16 July 2019
Comets punch fourth-straight state ticket with mercy-rule win over Mohawks

Comets punch fourth-straight state ticket with mercy-rule win over Mohawks


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — With a convincing 11-1 mercy-rule beckoning win over Mason City in the Class 4A-R...
Brad Sawyer Memorial Golf Tournament turns 20

Brad Sawyer Memorial Golf Tournament turns 20


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — The transition from boys to men usually takes place well within a 20-year span. ...
15 July 2019
Comets win regular-season finale, 7-5, against Clinton

Comets win regular-season finale, 7-5, against Clinton


Press Staff Report CEDAR RAPIDS — While closing out the regular season, Charles City rallied for 4 runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and ad...
 
MMA vet Chad Vance ‘retires’ with TKO victory

MMA vet Chad Vance ‘retires’ with TKO victory


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CEDAR RAPIDS — Chad Vance capped a long mixed martial arts run with the shortest victory of his care...
14 July 2019
Comets defeat upstart Trojans 6-0, advance to regional final

Comets defeat upstart Trojans 6-0, advance to regional final


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — Even though the Waterloo East Trojans went into the postseason with a 5-35 record...
11 July 2019
Comets win what may be their last game at Louis Koenigsfeld Field

Comets win what may be their last game at Louis Koenigsfeld Field


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — Denver slugger Brock Farley got the Barry Bonds treatment by the Charles City pit...
 
10 July 2019
Comets roll past Saints 11-2

Comets roll past Saints 11-2


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com CHARLES CITY — If everything goes according to plan, the Charles City Comets are playing their fin...
09 July 2019
Charles City 11U baseball team wins USSSA state title

Charles City 11U baseball team wins USSSA state title


By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com It’s hard to argue against the mercy rule applied at the youth and high school levels in basebal...
07 July 2019
Veteran MMA fighter Chad Vance is not ready to retire just yet

Veteran MMA fighter Chad Vance is not ready to retire just yet


Charles City man will be a part of the Elite Fight League No. 6 card on Saturday in Cedar Rapids.
By John Burbridge sports@charlescitypress.com C...
 
Comets finish regular season with 1-3 road trip

Comets finish regular season with 1-3 road trip


Press Staff Report CORALVILLE — The Charles City Comets’ opponents have perhaps gotten an unfair rap this season. Some of them are competi...