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  • Iowa State SEZ Tour, ‘Little Brother has Grown-Up’

    AMES, Iowa – The South End Zone expansion is four days ahead of schedule. Iowa State led a media tour through the Sukup End Zone Club a project decades in the making, “You don’t change the history of the program overnight,” says ISU Athletic Director, Jamie Pollard, “this is a major, major step in putting us in position that says ‘We’ve got everything that anybody needs to win.'” The Cyclones expect sell-outs for the first two games against instate rivals […]

  • Little Dutch Set Sights on the Dome

    PELLA, Iowa – The Little Dutch don’t need a reminder of how their season ended last year. A new sign reading “2014 3A State Football Champions” now hangs from the press box. The defending champs return starting quarterback, Noah Clayberg and future Hawkeye, Austin Schulte return for their final year in the Pella huddle.

  • Royals Runaway Win in Week Zero

    COLO, Iowa – The Royals are ready for football. Colo-NESCO opened its season with a runaway 82-16 win against Clarkville. Colo’s Garrett Tiarks led the way for the 8-man squad with four touchdowns. Football Friday’s start on Channel 13 next week.

  • Deaf Little Leaguer Leads Grandview to the Midwest Regional

    DES MOINES, Iowa – On a late night summer night the sounds of cleats scrapping, bats dinging, and gloves popping still ring through Grandview Little League complex. This time of year that usually means one thing. “We’ve worked for this since they’ve been pretty much 6 years old. We always knew we had the team to fight,” says Rusty Channon. Channon and his 13 little leaguers from the East-side won the Iowa State Championship putting them four wins away from […]

  • Waukee, Dallas Center-Grimes Win State Championships

    FORT DODGE, Iowa – A team from Central Iowa has won every 4A and 5A softball championship since the Girls Union first expanded classes 12 years ago. The dominance continues. Waukee fought off a late rally by CIML rival Johnston to win its first 5A softball title 6-4. The Warrior girls also won the 5A basketball championship. Dallas Center-Grimes got a pair of two-run home runs on its way to a third straight state title over Winterset 5-2.

  • Harrison Barnes Holds Basketball Camp at Drake University

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Former Ames High School basketball star partnered with Hy-Vee to hold a youth camp at Drake University. After leading the Little Cyclones to back-to-back state championships in 2009 and 2010, Barnes is now an NBA champion. Barnes, a starting forward for Golden State, helped the Warriors cap off one of the best regular seasons in NBA history with an NBA Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in June. Channel 13 Sports’ Michael Admire spoke with Barnes on Tuesday […]

  • ‘Southsider’ Steffen Makes PGA Tour Debut

    SILVIS, Illinois — Zach Steffen stepped on the same course with stars like Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson. From Lincoln High School to Iowa State, Steffen made his dream come true this week by debuting on the PGA Tour, “I was nervous on the first hole and it didn’t go away for a while,” he said after shooting an opening round 4-over. The leader after day one is another young golfer, 22-year-old Justin Thomas is tied with Nicholas Thompson at 8-under. […]

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    ‘It Truly has been a Miracle’ Matt Shaver Released from Hospital

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Matt Shaver took a seat on the bench Tuesday night. The only visible signs of his horrific week were a sling, a few hospital bands, and a lethargic delivery in his speech. Just four days ago, Shaver was in a fight for his life. “I could barely walk and talk,” Shaver said. “To be where I’m at today is just unbelievable.” Shaver had to be resuscitated after his heart stopped during a baseball game last […]

  • Iowa State’s Picasso of Quarterbacking

    AMES, Iowa – Kyle Starcevich was born to wear Cardinal and Gold. The walk-on quarterback from Southeast Polk knew he’d go to Ames even after several injuries slowed his carer, “My dad went here. I’ve been coming to games since I was seven or eight years old.” Football has been Kyle’s passion forever, but he has another passion that will last him the rest of his life. John Sears has the story.

  • Two Days after Collapsing Matt Shaver’s Condition is Improving

    JOHNSTON, Iowa – Matt Shaver is expected to make a full recovery after collapsing during a Johnston baseball game Monday. Shaver remains in critically stable condition, but he has opened his eyes and is moving his fingers for the first time. His family released a statement today, “We now know what happened Monday night was inevitable. Unfortunately, there is no way we could have known when or why it would happen. In the coming weeks, Matt will receive an internal […]

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    Tour Jack Trice Stadium’s South End Zone Project

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State gave members of the media a tour of the new South End Zone project. Progess has really picked up over the last month. Iowa State officials say construction is 80% complete and will be for the September 5th home opener against Northern Iowa.

  • Walk Off Win! Kyle Schwarber Ends Game in Extras

    DES MOINES, Iowa – It was a good day for the newest I-Cub. Kyle Schwarber was named to Team USA’s roster in the MLB Futures game then played hero in extras. In the bottom of the 10th Schwarber put a dent in the center field wall to drive in Arismendy Alcantara which gave Iowa the 3-2 walk off win over Omaha.

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