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Women’s softball league offers players opportunity

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 17, 2019 - 11:03am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Haley McFarlane calls the Iowa Women’s Softball League “one in a million.” That’s because it’s an opportunity college softball players in the...
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David Olberding relishes 2 holes-in-one in 5 days

According to Golf Digest, there are 150,000 holes-in-one per year from an estimated 490 million rounds of golf. The odds are 2,500-to-1 for a pro golfer to score an ace, 5,000-to-one for someone with...
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Engine issues spoil Joey Gase's homecoming at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON — Joey Gase went into Sunday’s NASCAR 250 race hoping to accomplish a lifelong dream — win at Iowa Speedway — with at least 50 or 60 family members...
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Brett Moffitt wins at Iowa Speedway after disqualification

NEWTON — As Brett Moffitt walked off the track at Iowa Speedway, he was visibly frustrated after finishing in second in the Grander Outdoors Truck Series M&M’s 200 Sunday at Iowa...
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Cedar Rapids Kernels win a pair against Clinton, earn 7th straight Midwest League playoff berth

CEDAR RAPIDS — They’re not going to hoist a big trophy or anything. Not, yet, anyway. There won’t be a downtown parade. But the Cedar Rapids Kernels did accomplish something of...
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Photo Gallery: WD Hawks Invite Semifinal-Williamburg vs. Beckman Catholic

The Williamsburg Raiders deafeated the Beckman Catholic Trailblazers in a semifinal game at the West Delaware Hawks Softball Invitational Tournament.
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Photo Gallery: West Delaware Hawks Softball Invitational Tournament Semifinal

The North Linn Lynx defeated the West Delaware Hawks in a semifinal game to advance to the championship against Williamsburg.
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Former Cedar Rapids Titans fan favorite Bryan Pray selected for IFL Hall of Fame

CEDAR RAPIDS — June 7 was a heck of day for Bryan Pray. First, the former Cedar Rapids Titans wide receiver found out that he and his wife of nearly seven years, Terri, are expecting their...
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Minor league notebook: A.J. Puk of Cedar Rapids excels in 1st appearance since 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS — He’s healthy. Not much doubt about that. Former Cedar Rapids Washington prep A.J. Puk pitched in an official game for the first time in about a year and a half Tuesday...
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Former local and area preps and former University of Iowa players who are in affiliated professional baseball. All statistics mentioned are through Friday lll l Jake Adams (University of Iowa): First...
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Cedar Rapids driver Joey Gase excited to be racing on ‘home track’

CEDAR RAPIDS — Joey Gase was anxious to get behind the wheel of his No. 24 Toyota on Saturday at Iowa Speedway in Newton. “Let’s get the weekend underway,” he said during...
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Naz Mitrou-Long to kids: Be part of a bigger picture

CENTER POINT — The Center Point-Urbana All-Sports Booster Club learned something a couple years ago. The club brought in former Coe College/NFL running back Fred Jackson to speak to CPU...
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Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 14, 2019 - 10:48pm
The Cascade Cougars blanked the Trailblazers of Beckman Catholic 10-0 in a 10-run rule shortened high school baseball game at American Legion Baseball Field in Cascade.
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With infield (and knee injuries) in the past, Derek Molina of C.R. Kernels focuses on pitching ... well

CEDAR RAPIDS — There aren’t many miles on his right arm. On his right knee, it’s a little bit different story. But Derek Molina hasn’t thrown a whole lot of innings in his...
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Iowa football look ahead: Scott Frost year 2 is more about the whole of Nebraska

In year one of Scott Frost, Nebraska had to be about Scott Frost. Of course, most Nebraska fans believe their true and native son no matter what. Still, they had to see how Frost would handle the...
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On UNI Podcast: Austin Phyfe on his recovery, return to basketball

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 14, 2019 - 11:28am
Northern Iowa men’s basketball redshirt sophomore forward Austin Phyfe joins this week’s On UNI Podcast. Phyfe talks about his dealings from last preseason until now with vasovagal...
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Friends of Ryan Driscoll establishing scholarship fund

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 14, 2019 - 10:48am
Many of us have had a special person in our lives who seems to be bigger than life itself. They effortlessly make everyone feel at home — discomfort disappears when they are around. They...
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Matt Thornton, Todd Goodell will head the Marion cross country programs

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 14, 2019 - 10:22am
MARION — Matt Thornton will return to lead the Marion High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams this fall. Thornton is back after a previous 10-year tenure. Thornton will be...
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Willie Guy enjoying coaching daughter, Avery

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 14, 2019 - 10:01am
CEDAR RAPIDS — Most parents officially give up the title of “coach” when their child heads off to college. Willie Guy is just getting started. This summer, Guy is coaching his...
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