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Minor leaguer’s 1st home run caught by dad

(AP) – A 22-year-old Houston Astros prospect’s first home run of the season was caught by a familiar fan: his father. Quad Cities first baseman Conrad Gregor launched a go-ahead, three-run shot in the sixth inning of the Class-A River Bandits’ 5-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa,

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Area Prep Golf Results

The Charles City Comet boy’s golf team completed their season at home with the Northeast Iowa Conference Golf meet at Cedar Ridge yesterday. The Comets were able to land two golfers in the top fifteen to earn all-conference honors as both Skyler Koebrick and Nate Lasher accomplished the feat. The Charles City Comet girls golf

Field of Dreams owner says no pro baseball in 2014

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — The president of the group that owns the Field of Dreams in Dyersville says the site won’t host professional baseball this year. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1iTSLjd ) that Denise Stillman, who leads the group Go the Distance Baseball, says the Northern League won’t have teams ready to play this

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2014 Charles City Comet Relays Results

Charles City, IA – The annual Comet Relays were held yesterday at Comet Track and the Charles City boys track team was impressive in front of their home crowd as they finished with 124 team points which was good enough for second place in the Orange Division. Some of the standout performances included Levi Miller

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Iowa struts its stuff in West Des Moines

By LUKE MEREDITH – AP Sports Writer WEST DES MOINES — Iowa’s coaching staff has at times raved about its crop of redshirt freshman wide receivers. Hawkeyes fans in central Iowa on Saturday got to see why the unit appears to have such a bright future. Newcomer Andre Harris caught a pair of long touchdown

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Iowa State suspends Nader after DUI arrest

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University has suspended Abdel Nader from the basketball team after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving over the weekend. The Iowa State Police arrested Nader around 11:40 p.m. Saturday on suspicion that he was operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Nader is a 6-foot-6 small forward who sat out

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CC Comet Girls Track Preview (part 2)

Featuring part two of our preview of the Charles City Comet Girl’s Track and Field Team. Head Coach Darren Bohlen says the Northeast Iowa Conference features some stiff competition again this year and it all starts with perennial powerhouse Decorah. Although the Vikings will be the heavy favorite, Coach Bohlen says don’t count out this

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