Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: July 1

Welcome to the Inside Track's Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings. Each week of the racing season, the Gazette's Jeremiah Davis will rank the area's top 1 ... »

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 gene ... »

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 br ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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 f ... »

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 th ... »

C.R. Prairie shuts out Mid-Prairie in softball

CEDAR RAPIDS — In a battle of Prairies and Hawks on the softball diamond Wednesday, Cedar Rapids Prairie prevailed with a 6-0 wi ... »

Xavier quickly gets back on track with sweep of C.R. Washington

CEDAR RAPIDS – Cedar Rapids Xavier's softball team crashed back down to Earth on Monday. It didn't take long for the Saints to get back to th ... »

Fifth Season Races bring runners, family together for annual race

CEDAR RAPIDS — Brooke Kish and Gina Valgoi are sure to be at the front of the Health Solutions 8K on Saturday as part of the 30th Fifth Seaso ... »

Kernels knock off Wisconsin

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. — The Cedar Rapids Kernels got strong starting pitching from Sam Gibbons and went on to top the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, ... »

Balanced production powers Kennedy to sweep

CEDAR RAPIDS — Batting practice is important, but it doesn't replace game-time repetitions.

The more trips to the plate and pitches C ... »

J-Hawks take down No. 1 West — twice

CEDAR RAPIDS — This wasn’t just another June double-header to file away and forget.

It’s not a typical June doubl ... »

Hometown boy Westphal does well in Kernels’ victory

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. — Luke Westphal threw five innings and got the victory as the Cedar Rapids Kernels edged Wis ... »

Steel Shooters of Traer search for national title

Three North Tama students have their sights set on bringing home a national title this summer.

Megan Carty, Tanner Calderwood and Clayton S ... »