North Linn

Triple Play Podcast: North Linn Coach Travis Griffith on new pitch count rules, Lynx’s 5-0 start

As the 2017 prep baseball season nears the end of its first week, The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson discuss one of the more prevalent topics ...

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Prep baseball: 2017 players and teams to watch

Monday is Opening Day for prep baseball teams, so here's a look at area players and teams to watch this summer.   Players to Watch Anthony Alepra, ...

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Catching up with former area preps

Iowa colleges - Taylor Gilson and Tony Rex of Oelwein is a member of the Wartburg baseball team, along with Trevor Hurd of West Union (North Fayette V ...

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How they’re doing

A periodic look at where former Eastern Iowa high school athletes are now:l Iowa colleges - Ally Disterhoft of Iowa City (West) earned all-Big Ten aca ...

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North Linn’s Jake Hilmer has message for his dad, coach

TROY MILLS - Every athlete's dad is their coach. Whether it's in high school sports or just while sitting on the couch with their son, every dad coac ...

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Boys’ state tournament notebook: North Linn wins 1A consolation to finish 27-1

DES MOINES - Here's the thing about these North Linn Lynx. They're all back. How utterly depressing that must be to the rest of the Tri-Rivers Confer ...

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Thursday at the Iowa boys' state basketball tournament: All the scores, stories and highlights

The semifinals are a wrap in three of the state's four boys' basketball classes. Championship matchups were determined in 1A, 2A and 3A Thursday at We ...

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Shooting woes give North Linn 58-53 loss to Gladbrook-Reinbeck in Class 1A semifinals

DES MOINES - They did virtually everything they wanted to, executed the game plan perfectly. Hold down Joe Smoldt as much as possible? Check. Reboun ...

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Boys' state basketball tournament: Thursday's capsules

DES MOINES - Capsules on Thursday's games at the boys' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena:   Class 1A Semifinals No. 1 North Linn (26 ...

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North Linn finally gets a close game, handles it well

DES MOINES - You wondered how they'd react to a close game. They kind of did, too. But these kids did fine Monday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. Jus ...

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Monday at the Iowa boys' state basketball tournament: All the scores, stories and highlights

The first day of the 2017 Iowa high school boys' state basketball tournament is a wrap, with Class 1A quarterfinals and half of the 2A quarterfinals c ...

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Boys' state basketball tournament: Monday's capsules

DES MOINES - Capsules on Monday's games at the boys' state basketball tournament at Wells Fargo Arena:   Class 1A Quarterfinals No. 1 North Linn (2 ...

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North Linn’s Jake Hilmer is the king of dish

TROY MILLS - Jake Hilmer just won't do it. He refuses. He loves his baby sister, Jori. Loves holding her and playing with her. But when it comes to ...

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Late dry spell dooms North Linn

DES MOINES - For 28 minutes, the North Linn Lynx matched every basket, answered every little run Western Christian threw at them. And then ... "Our ...

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North Linn rolls past Clayton Ridge, 57-31, for 1st state tourney berth in 40 years

MANCHESTER - You were struck by the postgame celebration. Or the real lack of one. Sure, there were plenty of smiles and individual hand clapping as ...

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