Linn-Mar

Leroy Enzugusi hat trick leads Linn-Mar past Marshalltown in substate final

MARION - Defending state champion Linn-Mar derailed Marshalltown's state-tournament hopes, 4-0, thanks to a three-goal effort from junior Leroy Enzugu ...

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2016 boys' state soccer pairings

Twenty-four boys' soccer teams have punched tickets to Cownie Soccer Complex with substate-final victories on Saturday. Here are the state tournament ...

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Iowa City West’s Jiung Jung ousts friendly rival, repeats as boys’ tennis state champion

CEDAR RAPIDS - Last season he faced a teammate. This time, it was one of his best friends. Iowa City West junior Jiung Jung capped his second-straig ...

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Clutch return helps deliver Iowa City High’s Joe Hoff to state semifinals

CEDAR RAPIDS - Joe Hoff watched as his opponent brought forth an emphatic overhand, punctuated with an exuberant shout of, "Come on!" It was a crucia ...

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3 defending champions among area boys’ soccer teams poised for state returns

Last season three area teams swept the boys' soccer championships. Dyersville Beckman (1A), Cedar Rapids Xavier (2A) and Linn-Mar (3A) not only won la ...

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Lineup leap lands Linn-Mar’s Ben Hediger, Lucas Huffman in state doubles

CEDAR RAPIDS - Last year, it was difficult to envision Ben Hediger and Lucas Huffman ever working as a doubles team for Linn-Mar.Too many service-game ...

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International influence surging on Iowa's soccer fields

From playing in the streets as a kid growing up 7,000 miles from Iowa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to his mazy runs down the left wing for ...

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Unbeaten Prairie marches to girls’ tennis final 4

ELDRIDGE - Last season's taste left them hungry for more.Monday at the North Scott High School tennis courts, the Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks girls' te ...

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Graham Woods, Kennedy buckle down for season-opening win over Linn-Mar

MOUNT VERNON - Holding an 8-3 lead in the top of the fifth inning, Cedar Rapids Kennedy appeared in control of Linn-Mar. The Lions, to their credit, ...

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2016 prep baseball players and teams to watch

A look at area prep baseball players and teams to watch this summer.   PLAYERS TO WATCH . Zach Boisen, sr., Vinton-Shellsburg - INA third-team 3A a ...

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Freshmen help deliver Cedar Rapids Washington, Iowa City West to boys’ tennis final 4

CEDAR RAPIDS - Duals between second and third-ranked boys' tennis teams are usually reserved for the state semifinals. This season's district assignm ...

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former Gazette-area preps

Iowa colleges - Jimmy Cunningham of Cedar Rapids (Kennedy) and C.J. Cliff of Decorah earned their second varsity letters as members of the Central men ...

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Iowa City West’s Emma Koch overcomes opponent, heavy heart for girls’ tennis regional singles title

OTTUMWA - Emma Koch clutched the tennis racquet to her heavy heart, then faced the only opponent to deliver her a defeat this season.Two weeks ago, Li ...

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Wensel, Jenks lead Linn-Mar into early contention at state track

DES MOINES - Payton Wensel had an internal message to her legs: Giddy up. "After that 800 earlier today, they were a little dead," Wensel said. "I r ...

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Prairie’s Vale Caro, Jiung Jung of Iowa City West two-time MVC tennis athletes of the year

The Mississippi Valley Conference released the all-conference prep tennis teams on Wednesday, which earned a second Athlete of the Year nod to two com ...

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