MARION - A successful backstroke swim always starts under water.
Once the swimmer surges from the wall, they are allowed to remain submerged for the first 15 yards. Kick too big, and the speed is hindered by excessive drag. Kick too small, ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - In this day and age of world tumult and uncertainty, Zach LaRocque still decided the military path was the right path to take.
The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders goaltender committed recently to continue playing hockey at the Air Force ... »
IOWA CITY - Don't poke the bear. Just don't.
Iowa City West's boys' basketball team took a surprise loss to Cedar Rapids Prairie in its final game before the Christmas break. It was a loss the Class 4A top-ranked Trojans had to dwell on for awhi ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - There's the living-away-from-home part of it.
Being from another country, learning the language, the food, the lifestyle and the people. That's not easy.
Then there's the actual hockey part of it. The rinks are longer and ... »
IOWA CITY - Right now, the Iowa Hawkeyes are Peter Jok's back.
Sometimes good, sometimes not. In need of some rest and recovery, which they - and it - will get.
An 84-76 loss Thursday night to 25th-ranked Maryland was disappointing, among ot ... »
The Gazette's Jeff Linder and Jeff Johnson discuss new media policies from the Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa High School Sports Network on the latest Double Dribble Podcast.
The guys also take questions from prep basketball fans, ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - If there was a court somewhere, Royshawn Webb wanted to be on it. If there was a hoop, he wanted to be shooting at it.
"If it wasn't here, I was at the YMCA," the Cedar Rapids Jefferson senior guard said. "If it was nice outside, ... »
CEDAR FALLS - With 1.4 seconds left in double overtime Wednesday night, ESPN tweeted out that Northern Iowa's men's basketball team had beaten Loyola, 72-69.
The Worldwide Leader in Sports is never wrong, of course. UNI did end up winning by tha ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Three current or former Cedar Rapids RoughRiders are part of the Central Scouting Bureau's midterm rankings of prospects eligible for the 2017 National Hockey League Draft.
Defenseman Jakub Sirota tops the list at 113th among Nort ... »
IOWA CITY - Sometimes you need the unexpected guys to step up and help you win games.
That's how it went down Tuesday night at Iowa City West. The Class 4A top-ranked Trojans overcame No. 6 Bettendorf, 59-45, thanks in no small part to some dude ... »