Community Corner by JR Ogden

The pros and cons of stretching

Editor's note: Adam Rees is Founder of GRIT GYM, a gym based on results, creating a culture and lifestyle of performance, strength, health and freedom ...

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City High stays cool, downs Pleasant Valley

IOWA CITY - City High came in with a record of 16-0 and the No. 1 ranking in the state.None of that mattered, however, when the Little Hawks faced Ple ...

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Mosers athletes performing at Indianapolis 500

Members from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics in northeast Iowa are performing at the 100th Indianapolis 500.The Moser dancers will be spotlig ...

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Mount Vernon soccer ‘exceeds expectations’

Mount Vernon student journalists Nick Lengwin (sophomore), Trevor Wright (junior) and Morgan Reilly (senior) put together this video about the Mount V ...

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Maria Steffen has high hopes for Xavier softball

CEDAR RAPIDS - Every high school loses senior team members eventually.For Xavier High School's softball team, this meant losing Erin Drahozal, a varsi ...

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Photos from North Cedar state track

DES MOINES - The North Cedar girls' track and field team competed at the state championships last weekend at Drake Stadium, earning a third-place finish in the 1,600 relay.

Here are some photos from the weekend:

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former Gazette-area preps

Iowa colleges - Jimmy Cunningham of Cedar Rapids (Kennedy) and C.J. Cliff of Decorah earned their second varsity letters as members of the Central men ...

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Ogden column: State coverage should be fair across all media

A wise editor once told me readers don't care about the issues we face covering events or writing our stories. They just want results.It is great advi ...

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Xavier’s Josie Fuhrman battling back

CEDAR RAPIDS - Xavier junior Josie Fuhrman and Coach Beth Samek have more in common than just a love for soccer.Both suffered ACL injuries in high sch ...

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I.C. West holds off City High

IOWA CITY - City High's girls' soccer team was able to hold off Iowa City West until the end of regulation.But in the end, West's attack proved to be ...

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Golf tip: Don't waste good swings

Editor's note: Steve Charters is in his 14th year as a pro at Twin Pines Golf Course. Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Charters competed at Central Co ...

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North Cedar boys’ track photos

The North Cedar boys' track team took part in a meet at Wilton in April.

Here are some photos.

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How they’re doing: Catching up with former area preps

Iowa colleges - Tanner Rathje of Marion (Linn-Mar) is a member of the Central men's track and field team, along with Nathan Fitzgerald of Elkader (Cen ...

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Softball season never ends for Xavier’s Stephanie Wehr

CEDAR RAPIDS - Softball season usually runs from May to July, but for Cedar Rapids Xavier senior Stephanie Wehr the season is year-round.Once the regu ...

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North Cedar track and field photos

WEST BRANCH - The North Cedar girls' track and field team placed ninth in the 13-team River Valley Conference meet last Thursday.

North Cedar sophomore Anna Petersen provides a look back at the meet with these photos.

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