On the Mats by KJ Pilcher

Cornell’s late rally drops Coe 4-3

CEDAR RAPIDS - The game was a case of feast or famine for Cornell College. The Rams were starved for runs for most of the contest against rival Coe. ...

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West Delaware boys’ golf strong again

MANCHESTER - Christi Imsland knew she had big shoes to fill. Tom Fetter spent 26 years leading the West Delaware boys' golf program, winning a Class ...

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Jesse Applehans ties Cornell softball’s wins mark in doubleheader sweep over Lake Forest

MOUNT VERNON - Jesse Applehans wasn't concerned with the all-time wins list when she reached Cornell College. The senior pitcher from Highlands Ranch ...

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Ace of Coe's diamond: Thomas Schaedel succeeds in move to mound

CEDAR RAPIDS - Thomas Schaedel joined Coe's baseball program as a middle infielder. Pitching was so unlikely that his high school coach wagered that ...

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Triple Play Podcast: First-year manager Tommy Watkins talks Cedar Rapids Kernels

Two weeks into his first season managing the Cedar Rapids Kernels, Tommy Watkins called into the Triple Play Podcast to discuss the job so far.The Gaz ...

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Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Iowa City West’s Jordan Amelon claim CRANDIC crowns

MARION - Cedar Rapids Kennedy had some big cleats to fill. The Cougars graduated three of their top four scorers from last season and needed accompli ...

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Cedar Rapids awarded seven NCAA Division III championships through 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS - The City of Five Seasons officially became the city of seven national championships Tuesday.Cedar Rapids will be a busier place in the ...

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Marquis Dew takes advantage of chance to start for Dubuque

CEDAR RAPIDS - Marquis Dew waited for his chance. The University of Dubuque freshman received a couple starts the first month of the season. He parla ...

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Mount Mercy athletic complex starting to take shape

CEDAR RAPIDS - The banner draped on a chain-link fence reads, "Coming Soon." Look just beyond the placard, the signs of just how soon can be seen. M ...

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Williamsburg poised for another strong golf season

Williamsburg has made itself a regular at the state golf tournament, qualifying for the Class 3A meet the last seven years. The Raiders are looking f ...

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Taylor Nearad continues hot hitting for second-ranked Kirkwood

CEDAR RAPIDS - Kirkwood's Taylor Nearad still is terrorizing opposing pitchers. This time, however, it was expected after leading NJCAA Division II i ...

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Former Iowa All-American wrestler Mike Evans returns to coaching ranks

Mike Evans will return to the coaching ranks. The former University of Iowa three-time All-American will join Cary Kolat's staff at Campbell Universi ...

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Coe and Luther split Iowa Conference doubleheader between top-10 teams

CEDAR RAPIDS - Luther Coach Renae Hartl hobbled around in a walking boot fixed to her lower right leg. It was a fluke injury in the dugout during the ...

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Iowa State has created buzz around struggling wrestling program

AMES - Iowa State needed to make some waves. Cyclone wrestling had slowly sunk to the cold, dark depths of NCAA Division I as if its fingers were pri ...

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Brent Metcalf joins Iowa State wrestling staff stocked with former Hawkeyes

AMES - The scene seemed odd. Four familiar Iowa Hawkeye wrestlers, who each had turns taking down Iowa State, were decked in rival cardinal-and-gold. ...

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