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Softball: Don Bosco Falls In 1A Semis

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Kayla Tindall pitched a one-hitter, making a third-inning unearned run stand up as top-ranked Akron-Westfield edged No. 5 Don Bosco, 1-0, in a Class 1A semifinal at the state softball... Read More »

State Softball: Treynor Squeaks Past Regina In 11 Innings

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Jon Prottsman was convinced he had the better team. "Better team" doesn't always translate into "winning team." Iowa City Regina stranded 12 runners and gave up three unearned runs,... Read More »

66 Is 66: Johnson In Final Group At John Deere

SILVIS, Ill. — A golfer can spend more time in the sand than David Hasselhoff and do more scrambling than a breakfast cook, but a 66 is a 66. And, a share of first-place is a share of first-place. So... Read More »

Golf: Hingtgen Wins Cedar Rapids Senior City Amateur

MARION, Iowa — Todd Hingtgen wasn’t even aiming for the green on his biggest shot of the day. On the 14th hole at Gardner Golf Course on Sunday, Hingtgen hit the ball down the tree line and ended up... Read More »

Softball: Jefferson Wins Big On Niemeyer's Night

For a full photo gallery of this game and many more, visit iowaprepsports.com CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – It’s... Read More »

Linn-Mar's Cole Gross Has Been Battling Since Day 1

MARION, Iowa - Cole Gross should be a coach someday. No one works harder and has more of a passion for the great game of baseball. He's always on time for practices, cares deeply about his teammates and... Read More »

Boys State Soccer: Guymon's Blast Sends West To 3A Final

DES MOINES, Iowa – Jason Guymon’s winning strike was as pure as they come. Not bad for someone who didn’t start his career, or even this season, as a forward. Guymon’s 36th-minute howitzer was all Iowa... Read More »

Boys State Soccer: Frisch's 'Golden Goal' Sends Xavier To 2A Title Match

The Class 1A, 2A and 3A boys state championship soccer games will be televised live on KCRG 9.2 starting at noon on Saturday, June 1. For full state tournament coverage, go to iowaprepsports.com DES... Read More »

Boys State Soccer: West Finally Beats Washington

The Class 1A, 2A and 3A boys state championship soccer games will be televised live on KCRG 9.2 starting at noon on Saturday, June 1. For full state tournament coverage, go to iowaprepsports.com DES... Read More »

Boys State Soccer: Xavier Escapes Wahlert, Gets To 2A Semis

The Class 1A, 2A and 3A boys state championship soccer games will be televised live on KCRG 9.2 starting at noon on Saturday, June 1. For full state tournament coverage, go to iowaprepsports.com DES... Read More »

Coaching Styles, Part II: How Coaches Communicate

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - There’s no question that coaching styles have changed over the last 20 to 30 years. Ever since the video of Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice came out in April showing him verbally... Read More »

State Track: Monticello's Lumpa Anchors Record Relay

For all the coverage from state track and field, go to iowaprepsports.com DES MOINES, Iowa — The crowd stirred, then roared. Monticello’s Dallas Lumpa... Read More »

State Track And Field: Linn-Mar's Jenks Wins 3,000 Again

For all the coverage from state track and field, go to iowaprepsports.com DES MOINES, Iowa — Stephanie Jenks enjoyed her 3,000-meter experience at the... Read More »

Kurt Warner Hammers Home Second-Chances

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Kurt Warner’s public charity is the First Things First Foundation, but his recurring theme is second-chances. That has been illustrated in his USA Network reality show, “The Moment,”... Read More »

Iowa Football: The Quest For Vertical Explosion

IOWA CITY, Iowa — It’s not a leap to believe that at some point in immediate offseason last December Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis thought he might need to freshen up the resume. The numbers for... Read More »

Dubuque Native Bertsch Plays In National Hockey Semifinals Thursday

DUBUQUE, Iowa - The St. Cloud State men’s hockey team is making its first ever appearance in the Frozen Four on Thursday night. One player who’s been a part of the historic season is Dubuque native Brooks... Read More »

Talking To Former Hawkeye Nate Kaeding About NFL Deal

IOWA CITY, Iowa - TV9's Josh Christensen talked to former Hawkeye kicker Nate Kaeding, who recently signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. Kaeding talks about the contract with the... Read More »

UNI Beats Illinois-Chicago To Advance In CIT

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – During the pregame shoot around, Northern Iowa filled the basket with balls – literally. Chip Rank poured in a 3 from the wing at the same time two other shots fell, which clogged the... Read More »

Wartburg Wins Title In Miller's Last Dance

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Jim Miller went out on top, literally and figuratively. After another dominating Wartburg performance, the Knights hoisted the longtime coach on their shoulders as he held the national... Read More »

Boys State Basketball: 'Real' West Finally Shows Up In 4A Semifinal

This game was televised live on KCRG 9.2, as every game of the boys state basketball tournament will be. DES MOINES, Iowa — Wyatt Lohaus drove hard baseline, drawing two interior defenders. Deftly,... Read More »

Boys State Basketball: Waverly-Shell Rock Wins 3A

DES MOINES, Iowa - Waverly-Shell Rock won the Class 3A boys basketball state championship, 48-41, over Harlan on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. The Go-Hawks finished the season 23-4. TV9's Josh Christensen... Read More »

D-III Wrestling: IIAC Gets Fewest All-Americans Since 1995

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Iowa Conference has been an elite NCAA Division III wrestling league, but this year wasn’t a banner year. Just 12 wrestlers of the IIAC’s 27 NCAA qualifiers earned All-American... Read More »

Boys State Basketball: Bettendorf Edges Cedar Falls; North Tama, MFL MarMac Finish 3rd

These games were televised live on KCRG 9.2, as every game of the boys state basketball tournament will be. DES MOINES, Iowa – You never want to accept defeat, but one area team probably did a... Read More »

Boys State Basketball: North Tama Plays Better But Falls To Boyden-Hull

This game was televised live on KCRG 9.2, as every game of the boys state basketball tournament will be. DES MOINES, Iowa — All in all, North Tama played infinitely better Thursday afternoon than... Read More »

Boys State Basketball: Ice-Cold Shooting Dooms MFL MarMac In 2A Semifinal Loss

This game was televised live on KCRG 9.2, as every game of the boys state basketball tournament will be. DES MOINES, Iowa - You can have all the talent in the world, the best game plan ever and... Read More »

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