Prep Baseball

Triple Play Podcast: Mount Mercy’s new facility, MLB predictions

The Triple Play baseball podcast makes its 2017 debut as The Gazette's Jeff Johnson and K.J. Pilcher make their first starts of the spring. Mount Mer ...

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Where our pro guys are playing to begin 2017 baseball season

CEDAR RAPIDS - Here's a list of players with local, area or University of Iowa ties who are playing affiliated professional baseball this year and whe ...

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Prairie grad Scott Schebler gets 1st MLB opening-day start

CEDAR RAPIDS - He'll bat sixth and play right field Monday afternoon for the Cincinnati Reds. His mom and dad, grandpa and grandma will be there to wa ...

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North Cedar’s Aaron Woodward ready for next phase

CLARENCE - Aaron Woodward is one of 65 seniors who will graduate from North Cedar High School at the end of the school year.He is ready to move on to ...

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Iowa baseball looking for players in own backyard

IOWA CITY - Rick Heller wants to keep talent on the Iowa baseball roster close to home. Over the past four years, the head coach has been increasing ...

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Jefferson’s Connor Van Scoyoc carrying on family tradition

CEDAR RAPIDS - For the Van Scoyoc family, baseball is a family affair.Jim Van Scoyoc, grandfather of Spencer and Connor, is an Iowa High School Baseba ...

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Boys' hoops notebook: Iowa City West's Connor McCaffery not stressing about uncertain future

IOWA CITY - As a freshman in high school, Connor McCaffery committed to play college basketball for his father, Fran, at the University of Iowa. But ...

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IHSAA creates pitch limits for 2017 prep baseball season

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Iowa High School Athletic Association released pitch-limitation rules Wednesday that will go into effect for the 2017 prep baseball ...

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Justis: Pitch count should be standard for young pitchers

Editor's note: Nancy Justis is a former competitive swimmer and collegiate sports information director. She is a partner with Justis Creative Communic ...

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Sports Photos of the Week: July 24-31

Click the slideshow for our top sports photos from the past week.

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At the heart of Prairie's baseball title

Tyler Nunemaker was on top of the world. Cedar Rapids Prairie had just beaten Waukee in its first state baseball semifinal appearance Friday, assurin ...

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Spencer Van Scoyoc named captain of INA Class 4A all-state baseball team

DES MOINES - Cedar Rapids Jefferson's Spencer Van Scoyoc faced some challenges his senior baseball season. After being drafted by the Toronto Blue Ja ...

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Hawks #finish state baseball title bid

DES MOINES - Cedar Rapids Prairie's mantra all season has been #finish. They have talked about it and even plastered it on a team poster. The Hawks ...

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Time Machine: Cedar Rapids Washington's 1966 state baseball championship

By the time the summer of 1966 arrived, Cedar Rapids Washington athletics already had enjoyed an excellent school year. The football team was 5-3-1 i ...

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Cedar Rapids Prairie holds off Waukee, heads to 4A state championship baseball game

DES MOINES - Forgive Cal Clark. When you go to catch a mile-high popup that literally is your team's season, you'd think you might want to use both ha ...

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