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MAC All-Star Game in Clinton on Sunday
The prep baseball season isn't quite over yet for 26 area seniors.
The first annual Mississippi Athletic Conference All-Star Game will be Sunday at Ashford University Field in Clinton at 1 p.m.
Here is a list of players, according to game organizer and Clinton Coach Kevin Cunningham:
Plan to…
Top 5 Quotes from Iowa Media Day
Iowa football held its Media Day on Saturday, and that allowed local media to get some quotes and storylines on the Hawkeyes.
Here are the top-5 quotes from Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz from Saturday's press conference:
5. (on high expectations): "I don't think I start looking at this ye…
B1G Media Day Recap Podcast
Big Ten Media Days were this week, and the Iowa Hawkeyes were of course among the teams present in Chicago.
For the first time in the Kirk Ferentz Era, the head coach brought an underclassman to represent Iowa.
Josey Jewell, a junior linebacker, joined senior quarterback C...
Close Finish in Battle Up Brady
The track and field scene around the Quad-Cities area is strong, and fans saw a prime example of that Thursday night.
Pleasant Valley and Davenport Assumption were among two schools competing in the Battle Up Brady high school girls relay race...
Assumption’s Wallace named MAC PoY
The Mississippi Athletic Conference released its all-conference selections on Wednesday and Davenport Assumption pitcher Trenton Wallace was named Player of the Year.
Wallace was 6-1 over the entire school year with a 0.28 ERA. He allowed three runs, and was charged with two earned runs...
State softball championship replays
While the weekend wasn't what Davenport Assumption and Pleasant Valley wanted in terms of outcome, the Knights and Spartans should still have pride in making it to the state championship level.
Benton Community defeated Assumption 8-0 while Johnston topped PV 3-2 in a crazy finish...
Colby Lopez Meets with Media
Colby Lopez (also known as WWE superstar Seth Rollins) says he visits the area on a weekly basis, but he took time out of his schedule to meet with the media.
Lopez did talk some about his latest feats in his WWE career, but his main objective was to discuss the Black and Brave Wrestling Academy whic…
Hawkeye hype video comes out
While it's still hot outside and not really football weather yet, college football fans are coming up with hype videos.
Check out this fan-made Iowa football hype video (by the CNTaco).
It starts in kind of a weird way, however.
State softball update
Davenport Assumption was slated to play on Tuesday in the Class 4A state softball tournament, but Mother Nature had other unfortunate plans.
All games in all classes were rained out on Tuesday in Fort Dodge, and games have been pushed, which creates a mess...
Podcast: Prep baseball playoff preview
In this newest podcast, Matt Coss of the Quad-City Times rejoins us to talk about the Iowa high school baseball playoff season.
The small schools started its "second season" earlier this week, but in Class 3A and Class 4A, first-round district/substate play kicks off tonight...

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