AMES - It's been 35 years since the Ames boys last won a state swimming title, their only title, 1982.
This year the Little Cyclones are loaded with experience and ready to end the drought.
Ames currently owns the #1 power ranking according to Quikstats, and is a favorite to contend for a championship.
Last year Ames finished 6th. The Little Cyclones have finished runner-up at state 8 times.