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Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Semler, Heffernan make top all-region team

Kirkwood Community College sophomores Kasey Semler and Gage Heffernan have been named first team All-Region in Division II junior college basketball.

Taylor Olson of Kirkwood was named second team All-Region. Devan Douglas and J.C. Fuller from Kirkwood were named third team All-Region.

Olson also was named to the Region XI all-tournament team.


Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 23:40

Jacobs, Dufelmeier, Rohrbach named All-Region

Kianna Jacobs, Bianca Dufelmeier and Whitney Rohrbach from Kirkwood Community College have been named first team All-Region in Division II junior college basketball.

Alexis Fitzpatrick and Friday Chuol from Kirkwood were named second team All-Region. Whitney Henderson of Kirkwood was named third team All-Region.


Last Updated on Sunday, 17 March 2013 01:50

KCC baseball team raises mark to 7-1

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- The Kirkwood Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader from Massasoit (Mass.) Community College on Saturday in Florida.

The Eagles won the first game, 7-6, in eight innings and took the nightcap, 2-1, behind a strong pitching performance by Jean Carlos Rosario.

Kirkwood raised its record to 7-1 under first-year coach Todd Rima.

Jean Carlos Rodriguez led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a single in a 6-6 game. Dennis Colon put down a sacrifice bunt, and Rodriguez scored all the way from first base with the winning run when the Massasoit catcher threw the ball into right field.

Wilfredo Feliz and Greg Brodzinski went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Kirkwood in the opener. Colon also drove in two runs.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 22:28



Krack slugs 5 homers as Eagles win 3

CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Haylee Krack slugged five home runs Saturday as the Kirkwood Eagles won all three of their games at the Crowder Tournament in Carthage, Mo.

Krack, a sophomore from Silvis, Ill., hit two homers and drove in four runs as Kirkwood belted Carl Albert, 12-2, in five innings.

Krack walloped three homers and drove in 10 runs as the Eagles dumped Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, 13-3, in five innings.

The Eagles finished the day with an 8-0 victory over Three Rivers in six innings.

Krysta Tutsch hit two home runs against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Lauren Weber, Kelsie Campbell and Kayla Tatge also hit home runs Saturday, giving the Eagles 10 homers for the day.

Shyanne Saladino, Amber Logemann and Sam Belz were the winning pitchers for Kirkwood, which raised its record to 7-2.

Kristen Winters drove in four runs against Three Rivers.


Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 22:18

Kirkwood splits 2 games in Florida

VERO BEACH, Fla. - Dennis Colon and Eric Schenck-Joblinske hit home runs Friday as the Kirkwood Eagles thumped Miami Middletown of Ohio, 16-4, in the first game of their spring trip to Florida.

Kirkwood (5-1) lost to Miami Hamilton of Ohio, 6-5, in the second game Friday.

Jean Carlos Rodriguez went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs for the Eagles in the first game. Colon went 2-for-4 with four RBIs. Dylan Hast and Shane Kemp drove in a pair of runs.



KCC softball raises record to 4-2

CENTRALIA, Ill. - The Kirkwood Community College softball team won a pair of games from Kaskaskia on Saturday.

The Eagles defeated Kaskaskia, 5-0, in the completion of a suspended game from Friday, then blanked Kaskaskia again, 12-0, with an 11-hit attack.

The Eagles (4-2) played another game Saturday and lost to Kankakee, 2-0, despite a strong pitching performance by Amber Logemann.

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 March 2013 22:13



Kirkwood women KO'd by Iowa Central

KEOKUK - The regional finals of the women's junior college basketball tournament were held at an elementary school in Keokuk before 96 fans, with coaches and players for both teams sitting on the front row of hard metal bleachers.

That's where the Kirkwood Eagles, once ranked No.2 in the country, saw their promising season come to a disappointing end.

Iowa Central Community College went on an astonishing 19-0 run in the second half and bounced Kirkwood, 71-65, for the Region XI title.

Iowa Central (24-8) advanced to the NJCAA Division II national tournament for the second time in three years. Kirkwood (28-5) went home with an empty feeling.



Kirkwood men ousted by Ellsworth, 70-65

The Kirkwood men's basketball team ran out of patches and bandaids Friday night.

The Eagles darn near ran out of players, too.

It was that kind of a season for Kirkwood, filled with injuries and player defections, but the Eagles went down fighting as best they could.

Kirkwood lost to Ellsworth, 70-65, in the regional semifinals Friday night at Johnson Hall to finish a topsy-turvy season with a 19-13 record.



Jacobs leads Kirkwood to regional finals

KEOKUK - Kianna Jacobs scored 19 points and grabbed 17 rebounds Friday night as the Kirkwood women's basketball team defeated Southeastern Community College, 63-45, in the NJCAA Division II regional semifinals in Keokuk.

The seventh-ranked Eagles (28-4) will face Iowa Central (23-8) in the regional finals Saturday at 3 p.m. in Keokuk. The winner will advance to the national tournament in East Peoria, Ill., on March 19-23.

Jacobs scored 11 straight points for Kirkwood during a stretch that spanned both halves. She collected 14 of her 19 points in the second half  as the Eagles pulled away from a 27-20 lead at intermission.



Tatge blasts 3 homers in Eagles' rout

CENTRALIA, Ill. - Kayla Tatge blasted three home runs, including a grand slam, to lead Kirkwood to a 13-6 win over Kankakee on Friday in junior college softball.

Kirkwood (2-1) banged out 20 hits. Tatge drove in six runs.

Leah Duffe had two hits and also swatted a grand slam. She drove in four runs.


Last Updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 23:08



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