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Friday, April 18, 2014
THURSDAY'S SCOREBOARD — MWL — West Michigan 7, Kernels 3 ..... BOYS SOCCER — Prairie 1, Washington 0 ..... Kennedy 3, Linn-Mar 2 ..... Marion 3, Williamsburg 1 .... Cedar Valley Christian 1, Scattergood 0 ..... Iowa City West 9, Jefferson 1 ..... GIRLS SOCCER — Linn-Mar 3, Kennedy 2 ... CR Prairie 4, CR Washington 1 ..... Marion 1, Williamsburg 0 ..... IC West 4, CR Jefferson 1 ..... BOYS TENNIS — IC West 9, CR Kennedy 0 ..... GIRLS TENNIS — IC West 8, CR Kennedy 1
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Metro teams win 6 events in Dubuque

DUBUQUE — Metro athletes won six events at the Harold Sweet Tri-State Invitational track meet in Dubuque on Thursday.

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars claimed three titles with Jacob Shannon in the 200 (22.84), Famiek Cook in the long jump (21-9 3/4) and the 4x100 relay.

The Cedar Rapids Jefferson J-Hawks captured two gold medals with Nate Karlan in the 100 meter dash (11.29) and the 4x100 relay.

The Cedar Rapids Washington Warriors won the distance medley.

Monticello won the meet with 89 points. The Prairie Hawks placed second with 87 markers in the 15-team meet. Cedar Rapids Kennedy finished third, Jefferson seventh and Washington eighth.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:55
 

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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report is providing a daily update for all the Metro graduates who are playing pro baseball this season.

Here is the report through Thursday, April 17:

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF: The Cubs were idle Thursday. Sweeney is hitting .172 (5 for 29) with three RBIs.

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers): Schebler went 0-for-3 Thursday with two strikeouts and a walk. He is hitting .174 (8 for 46) with a home run and six RBIs.

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League (Blue Jays): Sweeney is on the 7-Day Disabled List and has not played this season.

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins): Christensen missed his fourth straight game Thursday with a sore right elbow. He is hitting .286 (8 for 28) with four RBIs in seven games.

JON KELLER (Xavier), Delmarva, P, Class A, South Atlantic League (Orioles): Keller (0-0, 5.63) allowed two hits and one earned run in two innings Thursday, with two strikeouts. He has nine strikeouts and three walks in eight innings.

ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay): Hanse (0-2, 9.95) did not pitch Thursday.

DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Arizona Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland): The Arizona Athletics have not begun their season.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 18 April 2014 09:27
 

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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report is providing a daily update for all of the Metro graduates in pro baseball again this season.

Here is the report through Saturday, April 12:

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF

Sweeney went 1-for-4 with an RBI as the Cubs lost to the Cardinals, 10-4, Saturday. He is hitting .200 (5 for 25) with three RBIs this season. Sweeney hit fifth in the lineup and played center field.

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers)

Schebler went 1-for-3 Saturday with a walk. He is hitting .212 (7 for 33) with a double, triple, home run and five RBIs.

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League (Blue Jays)

Sweeney is on the 7-Day Disabled List and has not played this season.

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins)

Christensen did not play Saturday. He is hitting .250 (6 for 24) with three RBIs.

JON KELLER (Xavier), Delmarva, P, Class A, South Atlantic League (Orioles)

Keller (0-0, 2.25 ERA) did not pitch Saturday.

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 April 2014 10:20
   

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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report is providing a daily update for all Metro graduates in pro baseball again this season.

Here is the report through Friday, April 11.

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF

Sweeney went 2-for-4 with an RBI as the Cubs defeated the Cardinals, 6-3, Friday. He is hitting .190 (4 for 21) with two RBIs. Sweeney hit fifth in the lineup and played center field.

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers)

Schebler went 0-for-4 Friday as the Lookouts lost at Tennessee, 6-5. He is hitting .200 (6 for 30) with a double, triple, home run and five RBIs.

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League  (Blue Jays)

Sweeney is on the 7-Day Disabled List and has not played this season.

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins)

Christensen went 2-for-4 Friday with two RBIs as the Kernels beat Lansing, 10-7. He is hitting .250 (6 for 24) with three RBIs.

JON KELLER (Xavier), Delmarva, P, Class A, South Atlantic League (Orioles)

Keller (0-0, 2.25 ERA) did not pitch Friday. He has six strikeouts in four innings this year.

ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay)

Hanse (0-1, 4.50) did not pitch Friday.

DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Arizona Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland)

The Arizona Athletics have not begun their season.

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014 18:37
 

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Devyn Marble holding clinic at Xavier

Devyn Marble from the Iowa Hawkeyes will be the featured instructor at a boys basketball clinic at Cedar Rapids Xavier High School on Monday, April 28.

The clinic will be divided into two sessions. The first will be for 5th through 7th graders from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with the second session for 8th through 10th graders from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The clinic costs $40 and is open to all Xavier and non-Xavier players alike.

Proceeds will go to the Xavier basketball program. Xavier Coach Ryan Luehrsmann and the Saints varsity team will assist with the clinic.

Contact Pam Barta at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for registration materials.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014 18:28
   
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