College and University

COMMUNITY: Summer basketball back in C.R.

CEDAR RAPIDS — Gyms will not fall silent in Cedar Rapids this summer thanks to the Cedar Rapids College Summer League.

The brainchild of Jason Pershing, the league is entering its third year. Teams are made of primarily local c [...]

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Joens takes to javelin throw

IOWA CITY — Be it a baseball or a javelin, throwing has always come easy to Sam Joens.

Once a star center fielder and discus thrower at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Joens attracted attention from the University of Iowa an [...]

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NCAA food deregulation carries questions for schools, Iowa

IOWA CITY — Few cases of NCAA bureaucracy were more derided than what the organization determined was a meal and a snack.

“One of the examples (NCAA President Mark Emmert) used was a snack. You’re permitted a bagel [...]

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Oregon State transfer Cooke chooses Iowa State

Former Oregon State guard Hallice Cooke — the just-announced, latest transfer to join Fred Hoiberg’s Iowa State Cyclones — could always fill it up from long range.

So much so that as a senior at New Jersey’ [...]

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“Mayor” is king at Cyclones’ C.R. stop

CEDAR RAPIDS — It was smart of Iowa State to hold its annual Cyclone Caravan stop in a hotel ballroom here this year.

The Cedar Rapids Marriott was stuffed with Cyclone fans who came for the annual visit of ISU’s coaches.

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Wartburg’s Utley couldn’t stop playing baseball

CEDAR RAPIDS — The good ones never lose it, no matter how much rust they have to knock off to find it.

D.J. Utley is one of the good ones.

The former Cedar Rapids Prairie all-stater had two years of inactivity, more or less, not [...]

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Taylor gets summer-camp invite

IOWA CITY — Theairra Taylor has been invited to summer camp with the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx.

“I went to the Nashville overseas combine and played well,” Taylor said in a release. “A few people there took not [...]

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Johnson not the only UNI back with talent

CEDAR FALLS — It’s not hard to find the Big Man on Campus in Cedar Falls.

Northern Iowa running back David Johnson is the unquestioned star for the football team, made evident at Friday night’s UNI Spring Game, wh [...]

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