Community Corner by JR Ogden

A different prep sport

CEDAR RAPIDS — Hockey is a sport that is extremely popular in northern states like Minnesota and Wisconsin, but in Iowa, it still fin ... »

A rare Saint

CEDAR RAPIDS — A high school wrestler needs a mixture of guts, dedication and great guidance to achieve personal success.

With ... »

Bucking a trend

CEDAR RAPIDS — In recent years, hunting has seen an increase in popularity with both men and women, especially in Iowa.

It shou ... »

Balancing gymnastics

CEDAR RAPIDS — Gymnastics has been around for more than 2,000 years and remains popular today with more than 90,000 athletes register ... »

Learning through helping

CEDAR RAPIDS — Managing, Xavier sophomore Nick Koechner, “is a run way to learn a new sport.”

Koechner is a manag ... »

The extra edge

CEDAR RAPIDS — “V-I-C-T-O-R-Y!” is a traditional cheer the Xavier High School Poms team does before every performance. ... »

Chasing a title

DELHI — The mats are heating up as the Maquoketa Valley wrestling team shoots for a piece of the conference title.

The Wildats ... »

Bigger can be better

Michelle Barker works for the International Mountain Bicycling Association as a Region Director for the Upper Midwest. Her role is to forward IMBA& ... »

New digs for the Pig(man)

MARION — The 2015 Pigman Long Course triathlon will be a one-of-a-kind, fan-friendly event when triathletes start the swim at 7:30 a. ... »

How they're doing: Catching up with former area preps

Iowa colleges — Amanda Platte of Mount Vernon was named to the Missouri Valley Conference scholar-athlete team as a member of the Drake volle ... »

Shining a light on a passion for journalism

As we enter a new year, I thought it would be a good time to reintroduce our high school journalism program for those who don’t know what it ... »

Be a driver for resolutions

Editor’s note: Adam Rees is Founder of GRIT GYM, a gym based on results, creating a culture and lifestyle of performance, strength, health a ... »

A reminder to remember

Editor’s note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa’s 99 counties to raise mon ... »

Taking flight over Audubon

Editor’s note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa’s 99 counties to raise mon ... »

Make sure you’re ready for basketball

Editor’s note: Cody Scharf is the owner of Thrive Spine and Sport, a chiropractic and soft tissue clinic in Cedar Rapids focusing on sport a ... »

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