Community Corner by JR Ogden

Xavier hoping for another successful boys’ basketball campaign

CEDAR RAPIDS - Michael Jordan once said, #x201c;Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.#x201d;With the new season, the Xa ...

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former Eastern Iowa preps

Iowa colleges - Coe's Holly Wisnousky of Fairfax (C.R. Prairie) and Jean Springsteen of Lisbon earned all-Iowa Conference academic honors in women's c ...

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North Cedar boys opens season with 10-point loss

WHEATLAND - The North Cedar boys' basketball team is off to an 0-2 start.

The Knights loss at Calamus-Wheatland, 61-51, on Nov. 28, then loss at Cascade, 44-20, a night later.

North Cedar hosts Durant Friday night.

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A high school swimming tale

DECORAH - It is the middle of the swim season, walking into the Luther pool for the 57th time.The air is heavy and humid. I was looking at the light b ...

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Xavier volleyball was a season to remember

CEDAR RAPIDS - When the Xavier volleyball started its new season, the state tournament already was on junior Charlotte Richards' mind.Richards, an out ...

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Reliving state cross country dream

DECORAH - #x201c;Control what you can control.#x201d;Those are the words I was told almost daily starting, Aug. 8, 2016. As I looked around, I already ...

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former Eastern Iowa preps

A periodic look at what former Gazette are athletes are doing now: Iowa colleges - Loras junior Haley Bergan of Edgewood (Edgewood-Colesburg) earned ...

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New Xavier girls’ soccer coach has passion, experience

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's been said #x201c;hard work will always overcome natural talent when natural talent does not work hard enough.#x201d;The Xavier gir ...

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Osterberg wins 3 gold medals for Somersaults

Natalie Osterberg of Somersaults Gymnastics won three events last weekend at the Flip for Food Invitational hosted by the Iowa GymNest in Coralville.O ...

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Video: Iowa City West fans, alumni send off championship game-bound football team

As the Iowa City West football team prepares for the Friday's Class 4A state championship against West Des Moines Dowling, watch friends, family and f ...

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Xavier’s Claire Iversen keeps on running

CEDAR RAPIDS - For Xavier junior Claire Iversen, running never stops.For the last 400-plus days, Iverson has not stopped running. She has run at least ...

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Schott family has been very good to North Linn athletics

Editor's note: Although I am not a football player or a wrestler, I am a Schott, I am a football cheerleader, wrestling manager and a cousin to JD, Br ...

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It’s a fall sweep for Mount Vernon teams

MOUNT VERNON - A state football semifinal berth has solidified a fall sports sweep for Mount Vernon.For the second consecutive year, the Mustangs have ...

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Austin Filer ‘thankful’ to be leading Xavier volleyball

CEDAR RAPIDS - Austin Filer has shaped the Cedar Rapids Xavier volleyball team into one of the strongest in school history.This is Filer's first year ...

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City High freshmen to watch

IOWA CITY - A look at some of the top freshman at City High.KELSEY LAWKelsey Law has been playing volleyball since the second grade. While her classma ...

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