Girls’ basketball participation continues to slide

DES MOINES — Once the undisputed queen of girls’ athletics in Iowa, basketball continues to slide down the totem pole in terms ... »

Former Xavier prep Jon Keller garnering attention in minor leagues

Editor’s note: Freelance writer David Driver has covered the Orioles minor league system for 20 years and can be reached at ... »

Dodgers recall Schebler

The Los Angeles Dodgers have recalled former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep Scott Schebler from Triple-A, the club has announced.

This is the seco ... »

Former Xavier prep Keller back to pitching

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mitch Keller does not consider it a wasted year of development.

That the Pittsburgh Pirates prospect and former Cedar R ... »

Schemmel steps down at Xavier

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dave Schemmel has resigned as head varsity baseball coach at Cedar Rapids Xavier, the school announced Friday.

Schemmel ... »

Daniels named captain of INA 4A all-state team

Cedar Rapids Kennedy Coach Bret Hoyer will have some holes to fill next season.

He will need to replace a productive leadoff hitter who can r ... »

West earns second straight runner-up finish

DES MOINES — Iowa City West has been a regular in the state championship game recently.

The Trojans made their fourth finals appearanc ... »

Waterloo Columbus falls in first state baseball title game

DES MOINES – Waterloo Columbus’ first state baseball championship game ended much quicker than expected.

After not converting w ... »

Waverly-Shell Rock wins first state baseball title

DES MOINES – If Waverly-Shell Rock had nerves in its first ever state baseball championship game, you certainly couldn’t tell.

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As it happened: Southeast Polk bests West again in 4A championship

DES MOINES – Third-seeded Iowa City West's title hopes were denied by Southeast Polk for a second straight season.

Fifth-seeded South ... »

West gets revenge, another shot at redemption

DES MOINES — There is a recurring theme with Iowa City West’s postseason trek.

The Trojans had to avenge a loss just to ... »

Cascade comes out on wrong end of chaotic finish

DES MOINES — They accomplished a lot. More than any other team in school history. That’s saying something considering the baseball-cr ... »

The run ends for North-Linn

DES MOINES — Ryan Miller looked like a prize fighter who came out on the wrong end of a heavyweight boxing match. In a way, he had.

Th ... »

Emotional week includes state quarterfinal win

DES MOINES — The last week has been an emotional roller coaster for the Cedar Rapids Kennedy baseball team.

Instead of properly ... »

Iowa City West puts it together offensively to win 4A quarterfinal

DES MOINES — It’s really not supposed to work this way.

You don’t go from not hitting a thing to hitting everything. Exc ... »