Eight individuals representing Cedar Falls, Columbus, Waterloo East and Waterloo West have been named their schools respective male and female Most Valuable Athletes.
Senior outfielder has excelled at multiple sports for Sailors. He is joined by Janesville's Pyper McCarville, Columbus' Haile Frost and Cedar Falls pitcher Zach Neese in this week's Waterloo-Cedar Falls Preps to Watch column.
Tuesday at home, the Tigers scored 15-3 and 12-0 victories over Cedar Rapids Washington in Mississippi Valley Conference play.
Waterloo Columbus used a huge sixth-inning rally to pick up a win over Crestwood of Cresco Friday at Riverfront Stadium in the Columbus Invitational.
Waterloo Columbus took a North Iowa Cedar League doubleheader from Aplington-Parkersburg Friday winning 5-1 and 14-3.
The Waterloo Rugby 7’s team comprised of players from Columbus Catholic and Waterloo West beat Bondurant-Farrar, 14-0, in the championship game to repeat. Waterloo Rugby won also in 2019 and last year’s tournament was cancelled because of COVID-19.
The high school team comprised of players from Columbus and West is one of the best in Iowa. And they are taking aim at a second consecutive state championship.
Four of the seven metro selections earned first team honors in their respective classes.
Senior Alex Feldmann defensive player of the year. Senior Alex Buser offensive linemen of the year.
Third-ranked Sigourney-Keota held off a furious Columbus rally in a 35-32 state quarterfinal playoff victory Friday night at Cobra Field.
The Sailors, now 8-1 with seven straight wins, needed all of those contributions to advance to a quarterfinal matchup at Sigourney-Keota next Friday.
Osage rallied with 16 consecutive points to tie the game in the fourth quarter before Columbus recorded a go-ahead drive to prevail.
Waterloo Columbus raced out to a 28-0 lead lead by halftime en route to a 56-14 win over Jesup.
The Sailors rolled to a 35-0 halftime lead as they buried the Panthers (2-2) early.
The Sailors defense silenced the Green Devils top-two offensive threats, holding 2019 1,000-yard rusher Spencer Mooberry to just 12 yards on 5 carries, while picking off quarterback Colin Muller four times.
Columbus has produced a 15-4 record over the past two seasons and enters this fall with confidence.
Waterloo Columbus banged out 10 hits as the Sailors tripped up South Hardin, 11-6, in North Iowa Cedar League baseball action Monday at Sulentic field.