Baseball

Heller, Iowa baseball focused on sustaining success

IOWA CITY - When a program sees success - especially that which it hasn't in decades - oftentimes sustaining that success is far more difficult than a ...

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Big signing day at Metro, Iowa City schools

While major college football dominates National Signing Day on Wednesday, there were several others who made their college choices official across Ced ...

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Kennedy to induct 9 into athletics hall of fame

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Kennedy has announced nine new inductees into its athletics hall of fame. All nine will be feated Friday during its boys' ...

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2015 Sports Stories of the Year

The sports staff at The Gazette has a lot on its collective minds these days. There's a little football game in Pasadena in less than a week. There's ...

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Rank the top 10 sports stories of the year

As 2015 comes to an end, it's time to reflect on the sports headlines that made waves in eastern Iowa over the last 12 months. We've narrowed the lis ...

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Xavier hires Cataldo as new baseball coach

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Xavier announced Wednesday the hiring of Bob Cataldo as its new varsity baseball coach.Cataldo replaces Dave Schemmel, who ...

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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 of participation.In fig ...

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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 www.davidsdriver.comBy Dav ...

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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 second big-lea ...

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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 Rapids Xavier pitc ...

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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 has been the Sai ...

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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 run on the ...

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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 appearance since 2009 and, ...

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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 with the bases loaded in ...

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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.The Go-Hawks needed just ...

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