Community Corner by JR Ogden

Slow-pitch evolves in C.R.

Editor’s note: Bill Johnson is a Cedar Rapids historian who spent 30 years working for the U.S. Navy. This is the fourth of a five-part seri ... »

Anamosa senior duo pace Raiders

ANAMOSA — Growing up, Anamosa seniors Tawny Menster and Karli Oltmanns had plenty of classmates on their softball teams.

Now, t ... »

How they’re doing

Iowa colleges — UNI senior Holly Salzbrenner of Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon-Lisbon) earned third team Capital One Academic All-American honor ... »

Saints silver wins state baseball title

SAINTS SILVER WINS USSSA STATE

DES MOINES — The 14U Saints Silver baseball team won the USSSA state title, the first Eastern Iowa team ... »

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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The heyday of Cedar Rapids softball

Editor’s note: Bill Johnson is a Cedar Rapids historian who spent 30 years working for the U.S. Navy. This is the third of a five-part serie ... »

Figuring out that shoulder pain

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

Moser places second in state USTA

MOSER PLACES SECOND AT STATE

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics earned placed second overall among Iowa’s top tumbling teams at the ... »

Saints focusing on ‘team’ in 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS — The bond between teammates is said to be as strong as the bond between family members.

Most of Xavier’s s ... »

Anamosa feeling good about baseball again

ANAMOSA — Losing is a disease.

But over the last three years, Anamosa baseball coach Nick Norris has proved to be the man with ... »

Cedar Rapids was a softball mecca

Editor’s note: Bill Johnson is a Cedar Rapids historian who spent 30 years working for the U.S. Navy. This is the second of a five-part seri ... »

Looking back at Mount Vernon soccer

The Mount Vernon High School boys’ soccer team has improved over the years. Many players have different opinions on what makes a team ... »

Taking a look at Cedar Rapids’ rich softball history

Editor’s note: Bill Johnson is a Cedar Rapids historian who spent 30 years working for the U.S. Navy. This is the first of a five-part serie ... »

Fixing back pain the right way

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

22 Moser gymnasts win state titles

MARSHALLTOWN — Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics came home with 22 state championships and 139 athletes qualified for nationals at the Io ... »