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College Basketball: Iowa State signs DePaul transfer Jalen Coleman-Lands

College Basketball: Iowa State signs DePaul transfer Jalen Coleman-Lands

AMES, Iowa – DePaul graduate transfer Jalen Coleman-Lands, who averaged 11.1 points last season and has made 235 career 3-pointers, has signed with Iowa State, head coach Steve Prohm announced…

NIACC’s Mendez is ICCAC female athlete of the year

NIACC’s Mendez is ICCAC female athlete of the year

MASON CITY – Another honor for NIACC’s Autam Mendez. Mendez, who is from St. Paul, Minn., put the wraps on her illustrious NIACC basketball career by being selected as the…

Iowa High school sports return June 1

Iowa High school sports return June 1

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday that summer athletic seasons may be conducted for high school baseball and softball following a two-month activities suspension due to COVID-19,…

University of Iowa Volleyball placed on probation for NCAA violations

University of Iowa Volleyball placed on probation for NCAA violations

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department acknowledges the report released today by the NCAA Committee on Infractions regarding violations committed by the UI’s volleyball program. The announcement…

2020 Virtual Cyclone Tailgate Tour set for May 20

2020 Virtual Cyclone Tailgate Tour set for May 20

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s Cyclone Tailgate Tour, powered by MidAmerican Energy, is now coming to the homes of all Cyclone fans! In order to continue this popular event during…

A look back at David Johnson’s career with the Arizona Cardinals

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4 Soccer Players From Iowa Who Have Hopes of Representing Their Country

Iowa have produced some fantastic soccer players over the years and the state continues to have representation at the national level. Here is a look at three current professional soccer…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon and Jack Nunge granted additional year of eligibility

College Basketball: Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon and Jack Nunge granted additional year of eligibility

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior guard Jordan Bohannon and sophomore forward Jack Nunge’s hardship waiver petitions have been approved by the Big Ten Conference. Freshman forward Patrick McCaffery’s…

A look back (2015): NIACC’s improbable run to regional baseball title

A look back (2015): NIACC’s improbable run to regional baseball title

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director Amazing. Improbable. Unbelievable. All of the above adjectives describe the NIACC baseball team’s run to the 2015 NJCAA Region XI tournament championship. If…

UNI coaches, AD and select staff members take voluntary pay cuts

UNI coaches, AD and select staff members take voluntary pay cuts

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Director of Athletics David Harris, head coaches, senior staff and select other staff have committed to take voluntary pay cuts through the remainder of the 2019-2020…

Waterloo man accused of killings in other states

Waterloo man accused of killings in other states

DES MOINES – A Waterloo man has been arrested this week, accused of killing in other states. On May 6, 2020, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) assisted the…

College Basketball: Cyclones add transfer Tyler Harris

College Basketball: Cyclones add transfer Tyler Harris

AMES – Iowa State has signed Memphis transfer Tyler Harris, a 5-9 junior guard from Memphis, Tennessee. “We are excited to add Tyler to our basketball family,” Prohm said. “He’s…

UNI athletics to host Virtual Rally in the Valley

UNI athletics to host Virtual Rally in the Valley

CEDAR FALLS – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Northern Iowa Athletics Department and Panther Scholarship Club has changed the format of the 12th Annual Rally in…

UNI’s Bunch and Opiola named MVC First Team Scholar Athletes

UNI’s Bunch and Opiola named MVC First Team Scholar Athletes

ST. LOUIS – UNI’s Sammey Bunch and Adara Opiola have been selected as MVC First Team Scholar Athletes as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. Twelve conference softball…

NIACC’s Dean signs with Saint Martin’s University

NIACC’s Dean signs with Saint Martin’s University

LACEY, Wash. – NIACC sophomore Chandler Dean signed a national letter of intent Tuesday to play basketball at Saint Martin’s University. Dean, a 6-foot-5 inch forward from South Jordan, Utah,…

NIACC XC, soccer teams move to NJCAA DII level

NIACC XC, soccer teams move to NJCAA DII level

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s and women’s cross country teams and men’s and women’s soccer teams will compete at the NJCAA Division II level starting in the 2020 season.…

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes set NCAA attendance record

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes set NCAA attendance record

IOWA CITY – The National Wrestling Media Association announced Friday that the University of Iowa wrestling program set an NCAA record and led the nation in average and total attendance…

Mason City High School hires John Lee as head football coach

Mason City High School hires John Lee as head football coach

MASON CITY – This weekend, it was announced that Mason City High School – set to compete against downgraded competition this season – is returning John Lee as head coach…

College Football: Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley drafted by Minnesota Vikings

College Football: Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley drafted by Minnesota Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings selected Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley in the 7th round 7 of the 2020 NFL Draft, the team announced. Stanley is 6-3, 243 lbs big-armed quarterback…

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green declares for 2020 NBA Draft

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green declares for 2020 NBA Draft

CEDAR FALLS– UNI men’s basketball guard, AJ Green, has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft. Green, sophomore out of Cedar Falls, will proceed through the draft process without an agent,…

College Football: Five Cyclones sign NFL free agent contracts

College Football: Five Cyclones sign NFL free agent contracts

AMES – Five Iowa State football players signed NFL free agent contracts after the 2020 NFL Draft ended Saturday evening. The following Cyclones will enter NFL rookie camps when practice…

NIACC’s Hardrict signs with Pittsburg State

NIACC’s Hardrict signs with Pittsburg State

PITTSBURG, Kan. — NIACC sophomore point guard Quentin Hardrict signed a national letter of intent this week with Pittsburg State University. Pittsburg State, a NCAA Division II school in the…

College Wrestling: 10 Hawkeyes earn All-America Honors

College Wrestling: 10 Hawkeyes earn All-America Honors

IOWA CITY – The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced Friday that 10 University of Iowa wrestlers have earned All-America honors for the 2020 NCAA wrestling season. Nine Hawkeyes — Spencer…

NIACC’s Hale signs with Missouri Western State

NIACC’s Hale signs with Missouri Western State

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – NIACC sophomore Kelcie Hale signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season at Missouri Western State University. Hale, a 5-foot-4 inch point guard, joins a Griffon…

NIACC’s Mendez signs with San Jose State

NIACC’s Mendez signs with San Jose State

SAN JOSE, Calif. – NIACC sophomore Autam Mendez signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to play basketball next season at San Jose State University. The NIACC transfer is joined in the…

College Basketball: UNI basketball signs Goanar Mar and Drew Daniel

College Basketball: UNI basketball signs Goanar Mar and Drew Daniel

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI men’s basketball team has signed George Mason University transfer Goanar Mar and Dowling Catholic’s Drew Daniel during the 2020 spring signing period. The newest members of…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza to test NBA process

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza to test NBA process

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior Luka Garza announced Friday that he will test the 2020 NBA Draft process while maintaining his NCAA eligibility. The 6-foot-11, 260-pound center plans…

UNI’s Sydney Eaton, from Mason City, named Missouri Valley Conference First Team Scholar Athlete

UNI’s Sydney Eaton, from Mason City, named Missouri Valley Conference First Team Scholar Athlete

ST. LOUIS – UNI’s Hannah Bermel and Sydeny Eaton have been named Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) First Team Scholar Athletes as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon. Bermel…

NIACC’s Ciochetto is NJCAA national coach of the year

NIACC’s Ciochetto is NJCAA national coach of the year

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – NIACC’s Todd Ciochetto has been selected as the NJCAA Division II women’s basketball coach of the year on Thursday. Ciochetto…

College Wrestling: Tom Brands named NWCA Coach of the Year

College Wrestling: Tom Brands named NWCA Coach of the Year

IOWA CITY – The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced Wednesday that University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands has been named 2020 NWCA National Coach of the Year. The…

NIACC basketball teams gain new league foe in Iowa Western

NIACC basketball teams gain new league foe in Iowa Western

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s and women’s basketball teams have gained a new ICCAC opponent. According to a story in the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpariel Wednesday, Iowa Western will…

College Basketball: Garza recipient of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award

College Basketball: Garza recipient of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior Luka Garza has been named the recipient of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. The announcement was made by the Naismith…

Junior College Basketball: NIACC’s Mendez, Morrow earn all-American honors

Junior College Basketball: NIACC’s Mendez, Morrow earn all-American honors

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team landed a pair of players on the 2020 NJCAA Division II all-American teams on Tuesday. Sophomore Autam Mendez was a first-team selection and freshman Sierra Morrow was…

UNI Athletics to launch Panther Chats, a new online discussion show

UNI Athletics to launch Panther Chats, a new online discussion show

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Athletics is set to launch Panther Chats, a discussion video series with head coaches and administrators. The show will launch Thursday, April 9 with Director of…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl to transfer

College Basketball: Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl to transfer

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa redshirt junior forward Cordell Pemsl announced on Friday that he has submitted his name in the NCAA transfer portal and will depart the Hawkeye basketball…

Russia sells United States of America ventilators to save citizens from COVID-19

Russia sells United States of America ventilators to save citizens from COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Valdimir Putin’s Russia has graciously stepped in to sell the United States of America ventilators to save its citizens from COVID-19. The U.S. Department of State announced…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza earns Wooden Award All-America recognition

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza earns Wooden Award All-America recognition

IOWA CITY – Junior Luka Garza became the first University of Iowa men’s basketball player to be named to the John Wooden Award All-America Team. The announcement was made on…

College Wrestling: Spencer Lee wins Dan Hodge Trophy

College Wrestling: Spencer Lee wins Dan Hodge Trophy

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior Spencer Lee has been named winner of the 2020 WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, presented annually to the nation’s most dominant college…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza named Pete Newell Big Man of the Year

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza named Pete Newell Big Man of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior center Luka Garza was named the recipient of the Pete Newell Big Man of the Year Award given to the country’s top post…

College Football: UNI adds Watson and Ganz to staff

College Football: UNI adds Watson and Ganz to staff

CEDAR FALLS  – UNI head coach Mark Farley rounded out his coaching staff for the 2020 season. Farley’ entering his 20th season as the head coach of UNI football, tabbed…

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