State/Local Sports

‘It’s a mess’: Cedar Rapids golf courses closed for cleanup after damaging storm

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 10:08pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — In a frustrating year that includes activities being wiped out by a pandemic, golf became one of sport’s safe escapes. Now, that won’t be a recreational or...
Categories: State/Local Sports

A family tradition: North Linn’s Austin Hilmer decides to join brother, Jake, at Upper Iowa

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 7:54pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — If you haven’t noticed by now, having two Hilmers on your team is probably better than one. Upper Iowa University noticed, which is why it offered a scholarship to North...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Veterans Memorial Stadium, ImOn Ice Arena sustain severe damage in Monday’s derecho

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 7:04pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The conjoined street signs for Rockford Road and Veterans Memorial Drive SW were flat as a pancake on the ground Wednesday afternoon. You couldn’t get a better visual...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Instead of practice, it’s pickup Wednesday for Kennedy football players

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 6:18pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Giuseppe Gianforte won’t break any Kennedy High School lifting records. “I’m not the strongest guy in the weightroom, but I’m strong in the real...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has confidence in Big 12’s plan for fall football season

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 4:18pm
AMES — The Big 12 board of directors, the university presidents and chancellors, the athletics directors, two players from each football team and a slew of doctors and scientists met for more...
Categories: State/Local Sports

What impact will the Big Ten’s decision to cancel fall sports play on Iowa high schools?

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 12:54pm
The Big Ten has canceled — or at least postponed — its football season. The Big 12 is still on. Both of those Power 5 conferences have teams from the state of Iowa. So, which way is the...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Iowa high school cross country rankings: Linn-Mar, Mid-Prairie, Regina girls are No. 1

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 11:55am
Three area girls’ teams, including Class 2A defending champion Mid-Prairie, are ranked No. 1 in the Iowa Association of Track Coaches preseason cross country rankings, released...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Williamsburg football has new turf and similar playoff hopes

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 11:45am
WILLIAMSBURG — The football season officially began shortly after sunrise Monday for Williamsburg. The Raiders’ wakeup call had them at the field at 6:30 a.m. to kick off their...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Hawkeye Downs cancels next 2 weeks of races due to storm damage

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 11:27am
With two Fridays remaining before the weekly racing points championships were scheduled to be awarded at Hawkeye Downs on Aug. 21, the track’s board has decided to pause before making any...
Categories: State/Local Sports

UNI women’s basketball has high expectations for season that remains uncertain

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 11:14am
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa women’s basketball coach Tanya Warren went “old school” with her team during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We actually took some time as a...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Neighbors team up to race at Independence Motor Speedway

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 11:10am
INDEPENDENCE — Tom Schmitt and Hannah Chesmore are neighbors who live 5 miles apart, something fairly common in Iowa. A neighborly favor led to the pair racing together as teammates at...
Categories: State/Local Sports

A football-free Big Ten in 2020: Surreal

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 9:41am
Anger is flowing on the shores of the Olentangy, Wabash, Mississippi and Iowa rivers, and everywhere else in Big Ten country. Coaches Jim Harbaugh of Michigan and Ryan Day of Ohio State can agree on...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Iowa State, Big 12 plan on playing

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 6:04am
AMES — The Big 12 Conference was many things on Tuesday. It was the linchpin, keystone or the most perilous section of the Rube Goldberg Machine that currently is college athletics. Last...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz disappointed but moving foward

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 12, 2020 - 6:00am
Disappointing. That was the word Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz used most Tuesday afternoon during a Zoom conference after the Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020 football...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Big Ten cancels fall football season amid COVID-19 concerns

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 11, 2020 - 1:14pm
The Big Ten won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, becoming the first of college sports' power conferences to yield to the pandemic. The move announced Tuesday comes six...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Independence football team deals with COVID-19 in preseason camp but is ready to go for fall practice

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 10, 2020 - 9:01pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Even before its first official day of practice, Independence’s football team dealt with what surely multiple teams around the state will have to deal with this season: a...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Area volleyball preseason Super Ten: Mount Vernon is No. 1

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 10, 2020 - 7:22pm
In honor of the first day of volleyball practice, here is a preseason Gazette-area Super Ten for the 2020 season: 1. MOUNT VERNON * 2019 record: 36-10. Wamac East: 3-3 (4th). * 2019 postseason:...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Masked and motivated, Iowa City High opens volleyball practice

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 10, 2020 - 6:32pm
IOWA CITY — Volleyball lends itself to socialness, not social distancing. Upon every point, both teams congregate at the center of their respective sides of the court for congratulations or...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Be prepared for the stoppage of college football this week

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 10, 2020 - 7:15am
The high school football season officially kicks off today with the start of practice. All indications are preps will be playing games later this month — unless, of course, the ongoing...
Categories: State/Local Sports

Photos: Auto racing at the Bullring

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - August 9, 2020 - 7:55pm
Action from Sunday night racing at the Benton County Speedway in Vinton.
Categories: State/Local Sports

Pages

Subscribe to Springville Cooperative Telephone Association aggregator - State/Local Sports