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Prep Baseball and Prep Softball 47m ago47m ago
Iowa City Liberty didn’t hit a home run in its first 17 games this season. Lightning struck for four home runs, including two from Jayden Khamphilanouvong, in a 12-6 and 6-3 Mississippi Valley Conference baseball doubleheader sweep at Cedar Rapids Jefferson.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 7, 2023 9:15 pm2d ago
Dyersville Beckman fought through the overlap with spring sports and a tough schedule. The Class 2A No. 5 Blazers are starting to hit their stride, winning four straight with a new head coach and a switch to the River Valley Conference.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 6, 2023 6:41 pm3d ago
Cael Bridgewater pitched 6 1/3 innings, had two hits and a run in Class 1A No. 6 North Linn’s 8-3 high school baseball win over 2A No. 7 Cascade Tuesday afternoon at Mount Mercy’s Plaster Athletic Complex.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 6, 2023 1:20 pm3d ago
The Spartans rebounded from an opening game rout for a 7-5 victory over the sixth-ranked Wolves. Solon received a strong start from Jackson Link and Blake Timmons and Brett White combined to score five runs in the win.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 5, 2023 4:19 pm4d ago
Iowa high school baseball season is heating up. This week includes top-10 battles, evenly matched opponents and a noteworthy charity event with a baseball backdrop. Here is a look ahead to some noteworthy contests this week.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 5, 2023 2:19 pm4d ago
Iowa City High notched wins over Class 3A No. 1 Western Dubuque, previously ranked Waukee Northwest and Linn-Mar, which received votes. The Little Hawks returned to the rankings in the No. 9 spot in 4A.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 4, 2023 11:41 am5d ago
Iowa City West baseball seniors had a busy Saturday. They started the day with an 11-9 victory over Solon before closing the evening with commencement.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 3, 2023 10:07 am6d ago
Cedar Rapids Xavier junior Andrew Hamlett limits Dubuque Wahlert to one run on four hits, helping earn a Mississippi Valley Conference doubleheader split on a night they honor former Saints baseball family.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball Jun. 2, 2023 9:34 am7d ago
Wyatt Rinderknecht finished with six hits, three RBIs and scored twice in Benton Community’s doubleheader sweep at Class 2A No. 4 Williamsburg on Thursday night.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball May. 31, 2023 5:47 pm9d ago
Cedar Rapids Kennedy averages more runs per game than any other Class 4A team through its first 15 games. The Cougars are in the top-five in at least 11 offensive categories, during a 12-3 start.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball May. 29, 2023 6:51 pm11d ago
Week 3 of the Iowa high school baseball season includes top-10 battles, conference rivalries and games between streaky teams. Here is a look ahead to some noteworthy contests this week.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball May. 29, 2023 6:42 pm11d ago
Mid-Prairie was a state semifinalist last season. The Golden Hawks are 5-2 this season, beating Bettendorf, 2A No. 4 Williamsburg and West Branch in their last three games and replacing Van Meter as 2A’s No. 1 team in the IHSBCA rankings.
Sports May. 29, 2023 7:06 pm11d ago
The National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals event will return to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. The multi-divisional dual competition was last held at Northern Iowa in 2011.
Iowa Prep Sports May. 26, 2023 7:25 pm14d ago
Linn-Mar sophomore Morgan Rupp demonstrated poise and came up clutch, sinking about a 6-footer for birdie and outlasting Cedar Rapids Washington’s Jane Petersen in a back-and-forth affair for medalist honors at the Class 4A state golf meet.
Prep Baseball and Prep Softball May. 26, 2023 10:42 am14d ago
Cedar Rapids Prairie junior Logan Wagemester was equipped with his lucky tank top, a good defense and a potent offense for a no-hitter against Cedar Rapids Jefferson. The Hawks beat the J-Hawks, 11-0, in six innings.