North Linn

For the love of the game: North Linn’s Jake Hilmer developed love for baseball at early age

DES MOINES - Jake Hilmer has become a multisport standout for North Linn.He helped lead the Lynx basketball team to the state semifinals in the winter ...

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No. 1 North Linn advances to state baseball tournament with another Jake Hilmer shutout

CEDAR RAPIDS - While posing for numerous pictures meant for scrapbooks and various social media posts, North Linn Coach Travis Griffith gave his team ...

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Youth has served 1A baseball programs well

TROY MILLS - Youth has served Alburnett and North Linn well this season. The two Tri-Rivers Conference programs have 34 total players that have combi ...

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Young Alburnett team walks off against Belle Plaine for a shot at No. 1 North Linn

TROY MILLS - Alburnett's postseason was on life support.Not once, but twice in the final inning.Pirates junior Ian Boline helped revive it both times, ...

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Freshman Abby Flanagan pitches North Linn to brink of first state softball tournament

LISBON - When Abby Flanagan steps into the pitching circle, she looks to her twin sister Grace behind the plate for the call. If seeking a predictabl ...

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Iowa high school baseball rankings: Eastern Iowa conferences well represented

Area conferences are well represented in the latest Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings. The Mississippi Valley, Wamac and Tri-Riv ...

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Iowa high school baseball rankings: All 3 Iowa City schools earn spots

Iowa City is well represented in the latest Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association/Radio Iowa rankings. All three Iowa City baseball programs ...

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Baseball notes: IHSAA releases 1A, 2A postseason assignments

The Iowa High School Athletic Association has released postseason assignments for its two smallest classes in baseball. Three of the highly-ranked 1A ...

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No. 2 North Linn sweeps No. 6 Lisbon in Tri-Rivers Conference showdown

LISBON - It was a night that promised to shake up the Tri-Rivers Conference standings. No. 6 Lisbon (11-3) hosted No. 2 North Linn (20-1) Monday in a ...

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North Linn leads area teams in latest prep baseball polls

North Linn Coach Travis Griffith doesn't buu into early-season rankings, but the state's coaches seem sold on the Lynx. Class 1A North Linn is ranked ...

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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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