Community Corner by JR Ogden

Expect the unexpected and enjoy it

Editor's note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa's 99 counties to raise money and awareness ...

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How they’re doing

A periodic look at where former Eastern Iowa high school athletes are now:l Iowa colleges - Ally Disterhoft of Iowa City (West) earned all-Big Ten aca ...

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Somersaults’ Carly Cronbaugh wins 5 gymnastic golds

DES MOINES - Carly Cronbaugh of Somersaults Gymnastic won five events at the Xcel Invitational and Junior Olympic state meet, hosted by Sapphire Gymna ...

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What was once far now is near

Editor's note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa's 99 counties to raise money and awareness ...

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Solitude in search of coyotes

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. Speckleb ...

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CRAG’s Davidson wins 4 state gymnastics titles

DES MOINES - Sidney Davidson of the Cedar Rapids Association of Gymnastics won four events and teammate Riley Smith three at the Iowa state gymnastics ...

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A wrestler’s ‘small trophy’ is worn proudly

CLARENCE - Every wrestler's goal is to end the match with a pin and, at North Cedar High School, those pins don't go unnoticed. Whenever a Knight wre ...

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North Linn’s Jake Hilmer has message for his dad, coach

TROY MILLS - Every athlete's dad is their coach. Whether it's in high school sports or just while sitting on the couch with their son, every dad coac ...

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Failures can lead to success

Editor's note: Daren Schumaker of Cedar Rapids and Dennis Lee of Walford are attempting to run across Iowa's 99 counties to raise money and awareness ...

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North Cedar girls’ track photos

CEDAR FALLS - The North Cedar girls' track and field team competed in the Dickinson Relays earlier this week.

Here are some photos from the event.

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Twisters’ Clara Thurm and Sarah Nolting are triple gymnastics winners

TWISTERS' THURM, NOLTING TRIPLE WINNERSHIAWATHA - Clara Thurm and Sarah Nolting of Twisters Gymnastics won three events each at the Leapin' Leprechaun ...

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North Cedar’s running counselor

CLARENCE - Most students would be surprised teachers actually have a life outside of school.When they see one of their teachers in public at the mall, ...

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A hectic life for Xavier’s Jess Callahan and Emily Jasper

CEDAR RAPIDS - Behind all of the hard work and dedication is just an athlete who fell in love with the sport.Many may not know how hard it is to be a ...

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Xavier’s George Durin has big plans for next season

Xavier junior George Durin is a state meet veterans. Durin swims for Washington High School and has been a key component for the Warriors, qualifying ...

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Xavier athletes ready to hit the track

CEDAR RAPIDS - The track and field season officially kicked off on Feb. 13, but some Cedar Rapids Xavier athletes have been using the offseason to per ...

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