ALBURNETT - Before the inning started, Maddison LeClere revealed the plan.
It was up to her red-hot Cedar Rapids Kennedy softball team to put the strategy into triumphant motion.
Kennedy junior Camryn Jeffords executed a perfectly-pla ... »
As time went by, home started to play on Allie Wooldridge's heart.
Her home state, to be more specific.
"I wanted to play close to home," said the senior from Center Point-Urbana. "I want to see my family and friends in the stands."... »
VAN HORNE - Benton Community cross country coach Marty Thomae was a finalist for national coach-of-the-year honors.
Thomae has coached 34 years, and his girls' teams won three state championships. He has been active with the Iowa Track Coaches A ... »
SPRINGVILLE - Christina Zaruba has been part of the vast success of the Springville High School girls' basketball program, as a volunteer assistant.
Now, she's the pilot responsible for keeping it sky-high.
Athletics director Joe Mart ... »
Solon High School softball coach Jim White was named the National High School Coaches Associaion coach of the year Wednesday.
White has won seven state championships - six at Clear Creek Amana, one at Solon - in 17 trips to state. He is in his 2 ... »
You've heard of gym rats. They spend hours in the gymnasium, shooting baskets, honing their craft.
Brian Erbe has a term for Lindsey Culver.
"She's a cage rat," said Erbe, softball coach at Cedar Rapids Jefferson. "She's happy to get a b ... »
Area softball Super 10, through games played Tuesday, June 20:
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CEDAR RAPIDS - Jayme Scheck's U-turn was decisive and dominant.
After a somewhat rocky start, the eighth-grade pitcher retired 19 consecutive batters and staked Class 5A eighth-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy to a 2-1 win and a Mississippi Valley Co ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Haley McFarlane had only one strike to work with, and she pondered it all along Interstate 380.
"I spent the entire bus ride thinking about it," McFarlane said. "I had to help the team. I couldn't go down looking, and I couldn't g ... »
It didn't take long for Bre Cera to find a new home.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee women's basketball coach Kyle Rechlicz announced Friday that Cera has signed to play with Milwaukee. Cera was released from her scholarship at Iowa on Tuesday.
Cera ... »