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NIACC golf preview for 2017 season

NIACC golf preview for 2017 season

By KIRK HARDCASTLE, NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – The extremely short NIACC men’s and women’s golf season is about to get underway. The NIACC women open their season…

UNI’s Ben Jacobson gets 2-year contract extension

UNI’s Ben Jacobson gets 2-year contract extension

CEDAR FALLS – University of Northern Iowa head men’s basketball coach Ben Jacobson has agreed to a two-year contract extension through March 31, 2027. “Jake is one of the premier…

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks sign former Iowa Hawkeye Jarrod Uthoff to multi-year deal

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks sign former Iowa Hawkeye Jarrod Uthoff to multi-year deal

DALLAS, TEXAS – The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed rookie forward Jarrod Uthoff to a multi-year contract. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed. Uthoff (6-9,…

TeeTee Starks to transfer from Iowa State

TeeTee Starks to transfer from Iowa State

MES, Iowa – Redshirt freshman guard TeeTee Starks is transferring from the Iowa State women’s basketball program, head coach Bill Fennelly announced Sunday. “All of us associated with Iowa State…

NIACC track teams win three events at Grand View

NIACC track teams win three events at Grand View

DES MOINES – The NIACC men’s track and field team won two events and the women’s team won one event at the season-opening Grand View Invitational on Saturday. NIACC’s Blake…

Former NIACC player Ben McCollum coaches NW Missouri State to National Title

Former NIACC player Ben McCollum coaches NW Missouri State to National Title

SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA – A former NIACC basketball player has coached his Northwest Missouri State men’s basketball team to a National Title today. The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats captured…

NIACC baseball team signs pair of players

NIACC baseball team signs pair of players

MASON CITY – The NIACC baseball team has added two more signees to the 2018 recruiting class. Signing with the Trojans are Jacob Cross, a 6-foot-6, 225-pound right-handed pitcher from…

NIACC track teams open season Saturday at Grand View

NIACC track teams open season Saturday at Grand View

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – NIACC’s Wal Khat capped off his indoor track and field season by winning the 800-meter run at the NJCAA national…

NIACC softball opens Iowa portion of schedule Thursday

NIACC softball opens Iowa portion of schedule Thursday

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC Sports Information Director MASON CITY – The NIACC softball team is scheduled to open the Iowa portion of its schedule on Thursday and third-year coach Christi…

NIACC baseball team ranked No. 17 in latest poll

NIACC baseball team ranked No. 17 in latest poll

MASON CITY – After falling out of the poll last week, the NIACC baseball team returned to the NJCAA Division II poll this week at No. 17 on Tuesday. NIACC,…

NIACC baseball 2017 team preview

NIACC baseball 2017 team preview

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – The dress rehearsal is over. The NIACC baseball team went 13-8 in its non-conference portion of its schedule that included…

Hawkeye football starts practice this week, coach Kirk Ferentz says

Hawkeye football starts practice this week, coach Kirk Ferentz says

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Football Media Conference with head coach Kirck Ferentz. Monday, March 20, 2017 Kirk Ferentz THE MODERATOR: Welcome back to football, everyone. We’ll get right…

Iowa bounced from NIT tourney by TCU, 94-92

Iowa bounced from NIT tourney by TCU, 94-92

IOWA CITY – Iowa fell to TCU 92-94 in overtime in the second round of the NIT on Sunday afternoon. Today was Iowa’s fifth overtime game of the season and…

Wrestling: Iowa’s Cory Clark wins NCAA championship; Hawkeyes place 4th

Wrestling: Iowa’s Cory Clark wins NCAA championship; Hawkeyes place 4th

ST. LOUIS – University of Iowa senior Cory Clark defeated South Dakota State’s Seth Gross, 4-3, on Saturday night to win the 133-pound title at the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships.…

Jadda Buckley plays final game for Iowa State

Jadda Buckley plays final game for Iowa State

AMES – Redshirt junior Jadda Buckley has elected to forgo her final season of eligibility at Iowa State and end her collegiate basketball career. “I would like to thank Cyclone…

Wrestling: Iowa’s Gilman, Clark, Sorensen, Brooks reach NCAA semis

Wrestling: Iowa’s Gilman, Clark, Sorensen, Brooks reach NCAA semis

ST. LOUIS – University of Iowa wrestlers Thomas Gilman, Cory Clark, Brandon Sorensen, and Sammy Brooks won quarterfinal matches Friday afternoon to advance to the semifinals of the 2017 NCAA…

Iowa football will “swarm Des Moines” on april 7

Iowa football will “swarm Des Moines” on april 7

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa football team will hold an open practice at Valley Stadium, West Des Moines, on Friday, April 7, with a youth clinic scheduled to…

Iowa State Finished at 2017 NCAA Championships

Iowa State Finished at 2017 NCAA Championships

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Iowa State wrestling team (1-12, 1-6 Big 12) was eliminated from the NCAA Championships on Friday afternoon. Redshirt senior Lelund Weatherspoon faced Wisconsin’s Tyler Christensen…

Iowa downs South Dakota in first round of NIT

Iowa downs South Dakota in first round of NIT

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes improved to 4-0 in NIT home games with a 87-75 first round win over South Dakota Wednesday night. Freshman point guard Jordan Bohannon led…

Iowa women to host NIT basketball game

Iowa women to host NIT basketball game

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team (17-13; 8-8) will host Missouri State in the first round of the 2017 WNIT inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday,…

Iowa State women selected to play in NCAA Tourney

Iowa State women selected to play in NCAA Tourney

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team has been selected to play in its 17th NCAA Tournament, and 10th appearance in the last 11 years. The ninth-seeded Cyclones will…

Six NIACC players earn all-region honors

Six NIACC players earn all-region honors

MASON CITY – Six NIACC women’s basketball players earned all-NJCAA Region XI honors, including two first-team selections in sophomore Morgan Cuffe and freshman Taylor Laabs. Freshman UU Longs and sophomore…

College Basketball: Iowa State enters NCAA Tourney as #5 seed

College Basketball: Iowa State enters NCAA Tourney as #5 seed

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team is dancing again. The Cyclones earned their school-record sixth-straight NCAA Tournament berth this evening, becoming the first Division I school in…

College basketball: Iowa a #1 seed in NIT Tourney

College basketball: Iowa a #1 seed in NIT Tourney

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball team, a No. 1 seed, will host eighth-seeded South Dakota (22-11) of the Summit League on Wednesday, March 15, at 6 p.m.…

NIACC women face No. 1 Kirkwood in regional final

NIACC women face No. 1 Kirkwood in regional final

CEDAR RAPIDS – The NIACC women’s basketball team faces No. 1 Kirkwood in the NJCAA Region XI championship game Saturday. Game time is set for 1 p.m. The winner of…

NIACC women face DMACC in regional semifinals tonight

NIACC women face DMACC in regional semifinals tonight

BOONE – The NIACC women’s basketball team faces No. 11 DMACC in the NJCAA Region XI semfinals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The NIACC women are seeking their fourth straight trip…

Wrestling: Gilman Earns Top Seed, 5 Hawkeyes Ranked in Top 5

Wrestling: Gilman Earns Top Seed, 5 Hawkeyes Ranked in Top 5

IOWA CITY – Six University of Iowa wrestlers earned tournament seeds when the NCAA selection show announced the official brackets for the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships on Wednesday. Five Hawkeyes…

NIACC women advance with narrow 56-51 win

NIACC women advance with narrow 56-51 win

MASON CITY – Survive and advance. The NIACC women’s basketball team survived a 24.6 percent shooting night from the field and topped Iowa Central 56-51 in the first round of…

Basketball: Four Hawkeyes earn All-Big Ten recognition

Basketball: Four Hawkeyes earn All-Big Ten recognition

IOWA CITY – Senior Peter Jok and sophomore Nicholas Baer highlight the University of Iowa All-Big Ten honorees, which were announced Monday evening by the Big Ten Conference. Jok was…

ISU’s Morris earns pair of All-America nods

ISU’s Morris earns pair of All-America nods

AMES – Iowa State point guard Monté Morris has earned All-America nods from the USA Today and NBCSports.com. Morris was a third-team selection by both organizations. Morris, who on Sunday…

Iowa’s Bohannon named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Iowa’s Bohannon named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, it was announced Monday by the conference office. Bohannon (6-foot, 182 pounds)…

Wrestling: Iowa third at Big Ten Championships; Brooks and Gilman win titles

Wrestling: Iowa third at Big Ten Championships; Brooks and Gilman win titles

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – University of Iowa seniors Sammy Brooks and Thomas Gilman won individual conference titles Sunday afternoon at the 2017 Big Ten Championships at Assembly Hall. Brooks defended his…

Hawkeyes beat Penn State, 90-79, for fourth-straight conference win

Hawkeyes beat Penn State, 90-79, for fourth-straight conference win

IOWA CITY – Iowa closed out the regular season with its fourth-straight conference win, a 90-79 victory over Penn State. Iowa (18-13, 10-8) held Penn State (14-17, 6-12) to just…

Active Kids Gymnastics takes 1st place team award

MASON CITY – Active Kids Gymnastics recently won the 1st place overall award in Silver Division at the 2017 Winter Wonderland Gymnastics Completion in Coralville, Iowa.  Active Kids entered two teams,…

Drake women complete first-ever perfect conference basketball season

Drake women complete first-ever perfect conference basketball season

DES MOINES, Iowa – The No. 22/22 Drake University women’s basketball team is the first-ever Missouri Valley Conference team to go undefeated in regular season conference play after its 105-89…

NIACC’s Wal Khat wins national title in 800 meters

NIACC’s Wal Khat wins national title in 800 meters

PITTSBURG, Kan. – NIACC’s Wal Khat made history Saturday afternoon. Khat became the first-ever NIACC male athlete to claim a national track and field title as won the 800-meter run…

NIACC’s Khat wins NJCAA Midwest Region indoor track award

NIACC’s Khat wins NJCAA Midwest Region indoor track award

PITTSBURG, KANSAS – NIACC’s Wal Khat has been selected as the NJCAA Midwest Region indoor track male athlete of the year. The Atlantic region winner was Kasique Oliver of Monroe…

Iowa State announces Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Iowa State announces Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Letterwinners Club announced today Iowa State’s Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2017. Seven former Cyclone stars will be inducted into the Iowa State…

So long, AP: Vikings will not exercise 2017 option on Adrian Petersen’s contract

So long, AP: Vikings will not exercise 2017 option on Adrian Petersen’s contract

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN – The Minnesota Vikings announced today the team will not exercise the 2017 option on RB Adrian Peterson’s contract. Peterson will become an unrestricted free agent on…

Cyclones’ Monte Morris Named Big 12 Player of the Week

Cyclones’ Monte Morris Named Big 12 Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior guard Monté Morris has been named Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week after helping Iowa State to a pair of wins at…

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