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Seventeen members of the Cedar Rapids Kennedy wrestling team participated in the Team Excel Team Camp last week in Estes Park, Colo. The Cougars experienced a Rocky Mountain High, performing well at the team dual camp.
The Cougars, led by head coach Brent Paulson, went 9-2 in dual meet action against teams from across the country, going 7-0 and inning its eight-team pool. Kennedy’s group placed fourth overall. Among the notable wins, the Cougars knocked off Wiggins, Colo., the defending state champions in Colorado’s small-school class. Continue reading
Filed under: Wrestling | Tagged: Ben Feuerhelm, Ben Hennessey, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Colorado, Dakoda Aldrich, Estes Park, Jordan Baskerville, Logan Kubovec, Luke Kremer, Ryan Sheldon, Shane Williams, Zach Parsons | Leave a comment »
Buena Vista head wrestling coach Sevond Cole has announced that University of Iowa All-American and Nebraska two-time All-American Jordon Burroughs will be the guest clinicians at the program’s wrestling camp July 23-26.
The team/technique camp structured for individuals entering grades 7-12 and includes dual meet competitions in addition to training and instruction. Read the school’s official release below. Continue reading
Filed under: Wrestling | Tagged: All-American, Buena Vista University, Cael Sanderson, camp, Cornhusker, Dan Gable, Hawkeye, Jordon Burroughs, Lisbon High School, Mark Schwab, New Jersey, Ryan Morningstar, Sevond Cole, state champion, Travis Paulson, Trent Paulson, University of Iowa, University of Nebraska, Wrestling | Leave a comment »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Each Thursday night the water at Ellis Park is transformed into one giant stage, and the show is unlike any other.
Spectators fill the metal bleachers and line the shore to see an elaborate display of graceful acts, impressive stunts and colorful costumes.
The Five Seasons Ski Team has produced these shows for 31 years, and continue to entertain the crowds.
This week the club has an expanded schedule with shows Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Continue reading
Filed under: Recreation | Tagged: Amber Bortz, Cascade, Cedar Rapids, Coralville, Deb Bonnema, Ellis Park, Five Seasons Ski Team, Iowa City, Jessica Bonnema, Mark Bortz, Mary Bortz, Mount Vernon, Palo, Taryn Bortz, water skiing, Waterloo | Leave a comment »
Team Iowa had a strong showing this week at the USA Wrestling Junior National Duals this week at Oklahoma City. Team Iowa earned a fifth-place finish in freestyle, following its seventh-place finish in Greco-Roman. Continue reading
Jack Baker isn’t perfect, but he has achieved perfection. Nine times to be exact.
Baker has scored nine holes-in-one during the more than 40 years he’s been golfing. He has a reasonable approach to the astounding feat. Continue reading
Filed under: Golf, Recreation | Tagged: Cedar Rapids, Gardner Golf Course, Gary Louvar, Golf, hole-in-one, Ill., Iowa City, Jack Baker, Jones Golf Course, North Liberty, Pleasant Valley Golf Course, Quail Creek Golf Course, saddleback Ridge Golf Course, Silvis, Solon, TPC at Deere Run, Twin Pines Golf Course | Leave a comment »
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Softball Hall of Fame is returning to Ellis Park.
At least for the time being.
The CRSHOF will again hold its annual Hall of Fame Day with an induction ceremony and 16-inch slow pitch games throughout Sunday at the Ellis Park softball fields.
Games begin at 8:30 a.m. and will continue until noon, when the 2008 and 2009 classes will be inducted into the hall of fame. More games are scheduled in the after noon, beginning at 12:45 p.m. and concluding about 4 p.m. The event is set for Diamond 2. Continue reading
Filed under: Recreation, Softball | Tagged: ASA, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids Softball Hall of Fame, David Smutz, Ellis Park, George Steinke, Gregg Bosch, Jack Minder, Jay Coleman, Jerry Flanagan, Randy Dvorak, Rick Daniels, Softball, Tom Dvorak, USSSA | Leave a comment »