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Iowa high school state softball 2019: Tuesday's schedule, scores, live streams

6 hours 49 min ago
The 2019 Iowa high school state softball tournament continues Tuesday with 10 more quarterfinal games at Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge. Find the schedule and live stream links below. This...
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Iowa City High’s comeback falls short against Pleasant Valley in substate baseball semifinals

July 22, 2019 - 9:53pm
IOWA CITY — The game was simply a battle. Pleasant Valley and Iowa City High traded rallies, leads and even a few hits throughout until the very end. With the tying run on third base,...
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West Des Moines Valley ends young Iowa City Liberty baseball team’s season

July 22, 2019 - 9:13pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Some would say the Iowa City Liberty baseball team is ahead of schedule. Coach Tom Cronk’s Lightning squad, in just its second year of existence, had a 5-4 lead entering...
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A 10-spot in the first inning lifts Marion past South Tama in Class 3A district baseball final

July 22, 2019 - 9:03pm
MARION — They literally gave up a run at the start of the game to an underdog opponent. But the Marion Indians responded kind of well to that little bit of adversity. Well, that’s only...
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7-run inning propels No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier baseball to district title

July 22, 2019 - 9:02pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — All the Cedar Rapids Xavier hitters needed was a second look at Decorah’s starting pitcher. After posting just one hit through two shutout innings against Decorah senior...
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Photos: Dyersville Beckman vs. Mount Ayr in Class 2A state softball quarterfinals

July 22, 2019 - 8:14pm
Dyersville Beckman lost to Mount Ayr, 3-2 in eight innings, in a Class 2A quarterfinal game at the state softball tournament.
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Photos: North Linn vs. Wapello in Class 2A state softball quarterfinals

July 22, 2019 - 8:05pm
The North Linn Lynx advanced with a 6-0 win over the Wapello Arrows in a Class 2A quarterfinal game at the state softball tournament.
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Photos: Lisbon vs. Wayne in Class 1A state softball quarterfinals

July 22, 2019 - 7:55pm
The Lisbon Lions advanced to the Class 1A state softball semifinals with a 1-0 win over the Wayne Falcons.
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North Linn’s state debut is a dandy

July 22, 2019 - 6:52pm
FORT DODGE — The North Linn Lynx came to the state softball tournament for the first time Monday. They didn’t come quietly. “They were singing all the way,” Lynx Coach...
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Lisbon advances to state softball semifinals behind another Skylar Sadler shutout

July 22, 2019 - 5:44pm
FORT DODGE — Get a run, you’ve got a chance. With Skylar Sadler in the circle, a good chance. Sadler extended her postseason scoreless string to 33 innings, and second-ranked Lisbon...
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HLV attempts to claim first state baseball berth

July 22, 2019 - 4:27pm
From winless to one win from the state tournament. HLV has made a steady five-season climb from futility to a chance to make program history. The Warriors will attempt to clinch their first state...
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Iowa high school state softball 2019: Monday's schedule, scores, live streams

July 22, 2019 - 8:20am
The 2019 Iowa high school state softball tournament is underway Monday with 10 quarterfinal games at Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge. Find the schedule and live stream links below. This post...
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Jones Golf Course back to full strength — for now

July 21, 2019 - 5:28pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — For the first time in nearly a year, Jones Golf Course will be back up to full strength — that is 18 holes — when the back nine opens Monday. The front nine holes...
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Marion approaches program record for season victories

July 21, 2019 - 3:53pm
MARION — Marion Coach Steve Fish doesn’t take anything for granted. Victories are meant to be earned and he wants his players to appreciate each one. In a season that already contained...
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Photos: Cedar Rapids’ All City Swim Meet Saturday

July 21, 2019 - 3:33pm
The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department hosted the annual All City Competitive Swim Meet at Cherry Hill Aquatic Center on Saturday. Swimmers ages 4 to 17 competed in 74 events.
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UPDATE: 2019 all-conference softball teams

July 21, 2019 - 3:12pm
Updated all-conference softball teams: MVC, Wamac, River Valley, Tri-Rivers, Northeast Iowa, Upper Iowa and all-Metro. MVC MISSISSIPPI DIVISION First Team (*unanimous) Pitchers — Ayana...
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Photos: USTA Iowa Junior Open District Championships

July 21, 2019 - 2:51pm
Intermediate level players from around Iowa and the Midwest competed in the event for 12-18-year-olds at the Veterans Memorial Tennis Center in Cedar Rapids.
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Cedar Rapids River Kings part ways with Coach Mark Stoute

July 21, 2019 - 1:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — In his second Indoor Football League stint in Cedar Rapids, Mark Stoute was unable to replicate his past success. As a result, the city’s ninth-year franchise will be...
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Alburnett and North Linn move on to prep baseball substate finals in their respective classes

July 20, 2019 - 8:11pm
ALBURNETT — It’s still possible. Only one time since the state baseball tournament went to four classes in 1981 has Linn County had a representative in each class. Could it happen...
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Final-inning rally pushes Oelwein past Cascade for district title

July 20, 2019 - 7:57pm
CASCADE — Spikes stayed laced, jerseys remained tucked and the fight continued, even when the end appeared imminent. Oelwein was down to its final strike twice and battled until they received...
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