Baseball

A Steele-y performance lifts Kernels

CEDAR RAPIDS – When a manager goes out to the mound during a game, it’s usually to yank his pitcher.

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Iowa records first NCAA baseball tournament win in 43 years

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — University of Iowa junior Tyler Peyton gave the Hawkeyes exactly what they needed against the University of Oregon ... »

Big Lee Smith wears “neutral” colors in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Lee Smith didn’t offend anyone Thursday night. Or maybe he offended everyone.

The former longtime major league r ... »

Kernels’ Gonsalves shines in front of boss

CEDAR RAPIDS – If this wasn’t his last start as a Cedar Rapids Kernel, it’s got to be one of the ... »

Lizarraga delivers Metro title for Kennedy

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Sammy Lizarraga faced this situation in the past.

As the final inning played out, he realized t ... »

Kernels pitcher Bard continues comeback

CEDAR RAPIDS — Luke Bard’s g ... »

High hopes for Wahlert baseball

DUBUQUE — The baseball diamond sitting behind Wahlert High School may be quiet now, but not for long. It will soon be filled with the ... »

Hawkeyes douse NCAA drought, seek splash vs. Ducks

The last time Iowa played in an NCAA baseball tournament:

* The Chicago Cubs were only 45 years removed from their last World Series appearan ... »

Kernels record 19 hits in 12-2 blowout of Beloit

BELOIT, Wis. — The Cedar Rapids Kernels pounded out 19 hits and blasted the Beloit Snappers, 12-3, Monday afte ... »

Van Scoyocs power Jefferson to Metro finals

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Jefferson junior Spencer Van Scoyoc took the mound with baseball in hand and a bit of chip on his shoulde ... »

Kennedy shows off its pitching depth

CEDAR RAPIDS – This is how embarrassing the pitching riches are for the Kennedy Cougars.

Neither of their big two threw Monday, and th ... »

FULL COUNT: Five questions on the 2015 prep baseball season

Q: Who would you want at the plate with the game on the line?

A: The area is filled with talented hitters. Spencer VanScoyoc is right there w ... »

Daniels and Lizarraga lead Kennedy

CEDAR RAPIDS — Zach Daniels and Sammy Lizarraga are longtime friends.

They go fishing, although Daniels admits going along for ... »

2015 Prep Baseball players and teams to watch

By Gazette Sports Staff

PLAYERS TO WATCH

• Zach Daniels, sr., C.R. Kennedy, Mississippi Valley Conference Mississippi Division A ... »

Kernels blast Beloit, 11-1

BELOIT, Wis. — The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored six run in the third inning and rolled past the Beloit, Snapper ... »