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  • State Champ Celebrates Record with a Hug for Mom

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Alex Walton has been eying a state record for as long as he can remember.  It hangs on the wall of the Muscatine senior’s home pool. After the Boys State Swimming Meet on Saturday in Marshalltown, a new name and new time will hang on that wall. The previous state record of 1:50.29 in the 200 yard Individual Medley was set back in 2003.  Walton bested that by over a second with a time of 1:49.20 Saturday […]

  • Niang Finds Rhythm, Coaches Give Praise

    AMES, Iowa – Saturday was a good day for Iowa State’s Georges Niang.  35 minutes on the court, 23 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and perhaps most important: the Cyclones 83-66 victory over TCU. The 23 Georges racked up on Saturday put him at 19th on Iowa State’s all-time scoring list. “He’s just catching a little bit of a rhythm right now,” said Fred Hoiberg.  “Hopefully he can stay in it.  We’re going to obviously need him to play a great […]

  • ESPN GameDay Takes Over Hilton Coliseum

    AMES, Iowa – You had to be living under a rock not to know that ESPN’s College GameDay was in town. Saturday morning, the GameDay experience inside Hilton Coliseum lived up to the hype. The north doors of Hilton opened right at 8 a.m., but it wasn’t the usual free-for-all to get in.  Fans were screened by ESPN officials, who wanted to make sure their signs weren’t too colorful for TV. An estimated 6,000 fans provided the cardinal and gold […]

  • Podolak and Admire Talk Taxslayer Bowl at Hawkeye Huddle

    JACKSONVILLE, Fl – Just hours away now from the Taxslayer Bowl, and Hawkeye fans in Jacksonville are geared up for the game. Iowa fans gathered in a crowded hotel ballroom for the Hawkeye Huddle Friday morning.  It was one last chance for the black and gold to congregate before today’s matchup versus Tennessee at Everbank Field in Jacksonville. Dolph and Eddie warm up the crowd at the Hawkeye Huddle. — SoundOFF (@SoundOFF13) January 2, 2015 Channel 13’s Michael Admire […]

  • Big Four Classic to Remain in Des Moines through 2017

    DES MOINES, Ia – Officials with the Big Four Classic announced Wednesday that the event will continue through 2017 at Wells Fargo Arena. The one day men’s basketball showcase, which began in 2012, features back to back games between Iowa’s four Division I NCAA basketball programs (Iowa, Iowa State, Drake, and Northern Iowa). Next year, the even takes place on Dec. 19th.  In 2016 it will be on Dec. 17, and in 2017 it will be on Dec 16th. This […]

  • ‘I wasn’t getting it’: Dejean-Jones Apologizes

    AMES, Iowa – For the first time since facing serious charges last week, Iowa State basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones met with the media Sunday night. Police were called to Bryce Dejean-Jones’ apartment complex at about 3 a.m. Thursday on a noise complaint.  When they arrived they smelled marijuana, obtained a warrant and entered the apartment. Inside they found Bryce Dejean-Jones and three or four other people along with a small amount of marijuana. Dejean-Jones was arrested and charged with hosting […]

  • Panthers Suffer First Loss of the Season in Double OT

    RICHMOND, Va – Looking to tie their best start in school history since 1963, the #23 ranked Northern Iowa men fell short Saturday night in Richmond. It took double overtime to decide, but the VCU Rams came out on top 93-87.  It’s Northern Iowa’s first loss of the season. Wes Washpun led the way for UNI with 27 points.  He fouled out in the final minutes of the game. Northern Iowa is now 9-1 on the season, and returns to […]

  • Energy Top 87ers in Home Opener

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Despite being down by as much as 25 points in the first half, the Iowa Energy came out on top in their season home opener at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday night.  The Energy topped the Delaware 87ers 102-100. Iowa debuted new uniforms and a new look.  Its all thanks to new ownership, as well as their new affiliation with the Memphis Grizzlies. It was a slow start for the Energy, who trailed 61-38 at the half.  […]

  • Cyclones Too Sharp for Razorbacks

    AMES, Iowa – An explosive start put the Cyclones up early, and they never looked back.  #20 Iowa State cruised to a 95-77 victory over the 18th ranked Arkansas Razorbacks Thursday night at Hilton Coiseum. “We knew if we could withstand a run early and take it to them, that would certainly help us all the way through the game,” Coach Fred Hoiberg said. Bryce Dejean-Jones led the night for ISU with 27 points, including an impressive dunk off of […]

  • A Cold Wait is the New ‘Normal’ for Some Cyclone Fans

    AMES, Iowa –  Its been a long, cold day for diehard fans outside Hilton Coliseum.  Since late this morning, students have lined up on the north side of the building, all for the shot at a good seat for tonight’s game. Tonight, the Cyclones face Arkansas in their first Top 25 matchup of the season as part of the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Junior Jesse McAtee was first in line.  He says he showed up around 11 a.m.  By 3:30 p.m. […]

  • Olaseni Talks About Father’s Death, Hawkeye Response

    IOWA CITY – An emotional, yet upbeat Gabe Olaseni met with reporters Saturday afternoon.  It was the first time since learning of his father’s death on Wednesday. Olaseni praised the McCafferys, the coaching staff, his teammates, and the response from Hawkeye fans on social media. “I knew before how much they loved and cared about me,” Olaseni says.  “It doesn’t take a tragedy like this to realize that you are loved.” Olaseni says he will play in the Hawks’ next […]

  • Feeley Treated Like King at Kinnick

    IOWA CITY, Ia – Earlier this week, we told you the story of 10 year old Liam Feeley.  Feeley, who is from West Des Moines, was selected to be a 2014 Kid Captain for the Hawkeyes’ game versus Nebraska. Today was finally Liam’s big day, and it did not disappoint.  “It was…awesome,” he says. Feeley high fived players on the sidelines as they warmed up for the game.  He rubbed elbows with Gary Barta, and discussed the future with Hawkeye […]