Prep Baseball

Longtime local baseball umpire, Kernels housing coordinator Lanny Peterson passes away

CEDAR RAPIDS - Longtime local baseball umpire and Cedar Rapids Kernels housing coordinator Lanny Peterson passed away Thursday after a lengthy illness ...

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Cedar Rapids Prairie's Levi Usher meshes talent with perspective

CEDAR RAPIDS - Levi Usher is a versatile athlete. Cedar Rapids Prairie's senior all-district wide receiver is a multisport standout, earning all-stat ...

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All-state baseball 2017: Beckman's Riley LeGrand captain of INA Class 2A team

CEDAR RAPIDS - Riley LeGrand was just grand for Team Jenk this season and has been rewarded for it. The senior infielder from Dyersville Beckman is t ...

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State baseball Saturday: 2017 championship scores and highlights

Four prep baseball teams were crowned state championso the final day of the 2016-17 high school sports year at Principal Park in Des Moines. Brackets ...

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Baseball notebook: Former C.R. Xavier prep Jon Keller rebuilds mentally to rebuild season, career

CEDAR RAPIDS - He was done. Jon Keller had a bad pitching outing for the Double-A Bowie Baysox the middle of last season. Make that the latest in a s ...

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Team Jenk wins the Class 2A state baseball championship

DES MOINES - A legendary high school baseball coach with terminal brain cancer rides in a donated medical RV three hours to see his team play its stat ...

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Iowa City West falls behind early, never quite catches up to Dowling in state baseball semifinal loss

DES MOINES - It's hard to catch the game sometimes, especially when you're talking about it being the Class 4A state tournament semifinals. Ask Iowa C ...

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State baseball Friday: 2017 3A, 4A semifinal scores

The semifinals continued Friday at the Iowa high school state baseball tournament as championship matchups were determined in the larger two classes. ...

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State baseball Thursday: 2017 1A, 2A semifinal scores

The semifinal round started Thursday at the Iowa high school state baseball tournament with Class 1A and 2A, but first, the Class 4A quarterfinals wra ...

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Dyersville Beckman blazes way to state baseball final with 8-0 win over Regina

DES MOINES - Dyersville Beckman co-coach Fred Martin received a gameday phone call. The call was from longtime Beckman skipper, Tom Jenk Jr. It inclu ...

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After a tip from former C.R. Kennedy teammates, Matt Berst finds new baseball home with Iowa Hawkeyes

CEDAR RAPIDS - Matt Berst wasn't looking for something else. Something else just kind of fell upon him. The Cedar Rapids Kennedy catcher announced Th ...

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Iowa City West pounces on C.R. Washington early, wins 4A quarterfinal, 12-2

DES MOINES - They played really late, but the Iowa City West Trojans went about deciding the outcome of their Class 4A state baseball quarterfinal rea ...

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They waited to play state tournament baseball Wednesday ... and waited and waited

DES MOINES - They waited to play baseball Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park. And they waited for it to rain.Neither happened.Linn-Mar and Johnston ...

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Johnston ends Linn-Mar’s magical late-season run in delayed fashion

DES MOINES - Their season was spared for about six hours, as it turned out. Top-ranked and top-seeded Johnston simply was too much for the Linn-Mar L ...

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State baseball Wednesday: 2017 Class 4A quarterfinal scores

The Iowa high school state baseball tournament continued Wednesday with the Class 4A quarterfinals at Principal Park in Des Moines. After a lengthy d ...

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