Cedar Rapids Xavier

Xavier’s Martin made putting routine

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sam Martin owns a detail-oriented and specific approach when he prepares to putt.

Once on the green, the Cedar Rapids Xavier sophomore surveys the putting surface from all angles. He takes his time and occasionally glan [...]

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Xavier’s district debut is a dandy


CEDAR RAPIDS — So you thought Cedar Rapids Xavier would drop down a class and overmatch its new competition?

The opening piece of evidence supports your argument.

Dylan Eller got the Saints going with an interceptio [...]

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Xavier finally gets a home game

CEDAR RAPIDS – It's an honest to goodness, actual home football game for the Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints. Imagine that.

“I won't know how to react,” said Xavier Coach Duane Schulte.

Xavier's first two games this se [...]

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Kennedy captures CRANDIC team title

IOWA CITY — Golf is supposed to be an individual sport, but you might not hear that from Cedar Rapids Kennedy.

The current crop of Cougars have woven individual performance with the team aspect, creating a winning formula.

Kenne [...]

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Xavier busts loose in second half

DAVENPORT — Cedar Rapids Xavier controlled the clock, dominated statistically and held Davenport Assumption without a first down in the opening half. It had only a three-point lead to show for it.

“We had opportunities, but we [...]

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Dowling topples Xavier in rematch

WEST DES MOINES — Cedar Rapids Xavier may have turned up the knob on its level of defensive intensity, but it wasn’t sustained long enough to take down the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A.

In a rematch of last year’s 4A s [...]

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2014 Iowa prep football preview

High school football season is less than a week away, and we have everything you need to prepare for the season. Check out the inside story on your school -- its schedule, key returning players, practice photos, and much more.

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Kennedy’s Sutton posts impressive start

Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Davis Sutton opened Mississippi Valley Conference play in the same manner he closed it last year.

He left his conference colleagues settling for second.

Sutton finished atop the MVC Mississippi Division la [...]

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2014 Prep Golfers To Watch

Conner Koberg, sr., C.R. Kennedy, Finished fifth at 2013 Class 4A state meet, Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association first-team all-state selection. first-team all-conference and first-team all-Metro, 73.09 18-hole average

Davis Sutton, s [...]

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2014 Prep Golf Teams To Watch

CEDAR RAPIDS KENNEDY — The Cougars are loaded again, coming off two straight state runner-up finishes to go with district and conference title streaks. Kennedy has all six golfers from last year’s state tournament back, looking for t [...]

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Starting early a key to success

From eighth-grade varsity players to sophomore all-staters. That’s been the path for Alburnett catcher Maddison Volesky and shortstop Taylor Huber.

“Both kids, they started hot and just kind of stayed hot,” Alburn [...]

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Stolba ‘stays course’ with women’s national rugby team

Even though her first taste of professional rugby was met with extreme pain in the form of a season-ending injury, Hannah Stolba has stayed the course with the United States women’s national rugby team,

The former Cedar Rapids Xavier [...]

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Jefferson has handled season’s curveballs

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Jefferson has seen its share of curveballs this season.

The J-Hawks haven’t stopped swinging away at them, posting a strong regular season.

With injuries, weather damaging its baseball diamond [...]

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Diving catch seals it for CCA

CEDAR RAPIDS — With a leaping catch, Clear Creek Amana pitcher Lexi Kinnaird halted all hopes of advancement for Cedar Rapids Xavier in the Class 4A regional softball tournament Saturday.

“The coaches always joke about n [...]

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Flaherty fuels Xavier to win

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Xavier’s Ryan Flaherty put in a long day at work.

After about 120 pitches and nine innings on the mound, his Saints teammates helped reward him for a job well done.

Xavier capitalized on an ext [...]

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