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Latest Articles by J.R. Ogden
Sports Jun. 3, 2023 12:54 pm16h ago
Kirkwood men’s golf program is one of the best in the country and now it finally has a national title to go with that claim
Iowa Prep Sports Jun. 1, 2023 6:39 pm2d ago
Both Cedar Rapids Xavier and Iowa City West went into the boys’ state team tennis tournaments seeded No. 2, but came out No. 1.
Iowa Hawkeyes May. 26, 2023 7:15 pm8d ago
Iowa athletics director Gary Barta announced his retirement Friday after 17 years at the Big Ten school. Here is what others are saying about Barta.
Iowa Prep Sports May. 22, 2023 10:23 pm12d ago
Washington (Iowa) junior Roman Roth shot a first-round 73 on Monday to take a one-stroke lead in the Class 3A boys’ state golf tournament.
Sports May. 20, 2023 1:07 pm14d ago
Ogden column: Benton County Speedway in Vinton is one of the lucky ones, drawing lots of cars and fans. But it’s not as easy as it looks.
Iowa Hawkeyes May. 13, 2023 11:45 am21d ago
Ogden column: Yes, numbers can be boring, but Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa all have put up some good ones heading into this week’s conference meets
Sports May. 6, 2023 2:38 pm28d ago
Cedar Rapids native Joey Gase was back in Cedar Rapids Friday night to race at his home track, Hawkeye Downs Speedway; a track he loves and wants to support.
Sports May. 5, 2023 10:34 am29d ago
Officials hope new partnership with NASCAR will boost attendance and car count as season begins with Mid-Am series Friday and return of Joey Gase
Sports May. 3, 2023 3:15 pm31d ago
Ogden column: Upper Iowa University had to cut seven sports last week because of enrollment revenue issues; other small college could be facing the same problem down the road.
Sports Apr. 24, 2023 11:50 am40d ago
Ogden column: The NFL Draft and NBA and NHL playoffs are important, but Iowa’s track and field classic in Des Moines stands tall.
Sports Apr. 20, 2023 11:04 am44d ago
George Chamberlain, a native of Alaska, is a coach of boxing, but a teacher of what the “sweet science” can do for others.
Sports Apr. 12, 2023 8:40 am52d ago
Ogden column: Not many Black athletes are picking up a ball and glove, but leaders think that could be changing
Sports Apr. 10, 2023 10:45 am54d ago
Not that the weather is cooperating and you’re able to get outdoors, try something a little different; here is 5 different workouts to try
Iowa Hawkeyes Apr. 6, 2023 7:00 am58d ago
Ogden column: Taking one last at two of Iowa’s GOATs in women’s basketball and men’s wrestling
High School Football Apr. 3, 2023 5:28 pm61d ago
Butch Pedersen, a legendary football coach and iconic figure at West Branch High School, died Monday after a battle with cancer.