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    Students Talk Water Quality with Regional EPA Administrator

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A group of students at Brody Middle School spent the afternoon talking about water quality. As a part of a unit learning about the subject, they held a roundtable discussion joined by special guests Karl Brooks from the Environmental Protection Agency and Kevin Baskins from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Students researched the views and opinions of water quality issues belonging to various groups such as Des Moines Water Works, Research scientists, Iowa farmers, and […]

  • Runners Slush Through The Mud at Heartland Classic

    AMES, Iowa – Overnight rains made for a muddy, water-logged course for the 9th Annual Heartland Classic on Saturday morning.  Nearly 1,800 runners from 6 states all converged on Iowa State University’s Cross Country course.  The Cross Country meet is hosted each year by Des Moines Roosevelt High School. In the Girls Varsity race, Johnston Senior Jordyn Kleve was the top finisher.  She finished with a time of 14:21. Johnston led the field in team scoring as well, ahead of […]

  • Cyclones Shock the Hawks

    The Cyclones snag their first win, while the Hawks suffer their first loss of the season. Keith, John, and Michael bring you team coverage of Iowa State’s 20-17 win on Saturday in Iowa City.

  • Breaking Down the CyHawk Game

    Keith, John, and Michael break down Saturday’s match-up between Iowa and Iowa State.

  • Cyclones Disappoint in Loss to the Bison

    AMES, Iowa–For the first time in his career, Paul Rhoads faces real pressure as Cyclone Head Coach. Iowa State tries to avoid a 2nd straight season opening loss to an FCS team, while North Dakota State tries to make it 5 straight wins over Division 1-A programs. The Cyclones come out of the gate strong.  Two Aaron Wimberly touchdowns give the Cyclones an early 14-0 lead. But after that its all Bison, North Dakota State puts up 34 unanswered points to […]

  • ‘Fanatics’ gear up for Cyclone Football

    ANKENY, Iowa– Coming off a 3 win season, Iowa State fans are hoping for better results this year.  The worst season under Paul Rhoads certainly hasn’t affected attendance.  The first 2 games of the season are already sold out. That support was evident at Benchwarmers in Ankeny on Saturday night.  About 300 Cyclone fans donned their cardinal and gold for the 3rd Annual CycloneFanatic Football Kickoff party. We asked fans what their expectations were for the upcoming season.  Their responses […]

  • Kid Captains Receive VIP Treatment at Kinnick

    IOWA CITY, IA– A unique group of kids took the tour of a lifetime at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday morning. The 2014 Kid Captains met with players, peeked inside the famous pink visitors’ locker room, and were surprised with their own personalized locker in the Hawkeye’s locker room.  Each kid’s locker was outfitted with a helmet, jersey, and a personalized name plate.  The tour ended with all of the kids “swarming” the field, and huddling up with players at the 50 yard-line. […]

  • Hawkeyes Scrimmage on Kids Day

    IOWA CITY, Iowa– More than 12,000 fans made their way through the gates for the annual Kids Day at Kinnick.   Prior to the Hawkeye’s practice and scrimmage, players met with fans in the stands to sign some autographs. On the field, the Hawks looked a little banged up. Coach Kirk Ferentz announced that fullback Adam Cox had season ending ACL Surgery this week.  Freshman Wide Receiver Derek Willies sat out of today’s scrimmage, and Running Back Mark Weisman saw very […]

  • WATER WARS: Students Give Principal A Soaking

    Students at Studebaker Elementary School in Des Moines found a unique way to cool themselves off. They even got their principal involved. The last day at all of Des Moines’ public schools is Monday.

  • STILL STANDING: Moving Forward Without Niang

    The diagnosis of Georges Niang’s broken right foot took the wind out of Iowa State’s sails. Their 18-point second round win over NC Central felt like a loss, but if there was a stat for resiliency, Iowa State would lead the country. Nothing seems to bother this group. “It’s a tough blow obviously,” said coach Fred Hoiberg before Saturday’s practice in San Antonio, “We’ll miss him, but I can promise you this, we’ll here Georges and he’ll be out there […]

  • TEXAS TAKEOVER: Clone Fans Find Fun in San Antonio

    From The Alamo, to the Riverwalk…Iowa State fans in San Antonio found ways to pass the time while waiting for Friday night’s game.

  • WIN/LOSS: Cyclone Win In San Antonio Comes At A Cost

    The Iowa State Cyclones are through to the next round of the NCAA Tournament after they beat NC Central 93-75. All five of ISU’s starters scored double digits as they brought an end to the Eagle’s 20 game winning streak. Georges Niang led the way with 24. The Cyclones face North Carolina in the third round but will be without Niang who missed the last seven minutes with an injured foot. ISU later confirmed the sophomore broke a bone in […]


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