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    Jake Arrieta Throws a No-Hitter, Again

    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Blieve it or not, National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta was more dominant Thursday night than his Cubs offense that slugged five home runs and produced an 18-hit attack. Highlighting one of the most amazing runs in pitching history, Arrieta pitched his second career no-hitter in leading the Cubs to a 16-0 victory over the Reds under threatening skies at Great American Ball Park. “That animal was in control,” said catcher David Ross, who hugged […]

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    Pete Ruden’s Gift

    PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – Pete Ruden runs fast, and talks slow. Both make his parents proud. “Pete’s a hard worker,” his dad, Roger says, “and he’s very goal oriented.” Pete has talked with a stutter since he was a kid. That hasn’t kept him from chasing his goals of playing sports and helping others.

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    Johnny ‘Hollywood’ Case Stays Grounded in Iowa

    JEFFERSON, Iowa – Iowa’s rich tradition of wrestling laid the ground work for an even more popular sport, Mixed Martial Arts. Johnny Case wrestled for four years in high school and never made it to a state tournament. Now he’s a rising star in the UFC. Even at the top level of his sport Case is reminded where it all started when comes back to his hometown.

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    Dowling Hires Nevada’s Kristin Meyer

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Kristin Meyer was apart of Nevada’s last two girls basketball state championship wins. She played in one, and coached in the other. Now, she’s leaving to take over as the head coach at Dowling Catholic. Bob and Sharon Hanson are retiring after leading the Maroons to five state championships. Meyer coached the Cubs to back-to-back state title games winning in 2015.

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    Homecoming Queen of the Mat

    HUXLEY, IOWA – Rain washed out Rachel Watters’ chance to throw discus and shot, so she went to her soccer practice. This is the norm and one of the many reasons she was crowned homecoming queen last fall. The tiara fit nicely, and she’s a leader on the soccer field but Watters is most at home on a wrestling mat. “I love everything I do,” said Watters, “wrestling is definitely my highest priority, and it`s the thing I love the […]

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    Iowa State Football Players Relive Unpredictable Events in Life Saving Rescue

    AMES, Iowa – More than two weeks have passed and it still hasn’t hit them as three of the six Iowa State football players relived every detail of their life-saving Spring Break trip. Eight players affiliated with the Iowa State Walk-On Players Association loaded into one van with South Padre, Texas, in their sight. It was the typical Spring Break: sun, beaches, and an epic tug-of-war match. However, on their final night, 22-year-old Luisa Marie Castro drove her car into […]

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    Moves Like McKay — The Story Behind the Cyclone’s Dance Moves

    DENVER, Colorado — In just 24 hours, we’ll know if Iowa State has advanced to the Sweet 16. Regardless, Cyclone Jameel McKay has advanced as a person. His teammates say the proof is on the court and in his dance moves. If the Cyclones continue to get a focused McKay on Saturday, they’ll all be dancing. Iowa State cruised by Iona on Thursday, and now they have the chance to advance to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. The […]

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    ISU’s McKay: ‘It’s only Cinderella if we allow them to be’

    DENVER, Colorado — Iowa State cruised past Iona on Thursday, knocking them out of the NCAA Tournament 94-81. On Saturday, the Cyclones take on Little Rock, which some are calling a Cinderella game. “It’s only Cinderella if we allow them to be,” Jameel McKay said. “We’re playing them as if they’re Kansas or North Carolina.” It’s something the Cyclones can all agree on. “They have nothing to lose, so they’re going to put it all out there. So as long […]

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    Georges Niang’s Career One to Remember Ahead of Final Home Game

    AMES, Iowa — A guy like Georges Niang doesn`t come around often. For four years, he`s been the face of the Cyclones. “I don’t want to fast forward my senior year too fast because as you guys say, the real world isn’t that cool right?” Niang said prior to the season. Niang`s style is his own. The coaches praise it and players envy it. “He’s been so underappreciated and undervalued,” former Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg said. “People realize […]

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    Despite Kobey Pritchard’s Loss, He Was a Fan Favorite

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Fan-favorite Kobey Pritchard was just two wins away from his dream of becoming a state champion Friday afternoon. During the 2016 state wrestling tournament, Pritchard has been in control of his opponents from the opening whistles.  Pritchard is in the 106-pound 3A class. Pritchard was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, when he was 5-years-old and lost his leg to save his life. He brought the crowd to their feet Friday afternoon in […]

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    Dick Vitale Tells 13’s Michael Admire What He Thinks about the Hawkeyes

    BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — Legendary ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale talks to Channel 13’s Michael Admire about whether Iowa is a legitimate national title contender. No. 4 Iowa plays Indiana Thursday at 8 p.m.

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    Loss at Hilton a Disappointment for Cyclones

    The Cyclones loss to West Virginia in frustrating fashion Tuesday night. The rare Hilton-home loss disappointed Iowa State, but it’s a long season. Michael Admire caught up with the ISU men’s basketball team for their thoughts on the loss and the season.