Community Corner by JR Ogden

Somersaults’ Cassidy Fangmann sweeps state gymnastic division

Cassidy Fangmann of Somersaults Gymnastics swept the Senior C Level 4 competition at the Junior Olympics compulsory state meet last weekend in Sioux C ...

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Xavier wrestlers hope to fill gap with success

CEDAR RAPIDS - New seasons offer an empty mat for success.The Cedar Rapids Xavier wrestling team looks to fill the gap with success this season.The Sa ...

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Xavier swimmers hope to help Washington, Kennedy teams

CEDAR RAPIDS - There is no offseason for swimmers,Thanks to club swimming, Cedar Rapids Xavier seniors George Durin and Carter Kramer - who swim for W ...

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Catching up with former area prep athletes

Iowa colleges - Senior H-back Kyle Gritsch of Brooklyn (BGM) earned NCAA III All-American academic honors from the College Sports Information Director ...

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North Cedar wrestling photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar wrestling team hosted BGM, Cascade and Don Bosco earlier this month.

Here are some photos from the night's dual meets.

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‘Golden Speedo’ goes to Iowa City West swim team

IOWA CITY - The City High vs. West dual for the Golden Speedo started off with a splash for the Little Hawks.The 200 free relay team of sophomores For ...

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Xavier girls aim for big bowling season

CEDAR RAPIDS - A brand-new season means a new and diverse team will take form.The Xavier girls' bowling team, lead by Coach Russ Camacho, has started ...

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Concussions more than a headache for athletes, students

IOWA CITY - Most students and athletes know the common symptoms of a concussion: headache, dizziness, confusion, What many don't know are the feelings ...

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Xavier’s Jax Junge was a frustrated bystander

CEDAR RAPIDS - If someone plays football for their high school, most likely they have played the game from a very young age.They often begin with flag ...

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Xavier has new intensity on basketball court

CEDAR RAPIDS - New beginnings bring a new mind-set and intensity.The back-to-back state champion Xavier boys' basketball team are back in action and h ...

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Reyata Ortiz of CRAG captures 4 Jingle Bell gymnastics golds

Reyata Ortiz of the Cedar Rapids Association of Gymnastics won four events at the Jingle Bell Gymboree last weekend.Ortiz, competing in the Xcel Silve ...

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Catching up with former Gazette-area preps

Iowa colleges - Drew Cook of Iowa City (Regina), Parker Hesse of Waukon, Jake Hulett of Springville, Josey Jewell of Decorah, John Milani of Iowa City ...

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North Cedar wrestling photos

MONTICELLO - The North Cedar wrestling team won one of three duals Thursday night.

The Knights beat Durant, 36-0, but lost to Cascade, 54-29, and host Monticello, 42-34.

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Xavier’s Emily Jasper enjoys time on the court

CEDAR RAPIDS - Investment in dreams and a constant grind are the ingredients for success.This is something Cedar Rapids Xavier junior Emily Jasper kno ...

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West Delaware girls’ basketball photos

MANCHESTER - The West Delaware girls' basketball team is off to a 2-3 start after having its two-game win streak snapped Tuesday at Dyersville Beckman ...

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