Jon Teig, better known as Jon Jon, returned to his full bat boy duties on Friday for the first time all season. Before that, due to baseball’s COVID protocols, he was on the spectator side of the plexiglass.
The facility is directly next to Victory Gymnastics in Marion. Wanting to provide a place to train for their children and the public, the new sports center has everything an aspiring Ninja Warrior would want.
According to the Iowa High School Athletic Association, pre-covid numbers for registered officials hovered 1,200. This summer, that number sits at 781. Umping at the high school level can come with a significant time commitment, as some doubleheaders can last more than five hours.
We battled through the Pandemic and the Derecho and still managed to have another great year for the Athlete of the Week program, sponsored Cedar Rapids Toyota. Here is a look back at our 37 winners this season.
Williamsburg junior Teagan Schaefer has been through a lot this year, losing her best buddy and brother Tate to rare brain tumor called DIPG. Even though Teagan was dealing with the pain of losing her brother, she showed that Tater tough spirit along with her teammates who dedicated this golf season to Tate.
Three times a week, both in-person and virtually, Clifton Johnson and his partner Emily coach and train people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The exercises are designed to help with muscle strength and balance.