Cedar Valley Sports

Students Can Choose to Play Anywhere After Seasons Canceled

Baseball and softball players from Belmond-Klemme and Eagle Grove can play for any school they choose as long as that school will accept them. Belmond-Klemme and Eagle Grove have canceled their seasons due to coronavirus concerns in Wright County.

Kneeling or Not Will Be Done as a Team

Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz says the Hawkeyes could kneel during the anthem this Fall. Ferentz said the team will discuss the issue and will either all kneel or all be at attention during the anthem. Whatever is done will be done together.

NEIC Not Charging Admission for Games

Many area schools and conferences will not be charging admission for baseball and softball games this Summer. Waverly-Shell Rock Athletic Director Dave Litterer says the Northeast Iowa Conference is one of those. Alongside a free will offering, fans are encouraged to bring a lawn chair if possible.

Eagle Grove Cancels Seasons

Most baseball and softball teams are about to have their third day of practice. Meanwhile the Eagle Grove school district will not offer baseball and softball this summer. Zarren Egesdal reports.

Clarksville Girls Ranked

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released their preseason softball rankings. In Class 1A Clarksville is ranked 3rd behind Newell-Fonda and #1 Collins-Maxwell. A couple of Northeast Iowa Conference schools are ranked in Class 4A as Charles City sits at 6th and Decorah at 10th. Practices for softball and baseball began Monday. Iowa will […]

Coach Trost Honored

Nashua-Plainfield coach Jeff Trost was given the 2020 Golf Golden Plaque Award. Trost will be presented with the honor at the 2021 Iowa Girls State Golf Meet. The Golden Plaque of Distinction honors the Iowa coach who has demonstrated a successful career while making notable contributions toward school, community and the coaching profession. Trost has […]

Iowa vs UNI Hoping for a Full Stadium

We told you that Iowa State is planning to have 30,000 fans for their season opener. Iowa athletic director Gary Barta still hopes Kinnick Stadium is full for the Hawkeyes’ September fifth season opener against Northern Iowa. Barta says they have looked at several different seating plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Barta says more […]

Bucks’ League Has a Plan

The baseball league the Waterloo Bucks are in has a plan for some of its teams to play. An innovative contingency plan for the resumption of Northwoods League games this summer is set to become a reality in Bismarck, North Dakota as the Bismarck Larks unveiled their Larks Smart Start Plan Wednesday afternoon.  The Northwoods […]

No Softball Tournaments Scheduled

Softball season in Iowa starts on June 1st for practice and on June 15th for games. Part of the usual routine of the high school softball season is tournaments. Waverly-Shell Rock softball coach Heather Zajicek says her team will not being doing tournaments.

Practice is Days Away

High school baseball and softball practice begins June 1st. There will be less time to prepare for the season this year than usual but Waverly-Shell Rock baseball coach Casey Klunder says his team will be ready. Games can begin June 15th and Waverly-Shell Rock’s first games are June 16th.