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Iowa State football look ahead: Texas is probably back

July 29, 2019 - 1:37pm
AMES — Texas. Is. Back. Probably. For the last several years, since Mack Brown left in 2013, the question has been posed: Is Texas Back? Texas has been a perennial power since the dawn of...
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Former Hawkeye star Peter Jok soon will bid bonjour to France

July 29, 2019 - 12:38pm
Exhibit 9,999 on how hard it is to earn a spot on an NBA roster: Peter Jok, 2017 Big Ten first-team all-conference player and the league’s leading scorer, is headed to France after spending...
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Know who is coaching your children

July 29, 2019 - 10:28am
Youth sports coaches come in all shapes and sizes. Most youth coaches are volunteers until they reach the “elite” travel teams. Even then, they won’t make a living coaching these...
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Beauty of ‘lake’ better than fishing

July 29, 2019 - 8:50am
Sunsets are for contemplation. Our star’s daily descent not only organizes life from day to night, it reorganizes the mind from action to reflection. I was reflecting on the future of the...
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Iowa state baseball 2019: Monday’s 2A quarterfinal schedule, scores, live stream

July 29, 2019 - 8:35am
After a day off, the 2019 Iowa high school baseball tournament is back in full swing Monday at Principal Park in Des Moines with the Class 2A quarterfinals. Here’s everything you need to...
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Heather Fleming, Luke VanDonslear find bond over tennis

July 28, 2019 - 7:38pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The open singles trophies from the 2019 Iowa Open tennis tournament were earned by a pair of friends at two completely different points in their tennis careers. Heather...
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Storied North Linn baseball senior class ready for last state tournament

July 28, 2019 - 7:03pm
DES MOINES — The journey started about 10 years ago. Trevor Boge, David Seber and Jake Hilmer first teamed up for a 9U USSSA travel team coached by some of their dads. No one could have...
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Gilbert Celestino’s production continues to surge as he plays every day for Cedar Rapids Kernels

July 28, 2019 - 6:48pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — He plays a lot, virtually every day. And Gilberto Celestino has played better day by day as this long Midwest League season has continued to progress. The Cedar Rapids Kernels...
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Eastern Iowa softball Super 10: Final 2019 rankings

July 28, 2019 - 1:09pm
The final Gazette area high school softball Super 10 rankings for the 2019 season. 1. North Linn 42-4, 24-0 Tri-Rivers (1st) Postseason: Class 2A state championStreak: Won 6Last week: No....
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Hall of Famer Trevor Hoffman returns to C.R. to take part in Saturday’s Perfect Game celebrity event

July 27, 2019 - 10:16pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s been a long time. A real long time. We’re approaching the 30-year mark since Trevor Hoffman pitched professional baseball in Cedar Rapids. He was a member of...
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Greater Cedar Rapids Open host familes enjoy good golf, great friendships

July 27, 2019 - 7:13pm
MARION — Motivation depends on your perspective. For Cindy and John Bender, they have opened up their home to players competing in the Greater Cedar Rapids Open since the golf...
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Alburnett overcomes shaky start for first win at state baseball tournament

July 27, 2019 - 5:45pm
DES MOINES — Alburnett weathered two storms. The first came from South Winneshiek. The other came from rains that caused about a 55-minute delay. Neither could dampen the Pirates’ hopes...
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Photos: Perfect Game Celebrity Softball Game

July 27, 2019 - 3:55pm
National and local celebrities and public figures joined forces to raise funds for the Perfect Game Cares Foundation with a softball game and baseball camp for kids
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Iowans in pro baseball: A.J. Puk, Robert Neustrom get promotions

July 27, 2019 - 1:56pm
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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Noah Fant has eyes on starting role with Denver Broncos

July 27, 2019 - 9:22am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Private practices and complete focus on the team were realities for Noah Fant while playing college football at Iowa. But it’s been eight months since Fant last wore...
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Iowa state baseball 2019: Saturday's 1A quarterfinal schedule, scores, live stream

July 27, 2019 - 8:55am
The 2019 Iowa high school baseball tournament continues Saturday at Principal Park in Des Moines with the final two Class 1A quarterfinal games. Here’s everything you need to know. State...
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Spencer Steer has been bullish at the plate thus far for Cedar Rapids Kernels

July 26, 2019 - 10:08pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s not supposed to be as easy as Spencer Steer has made it look. It’s really not. Hitting a baseball is arguably the toughest thing to do in all of sports....
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Hawaiian Sam Cyr feeling at home in Greater Cedar Rapids Open

July 26, 2019 - 8:05pm
MARION — Three thousand nine hundred eighty-three miles. That’s how far Sam Cyr, the leader at 9-under-par after round two, traveled from his home in in Makawao, Maui, Hawaii to play in...
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Bo Jackson, Trevor Hoffman, Luis Gonzalez ... all in Cedar Rapids for Perfect Game event Saturday

July 26, 2019 - 7:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — So why in the world would former major league stars travel to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, of all places, in late July to participate in a kids’ baseball camp and celebrity softball...
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