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NIACC women sit in fourth place at regional tournament

NIACC women sit in fourth place at regional tournament

ANKENY – The NIACC women’s golf team is in fourth place after the second round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament at Otter Creek Golf Course on Saturday. The Lady…

Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz interviews after Spring Game

Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz interviews after Spring Game

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Football Media Conference with Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz, Friday, April 20, 2018: KIRK FERENTZ: First of all, it was nice to put…

Former Iowa State football coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

Former Iowa State football coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

AMES – Former Iowa State head football coach Earle Bruce, who led the Cyclones to three-straight eight-win seasons and two Bowl games, passed away early Friday morning, April 20, at…

NIACC women in fourth after day one at regionals

NIACC women in fourth after day one at regionals

ANKENY – The NIACC women’s golf team shot an opening round of 361 at the NJCAA Region XI tournament Friday at the Otter Creek Golf Course. Iowa Western is in…

Former NIACC national champion Mejias wins national academic award

Former NIACC national champion Mejias wins national academic award

NORMAN, OK – Former NIACC two-time national champion Yoanse Mejias, who just completed his career at Oklahoma University, earned a national academic award on Thursday as he was named to…

NIACC women’s golfers set to play in regional tournament

NIACC women’s golfers set to play in regional tournament

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director ANKENY – Because of the inclement weather, the NIACC women’s golf team has played four competitive rounds of golf in the spring season.…

NIACC’s Chapman selected as ICCAC player of week

NIACC’s Chapman selected as ICCAC player of week

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Katie Chapman has been selected as the ICCAC softball player of the week for the week of April 9-15. Chapman, a sophomore outfielder from Cresco, was…

NIACC wins series against Kirkwood, 2-1-1

NIACC wins series against Kirkwood, 2-1-1

CEDAR RAPIDS – The NIACC baseball team won the four-game series with No. 8 Kirkwood, 2-1-1. After splittling a pair of games last Thursday, NIACC won Tuesday’s opener 8-3 behind…

Hawkeyes get financial victory, too, in Pinstripe Bowl

Hawkeyes get financial victory, too, in Pinstripe Bowl

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced Friday a surplus of $480,003 from its participation in the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl in New York. The Hawkeyes…

NIACC men’s golf team places sixth at regional preview

NIACC men’s golf team places sixth at regional preview

PANORA – The NIACC men’s golf team placed sixth at the NJCAA Region XI preview meet with a 322 at Lake Panorama Golf Course on Friday. Sophomore Josh Schaefer led…

NIACC men’s 4×100 relay team sets school record

NIACC men’s 4×100 relay team sets school record

DES MOINES – For the second time this season, the NIACC men’s 4×100-meter relay school record has been broken. NIACC’s Timothi McMaster, Prince Boduo, Kalen Eastman and Deionte Ganzy clocked…

Cyclone women sign NJCAA All-American Jade Thurmon

Cyclone women sign NJCAA All-American Jade Thurmon

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball program and head coach Bill Fennelly announced Thursday an addition to the 2018 signing class, as Jade Thurmon signed on to play…

NIACC’s Kraft signs with Western State Colorado University

NIACC’s Kraft signs with Western State Colorado University

MASON CITY – Heading into his junior cross country season in high school, John Kraft and the Mason City cross country team trained in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kraft liked what…

NIACC softball team sweeps Northeast CC

NIACC softball team sweeps Northeast CC

BOONE – The NIACC softball team pushed its winning streak to four games. NIACC swept a ICCAC doubleheader from Northeast CC on the DMACC campus. NIACC won the first game…

NIACC selects 2018-19 dance team

NIACC selects 2018-19 dance team

MASON CITY – The 2018-19 NIACC Trojan Dance team will consist of 11 members in its third season. Tryouts for the 2018-19 team were held on Saturday. Members of the…

NIACC track athletes win events

NIACC track athletes win events

MOUNT VERNON – NIACC’s Deionte Ganzy won two events at the Cornell College Invitational on Thursday. Ganzy won the 100-meter dash in a time of 11.15 seconds and also won…

Tusler leads NIACC women at DMACC Invite

Tusler leads NIACC women at DMACC Invite

ANKENY – Courtney Tusler shot a 90 to lead the NIACC women Thursday at the DMACC Invitational at the Otter Creek Golf Course. NIACC shot a team score of 376…

NIACC baseball team sweeps DMACC

NIACC baseball team sweeps DMACC

BOONE – The NIACC baseball team pushed its ICCAC winning streak to five games with a doubleheader sweep over DMACC on Thursday. NIACC won the first game 5-2 and took…

Simms steps down as NIACC women’s soccer coach

Simms steps down as NIACC women’s soccer coach

MASON CITY – Daisy Simms has stepped down as the NIACC women’s soccer coach. Simms, who was promoted to head coach in December after spending the 2017 season as an…

NIACC’s Arons selected as ICCAC player of the week

NIACC’s Arons selected as ICCAC player of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman designated hitter/first baseman Kamrin Arons was selected as the ICCAC baseball player of the week for the week of March 26-April 2. Arons, who is…

Russia officially out of Freestyle World Cup in Iowa City; Mongolia and India teams invited as replacements

IOWA CITY – USA Wrestling and the organizing committee for the Freestyle World Cup in Iowa City have received confirmation from contacts in U.S. Congress that the issues affecting the…

NIACC men’s 4×100 team sets school record

NIACC men’s 4×100 team sets school record

DUBUQUE – The NIACC men’s 4×100-meter relay team of Prince Boduo, Timothi McMaster, Kalen Eastman and Deionte Ganzy set a school record at the Loras College Easter Mid-Week meet on…

NIACC’s Hergert picks up 200th win

NIACC’s Hergert picks up 200th win

MASON CITY – NIACC baseball coach Travis Hergert picked up his 200th career win on Tuesday with an 8-5 win over Southeastern in La Crosse, Wis. The following is a…

NIACC’s Sherwood earns ICCAC player of week honor

NIACC’s Sherwood earns ICCAC player of week honor

MASON CITY – For the second time this season, a NIACC softball player has been selected as the ICCAC player of the week. NIACC freshman Kaci Sherwood earned the award…

Basketball: Iowa guard Connor McCaffery granted hardship waiver

Basketball: Iowa guard Connor McCaffery granted hardship waiver

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa freshman guard Connor McCaffery’s hardship waiver petition has been approved by the Big Ten Conference. The announcement came on Monday from the Big Ten.…

Iowa State football: Lanning, Lazard Share MVP Honors at Football Banquet

Iowa State football: Lanning, Lazard Share MVP Honors at Football Banquet

AMES – The Iowa State football team held its awards banquet Sunday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum to honor the 2017 AutoZone Liberty Bowl champions. The Cyclones finished the season at…

NIACC baseball team drops opener to Southeastern, 2-0

NIACC baseball team drops opener to Southeastern, 2-0

LA CROSSE, Wis. – The NIACC baseball team dropped a 2-0 decision to Southeastern in the first game of an ICCAC doubleheader on Monday. The second game of the twinbill…

Golf: NIACC men place 10th at Graceland Spring Invite

Golf: NIACC men place 10th at Graceland Spring Invite

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The NIACC men’s golf team placed 10th at the two-day Graceland University Spring Invitational on the Mozingo Lake Golf Course. The Trojans fired round of 344 and…

Golf: Tusler leads Lady Trojans to fifth-place finish

Golf: Tusler leads Lady Trojans to fifth-place finish

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The NIACC women’s golf team opened the season with a fifth-place finish at the Graceland University Spring Invitational on Saturday. The Lady Trojans shot a 428-412 –…

NIACC golf teams open season at Graceland Invite

NIACC golf teams open season at Graceland Invite

MARYVILLE, Mo. – NIACC sophomore Devin Koob shot a 79 during the first day of the Graceland University Spring Invitational on Friday at the Mozingo Lake Golf Course. NIACC is…

NIACC softball team splits with MCC

NIACC softball team splits with MCC

MARSHALLTOWN – The NIACC softball team split a nonconference doubleheader with Marshalltown Community College Thursday. MCC won the first game 13-5 and NIACC took the second game 16-4 in six…

NIACC golf teams open season this weekend

NIACC golf teams open season this weekend

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – Plenty of experience returns for both the NIACC men’s and women’s golf teams this season. The NIACC men’s team returns…

Iowa State athletic department to give $1 million for student financial aid

Iowa State athletic department to give $1 million for student financial aid

AMES – The Iowa State Athletics Department has committed to making a $1 million contribution to the institution’s Financial Aid Office for degree completion grants. The commitment allows the Department…

Iowa’s Ferentz holds press conference

Iowa’s Ferentz holds press conference

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s head football coach, Kirk Ferentz, held a press conference on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. University of Iowa Football Media Conference: KIRK FERENTZ: Good afternoon. Before we…

Spencer Lee to be Presented Hammer Award at UWW World Cup

Spencer Lee to be Presented Hammer Award at UWW World Cup

IOWA CITY – Amateur Wrestling News announced Monday that University of Iowa freshman Spencer Lee is the winner of the 2018 Hammer Award. The award is annually presented to the…

NCAA Tournament with former Mohawks: Mellman’s Creighton Blue Jays top Meyer’s Hawkeyes

NCAA Tournament with former Mohawks: Mellman’s Creighton Blue Jays top Meyer’s Hawkeyes

LOS ANGELES – Two former Mason City Mohawk basketball stars squared off in the NCAA women’s Division I basketball tournament Saturday as Myah Mellman’s Creighton Blue Jays defeated Mackenzie Meyer’s…

Wrestling: Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins NCAA Championship

Wrestling: Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins NCAA Championship

CLEVELAND – University of Iowa freshman Spencer Lee defeated Rutgers’ Nick Suriano, 5-1, on Saturday night to win the 125-pound title at the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships. Lee, the No.…

Stoll Wins Gorriaran Trophy at NCAA Championships

Stoll Wins Gorriaran Trophy at NCAA Championships

CLEVELAND, OHIO – University of Iowa junior Sam Stoll was awarded the Gorriaran Trophy on Saturday night at the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships. The award is presented annually to the…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes clinch third place at National Championships

Wrestling: Hawkeyes clinch third place at National Championships

CLEVELAND – The University of Iowa wrestling team won three matches in the medal rounds Saturday to clinch third place at the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships at Quicken Loans Arena.…

NCAA Wrestling Championships: Bonus points lead Iowa to the top following opening round

NCAA Wrestling Championships: Bonus points lead Iowa to the top following opening round

CLEVELAND – The University of Iowa wrestling team scored bonus points in six bouts and won nine of 10 matches to grab an early lead at the 2018 NCAA Championships…

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