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Iowa high school state softball tournament 2018: Pairings and schedule

Teams in Iowa’s smaller three classes earned trips to next week’s state softball tournament in Fort Dodge with regional final victories Monday night. Here’s a look at the pairings...
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Regina outlasts North Linn in 9 innings, returns to state softball

TROY MILLS — The defending champions are back to defend. Paisley Gardner lofted a two-out, two-run double into the left-field corner in the top of the ninth inning, and 10th-ranked Iowa City...
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Zach Johnson Foundation Classic maintains appeal and impact

CEDAR RAPIDS — Eight years and still going strong. The weather was almost perfect. The crowds were good and fluid as spectators ebbed and flowed throughout the day Monday at Elmcrest Country...
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Monday's Iowa high school softball regional finals: Live scores

The first 24 spots in the 2018 Iowa high school softball state tournament will be determined Monday night, as regional finals take place in Classes 3A, 2A and 1A. We’ll update this page...
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Tony Finau and PGA Tour friends do Cedar Rapids a solid

CEDAR RAPIDS — If Zach Johnson doesn’t get a bunch of his pro golf buddies to come to Cedar Rapids on one of their off-days, there probably isn’t much of a Zach Johnson...
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Iowa cornerback Manny Rugamba to transfer

IOWA CITY — Iowa junior cornerback Manny Ragamba announced on social media Monday that he has opened his recruitment and plans “to transfer and find another home this...
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Three ex-Hawkeyes qualify for John Deere Classic

It’s the Summer of Sean. And Monday was the Day of the Hawkeye. The John Deere Classic’s Monday qualifier was a University of Iowa festival. Three of the four players who advanced to...
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For euphoric Linn-Mar softball team, it’s time to get grounded again

How, exactly, will John Begley get his team back to ground level? “That’s a very good question,” said Begley, softball coach at Linn-Mar. “It’s something we’re...
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Bill Bails touched many lives for many years

The news came via a phone call from my sister. It wasn’t unexpected, but still was a shot to the gut. Bill Bails died Sunday night after a long and courageous battle with cancer. “Bill...
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Golfers to watch at Zach Johnson Foundation Classic

Today’s eighth annual Zach Johnson Foundation Classic will include some of top names on the PGA Tour. Here is a closer look at some of the bigger names. JOHN DALY l Age: 52 l Hometown:...
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IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe earns redemptive victory in Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON — James Hinchcliffe described the May 19 scene as “grown men in tears, a lot of them and a lot of tears.” This vivid depiction was a snapshot from “Bump Day”...
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DJ Carton crosses Iowa off his recruiting list

Five-star men’s basketball recruits don’t come from Iowa often, and they stay here less frequently. So is the case with 2019 recruit DJ Carton, point guard from Bettendorf. Carton...
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Zach Johnson Foundation Classic features rising PGA stars

Unless you’re an rabid PGA Tour follower, Trey Mullinax likely isn’t a household name. That’s nothing against Mullinax, who will play in the eighth annual Zach Johnson Foundation...
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Linn-Mar softball ‘could not have played any better’ in regional upset of No. 2 Kennedy

CEDAR RAPIDS — A milestone victory for a coach would surely pale in comparison to one more for the team. Linn-Mar softball coach John Begley earned career win No. 700 in spectacular fashion...
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City High outslugs Prairie, 16-8

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa City High’s offensive explosion was a surprise. So is the Little Hawks’ next opponent. Carey Koenig drove in five runs, and City High pounded out 18 hits in a...
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Marco Andretti hoping for more IndyCar magic at Iowa Speedway despite heavy heart

NEWTON — Marco Andretti has had his moments at Iowa Speedway. The 7/8-mile oval was the scene of the last victory for the 29-year-old Verizon IndyCar Series driver. Though it has been seven...
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Profile: Marion’s Kevin Kamp has been hot-air ballooning for decades

MARION — While many people were gathering to watch fireworks shows on the Fourth of July, Kevin Kamp was just getting home following one of his most grueling weeks of the year. Kamp is a...
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Close proximity, same challenge for Lisbon, Mount Vernon

Lisbon and Mount Vernon are separated by just a mile or two, and they face virtually an identical softball challenge Monday. Both hit the road, trying to slay Goliath. For Lisbon, it’s a...
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A fishing trip to reflect and ponder the future

Ouch! That marked the third time I impaled myself with that counterfeit insect. The tiny hook clad in decorative feather and wire went by the name “Copper John.” I suggested to my guide...
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Minor league notebook: Kernels infielder Jordan Gore gets call all the way to Double-A

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Kernels’ most unsung player got moved up Saturday. All the way to Double-A. Jordan Gore was promoted to the Chattanooga Lookouts, skipping the high-Class...
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