Prep Baseball

Akron-Westfield outlasts Lisbon in marathon 1A state quarterfinal

DES MOINES - Jake Jennett circled the bases and reached home plate, feeling positive about Lisbon's chances at its first state win in five years.Hagen ...

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Remsen St. Mary’s topples North Linn in state baseball quarterfinals

DES MOINES - Timing is everything. The goal is to play your best baseball in the biggest games. Hits and plays have to come at the right moment. Unf ...

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C.R. Prairie’s Levi Usher honored as MVC Valley Division baseball player of year

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar Rapids Prairie outfielder Levi Usher is the Mississippi Valley Conference Valley Division baseball player of the year, it was ann ...

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Marion leads way with 3 players, Coach of the Year in All-Metro baseball

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Marion Indians set a school record for most victories in a season, and were honored as such on the All-Metro baseball team. Steve ...

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Vinton-Shellsburg: Terrific team, heartbreaking finish

VINTON - An American flag behind the center field fence of the baseball field at Vinton-Shellsburg High barely moved at game time Wednesday night. Hum ...

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For the love of the game: North Linn’s Jake Hilmer developed love for baseball at early age

DES MOINES - Jake Hilmer has become a multisport standout for North Linn.He helped lead the Lynx basketball team to the state semifinals in the winter ...

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Luke Jonasson’s clutch hit, Lincoln Riley’s clutch defense lift C.R. Washington to state baseball tournament

CEDAR RAPIDS - If somehow Cedar Rapids Washington goes on to win a state baseball championship next week, it will always look back at The Double and T ...

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Final baseball season important to North Cedar’s Aaron Woodward

CLARENCE - It would have been easy for Aaron Woodward to hang up his glove before his final baseball season.But the North Cedar graduate wanted one mo ...

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Iowa City West slugs its way past Davenport West in substate baseball final

IOWA CITY - Iowa City West powered up and is powering on to a familiar site.A trio of home runs helped the Trojans return to the state tournament.Izay ...

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Marion beats Solon 4-3 in substate baseball thriller

SOLON - Marion junior Chase Zielke hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Indians a 4-3 win over host Solon in a Class 3A substate f ...

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Watch: Walk-off single sends Lisbon to state baseball tournament

It was a long wait for the Lisbon baseball team, but worth it in the end. The Lions' Class 1A substate final with Burlington Notre Dame was postponed ...

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Regina rallies, beats Wilton to advance to state

SOLON - Iowa City Regina fell in a substate final last season to Van Buren, failing to make the trip to the state tournament.That loss stuck with pitc ...

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Linn-Mar baseball authors victorious underdog tale in 6-2 substate final win over No. 4 Iowa City High

IOWA CITY - Midway through the prep baseball season, Linn-Mar Coach Chad Lechner stood before his team and announced he was retiring at season's end. ...

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Iowa high school baseball state tournament brackets

The 2016-17 Iowa high school sports year comes to a close with the state baseball tournament at Principal Park in Des Moines. Teams earned trips to t ...

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Substate baseball roundup: Defending 4A champion Prairie heading back to state

Cedar Rapids Prairie earned a trip to the state tournament to defend last year's title with a 7-4 victory Wednesday night at Southeast Polk. The fift ...

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