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A treasure hunt for agates

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 26, 2020 - 12:08pm
It takes a trained and disciplined eye to find some of nature’s hidden treasures. After more than 50 years’ experience, mine is pretty good at finding morel mushrooms, which have a...
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A return to action will have risk for young athletes

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 26, 2020 - 12:08pm
It seems like forever, but it’s only been a few months. Many of us are missing competitive sports, either as spectators or as competitors during this coronavirus pandemic. Some programs at...
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Maggie McQuillen: 100 days of healing

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 26, 2020 - 10:59am
CORALVILLE — When Maggie McQuillen came home June 6, she walked into an atmosphere without expectations. “It’s day to day here,” said her father, Matt McQuillen....
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Bear sightings in Iowa getting more common

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 25, 2020 - 11:47pm
When land-hungry settlers moved across the Mississippi River before the Civil War, they discovered a land teeming with wildlife. Elk, deer, wild turkeys, black bears, mountain lions, bison and wolves...
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Under a new head coach with junior college, major college and professional ball under his belt, CCA begins to shine

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 25, 2020 - 11:32pm
TIFFIN — Name the only prep baseball coach in the state to have won over 400 games at the junior-college level. That was at Muscatine Community College. Name the only prep baseball coach in...
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Pitchers in control as Prairie and Xavier split MVC baseball doubleheader

CEDAR RAPIDS — One is already an established leader on the mound. The other is expected to emerge as a go-to arm. Cedar Rapids Xavier’s Logan McDermott and Cedar Rapids Prairie’s...
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Cedar Rapids Xavier softball ends string of 1-run losses with 1 huge rally

CEDAR RAPIDS — After dropping three straight one-run games, the Xavier Saints were due. Past due. “It’s about time we busted one open like that,” Coach Nikki Gahring...
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The only woman racing at Hawkeye Downs started late, but hasn’t looked back

Some things are inevitable. Death, taxes and members of the Olson family racing cars. Most people are familiar with the boys, but the lone female racer in the family also happens to be the lone...
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Photos: Cedar Rapids Prairie vs. Cedar Rapids Xavier, Iowa high school baseball

Xavier hosts Prairie for a doubleheader Thursday evening
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North Cedar softball photos

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 25, 2020 - 12:53pm
CLARENCE — The North Cedar softball team stands 0-2 after losses to Tipton and Wilton. The Knights host Monticello tonight at 7 after back-to-back postponements.
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Will Luka Garza return to Iowa? 'We should know relatively soon,' Fran McCaffery says

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - June 25, 2020 - 12:26pm
Luka Garza, staying or going? “We should know relatively soon,” Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery said Thursday in a Facebook Live session with Hawkeye fans, then...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Iowa City High split in MVC softball showdown

IOWA CITY — Mary Krystofiak and Maddison LeClere had a heart-to-heart after last season. The No. 3 pitcher on Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s staff (behind a pair of first-team all-staters),...
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Photos: Cedar Rapids Kennedy vs Iowa City High, Iowa high school softball

Iowa City High hosted Cedar Rapids Kennedy for a doubleheader Wednesday night
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Kelton Copeland on Iowa football’s culture shift, 2020 receivers and more

Iowa wide receivers coach Kelton Copeland is from Miami, Fla. He signed up to play football at Saginaw (Mich.) Valley State under head coach Jerry Kill. He followed Kill to Emporia (Kan.) State. Kill...
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Seth Tuttle is teaching and learning on the UNI basketball staff, and ready for more

CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa men’s basketball fans couldn’t have asked for more than what Seth Tuttle gave during his four years as a Panther. He earned numerous accolades...
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Semi-pro soccer club forms in Cedar Rapids, will host tournament this weekend

CEDAR RAPIDS — It has got to be difficult creating a new sports team during a pandemic, but Iowa Raptors FC is giving it a shot. The semi-pro soccer club is conducting a five-team invitational...
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South Winneshiek baseball posts best start since 2014

South Winneshiek's baseball team has produced its best start since 2014. The Warriors returned 11 letterwinners and all but one player from last year’s state quarterfinal team. They have their...
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Former CCA prep Darius Moore will walk on to play football at Nebraska

CEDAR RAPIDS — Former Clear Creek Amana prep Darius Moore has committed to be a walk on football player for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Moore spent the previous two seasons at Iowa Western...
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North Linn’s Abby Flanagan hits multiple pitching milestones

There was a time, back when schools played a fall season, plus with a 50-game summer regular season, in which 100-win softball pitchers were common. Now it’s more of a trickle. Two or three...
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‘This is my home’: Brandon Herb has worked at the biggest tracks, but he’s happy at Hawkeye Downs

CEDAR RAPIDS — In 1969 the world was reminded of a valuable lesson from The Rolling Stones with “You can’t always get what you want.” The next line is even more...
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