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  • 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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    WATCH: Keith Murphy Goes One-on-One with Steve Prohm

    AMES, Iowa – Steve Prohm has been the Iowa State head coach for 16 days. Keith Murphy asks about his biggest surprises, retaining T.J. Otzelberger, and much more in a one-on-one interview.

  • Chase for 55: More ‘Free Passes’ for Lindaman

    URBANDALE, Iowa – Make that 13 walks in 4 games. Kendyl Lindaman is stuck firmly at 54 career home runs, one shy of breaking the all-time state record. Centennial beat Urbandale 9-3 in the Elite 8 Softball Classic then lost 6-1 in the championship game. Lindaman’s next chance to make history will be Monday where her ‘chase’ started, at Ankeny.

  • Kendyl Lindaman Walked SEVEN TIMES, Teammates Capitalize

    URBANDALE, Iowa – Kendyl Lindaman’s pursuit of history moves to Urbandale for the next two days. Lindaman sits on 54 career home runs which is tied for the Iowa state record. Centennial opened the Elite Eight Softball Classic with a double header on Friday and no one wanted a piece of her. Lindaman was intentionally walked seven times in two games. Her teammates made Linn-Mar and Norwalk pay by scoring 12 runs in two games. Mackenzie Larson lifted a three-run […]

  • NASCAR Drivers Take Detours Through Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s another race weekend at Iowa Speedway but today NASCAR Truck Drivers made time for some young fans. Four drivers stopped by the Boys and Girls Club of Central Iowa and another made time for patients at Children’s Mercy Hospital.

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