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Offense picks up pitching staff for Kernels

CEDAR RAPIDS – Jake Mauer has hoped his offense would be able to take some pressure off his pitching staff a little bit more in the second h ... »

Fans fight weather to attend annual golf classic

CEDAR RAPIDS — Weather delayed and shortened the event.

But, summer rains weren’t enough to keep fans away or dampen the spirit ... »

Fans impressed by commitment of Day, other pros to attend Zach Johnson Foundation Classic

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jason Day drew quite the crowd Monday at the Zach Johnson Foundation Classic.

At every hole, dozens of fans greeted him ... »

Fifth-ranked J-Hawks blank No. 6 Kennedy, 4-0

CEDAR RAPIDS – Embroiled in a scoreless top-10 showdown with sixth-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Cedar Rapids Jefferson bided its time until ... »

Dallas Clark feels back at home in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dallas Clark officially closed the book on his NFL career in June of 2014 and is calling Iowa home once again.

After go ... »

“The Bachelor” gets great ratings in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — The current marquee name of golf, Jordan Spieth, signed a lot more autographs at the Zach Johnson Foundation Classic M ... »

West walks home a win against City High

IOWA CITY — Tanner Lohaus was walked with the bases loaded in the ninth inning to force in the winning run in Iowa City West’s 8-7 vi ... »

UNI forward Carlson facing OWI charge

Northern Iowa forward Klint Carlson is facing a charge of operating under the influence after a traffic stop and subsequent arrest on June 2 ... »

Elmcrest, Johnson have plenty of reasons to appreciate each other

Zach Johnson’s golf career began at Elmcrest Country Club in Cedar Rapids when he was 10 years old.

It has led to years of collaborati ... »

Gazette Athletes of the Year: The Finalists

The finalists for the 2015 Gazette Athletes of the Year have been announced.

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Hawks chasing first league title since 1988

The title drought is reflected in the trophy case.

Joe Yegge scoured the hallways at Cedar Rapids Prairie, looking for hardware earned ... »

Rosario returns to Kernels, pitches well

CEDAR RAPIDS – He was removed with a seven-run lead and just one out to get to qualify for a win, but ... »

Spieth shows class by pledging to Zach Johnson Foundation Classic again

The easier decision Jordan Spieth could have made would have been this:

“I’m really sorry, Zach. My life’s become so cha ... »

Humble upbringing continues to influence Johnson

Zach Johnson has never shied away from his faith.

“This being Easter, I cannot help but believe my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, was ... »

Baseball season to remember

Editor’s note: This is a continuing series of Eastern Iowa sports history “Time Machine” articles. Mark Dukes worked at The Ga ... »