There have been plenty of people who positively influenced Brendon McNulty on his path to becoming a high school baseball coach.
All of the coaches and athletes who participated during this summer's high school baseball/softball season will likely remember the 2020 campaign as a unique one.
After a three and a half month layoff, the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union gave the go ahead for schools to open their weight rooms to athletes – bringing back some normalcy to a summer that had been anything but typical.
Iowa Falls-Alden's baseball program has not produced a postseason win since the summer of 2012, when the Cadets reached the substate final versus A-D-M Adel.
High school football practices are scheduled to begin Aug. 10, but coaches are experiencing more anxiety than anticipation due to the unknowns of playing and planning practices during a pandemic.
Benton turned its home ballpark into a pinball machine during the first inning of Wednesday's Class 3A Regional Quarterfinal versus Iowa Falls-Alden.