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  • Down 13, Maroons Win Sixth-Straight; Prairie City-Monroe Goes Undefeated

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Trailing 13-0, and likely without all-state running back, Jayson Murray, the Dowling Maroons come from behind to win their 6th-straight state championship. Prairie City-Monroe’s first undefeated, championship season ended in a dominating 28-7 victory.

  • Cyclone Fans Enter Uncharted Territory

    AUSTIN, Texas — The Cyclones five-straight conference wins is a first in program history, but there’s more waiting in Texas. Keith Murphy gets the pulse on Cyclone Nation taking over Austin.

  • TJ Hockenson’s Path to Kinnick Stadium

    CHARITON, Iowa — Long before TJ Hockenson was catching touchdowns at Kinnick Stadium he was a baseball star in southern Iowa. His sophomore season he quit baseball for good to chase his dream of playing division one football.

  • Cyclone Insider: Iowa State Continuously Bonds through Dysfunction

    DES MOINES, Iowa — To fully appreciate what is happening this Saturday at Texas we should first revisit the last time Iowa State played the Longhorns. Jacob Park threw three interceptions while wearing the bugle logo in his final game. This isn’t the only positive dysfunction that has made its way through the Cyclones locker room. The Liberty Bowl suspensions, Zeb Noland’s mid-season transfer, and many more the public will never know. Adversity that would cause weaker teams to crumble […]

  • Cyclones Feel Better Prepared for November

    AMES, Iowa — The Cyclones hope 2018 season has followed a similar pattern to last year. At least in the sense of momentum. But this year Iowa State feels it’s better positioned for a run at the Big 12 Championship.

  • Campbell: Best Story in our Program is Kyle Kempt

    AMES, Iowa — Kyle Kempt, 6th-year senior, got injured against Iowa, and ultimately lost his job to Brock Purdy, true freshman. Instead of sulking, Kempt boasts the qualities that earned him the title of team captain.

  • 16-Seed Southeast Polk Downs Top-Seed Centennial

    ANKENY, Iowa — The new RPI rankings were validated as Southeast Polk (4-5 record) upset the top-seed Centennial, 21-17.

  • Valley Fends Off Ankeny’s Upset Bid

    WEST DES MOINES – The Hawks rolled out their version of the “Philly Special” and used a huge game by wide receiver, Brody Brecht to storm out to a 14-0 lead. Valley’s Tre Fugate cut the lead in half before break, then Logan Krausman’s pick-six tied the game at 14. Brecht’s fourth quarter touchdown pushed Ankeny back in front 21-17, but Fugate’s second touchdown of the game lifts Valley over Ankeny, 24-21. Valley’s next game is at home against Dowling.

  • Catching Up with Valley’s Thunder-footed Kicker

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A twitter video of Valley kicker Tinsley Wright hitting a 67-yard field goal in practice is racking up the retweets and likes. So, it was time to catch up with Wright.

  • Tim Sindt and Mattison Plummer Win 4A Cross Country Districts

    INDIANOLA — The majority of CIML cross country teams ran in the Indianola district this afternoon at Pickard Park, and the two individual winners left no doubt. Ankeny’s Tim Sindt, the state’s top runner, won by 34 seconds while Southeast Polk’s Mattison Plummer, sophomore, cruised to a 19 second victory. In the boy’s division Dowling, Ankeny, and Southeast Polk all qualified for state, and in the girl’s division Southeast Polk, Dowling, and Roosevelt qualified in those orders.

  • WIRED: Alternate Uniforms for Pleasantville’s Biggest Fan

    PLEASANTVILLE, Iowa — For this Football Friday, Pleasantville didn’t wear its traditional black and orange. Instead, it was a pink out inspired by a woman who was Pleasantville through-and-through.

  • The Man of Many Talents and a Big Heart, Nathan Clayberg

    DES MOINES– Drake’s Nathan Clayberg seems like a guy you hope your daughter dates, or young man you want your son emulating. All-State named Clayberg to the Good Works Team for his contributions in the community, and he’s all-Pioneer League football player. His talents don’t stop there.

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