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Iowa City West’s Landon Green leads South All-Stars to victory in Iowa Shrine Bowl

CEDAR FALLS — Landon Green won’t be playing football in college. Two weeks from Monday, the Iowa City West all-state linebacker will report to boot camp at Fort Benning. Ga., to begin...
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Baseball notebook: Former C.R. Washington prep A.J. Puk taking recovery from Tommy John surgery “one day at a time”

CEDAR RAPIDS — Any pitcher who has been through Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery will tell you one thing. The recovery from it is long and very arduous. And frustrating....
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Iowans in pro baseball: Korry Howell with 8-game hitting streak in Midwest League

Former Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Gazette area preps and former University of Iowa players who are in affiliated professional baseball. All statistics mentioned are through Friday, July 19,...
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Iowa City Liberty survives, advances in 4A substate baseball bracket

CEDAR RAPIDS — After one swing of the baseball bat flipped Iowa City Liberty from an out away from victory to down by a run, Coach Tom Cronk had a simple message for his team coming to...
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No. 1-seed Linn-Mar rallies to beat Bettendorf in substate baseball opener

MARION — Greg Hall’s night couldn’t have started any worse. And it could not have ended any better. The Linn-Mar senior was touched for four runs in the first inning of Friday...
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Class 4A Iowa high school baseball substates: First-round scores, updated schedule

The eight No. 1 substate seeds and 10 ranked teams all remain after the first night of Class 4A Iowa high school baseball postseason play. All 48 4A teams played first-round games Friday night, with...
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Decorah rises to the occasion in district baseball opener

CEDAR RAPIDS — Decorah’s baseball season has been messy at times. The Vikings and starter Jace Johnson picked the right time for their first clean and neat mistake-free game. Johnson...
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Rick Atkins' pitching gem helps Marion avoid district-opening upset against Newton

MARION — The media loves QuikStats. The players, the parents, the fans, they all love QuikStats. But the coaches? Sometimes they’re a little wary of the online statistical database that...
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Iowa football players bond at Solon Beef Days hay bale toss

SOLON — Prior to Friday night, Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end A.J. Epenesa had never touched a hay bale. Friday, he was chucking 60-pound hay bales 12 feet in the air. It was part of the Solon...
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Iowa Shrine Bowl 2019: Rosters, TV info for annual all-star game

CEDAR FALLS — For Spencer Daufeldt, playing football at the University of Iowa was always the plan. Before he reports to the Hawkeyes this fall, however, the 6-foot-1, 300-pound defensive...
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Toren Young introduces the concept of 'selflessness' at the singular position of running back

CHICAGO — It’s probably time to wake up and realize that Iowa running back probably isn’t going to be a singular thing in 2019. Maybe that’s by design. Maybe that’s...
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North Linn has injured players back as it seeks state baseball return

TROY MILLS — North Linn’s baseball team experienced a run of bad luck, but its results don’t necessarily show it. At one point this season, senior leaders David Seber, Trevor Boge...
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Big Ten media days may be only thing A.J. Epenesa misses this season

CHICAGO — It’s too hot for outrage over small things. The fact Iowa didn’t include junior defensive end A.J. Epenesa among the three players it brought to the Big Ten’s...
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Time Machine: American Legion baseball's history in Cedar Rapids

American Legion baseball has made a slight resurgence in Eastern Iowa in recent years, but it probably never will return to the glory days of the 1970s. Times are different. Priorities are...
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Iowa football notes: Oliver Martin moves along the transfer process

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - July 19, 2019 - 10:26am
CHICAGO — Newly minted Iowa wide receiver Oliver Martin was a topic at Big Ten media days. Earlier this summer, the Iowa City native announced his transfer from Michigan to the Hawkeyes. UM...
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50 years ago: A moon-landing and Cubs crashing

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - July 19, 2019 - 10:02am
CHICAGO — It was in all the papers, as people used to say. Saturday was the 50th anniversary of U.S. astronauts being the first people to step foot on the moon. But while walking around in...
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Shorebirds returning on southern journey

While many of the shorebirds are not as vibrant as the songbirds of the forests, they make up for the lack of colorful hues in their behaviors. Many species will flash their wings in display or may...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Kaylin Kinney: Grade-A superstar with Type-1 diabetes

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kaylin Kinney was 10 years old and terrified. Her weight had dropped, more than 10 pounds in less than two weeks. She was up at night, in the bathroom, repeatedly. “I was...
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Iowa high school state softball 2019: A closer look at the 9 Gazette area qualifiers

FORT DODGE — Capsules on area teams competing at the Iowa high school state softball tournament this week at the Rogers Sports Complex. Class 5A No. 3 Cedar Rapids Kennedy (37-2) Coach:...
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Iowa high school state softball 2019: Our predictions

FORT DODGE — The Gazette’s predictions for the 2019 Iowa high school state softball tournament this week at the Rogers Sports Complex. Class 5A QUARTERFINALS Waukee over...
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