Douglas Miles

Sports reporter for The Gazette



Basket, steal by freshman Caitlynn Daniels sends Cedar Rapids Xavier to state

CEDAR RAPIDS - Caitlynn Daniels is still listed as a freshman, but her play suggests she's ahead of the class.

The Cedar Rapids Xavier point guard's driving layup broke a tie with 29 seconds left, and her steal on the ensuing possession hel ... »

No. 1 Iowa City Regina headed to girls’ basketball state tournament for fourth time in five years

TIPTON - Top-ranked Iowa City Regina is well past #x201c;just happy to get there.#x201d;

This year, the Regals are intent on making some noise at the girls' basketball state tournament.

Junior Mary Crompton led all scorers with 24 points and ... »

Fourth-ranked Crestwood eliminates No. 10 Mount Vernon in 3A girls’ basketball regional final

MANCHESTER - Mount Vernon knew it was up against a formidable foe.

Fourth-ranked Crestwood entered the Class 3A girls' basketball regional final with just one loss, and was second in the entire state in both field goal and three-point shooting p ... »

Former Hawkeyes receiver Damond Powell reclaiming his game with Cedar Rapids Titans

CEDAR RAPIDS - Damond Powell wasn't sure Friday night would ever arrive.

But there was the former University of Iowa receiver, running pass patterns in a regular-season professional football game 18 months after sustaining gunfire wounds to the ... »

Cedar Rapids Rampage squander lead and likely their playoff chances

CEDAR RAPIDS - In the second half of their Major Arena Soccer League game Thursday night, the Cedar Rapids Rampage offense just plain dried up.

As a result, any chance at a first playoff berth likely evaporated right with it.

Cedar Rapid ... »

Former Washington star Adrian Arrington back in football as Cedar Rapids Titans assistant

CEDAR RAPIDS - Adrian Arrington was ready to get back in the game.

It has been more than four years since the former Cedar Rapids Washington prep had his professional football career cut short due to a pair of knee injuries.

While the ... »

Cedar Rapids Rampage hope to turn up the defense for MASL playoff chase

CEDAR RAPIDS - Since the calendar flipped to 2017, playoff prospects for the Cedar Rapids Rampage have continued to take hits.

Four losses in seven games have dropped Cedar Rapids to third place in the Central Division of the Major Arena Soccer ... »

Iowa City West’s Oliver Martin sprints to state gold in 50 free

MARSHALLTOWN - Throughout a decorated high school athletic career, individual gold at the boys' swimming state championships had eluded Oliver Martin.

The Iowa City West senior had been a part of seven relay victories for Trojan teams that ... »

Noah Faldet flying solo at state for Decorah boys’ swimming

MARSHALLTOWN - When the parade of teams are announced before Saturday's boys' swimming state championships, Noah Faldet will be an army of one.

For the second year in a row, the South Winneshiek junior will be the lone representative for th ... »

Boys’ swimming: 2017 All-MVC team

Here is the list of swimmers that made the all-conference team in the Mississippi Valley Conference for the 2017 season.