Softball

Solon, Alburnett open at No. 1

Solon and Alburnett are the top-ranked teams in their respective classes in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s first softbal ... »

Lions claim battle of Marion

MARION — The rain held off long enough to get the game in. It was a steady shower of singles by the Linn-Mar Lions that swamped the M ... »

West grabs a competitive sweep

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jessie Harder escaped a jam, then fueled a rally.

The result was an Iowa City West sweep.

Harder’s ... »

Softball 2015: Questions, and answers

Five questions and answers for the 2015 softball season:

Q: What is the state of Metro softball?

A: Probably the healthie ... »

Drahozal is ‘the life of the party’ at Xavier

CEDAR RAPIDS — Laughter is the soundtrack to Erin Drahozal’s life.

She serves as the ace pitcher and the dangerous slugg ... »

Softball 2015: Area players to watch

Area softball players to watch for the 2015 season:

* CHEYANN ADAMSON, jr., Highland — Batted .540 with 50 runs and 40 ... »

Softball 2015: Area teams to watch

Area softball teams to watch for the 2015 season:

ALBURNETT

* Coach: Kevin Johnson (17th year at Alburnett, 477-256; 21st ... »

Saints ready to swing

CEDAR RAPIDS — The sweet smell of freshly cut grass mixed with the crack of a bat indicates one of the most loved times of the year f ... »

Eagles hit it, and hit it hard

CEDAR RAPIDS — When Lexie Biehl was a senior on the Maquoketa High School softball team, she hit one home run.

As a collegian, ... »

Cyclones softball tops Hawkeyes on the road

IOWA CITY — The Iowa State Cylone softball team won 5-4 over the Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday night at Bob Pearl Field.

The win moved ISU, ... »

Cornell earns first sweep of Coe

MOUNT VERNON — The best start in Cornell College softball history now includes a historic sweep.

Kelsey Boss’ three-run ... »

Swinging for turnaround

IOWA CITY — You may be surprised to learn winning more games is not the only goal for the Iowa softball team.

Recruiting more I ... »

Advisory committee proposes mandatory facemasks

The softball advisory committee for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is recommending that the state consider mandating facemasks fo ... »

Drahozal picks Upper Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Xavier High School all-state pitcher Erin Drahozal has committed to play softball at Upper Iowa University.

Drah ... »

Starting early a key to success

From eighth-grade varsity players to sophomore all-staters. That’s been the path for Alburnett catcher Maddison Volesky and shortstop ... »