Prep Baseball

Linn-Mar captures Bob Vrbicek Metro tournament title

CEDAR RAPIDS - Linn-Mar assistant coach John Heald patiently waited for his time in front of the camera. The Lions were holding a trophy with a littl ...

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North Cedar baseball photos

CLARENCE - The North Cedar baseball team opened the season Monday with a pair of losses to Northeast.

The visitors won the first game, 10-0, and the second game, 13-2.

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Cedar Rapids Washington grinds out win over Marion for spot in Metro tournament final

CEDAR RAPIDS - Timely hits and good pitching are a good formula for baseball success.Cedar Rapids Washington made the most out of its hits, despite be ...

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Pitcher Josh Strauss, timely hitting launches Linn-Mar baseball into Metro title game

CEDAR RAPIDS - Last year, Josh Strauss lacked control and a consistent tempo on the pitcher's mound. The Linn-Mar senior hurler displayed plenty of b ...

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Harrison Cook’s double helps Cedar Rapids Prairie win season opener

CEDAR RAPIDS - Harrison Cook was served a steady diet of curveballs. It wasn't until the Cedar Rapids Prairie sophomore received a fastball that he w ...

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Parker Ridge gets Marion rolling in 5-1 win over Xavier

CEDAR RAPIDS - Through the first four innings, Marion simply couldn't get its offense going. Cedar Rapids Xavier pitcher Bryce Schulte - a future foo ...

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C.R. Washington gets standout outfielder Trey Leonard for most of the season

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's one of the bad parts about playing prep baseball in the summer. Trey Leonard is one of the top players in Iowa, someone who is go ...

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Prep baseball: 2017 players and teams to watch

Monday is Opening Day for prep baseball teams, so here's a look at area players and teams to watch this summer.   Players to Watch Anthony Alepra, ...

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Fight with cancer forces Beckman baseball to start season without Tom Jenk Jr.

DYERSVILLE - Few coaches become synonymous with the programs they serve. In the case of Tom Jenk Jr., he has been the backbone, face and spirit of th ...

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Triple Play Podcast: Iowa City West’s Charlie Stumpff previews 2017 baseball season

Iowa City West Coach Charlie Stumpff joined the Triple Play Podcast to preview the 2017 prep baseball season. The Trojans return from a third straight ...

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Baseball notebook: A.J. Puk earns his 1st professional victory

CEDAR RAPIDS - It took a little longer than you might have thought, but there were reasons behind that. And if he stays healthy, A.J. Puk is going to ...

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Wartburg’s Eric Willis returns home to help Knights to Iowa Conference title game

CEDAR RAPIDS - Eric Willis spent most of his life in Waverly and grew up around the Wartburg campus. He followed his dad, Wartburg Athletics Director ...

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Catching up with former area preps

Iowa colleges - Taylor Gilson and Tony Rex of Oelwein is a member of the Wartburg baseball team, along with Trevor Hurd of West Union (North Fayette V ...

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Baseball notebook: LaTroy Hawkins takes next step in long career

CEDAR RAPIDS - Here's a trivia question you might not be able to answer correctly. How many years did LaTroy Hawkins pitch in the big leagues? To th ...

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Baseball notebook: Scott Schebler hitting the long ball for Cincinnati Reds

CEDAR RAPIDS - Scott Schebler felt kind of snake bitten at the plate the first week and a half of the Major League Baseball season. The Cincinnati Red ...

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