Community Corner by JR Ogden

Singing in the lifeboat

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 ... »

Gymnasts shine at Winter Wonderland


CORALVILLE — Camryn Christner of Kids First Gymnastics capped her regular season with Level 7 titles ... »

100 wins, times two

STANWOOD — “I’m not nervous, I’m not nervous now because both of you have made it to state,” Mike King sa ... »

Wahlert ready to take flight

DUBUQUE — Coming off the Class 3A state championship, the Wahlert boys’ basketball team stands 13-9 against arguably the tough ... »

Senior swishers

WASHINGTON, Iowa — The Washington (Iowa) girls’ basketball season has come to an end, the seniors finishing their last season ... »

Missouri ‘stings’ Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY — Brian Smith is a bit baffled, but doesn’t seem to care too much.

Missouri has won at Ohio State and Cornell ... »

Hawkeyes roll in into championship duals

IOWA CITY — One dual was a breeze that featured five pins. The other was knock-down-drag-out that produced a shouting match between a ... »

Hawkeyes roll into National Duals semifinals


IOWA CITY — After a slow start, the top-ranked Iowa wrestling team rolled over Tennessee-Chattanooga, 44-3, in the quarterfinals of ... »

Community Corner Podcast: Team 99 Counties

Team 99 Counties is on a quest to run across all 99 counties in Iowa with the goal of helping people gain awareness of good heart health. The team ... »

Xavier’s youngsters stepping up

CEDAR RAPIDS — With every good team there are important leaders. But great teams consist of underclassmen who step up and make a big ... »

On top of the world

Editor’s note: Lisa Paulos, 55, is a Dubuque native who has lived in Cedar Rapids since 1982. She finished the Arrowhead 135 on foot in 2012 ... »

Twisters’ Steffensmeier still unbeaten


INDIANAPOLIS — Allyson Steffensmeier of Cedar Rapids Twisters Gymnastics won the Level 9 beam an ... »

Back on the mat

CEDAR RAPIDS — With two consecutive trips to the UNI-Dome and a selection as a first-team all-district football player this past seas ... »

State-bound Saints

CEDAR RAPIDS — While the Xavier boys’ swimming season has come to an end for some, others competed in the district last Saturd ... »

Rolling to the top

CEDAR RAPIDS — Xavier’s boys’ bowling team has been picking up momentum all year.

With only one match left in the ... »

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