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Eastern Iowa high school softball Super 10 rankings: June 5, 2019

June 12, 2019 - 9:15am
This week’s Gazette area softball Super 10, through games played Tuesday, June 11: 1. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 11-1 (10-0 MVC) Streak: Won 7Last week: No. 1   2. Iowa City High 12-2 (10-2...
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Marion’s Steve Fish teaches life lessons through baseball

June 12, 2019 - 7:54am
MARION — Baseball can mean different things to different people. It could be a sport, an excuse to eat three consecutive hot dogs or a pastime. To Marion Coach Steve Fish, baseball is a...
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Battle of top 10s goes to North Linn, 10-5

June 11, 2019 - 9:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The North Linn baseball team relied on a different way to win Tuesday night. “We’re a pitching-and-defense team,” Coach Travis Griffith said, after his...
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Cedar Rapids Kernels sneak even closer to Midwest League playoff berth

June 11, 2019 - 9:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — So you’re saying there’s a chance. Somehow, someway the Cedar Rapids Kernels have found themselves with an opportunity to earn a Midwest League playoff spot here...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy softball claims a pair of 2-1 decisions from Iowa City High

June 11, 2019 - 8:49pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — They’ve separated themselves from the rest of the Mississippi Valley Conference. And for now, Cedar Rapids Kennedy is the best of the best. Courtesy runner Lizzy Dennis...
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Prep softball photos - City High vs Kennedy

June 11, 2019 - 7:39pm
Cedar Rapids Kennedy defeated Iowa City High 2-1 in the first game of their doubleheader Tuesday night
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Wieskamp needs to be Go-To Joe for Hawkeyes

June 11, 2019 - 4:11pm
IOWA CITY — It’s Joe Wieskamp’s team now. The Iowa men’s basketball sophomore-to-be small forward isn’t the type to say it, and his head coach certainly...
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Anamosa weight room a place for athletes to grow

June 11, 2019 - 2:37pm
ANAMOSA — In the Anamosa weight room, Lucas Stanton pushes athletes to their furthest. Stanton, Anamosa’s strength and conditioning coach, has watched as students not only improve their...
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Ex-Cyclone Jake Campos still learning about NFL

June 11, 2019 - 1:17pm
FRISCO, Texas — Inundated, overwhelmed and overloaded are great words describing how NFL rookies feel about the immense quantity of new information thrown at them during their first season in...
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FRYfest to recognize 2004 Big Ten Championship team, Kinnick traditions

June 11, 2019 - 12:18pm
IOWA CITY — The 2004 University of Iowa football season didn’t start off as a particularly memorable one. After opening the season with wins over Kent State and Iowa State, the team...
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Megan Gustafson’s TBT has tough road to $2 million

June 11, 2019 - 10:32am
It already was clear Megan Gustafson’s path to $2 million in The Basketball Tournament would not be easy. That path for the former Iowa women’s basketball player became even more...
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Former Prairie prep Jessica Heims wins 3 gold medals

June 11, 2019 - 9:49am
GROSSETO, Italy — Former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep Jessica Heims opened her season for Team USA at the Para Athletics Grand Prix last weekend and will return home with a trio of gold...
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Ray Vassar uses basketball to try and change lives

June 11, 2019 - 8:44am
Ray Vasser loves the game of basketball. He played for Don King at Cedar Rapids Washington High School, earning all-Mississippi Valley Conference and all-Metro honors in the mid-1980s. He played for...
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A healthy Casey Perrenoud gives Western Dubuque baseball another strong pitching option

June 10, 2019 - 9:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Casey Perrenoud opted for more rest in the offseason. The Western Dubuque junior pitcher had become accustomed to resting his arm for just 90 days between summers. That is,...
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Solon, West Delaware split Wamac softball twinbill

June 10, 2019 - 9:00pm
SOLON — Look at the season statistics, and you assume Macey Kleitsch had been relegated to role of No. 2 pitcher. Watch her pitch, and you quickly learn otherwise. Kleitsch fashioned a...
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Prep baseball photos: Xavier vs Western Dubuque

June 10, 2019 - 7:45pm
CR Xavier shut out Epworth Western Dubuque 3-0 in the first game of their doubleheader in Cedar Rapids Monday night.
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Iowa football look ahead: 2018 was a blip for Wisconsin — probably

June 10, 2019 - 4:49pm
It’s been pretty good for Paul Chryst at Wisconsin.   He’s going into his fifth year with a 42-12 record. That’s fantastic. Every Big Ten team not named Ohio State or Michigan...
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Kyle Green on UNI men’s basketball’s foreign trip, injuries, rule changes and the transfer portal

June 10, 2019 - 3:23pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa’s men’s basketball team is headed to Italy in August for a little education, team-building and basketball. It’s in that particular order,...
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Iowa State men’s basketball hopes to develop go-to scorer in offseason

June 10, 2019 - 3:15pm
AMES — Iowa State’s men’s basketball team lost six players from last season’s Big 12 tournament championship team. Three had a score-first mentality and have a shot to...
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Report: Oliver Martin is transferring to Iowa

June 10, 2019 - 2:18pm
There really isn’t anything for Oliver Martin to say right now. HawkeyeNation.com reported Monday afternoon that the wide receiver and Iowa City native will transfer from Michigan to Iowa this...
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