23 area players will take part in Shrine Bowl

CEDAR FALLS — Twenty-three former Gazette-area preps will battle on the UNI-Dome turf Saturday as part of the Iowa Shrine Bowl all-star footb ... »

Clark, Daniels named MVC Players of the Year

For the second straight year, Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Zach Daniels received Mississippi Valley Conference divisional player of the yea ... »

Jefferson, Prairie lead All-Metro selections

Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Cedar Rapids Prairie earned the most selections to the first team of the 2015 All-Metro baseball team released Th ... »

Kennedy snags state berth with rout of Cedar Falls

CEDAR RAPIDS – Cedar Rapids Kennedy pitcher Sammy Lizarraga started off shaky, but his quick recovery delivered a Cougar whitewash.

Th ... »

Cedar Falls tops Linn-Mar in extra-inning affair

MARION — For most of the night, Linn-Mar had an answer for every Cedar Falls challenge.

The one the Lions couldn’t muste ... »

J-Hawks end 7-year drought

FORT DODGE — Seven years was long enough.

Kennedy Dighton’s two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning gave Cedar ... »

Hansen takes her bases, in stride

FORT DODGE — Maddie Hansen displayed neither impatience nor frustration.

“Linn-Mar has been known to walk me,” th ... »

Kennedy, Linn-Mar advance in prep baseball playoffs


Sammy Lizarraga tossed four innings of no-hit baseball for the Cougars.

Zach Daniels was 2-for-2 and ... »

Tough Metro teams begin postseason

CEDAR RAPIDS — Baseball has had a banner season in the Metro this summer.

Most of those teams start their quest to claim an act ... »

State softball tournament schedule

FORT DODGE — Schedule for the 2015 state softball tournament, at the Rogers Sports Complex:


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Ryan, Johnson lead Lions regional rout

CEDAR RAPIDS – Linn-Mar brought its full arsenal to the Class 5A softball regional final Tuesday night at Cedar Rapids Kennedy.


Kennedy, Linn-Mar battle to a draw

MARION — A coach ejected. A 2-hour-plus opener, in regulation, even. A lightning-shortened nightcap.

Just another wild, wacky n ... »

Saints hold on for tourney crown

MARION — Nikki Gahring has a baby on the way, but that’s not what caused her heart rate to soar Saturday afternoon.

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How they’re doing

Iowa colleges — UNI senior Holly Salzbrenner of Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon-Lisbon) earned third team Capital One Academic All-American honor ... »

Linn-Mar splits doubleheader with Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS — Linn-Mar Coach Chad Lechner was glad just to have his team on a baseball diamond instead of a football field.

Rai ... »