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  • Kid’s Swarm Kinnick, Get First Look at James Butler

    IOWA CITY – There are 21 days until the Hawkeyes first game day swarm, but there was a different swarm today. All the kid captains took over the field to get up-close with some of their favorite players, while Iowa went full-pads for the first time this fall.

  • UNI Lands Top-100 Recruit

    CEDAR FALLS- A.J. Green is staying home to play for his dad, Kyle, who is UNI’s recruiting coordinator. Green averaged 21-points per game at Cedar Falls during his junior season.

  • Panther Brothers Add Personality to Both Sides of the Ball

    CEDAR FALLS – The only thing separating A.J. and Trevor Allen is are their positions. The brothers from Waukee sure are putting their personalities on both sides of the ball.

  • I THINK: Admire is Fascinated by Jacob Park

    DES MOINES – The bright lights of media day got to Michael Admire. He thinks Jacob Park can live up to the “media day hype.”

  • Johnston Little League Hopes to Repeat History

    JOHNSTON- Last summer Johnston Little League made history by qualifying for its first Little League World Series, and then winning a game in Williamsport. Johnston has a whole new group of all-stars and now they’re back to defend the Midwest title.

  • Waukee Returns for the ” Whole Marbles”

    WAUKEE – Waukee seniors don’t know what a baseball season is like without a state tournament. Now, they want to feel what its like to win a state championship.

  • Martensdale-St. Marys Beats the Heat, and Hudson

    DES MOINES – Martensdale-St. Marys plays fundamental baseball, but even Blue Devils struggle in this type of heat. Martensdale-St. Marys was still able to overcome the extra walks, and mental mistakes to beat Hudson 7-4. The Blue Devils advance to the 1A semifinals next Thursday.

  • Five Central Iowa Teams Still have State Championship Dreams

    FORT DODGE – With Championship Friday on the horizon Waukee, Winterset, Ballard, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Freemont, and Albia are all still standing. Semifinal Scores are below. Class 5A: Waukee beat Kennedy 2-0. Pleasant Valley beat Urbandale 2-1. Class 4A: Winterset beat Oskaloosa 3-1. Ballard beat Charles City 6-1. Class 3A: Eddyville-Blakesburg-Freemont beat Interstate 35, Truro 2-0. Class 2A: Albia beat Mount Vernon 5-2.

  • Winterset Wins One for the Sister

    FORT DODGE – Monday afternoon the Winterset team bus was ready to take off for the state softball tournament in Fort Dodge when their starting right fielder never arrived. The team instantly knew something was wrong, and they were right. Pickering was involved in a single car crash and was air lifted to the Methodist Blank Hospital in Des Moines. Pickering suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to her sister and teammate, the wreck resulted in a broken clavicle, a dozen […]

  • Martensdale-St. Marys One Win Away from Principal Park

    ST. MARYS – It’s more of a story when Martensdale-St. Marys doesn’t make the state tournament. That’s why the disappointment of last year motivated the 3rd ranked Blue Devils through the off-season and into the summer. Now, they’re one win away from returning to the state tournament.

  • Centennial Pitcher Throws a No-No AND Goes Yard

    ANKENY – By the 6th inning, Newton probably had enough of Cameron Cowan, then he hit a two-run shot that gave Centennial a 3-0 lead. The home run capped a three run inning, and all of the scoring for the night. Still, Cowan wasn’t done. He toed the rubber for his 7th and final inning of the night, induced a ground-out, then wagged his finger telling his teammates “That’s a no-no.”

  • The Queens of West Marshall

    STATE CENTER – West Marshall clinched its first trip to state since 2003, but that’s not why they’re considered the queens of the diamond.