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Softball - Mar 25, 2015

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Kirkwood pitcher Nicky Simpson had a simple plan Sunday in cold, blustery conditions at the ballpark. Throw strikes, get quick outs, get back in the dugout, reach for the hand-warmers, climb into a warm jacket. "I think that was part of everyone's mentality that you had in the back of your head," she said. "Keep getting outs so you could get back in the dugout." The plan worked perfectly.

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Baseball - Mar 22, 2015

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Nick Drahozal had modest success as a baseball player at Xavier High school, but it was nothing special and not enough to have college recruiters knocking on his door. He actually did a little better in wrestling, finishing as high as fifth at the state tournament for the Saints. In fact, he figured wrestling might be his best bet in college.

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Women's Basketball - Mar 22, 2015

METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- OVERLAND PARK, KS-- Cassidy Clark (SO/Coal Valley, IL ) scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Saturday afternoon as Kirkwood topped Monroe College of New York, 77-71, to finish fifth at the NJCAA Division II national tournament in Overland Park, Kan. The Eagles compiled a 3-1 record at the tournament and finished the season with a 31-6 record. This is the 12th time in school history that Kirkwood has won 30 or more games in a season.