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  • 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.

  • Motivation to Mentor

    DES MOINES – Jontay Williams will play college basketball this fall thanks to a friendship fostered at a local YMCA, and his unwavering determination to play.

  • WIRED: Red, White, and Armed Forces Night

    BOONE – The Toreadors invite 300 veterans to celebrate “Armed Forces Night.

  • Cyclone Insider: Iowa State’s Groundhog Day

    AMES – It’s becoming the Cyclones groundhog day. Four times in the last 10 games Iowa State has blown a double-digit, fourth quarter lead. Some fans are shouting “we’re cursed,” but that’s not the case with THIS team.

  • Hawkeye Insider: Sears Pokes Holes in Iowa’s 2-0 Start

    IOWA CITY – One week the defense looks elite, the next, not so much. Iowa can finish non-conference play with a perfect record, but the team is far from flawless. John Sears plays the part of handyman, and helps fix the Hawks.