Sports

Time Machine: Iowa-based Cahill Racing Team found its niche

Editor's note: This is a continuing series of Eastern Iowa sports history "Time Machine" articles. Mark Dukes worked at The Gazette from 1973 to 1998, ...

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The pros and cons of stretching

Editor's note: Adam Rees is Founder of GRIT GYM, a gym based on results, creating a culture and lifestyle of performance, strength, health and freedom ...

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C.R. Kernels with walk-off win, Zander Wiel hits big home run in honor of late grandfather

CEDAR RAPIDS - It would have been the perfect story, but it'll have to settle for just being really good.Zander Wiel demolished a three-run home run o ...

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Miles Nordgren throws a gem, but Kernels fall to Wisconsin in 11 innings

CEDAR RAPIDS - Miles Nordgren's fastball probably never got any faster than 90 miles per hour Saturday night. "That comes on a good day," the Cedar R ...

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Iowa comes up short against Ohio State in Big Ten baseball championship

OMAHA, Neb. - A comeback bid fell just short and a season ended as the Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Iowa Hawkeyes 8-7 in the championship game of the ...

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Led by medalist Chris Cooksley, East Buchanan wins state golf title

East Buchanan added to its state tournament treasures. The Buccaneers hoarded team and individual gold at the Class 1A state golf championships at Am ...

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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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Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz decries youths playing any sport year around

DYERSVILLE - On a beautiful day filled with rampant positivity, John Smoltz chose to fire a warning shot toward youth parents and coaches Thursday aft ...

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Gurson lights up home debut crowd in first win for Cedar Rapids Rampage United

CEDAR RAPIDS - Many were curious how vocal the crowd would be in the home debut for the Cedar Rapids Rampage United professional outdoor soccer team.G ...

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Iowa advances to Big Ten baseball championship with 11-0 thumping of Maryland

OMAHA, Neb. - The Iowa baseball team did without drama Saturday. A day after rallying from a 4-0 ninth-inning deficit to beat Ohio State 5-4 in 10 in ...

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Antonio Sanchez’s free-kick goal sends Iowa City West to state tournament

IOWA CITY - The ball nestled into the upper left corner of the net and Antonio Sanchez leapt high and swung his fist. The Iowa City West senior's 25-y ...

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Former Iowa State basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones dead at 23

Former Iowa State men's basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones, 23, was shot and killed in Dallas early Saturday morning, according to Dallas police. T ...

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Substate soccer roundup: Top-ranked Beckman, City High cruise

Before Class 1A state soccer teams can think about upending defending champion Dyersville Beckman, they'll try to come up with a plan for scoring. Th ...

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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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Comeback sends Cedar Rapids Xavier to state for eighth straight year

CEDAR RAPIDS - The tradition continues for the Cedar Rapids Xavier boys' soccer team. The Saints' Dallas Klein drilled a penalty kick at the 15:08 ma ...

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