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  • 13 Raw: Drake President Rocks National Anthem

    His musical talent is no hidden secret, and today Drake President Dr. David Maxwell used his guitar to wow the crowd at the Knapp Center. Maxwell played his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner for the season opener of the Drake Men’s Basketball team. The musical performance was a bright spot in a lackluster season opener for the Bulldogs. Trailing the entire game, Drake fell to Bowling Green 77-58.

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    Ankeny Students Stack World Record Attempt

    ANKENY, Iowa – Students at Ankeny’s Southeast Elementary took a break from their routine P.E. class Thursday. As they were walking into the gym, they were greeted by over 300 meticulously placed cups. It was part of a worldwide attempt to break a world record in sport stacking. This is the 9th year the World Sport Stacking Association has held their Stack Up! event. Last year 555,932 students stacking cups from 35 countries worked to set the current record. This […]

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    Iowa Wild Announce New Coach

    DES MOINES, Iowa — After two wins and ten losses to start the season, the Iowa Wild announced John Torchetti will take over as head coach. The Wild made an official announcement Tuesday morning after firing head coach Kurt Kleinendorst. Kleinendorst led the Wild to a last place finish in year one. “Over the last few weeks, it became clearly evident that the team was not playing up to our expectations. We believe and Kurt agreed, that a change was […]

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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.


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