Archive for May, 2009

Regals have the look of a favorite

May 31, 2009

Last year, Missie Feuerbach advanced to the state golf tournament as an individual.

This year, her team is coming along. For more than just the ride.

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Mozena, leg cramps take down White

May 29, 2009

CEDAR RAPIDS — Nick Mozena wasn’t in the mood for sympathy.

Not with the semifinals in sight.

Mozena, a senior from Dubuque Senior,┬áblew a 5-2 second-set lead in the quarterfinals, then outlasted a cramp-wracked Joey White of Cedar Rapids Kennedy, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, in Friday’s biggest upset at the Class 2A boys’ tennis tournament at Veterans Memorial Tennis Center.

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Cougars, Saints end at No. 1

May 28, 2009

Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Cedar Rapids Xavier are ranked No. 1 in the final girls’ soccer rankings of the season.

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White hopes to keep Caris from historical title

May 28, 2009

CEDAR RAPIDS — Does Charlie Caris have a date with history?

Not if Joey White can help it.

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Demons, Decorah among 3A golf favorites

May 28, 2009

If district scores mean anything, the Class 3A boys’ state golf tournament is anybody’s race.

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Defending champs head softball rankings

May 28, 2009

Three defending state champions are ranked No. 1 in the preseason softball rankings, released Wednesday at the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.

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Little Hawks win golf regional

May 26, 2009

CEDAR RAPIDS — Four players in double digits.

One balanced, veteran team to state.

Each of Iowa City High’s four scoring players broke 100, and the Little Hawks won a Class 4A girls’ regional golf tournament Tuesday at Gardner Golf Course.

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Kennedy, Jefferson advance to final

May 25, 2009
Cedar Rapids Kennedy catcher Sam Hunter (left) braces for contact as Marion's Dusty Albaugh goes in hard during the Bob Vrbicek Metro Baseball Tournament Monday at Kennedy. Hunter didn't have the ball, but Albaugh was called out and ejected on the play. (Photo by Chris Macklin)

Cedar Rapids Kennedy catcher Sam Hunter (left) braces for contact as Marion's Dusty Albaugh goes in hard during the Bob Vrbicek Metro Baseball Tournament Monday at Kennedy. Hunter didn't have the ball, but Albaugh was called out and ejected on the play. (Photo by Chris Macklin)

CEDAR RAPIDS — The next chapter of the Christensen Civil War will have to wait.

Austin Christensen pitched six shutout innings in the quarterfinals Monday, then collected three hits in the semifinals as Cedar Rapids Kennedy reached the championship game of the Bob Vrbicek Metro Baseball Tournament.

“I’m thrilled to be 2-0 and in the championship game,” said Kennedy Coach Bret Hoyer.

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Clippers seek chemistry, state return

May 24, 2009
Clear Creek Amana's Melissa Walls takes a cut in a scrimmage last week at Oxford. (Photo by Liz Martin)

Clear Creek Amana's Melissa Walls takes a cut in a scrimmage last week at Oxford. (Photo by Liz Martin)

OXFORD — The most key component to Clear Creek Amana’s offseason softball workouts hasn’t been pitching.

Or hitting. Or fielding.

It has been the constuction of a team. A true team.

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Softball 2009: Teams to watch

May 24, 2009

EIGHT GAZETTE-AREA TEAMS TO WATCH FOR 2009:

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