Cedar Rapids Xavier

Xavier swinging for state title

CEDAR RAPIDS — Many athletes across the state are in a period of rest and relaxation after their winter sports came to an end, some p ... »

C.R. Xavier’s season ends with 3A semifinal loss

DES MOINES — The confidence and swagger with which Cedar Rapids Xavier played in the first half of its Class 3A state semifinal disap ... »

Xavier’s Karpick aims high

CEDAR RAPIDS — When the Olympic Summer Games take place in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Cedar Rapids Xavier junior Abbey Karpick will be 1 ... »

2014-15 All-MVC wrestling teams

Cedar Rapids Prairie has seven first-team All-Mississippi Valley Conference Mississippi Division and Iowa City West had five first-team selections ... »

2014-15 All-Metro wrestling teams

The Cedar Rapids/Marion Metro are wrestlers and their programs had a strong 2014-15 season. The all-Metro selections were released at the en ... »

Saints snuff a rally, hang on to beat Pella

DES MOINES — The Xavier Saints didn't give up a 19-point lead last night.

Almost, but not quite.

“We tried. It wasn't f ... »

Saints shine on lanes all season

CEDAR RAPIDS — It is that time of year when athletes across the state are cashing in all their hard work and looking for one final pa ... »

Harlan runs win streak to 50


DES MOINES — Last time these teams met, a classic ensued.

This was no sequel. Not even close.

Taylor Frederick scor ... »

A wrestler’s journey

CEDAR RAPIDS — For many high school athletes, being able to participate in the state wrestling tournament in Des Moines can be a very ... »

Xavier’s hot shooting leads to district title over Solon 88-57

CEDAR RAPIDS — Patience paid off for the Cedar Rapids Xavier boys’ basketball team.

A couple of hot hands certainly helped the ... »

Xavier, Miller roll into state bowling

CEDAR RAPIDS — At the beginning of the season, Caleb Miller wasn’t sure he’d be making another appearance at the state ... »

Xavier's Lembeck rolls to third-place finish

DES MOINES — Irony defined Clint Lembeck's experience.

The best thing that happened was his worst match of the week.

Lembeck ... »

3A State Wrestling: Prairie makes it through quarters with chance for team trophy

DES MOINES — Cedar Rapids Prairie pushed three into the semifinals and remains in contention for a team trophy.

The Hawks received wi ... »

Jefferson’s Baker cooks up big win

DES MOINES — Cedar Rapids Jefferson's Brenden Baker shared a photo on Instagram recently.

The picture showed him crumpled on the mat ... »

Xavier’s youngsters stepping up

CEDAR RAPIDS — With every good team there are important leaders. But great teams consist of underclassmen who step up and make a big ... »