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  • Hawkeye Insider: Who’s to Fault for Iowa’s Recent Struggles?

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – The 3-0 start seems so long ago, and after 1-3 stretch with that lone win being against Illinois, fans are growing restless. John Sears says the problem isn’t solely on Brian Ferentz’s shoulders.

  • Cyclone Insider: Iowa State is 3-0 Since Texas, Dilly Dilly!

    AMES, Iowa – Twenty-seven days ago Iowa State was coming off its last loss. A 17-10 loss to Texas in a game where David Montgomery touched the ball nine times. Since they’ve moved into the top 25 with a computer science major at quarterback.

  • The Reason Behind J.D. Waggoner’s Celebratory Kicks

    AMES, Iowa – J.D. Waggoner takes football very seriously. Case in point, He’s the team leader in tackles for loss which is a stat Iowa State ranks 19th nationally. But it’s how he celebrates after big plays that will help shed light on what he’s really like off the field.

  • Stumbling to Start the Second Half, Hawks Lose in OT

    EVANSTON, Illinois – Iowa’s bread-and-butter running game looked spoiled and molded Saturday afternoon at Northwestern. The Hawkeyes managed only 89 rushing yards, and 10 points in the 17-10 overtime loss. Before the game, Iowa ruled out injured Josey Jewell, but the Hawkeyes defense wasn’t the issue. The offense dominated the time of possession by marching the ball 22 yards, for nearly 10 minutes in the first two drives, but came away with zero points. The next nine possessions featured three […]

  • Cyclones Win Fifth Game in Dominating Fashion

    LUBBOCK, Texas – Kyle Kempt is now 3-0 as Iowa State’s quarterback, and that’s one of the least ridiculous stats from the Cyclones 31-13 trouncing of Texas Tech. Kempt did throw his first career interception before tossing three touchdowns, and his demeanor stayed even through it all. The Cyclones defense collected three turnovers including Marcel Spears’ exclamation point pick-six. About those stats? Iowa State is 5-2 for the first time in 15 years. They now own a three game conference […]

  • Iowan Finds Purpose in Running for Names

    AVOCA, Iowa – Some days Rik Zortman runs two miles other days it’s as many at 16. The runs are calculated right down to the turns, and angles. “Whether it’s diagonal, vertical, they all mean something to somebody,” Zortman says. The pattern eventually spells out a name. Usually, it’s the name of a child cancer victim.

  • WIRED: Rider Readers

    DES MOINES – Roosevelt’s 34-6 win over Sioux City North secured the Riders first 4-win season since 2006, but winning was only part of Erik Link’s goal when he took over as head coach last fall.

  • Cyclones Soaking Up Oklahoma Win, Not Losing Sight of Bigger Picture

  • Hawkeye Insider: The Blueprint to Saving Iowa’s Season

  • Cyclone Insider: The Untold Truth of Park’s Performance

    AMES, Iowa – As the Cyclone Insider, Michael Admire investigates Iowa State football, and attempts to exonerate Jacob Park from full blame of the Cyclones offensive struggles against Texas.

  • Miscues Zap Hawkeyes against Michigan State

    EAST LANSING, Michigan – The effects of Penn State’s last second touchdown lingered full an entire week. Michigan State marched its opening drive right through Iowa’s sluggish defense, and the Hawkeyes could never find a second wind. Iowa’s offense spent most of the game with its back close to its own end-zone. When Iowa did have the ball they spent most of the day handing it back to the Spartans with two costly fumbles, and 19 total rushing yards. Michigan […]

  • WIRED: Greene County Playing for Moore

    JEFFERSON, Iowa – Six months ago Mitchell Moore stepped away from his assistant coaching job at Iowa State to rebuild a struggling rural Iowa high school program.