Emmanuel Rodriguez hit a grand slam in the top of the second inning and the Cedar Rapids Kernels held on to beat the Great Lakes Loons 7-6 in a winner-take-all game three of the Midwest League Championship. It marked the franchise’s first league title since 1994.
Football players Arland Bruce IV, Reggie Bracy and Jack Johnson and basketball player Ahron Ulis originally were charged with tampering with records for allegedly falsifying information used to register accounts on mobile sports wagering apps.
Theo Day threw for 388 yards and two touchdowns, Sam Schnee made seven catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns, and Northern Iowa beat Idaho State 41-17 on Saturday for coach Mark Farley’s 175th career win.
The Marion football team played their first home game at the new Marion Stadium last Friday. Although the Wolves have changed locations, there is one face on the sidelines that’s been a constant for more than six decades.