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4 Kernels players get promoted, 4 come in from extended to replace them

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 22, 2017 - 11:19pm
DAVENPORT — Four Cedar Rapids Kernels players were informed after their club’s 4-0 win Thursday night at Quad Cities that they are being promoted to high-Class A Fort Myers of the...
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Peter Jok undrafted, signs with New Orleans Pelicans for NBA Summer League

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 22, 2017 - 10:55pm
IOWA CITY — He may not have been selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, but Iowa guard Peter Jok has a shot at an NBA roster spot via the NBA’s Summer League. Jok went undrafted Thursday night,...
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Denver Nuggets take Iowa State’s Monte Morris No. 51 overall in NBA Draft

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 22, 2017 - 10:01pm
AMES — Monte Morris didn’t feel pressure as the NBA Draft approached. The former Iowa State point guard had 140 college games under his belt and knew his combine and team-workout...
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Same group of Kernels begin 2nd half same way they ended 1st half

DAVENPORT — The Cedar Rapids Kernels began the Midwest League’s second half Thursday night with the same team it ended the first half. With the same result, too. Starting pitcher Eduardo...
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UNI freshman Tywhon Pickford shows athleticism, long-range shooting in Prime Time League

WATERLOO — The Prime Time League made its Cedar Valley debut with the first of three dates in Waterloo on Thursday night. For many Northern Iowa fans, it was their first opportunity to get a...
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Marion’s win streak reaches 10 before West Delaware earns a split

MARION — Won a game yesterday, so win one today, and that’s two in a row. Win another one tomorrow, and that’s called a winning streak. Ah, baseball parlance. You’ve got...
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Lisbon stays in control of Tri-Rivers softball race with sweep of Central City

CENTRAL CITY — When the softball regional pairings were announced last week, Lisbon Coach Bob Bunting knew his team had a tough road ahead. Paired in Class 2A Region 5 with Alburnett, North...
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Iowa high school softball rankings: Dyersville Beckman now in 2A top 5

Dyersville Beckman is no longer in the IGHSAU’s Class 3A softball rankings. That’s because the Blazers are now in 2A. A cooperation agreement between Columbus Community and WACO had not...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Matt Berst exemplifies toughness, leadership qualities of a catcher

CEDAR RAPIDS – Many young baseball players dream of becoming the pitching ace, playing shortstop or even making spectacular grabs in the outfield. Matt Berst likely shared the same aspirations...
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World of Outlaws Sprint Car racers eager for first race at West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY — When the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series rolls into West Liberty Raceway on Friday for the first series race in track history, only one series regular will have ever...
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Iowa high school softball regional pairings: 4A, 5A

Softball teams in Iowa’s two larger classes now know their postseason draws. The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released regional pairings for Classes 4A and 5A Thursday. Regional play...
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Triple Play Podcast: Marion baseball coach Steve Fish on Indians’ 2017 success, coaching his children

Steve Fish, coach of the Class 3A No. 5-ranked Marion Indians, joins the Triple Play Podcast to discuss his team’s 2017 success, coaching his children, a special event coming up for legendary...
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Christina Zaruba elevated to head coach at Springville

SPRINGVILLE — Christina Zaruba has been part of the vast success of the Springville High School girls’ basketball program, as a volunteer assistant. Now, she’s the pilot...
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Jim White named national coach of the year

Solon High School softball coach Jim White was named the National High School Coaches Associaion coach of the year Wednesday. White has won seven state championships — six at Clear Creek...
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C.R. Washington’s Jacob Bockenstedt posts strong start

IOWA CITY — Jacob Bockenstedt’s offseason includes a lot of throwing and exercises with bands to strengthen his arm. The Cedar Rapids Washington junior’s work during the fall,...
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Center Point-Urbana snaps Benton’s 49-game divisional win streak

VAN HORNE — It had been a while. A long, long while. Class 3A ninth-ranked Center Point-Urbana built an 8-0 lead and held off 4A No. 1 Benton Community, 9-7, in the first game of a Wamac...
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Cedar Rapids Kernels begin 2nd half wondering who will remain here

CEDAR RAPIDS — Now we wait for the inevitable. Roster changes are part of the deal in the Midwest League. Players get promoted, demoted or simply let go. The Cedar Rapids Kernels didn’t...
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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: June 21

Welcome to the Inside Track's Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings. Each week of the racing season, the Gazette's Jeremiah Davis will rank the area's top 10 drivers across all divisions. Think the list...
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Monte Morris anticipates NBA Draft, ready to ‘be a good floor general’

AMES — Monte Morris has no secrets. Through his four prolific years as Iowa State’s point guard, his passing ability was lauded as the best in college basketball. He led the nation in...
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Yes, UNI’s Jeremy Morgan has a shot at being taken in Thursday’s NBA Draft

CEDAR RAPIDS — The plan is to go over to former Northern Iowa teammate Seth Tuttle’s house in Cedar Falls and chill. Watch it on television and be with friends at the same time. The more...
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