Community Corner by JR Ogden

North Cedar football photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar football teams is off to an 0-4 start after last Friday's 22-19 loss to North Cedar.The Knights opened with a loss at Albur ...

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West Delaware football photo

CENTER POINT - The West Delaware football team is off to a 3-1 start after Friday's 33-8 win at Center Point-Urbana.The Hawks stay on the road this we ...

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West Delaware cross country photos

STRAWBERRY POINT - The West Delaware junior varsity cross country teams placed second (boys) and third (girls) at the Starmont Invitational on Sept. 1 ...

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Fast-pitch softball’s past honored in Hall of Fame inductions

One of my first loves at The Gazette was covering fast-pitch softball. My father, Jack Ogden, was a big player in the local softball scene and I used ...

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North Cedar cross country photos

WYOMING, Iowa - The North Cedar boys' and girls' cross country teams competed in the Midland Invitational on Monday.

Here are some photos from the event.

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Photos from North Cedar volleyball

CLARENCE - The North Cedar volleyball team has 10-9 record heading into Tuesday night's home match with West Branch.The Knights went 3-2 at the Spring ...

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Mount Vernon volleyball in a word

MOUNT VERNON - Intensity. Demand. Stability. Confidence.These are just a few words to describe what Mount Vernon volleyball is all about.Each season, ...

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West Delaware volleyball photos

MANCHESTER - The West Delaware volleyball team is off to an 11-10 start this season after Tuesday's 3-0 win over Solon.The Hawks are home on Saturday, ...

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West Delaware football photos

MANCHESTER - The West Delaware football team is off to a 2-1 start and play at Center Point-Urbana tonight.

Here are some pictures from the Hawks' overtime win over Davenport Assumption last week.

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Kennedy cross country runners form a unique bond

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's no secret running is difficult. And it's been said people bond when facing difficulty together.The Kennedy girls' cross country te ...

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Photos from North Cedar football

BELLEVUE - The North Cedar football team fell to 0-3 last Friday with a 54-13 loss to Bellevue.

The Knights host Clayton Ridge this Friday.

Here are some photos from North Cedar senior Madison Cornelious and Lexus Crist.

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Grinnell Glacier ignites memories of Iowa’s past

Editor's note: John Lawrence Hanson, Ed.D., of Marion teaches U.S. history with an emphasis on environmental issues at Linn-Mar High School and sits o ...

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Mount Vernon football back on right path

MOUNT VERNON - Forget about Solon. Forget last week's mistakes, mental errors, special team's mishaps.Forget all of it.The Mount Vernon Mustangs are b ...

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Good storytelling starts with a passion

All too often, we hear about men and women who dread what they do. They dislike the travel a job desires, the boss is a pain, the work environment na ...

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Thomas Gilman ready for World wrestling tournament

IOWA CITY - The quest begins, and ends, Friday for former University of Iowa all-American Thomas Gilman. A third-place finisher in the NCAA Champions ...

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