Douglas Miles

Sports reporter for The Gazette



Marked improvement not enough to get a win for Marvin McNutt, Cedar Rapids Titans

CEDAR RAPIDS - There were plenty of things to like Sunday about the Cedar Rapids Titans.

The sum just didn't equate to a first victory.

Cedar Rapids led for most of its Indoor Football League game with the Green Bay Blizzard, but an inte ... »

Landmark season rolls on for Mount Mercy women’s bowling

CEDAR RAPIDS - The lights flip on early at May City Bowl.

The venerable southwest Cedar Rapids bowling alley has long been the preferred practice locale for the Mount Mercy women's bowling team. In order to mentally align with tournament times a ... »

Cedar Rapids Titans hope defensive strides yield first victory

CEDAR RAPIDS - Through three games, the bright spots have been hard to find for the Cedar Rapids Titans.

The sixth-year Indoor Football League franchise has lost all three games by an average of over 25 points per contest, and the offense has ma ... »

Ex-Hawkeyes unite to cheer Marvin McNutt, Cedar Rapids Titans

CEDAR RAPIDS - When former University of Iowa wide receiver Marvin McNutt was hired to coach the Cedar Rapids Titans, one had to expect the club to adopt a black-and-gold flavor.

In what the franchise termed #x201c;Hawkeye Reunion Night,#x2 ... »

NFL upbringing fuels Cedar Rapids Titans receiver Tre Parmalee

CEDAR RAPIDS - Tre Parmalee says his love of football began right out of the womb.

The son of former NFL running back Bernie Parmalee received his indoctrination to the game as a Florida toddler in, of all places, the family living room.


Progress made, but opportunities lost for 2016-17 Cedar Rapids Rampage

CEDAR RAPIDS - There is no denying that substantial progress was made.

But there remain plenty of "what-ifs" for the Cedar Rapids Rampage.

The second-year Major Arena Soccer League franchise wrapped up the regular season with a 10-3 loss ... »

Cedar Rapids Titans now 0-2 after 51-26 drubbing by Sioux Falls

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Titans and Sioux Falls Storm have met in the conference title game in each of the past four seasons.

If the Titans have any hope to make it five, they will need to dig out of an ever-increasing hole.

Cedar ... »

Former UNI QB Brion Carnes next man up for Cedar Rapids Titans

CEDAR RAPIDS - The 2017 edition of the Cedar Rapids Titans lists no players or coaches from last year's playoff win.

Given the significant roster upheaval, first-year Coach Marvin McNutt has been tasked with quickly constructing the new faces in ... »

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 ... »