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College Basketball: Cyclone MBB Big 12 schedule announced

College Basketball: Cyclone MBB Big 12 schedule announced

AMES – The Big 12 Conference has announced its men’s basketball schedule for the 2020-21 season. The schedule features a double round-robin format for the 10th consecutive season. Conference action…

College Football: Iowa drops opening game, 24-20, to Purdue

College Football: Iowa drops opening game, 24-20, to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – Iowa dropped its opening game, 24-20, to Purdue as the Big Ten finally took the field this football season. Purdue scored in the first quarter on…

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry wins ICCAC weekly award for 4th time

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry wins ICCAC weekly award for 4th time

MASON CITY – For the fourth time this season, NIACC’s Sarah Bertry has been selected as the ICCAC Division II women’s cross country athlete of the week for the week…

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC’s Kipkemboi wins pair of weekly honors

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC’s Kipkemboi wins pair of weekly honors

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman Melvin Kipkemboi has been selected as the USTFCCCA NJCAA Division II cross country men’s athlete of the week. Also Tuesday, Kipkemboi was selected as the…

College Basketball: Iowa State travels to Mississippi State for SEC/Big 12 Challenge

College Basketball: Iowa State travels to Mississippi State for SEC/Big 12 Challenge

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team will travel to Mississippi State for a Saturday, Jan. 30 SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchup, announced today by both conferences. The SEC/Big 12…

High School Boys Cross Country: Mason City competes in 4A District State Qualifying Meet, places 6th

High School Boys Cross Country: Mason City competes in 4A District State Qualifying Meet, places 6th

PLEASANT HILL, IOWA – The Mason City High School boys cross country team competed in the 4A District State Qualifying Meet on Wednesday evening and placed 6th. The meet was…

High School Girls Cross Country: Mason City competes in 4A District State Qualifying Meet, places 6th

High School Girls Cross Country: Mason City competes in 4A District State Qualifying Meet, places 6th

PLEASANT HILL, IOWA – The Mason City High School girls cross country team competed in the 4A District State Qualifying Meet on Wednesday evening and placed 6th. The meet was…

NIACC women’s cross country ranked 11th in latest poll

NIACC women’s cross country ranked 11th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s cross country team is ranked 11th in the fourth USTFCCCA NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Wednesday. NIACC was ranked sixth in the…

NIACC men’s cross country team regains No. 1 ranking

NIACC men’s cross country team regains No. 1 ranking

MASON CITY- The NIACC men’s cross country team is back on top of the national rankings. NIACC, which was third in the Oct. 7 rankings, moved past Allen County CC…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones tabbed 14th in preseason poll

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones tabbed 14th in preseason poll

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team was tabbed 14th in the Lindy’s Sports Preseason Top 25, while junior guard Ashley Joens was named a second-team All-American. The Cyclones…

High School Football: Mason City wins playoff game over Gilbert, 16-14

High School Football: Mason City wins playoff game over Gilbert, 16-14

GILBERT, IOWA – For the first time since 2002, Mason City High has won a playoff football game, beating Gilbert 16-14 Friday night in a road contest. Mason City trailed…

College Basketball: UNI picked first in MVC preseason poll; Green, Phyfe and Berhow named All-MVC

College Basketball: UNI picked first in MVC preseason poll; Green, Phyfe and Berhow named All-MVC

ST. LOUIS – The UNI men’s basketball team has been picked to finish first in the Missouri Valley Conference as voted by coaches, sports information directors, and media. The Panthers…

College Football: Iowa’s updated schedule released; includes two Friday games

College Football: Iowa’s updated schedule released; includes two Friday games

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa football team will play two Friday contests and open the season with a 2:30 p.m. (CT) contest Saturday, Oct. 24 at Purdue. The…

College Football: #24 Iowa State 31, Texas Tech 15

College Football: #24 Iowa State 31, Texas Tech 15

AMES – Iowa State won its third straight game this season, beating Texas Tech 31-15 Saturday in Jack Trice Stadium. No. 24 Iowa State (3-1, 3-0 Big 12), currently tied…

College Football: Iowa prepares for season-opening game against Purdue

College Football: Iowa prepares for season-opening game against Purdue

IOWA CITY – College football is being played and the Big Ten is preparing to finally take the field, among them the Iowa Hawkeyes, who are preparing for their first…

No. 3 NIACC men win Trent Smith Invitational

No. 3 NIACC men win Trent Smith Invitational

MASON CITY – For the second time in four seasons, the NIACC men’s cross country team has claimed the Trent Smith Invitational. No. 3 NIACC, which also won the 2017…

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry wins Trent Smith Invitational 

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry wins Trent Smith Invitational 

MASON CITY – Sarah Bertry became the first NIACC female to win the Trent Smith Invitational on Friday.  Bertry, a freshman from France, won the fourth annual invitational on the…

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC women ranked 10th in latest XC poll

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC women ranked 10th in latest XC poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s cross country team is ranked 10th in the third USTFCCCA NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Wednesday. NIACC was ranked sixth in the…

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC ranked 3rd in latest cross country poll

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC ranked 3rd in latest cross country poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s cross country team remained third in the third USTFCCCA NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday. NIACC was ranked No. 1 in the first poll…

Doherty leads NIACC men at DMACC Invite

Doherty leads NIACC men at DMACC Invite

AMES – Freshman John Doherty shot a 39-41 – 80 to lead the NIACC men’s golf team Monday at the DMACC Invitational at the Ames Golf and Country Club. NIACC…

NIACC’s Lunning ties for 7th at DMACC Invite 

NIACC’s Lunning ties for 7th at DMACC Invite 

AMES – NIACC’s Thea Lunning shot a 42-44 – 86 and tied for seventh on Monday at the DMACC Invitational at the Ames Golf and Country Club. Also for the…

College Football: Iowa State beats Oklahoma, 37-30, for first home win in series since 1960

College Football: Iowa State beats Oklahoma, 37-30, for first home win in series since 1960

AMES – The Iowa State Cyclone football tea got another big win this week, defeating the Oklahoma Sooners in a home game, 37-30, for the first time since 1960. Iowa…

UNI Athletics launches Diversity and Inclusion Page

UNI Athletics launches Diversity and Inclusion Page

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Athletics has launched a webpage designed to track all diversity and inclusion initiatives and amplify the voices of student-athletes. The site will also serve as a…

College Football: JaQuan Bailey named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week

College Football: JaQuan Bailey named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State senior defensive end JaQuan Bailey was named the Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week, announced today by the Big 12 Conference. Bailey, a native…

JUCO Golf: NIACC’s Doherty wins ICCAC men’s golf weekly honor

JUCO Golf: NIACC’s Doherty wins ICCAC men’s golf weekly honor

MASON CITY -NIACC freshman John Doherty was selected as the ICCAC Division II men’s golfer of the week for the week of Sept. 21-27. Doherty earned individual medalist honors at…

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC’s Ruiz earns ICCAC men’s XC weekly honor

JUCO Cross Country: NIACC’s Ruiz earns ICCAC men’s XC weekly honor

MASON CITY- NIACC sophomore Jorge Ruiz was selected as the ICCAC Division II male cross country athlete of the week for the week of Sept. 21-27. Ruiz claimed the individual…

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry earns weekly ICCAC XC honor

JUCO Women’s Cross Country: NIACC’s Bertry earns weekly ICCAC XC honor

MASON CITY -For the second time this season, NIACC freshman Sarah Bertry has been selected as the ICCAC Division II cross country female athlete of the week for the week…

College Football: Iowa State defeats TCU, 37-34

College Football: Iowa State defeats TCU, 37-34

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Iowa State ruined TCU’s season opener, 37-34, Saturday afternoon at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth. Iowa State running back Breece Hall ran for three…

Women’s JUCO Cross Country: No. 7 NIACC women claim Southwestern Spartan Classic 

Women’s JUCO Cross Country: No. 7 NIACC women claim Southwestern Spartan Classic 

CRESTON – The No. 7 (NJCAA Division II) NIACC women’s cross country team won the Southwestern Spartan Classic with 27 points. Indian Hills was second with 33 points. DMACC, Highland…

JUCO Cross Country: No. 3 NIACC men win Southwestern Spartan Classic 

JUCO Cross Country: No. 3 NIACC men win Southwestern Spartan Classic 

CRESTON – The No. 3 (NJCAA Division II) NIACC men’s cross country team claimed the Southwestern Spartan Classic Friday with a total of 29 points. Indian Hills was second in…

College Football: MVFC releases Eight-Game 2021 Spring Schedule

College Football: MVFC releases Eight-Game 2021 Spring Schedule

ST. LOUIS – UNI Football opens the 2021 spring football season with a home game against Illinois State on Feb. 20 at the UNI-Dome. The game is the first of eight…

Cyclones to allow thousands of fans into football game

Cyclones to allow thousands of fans into football game

AMES – Iowa State has decided to allow thousands of fans into their next football game, just weeks after Ames was in the news as a COVID-19 hotspot. In a…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Blake Hinson to miss 2020-21 season

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Blake Hinson to miss 2020-21 season

AMES – Iowa State junior Blake Hinson will miss the 2020-21 season due to a continuing medical condition. The medical condition is unrelated to COVID-19.  Hinson transferred to Iowa State…

College Basketball: UNI announces conference schedule

College Basketball: UNI announces conference schedule

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Valley Conference has released the 2020-21 men’s basketball conference schedule. The UNI Panthers are slated for 18 games of conference play from Dec. 30, 2020…

Panther Athletics signs Collegiate College Diversity Pledge

Panther Athletics signs Collegiate College Diversity Pledge

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Director of Athletics David Harris is one of 30 ADs from 18 different collegiate conferences to sign the Collegiate Coaching Diversity Pledge (CCDP). The CCDP is…

UNI’s Messerli promoted to Associate AD

UNI’s Messerli promoted to Associate AD

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Director of Athletics David Harris today announced the promotion of Ben Messerli to the title of Associate Athletics Director for Compliance. Messerli, a native of Marion,…

Doherty leads NIACC at Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament

Doherty leads NIACC at Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament

FORT DODGE – The NIACC men’s golf team placed fourth at the Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament Tuesday at the Fort Dodge Country Club. The Trojans recorded a 319 in…

NIACC tops Iowa Lakes to claim Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament

NIACC tops Iowa Lakes to claim Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament

FORT DODGE – The NIACC women’s golf team shot a 366 in its opening round of the fall season Tuesday and placed first at the Iowa Central Fall Kickoff tournament.…

BigTen football to resume starting the weekend of October 23-24

BigTen football to resume starting the weekend of October 23-24

CHICAGO – The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions…

Waldorf University men’s soccer participation postponed until Oct. 3

Waldorf University men’s soccer participation postponed until Oct. 3

FOREST CITY – As continued steps are taken to maintain a healthy environment within the Waldorf University community, the decision has been made to cancel the following men’s soccer games…

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