
CEDAR RAPIDS — Prairie senior Trey Beckman pitched No. 5 Prairie close out an 8-4 win in the nightcap of an Mississippi Valley Conference doubl ... »
No. 2 Jefferson crushes Waterloo West
CEDAR RAPIDS – Second-ranked Jefferson had no problems dispatching Waterloo West on Thursday, scoring 11 runs in both games of a doubleheader s ... »
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Georges Niang back from Nike Skills Academy with more experience and stitches

WEST DES MOINES — Georges Niang, sporting four fresh stitches near the corner of his right eye, walked down the steps into the Valley Southw ... »

Former Cyclone Vroman dies at age 34
Former Iowa State basketball player Jackson Vroman died Monday at age 34.Multiple reports conflicted on the cause of death.A release from the Iowa Sta ... »
Iowa State’s Cooke makes return to court in Y Cap City League
WEST DES MOINES — Hallice Cooke stood near the basket awaiting the impending contact. His former teammate Daniel Edozie — nearly five inc ... »
Friday, July 03, 2015
Kernels see 4-game win streak snapped at Burlington

BURLINGTON — A three-run second inning was all the Burlington Bees needed offensively to topple the »

Thursday, July 02, 2015
Freedom Festival, Fifth Season Races expand collaboration

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Freedom Festival continues to grow every year, sharing space and rubbing shoulders downtown with the Fifth Season Races.< ... »

Jefferson picks up third softball sweep of the week
CEDAR RAPIDS – Fifth-ranked Cedar Rapids Jefferson continued rolling Thursday night, increasing its winning streak to nine with a sweep of Ceda ... »
Kernels get offensive in swatting Bees, 8-2
BURLINGTON — The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored early and often and ripped the Burlington Bees, 8-2, Thursday night at Community Field.The Kernels ... »
Volunteers cleaning up the Wapsipinicon
More than 400 volunteers will spend all or part of the week of July 11-16 cleaning up, learning about and exploring 65 miles of the Wapsipinicon River ... »
Kennedy claims 42nd Street softball bragging rights
CEDAR RAPIDS – Kennedy eked out a pair of one-run wins over Xavier on Thursday night. The Cougars won the opener 3-2, then snuck past the Saints again in the nightcap, 1-0.The Cougars are now 23-9, while Xavier fell to 19-13. »
J-Hawks’ bats on an uptick
Seven years have passed since Cedar Rapids Jefferson last won a first-round game at the state softball tournament.The reason has generally been an ina ... »
West Delaware takes two extra-inning baseball games from Marion
MARION – West Delaware had not played an extra-inning game yet this season prior to Wednesday night.Marion pushed the Hawks to the brink twice, ... »
Volunteers get the most out of Fifth Season Races
CEDAR RAPIDS — Each year, Cedar Rapids' annual Fifth Season Races bring people together. Nearly 2,000 people flock to Cedar Rapids to participa ... »
Softball area Super Ten, and standings
Area softball Super Ten, through games played Tuesday, June 30:1. BENTON COMMUNITY (35-1) — Interesting e-mail from a fan contained the word &# ... »