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Coe Football Hopes To Reload, Not Rebuild

CEDAR RAPIDS – You’ve got left tackle Lathan Bass, wide receivers Nick Lenstra and Elijah Phillips, quarterback Josh Rekers and linebacker Gaetano Tarantino. That’s it.

You want to know Coe College’s returning football starters? There you go Read More »

Kernels, Carlson Fight ALS

CEDAR RAPIDS – Mark Carlson is one of the most social media-less guys you’ll ever meet.

The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders head coach and general manager doesn’t have a Facebook account, isn’t on Twitter. Refres Read More »

Kee Baseball Coach Schultz Retires As National Wins Leader

Lansing Kee baseball coach Gene Schultz has retired, the IAHSAA announced Tuesday morning.

In 45 seasons, Schultz coached his teams to a record of 1,754-398. He has won more prep baseball games than any other coach in the nation. His teams Read More »

Fisherman Reel In Catfish On Ditty Poles

On a foggy morning in early August, Chad O’Brien and Keith Donnelly of Independence were cruising the Wapsi with an eye to the river banks.

“We are going to check some ditty poles,” Donnelly said. “Chad and I set out the poles last night on Read More »

Fired Field Hockey Coach Denies Bullying Players

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Longtime Iowa women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum says she was fired after a group of former players falsely claimed that she mistreated them.

Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that she did nothing to warran Read More »

Big Ol’ Fish, Aug. 18

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Watch the Aug. 18 edition of John Campbell’s “Big Ol’ Fish,” which airs every Monday on KCRG-TV9 News at 6 p.m.

Send your pictures to John.Campbell@kcrg.com or find us on Twitter at @KCRG_Sports.

Happy fishing!

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Cyclones Name Richardson Starting Quarterback

AMES — Junior Sam Richardson will be the starting quarterback for Iowa State on Aug. 30, Coach Paul Rhoads announced Monday.

Richardson, who started fall camp taking reps after sophomore Grant Rohach, started eight games at quarterback last Read More »

Former Iowa field hockey coach denies bullying players

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Longtime Iowa women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum says she was fired after a group of former players falsely claimed that she mistreated them.

Griesbaum tells the Associated Press that she did nothing to warran Read More »

UNI’s Jake Farley Set To Begin Comeback

UNI linebacker Jake Farley is hoping to make a comeback this year. Last year, he had 56 tackles in the first five games. He was named the MVC Defensive Player of the Week early in the season, but his year came to an end when he broke his leg again Read More »

Wacky Walk-Off Win For Kernels

CEDAR RAPIDS — This is one of the reasons it’s called the grand old game.

You can go to the ballpark a million times and still know you haven’t seen it all and never will. Case in point was Sunday afternoon’s 5-4 walk-off win over Peoria for Read More »

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