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Eades strong again as Kernels conclude regular season with win

CLINTON — Ryan Eades continued his strong late-season surge with seven quality starting pitching innings as the Cedar Rapids Kernels concluded their regular season with a 3-1 win Monday afternoon over the continue »


Batts working on the mound, press box on deck

Kernels pitcher looks to become sportswriter after baseball

By Jeff Johnson, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mat Batts sat at his locker stall in the Cedar Rapids Kernels clubhouse recently and thoughtfully answered a r [...]

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A summer break?

Long hot days and warm summer nights are over for high school athletes in Iowa.

The baseball season is over and the football season is upon us.

During those summer months, many athletes are putting in their time in multiple spor [...]

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Kernels’ Garver relishes being all-star ... at end of season

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mitch Garver got the more important honor in the Midwest League.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels [...]

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Kernels announce 2015 schedule

CEDAR RAPIDS — The 2014 regular season isn’t over, yet, but the Cedar Rapids Kernels announced Wednesday their 2015 schedule.

The Kernels open their Midwest League season Thursday, Aoril 9, at Kane [...]

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Kernels beat Kane County in 11, clinch top 2nd-half playoff seed

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s not technically first place. At least not yet.

But to the Cedar Rapids Kernels, it sort of feels like it, and you can’t blame them.

“That’s what it&#x [...]

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Kernels’ Garver named MWL postseason all-star

DAVENPORT — Mitch Garver of the Cedar Rapids Kernels was named Monday to the Midwest League postseason all-star team.

Garver is the MWL’s all-star catcher, hitting .299 in 114 games with 29 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 7 [...]

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Kernels finally win at Quad Cities

DAVENPORT — The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored five runs in the first three innings and ended a seven-game losing streak at Modern Woodmen Park with a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the [...]

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Kernels lose, but officially qualify for MWL playoffs

DAVENPORT — The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched a Midwest League playoff spot Sunday despite a tough 8-6 loss to the Quad Cities River Bandits continue »


Hu strong again as Kernels reduce magic number to 1

BURLINGTON — The Cedar Rapids Kernels got another great start from Chih-Wei Hu and reduced their magic number for clinching a Midwest League playoff spot to one with a 3-0 win Saturday night over the Burlington Bees at Community Field.

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Cornell continues athletic facility renovation

MOUNT VERNON — Baseball coaches are not usually happy when their baseball fields are torn up and demolished.

Cornell Coach Seth Wing, however, was ecstatic when bulldozers ripped through the Rams’ outfield Wednesday and Thursda [...]

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Kernels see win streak halted at 8

CEDAR RAPIDS — If you’re going to have a long winning streak go kaput, it might as well be like this.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels didn’t get blown out or anything Wednesday night, losing to Qua [...]

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Kernels win 8th in a row, lose Stewart

CEDAR RAPIDS – You’ve seen the last of Kohl Stewart this season.

That’s not official or anything quite yet, but jus [...]

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Kee baseball coach Schultz retires as national wins leader

Lansing Kee baseball coach Gene Schultz has retired, the IAHSAA announced Tuesday morning.

Schultz leads the nation with more than 1,750 career wins, including 1,578 during the summer seasons. He guided the Kee Hawks to nine state titles, w [...]

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End of an Era: Lansing Kee’s Schultz resigns

The career of one of the most accomplished prep baseball coaches in Iowa and the country has come to an end.

Lansing Kee Coach Gene Schultz resigned Monday night after 45 years guiding the Kee Hawks baseball teams to nine state titles, accor [...]

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