Douglas Miles

Sports reporter for The Gazette



Matt Walter, Max Smith-Drahos lift Cedar Rapids Prairie boys’ soccer past Iowa City High

CEDAR RAPIDS - Before the current four-game stretch, Cedar Rapids Prairie boys' soccer coach Curt Lewis told his team he'd be happy to come away with two wins.

The Hawks will try for a clean sweep Tuesday at Iowa City West.

#x201c;Now ... »

Second-ranked Cedar Rapids Prairie notches another boys’ soccer shutout

CEDAR RAPIDS - When the IHSSCA boys' soccer rankings were released early Tuesday, some wondered if Cedar Rapids Prairie might stand atop all others in Class 3A.

The undefeated Hawks - slotted second behind defending state champion but twice ... »

CRandIC golf tour looks for bigger things in 2017

IOWA CITY - Year 1 was about getting off the ground. Now, the focus shifts to growing the game.

Buoyed by a successful debut, the CRandIC amateur golf tour is set to launch its second season with five events in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City corrido ... »

Dixie Wooten, Iowa Barnstormers edge Cedar Rapids Titans, 31-25

CEDAR RAPIDS - Dixie Wooten is making the most of his latest indoor football opportunity.

Under Wooten - a former quarterback, Cedar Rapids Titans offensive coordinator and two-time head coach - the Iowa Barnstormers (6-2) have already surpassed ... »

Mount Vernon riding high again in Wamac girls’ tennis

MOUNT VERNON - Crystal Eskelsen had a lot of questions coming into this season.

The Mount Vernon girls' tennis coach graduated half of the lineup from the squad that won the first Wamac conference title in school history.

Five duals in, ... »

Rampage United filling roster for second outdoor soccer season

MOUNT VERNON - By all accounts, the Cedar Rapids Rampage United had a surprisingly successful outdoor soccer debut last summer in the Premier League of America.

Just one loss in 10 regular-season games and a berth in the PLA Championship Tournam ... »

Record-setting hurdler helps Cedar Rapids Prairie claim another Hawkins Relays crown

CEDAR RAPIDS - Friends of Cedar Rapids Prairie senior Marty Borseth questioned why teammate Joah Banks was ranked #x201c;only#x201d; 10th in the state in the 110 hurdles.

Borseth chuckled, because he knew what was coming for the defending C ... »

Offense falls flat as Cedar Rapids Titans fall to Sioux Falls, 46-21

CEDAR RAPIDS - Saturday night, Cedar Rapids Titans defensive tackle Maurice Chavis welcomed the U.S. Cellular Center crowd with a boisterous rendition of #x201c;The Star-Spangled Banner.#x201d;

Unfortunately for the Titans, the national ant ... »

First victory gives Cedar Rapids Titans jolt of confidence

CEDAR RAPIDS - This time, the Cedar Rapids Titans rose up when the lights were on and the moment was large.

A string of late-game plays, including a touchdown run with less than a minute to go by tailback Jamuel Jones, gave Cedar Rapids its ... »

Boys’ tennis 2017: Teams, players to watch

Here are The Gazette-area teams and players to watch during the 2017 boys' tennis season.

Teams to watch:

Cedar Rapids Washington - The second-ranked Warriors return five of their top-six players from ... »