Baseball

Two No. 1 ranked softball teams fall at Rick Doran Classic

IOWA CITY – Class 5A No. 1 Iowa City West and Class 3A No. 1 Benton both lost battles with highly-ranked foes at the Rick Doran Classic on F ... »

Marion hits home run with “Strikeout Cancer Night”

MARION — Baseball has created long nights, busy weekends and plenty of memories for Marion’s David Kuhn.

His mother, Lau ... »

Beckman has experience to lead Prairie

CEDAR RAPIDS — Prairie senior Trey Beckman pitched No. 5 Prairie close out an 8-4 win in the nightcap of an Mississippi Valley Confer ... »

No. 2 Jefferson crushes Waterloo West

CEDAR RAPIDS – Second-ranked Jefferson had no problems dispatching Waterloo West on Thursday, scoring 11 runs in both games of a doubleheade ... »

Cascade back on top of 2A baseball rankings

CASCADE — The wake-up call rang loud.

The response has been louder.

Cascade answered a setback by winning 10 straight gam ... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

Unbeaten Van Buren hands Lisbon first loss

Austin Bartholomew's walkoff RBI single gave Class 1A No. 2 Van Buren a 3-2, 10-inning win over No. 3 Lisbon in a battle of the last two undefeated ... »

Battle of prep baseball unbeatens could take place Tuesday

Lisbon and Van Buren, both in Class 1A, are the final two undefeated prep baseball teams in the state this season.

At least one will go down ... »

Linn-Mar throws the leather, sweeps Jefferson

MARION – At one point in the second game, Linn-Mar third baseman Taylor Yoke dove to his left in an attempt to snare a line drive.

The ... »

Lisbon sweeps Maquoketa Valley to stay unbeaten

LISBON – Lisbon’s baseball team continued its tear through the Tri-Rivers Conference with a sweep of Maquoketa Valley on Saturday.

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Kennedy sweeps City High in MVC baseball doubleheader

IOWA CITY — Sophomore Matt Berst and senior Zach Daniels led Cedar Rapids Kennedy to a sweep — 6-3 in eight innings and 4-1 — ove ... »

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 ... »

Xavier’s Giles battling back from injury

CEDAR RAPIDS — Injuries in baseball aren’t as common as in other sports, but often can cause a major gasp from the crowd.

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