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Iowa State adds Louisiana to 2020 football schedule

Iowa State adds Louisiana to 2020 football schedule

AMES – Iowa State finalized its 2020 football schedule by adding Louisiana on Sept. 12 in Jack Trice Stadium. The Big 12 announced its revised conference slate this morning and…

NIACC cross country teams open season on Sept. 5

NIACC cross country teams open season on Sept. 5

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s and women’s cross country teams will open the 2020 season on Sept. 5 at the Mount Mercy Mustang Gallop in Cedar Rapids. The Trojans’…

Iowa coaches react after 2020 football season scuttled

Iowa coaches react after 2020 football season scuttled

IOWA CITY – The Big Ten Conference has elected to scuttle all fall sports for 2020, including football, and Iowa’s coaches and administrators sounded off on the decision. Following are…

Football out for Missouri Valley Conference this season

Football out for Missouri Valley Conference this season

CEDAR FALLS – The Missouri Valley Football Conference Presidents Council has announced the league’s schools will not conduct conference competition this fall. In its unwavering commitment to providing meaningful and…

College Football: Iowa announces 2020 schedule

College Football: Iowa announces 2020 schedule

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes will play a 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule in 2020, featuring five home games in Kinnick Stadium. The entire Big Ten schedule of…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza returning to Iowa for senior season

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza returning to Iowa for senior season

IOWA CITY – Luka Garza, the 2020 National College Basketball Player of the Year by six national news outlets and Big Ten Player of the Year, announced on Sunday that…

High School Baseball: Newman falls to Don Bosco, 3-2, in 1A championship game

High School Baseball: Newman falls to Don Bosco, 3-2, in 1A championship game

DES MOINES – The Newman Knights came up just short in their quest for a fourth-straight state title, dropping a very close 1A championship game 3-2 to Don Bosco. Don…

Iowa press conference held to discuss alleged racial disparities within the football program

Iowa press conference held to discuss alleged racial disparities within the football program

IOWA CITY – Athletics Director Gary Barta and Head Coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media Thursday regarding the independent review of issues and allegations relating to racial disparities within the…

High School Baseball: Newman to play for fourth-straight state title

High School Baseball: Newman to play for fourth-straight state title

DES MOINES – Mason City Newman Catholic handed previously undefeated Remsen St.Mary’s its first loss of the season, 2-0 in 9 innings, to claim victory in a class 1A state…

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green Withdraws From 2020 NBA Draft

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green Withdraws From 2020 NBA Draft

CEDAR FALLS – UNI guard AJ Green has withdrawn his name from the 2020 NBA draft and will return to UNI for the 2020-21 season. Green, the 2020 MVC Larry…

Positive Covid-19 cases forces Iowa men’s basketball to pause workouts

Positive Covid-19 cases forces Iowa men’s basketball to pause workouts

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced today that the men’s basketball team has paused workouts for 14 days after two student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 on…

College Football: Iowa State adds Ball State to 2020 football schedule

College Football: Iowa State adds Ball State to 2020 football schedule

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State added a 12th game to its 2020 football schedule by agreeing to host Ball State Sept. 12 at MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium.…

College Football: UNI’s Smith named Preseason Player of the Year, 14 Panthers honored by Phil Steele

College Football: UNI’s Smith named Preseason Player of the Year, 14 Panthers honored by Phil Steele

CEDAR FALLS – Elerson G. Smith was recognized as the FCS National Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and 14 total Panthers were honored as part of Phil Steele’s FCS…

State Baseball: Newman Catholic defeats Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5

State Baseball: Newman Catholic defeats Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5

DES MOINES – Newman defeated Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5, today in Des Moines in the state baseball tournament class 1A quarterfinals. Newman rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the…

Vaught selected as NIACC women’s basketball coach

Vaught selected as NIACC women’s basketball coach

MASON CITY – Brad Vaught will become the new NIACC women’s basketball coach. Vaught, who was an assistant boys basketball coach at Stewartville High School in Minnesota, was hired as…

College Football: Iowa’s Smith-Marsette named to Hornung Award Watch List

College Football: Iowa’s Smith-Marsette named to Hornung Award Watch List

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2020 Paul Hornung Award, the Louisville Sports Commission announced…

Nine NIACC baseball players moving to NCAA Division I schools

Nine NIACC baseball players moving to NCAA Division I schools

MASON CITY – A total of nine NIACC baseball players will play next season at the NCAA Division I level. NIACC’s Patrick Pridgen and Tyson Tucker signed their national letters…

High School Baseball: Mason City edged by Waukee, 6-5, misses state tourney

High School Baseball: Mason City edged by Waukee, 6-5, misses state tourney

WAUKEE, IOWA – With a trip to the state tournament on the line, the Mason City High baseball team dropped a very close road game to Waukee, 6-5, Wednesday night.…

College Football: Iowa’s Duncan named to Lou Groza Award Watch List

College Football: Iowa’s Duncan named to Lou Groza Award Watch List

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior kicker Keith Duncan has been named to the 2020 Lou Groza Place-Kicker preseason Watch List, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Wednesday.…

Iowa conducts Covid-19 tests for student athletes

Iowa conducts Covid-19 tests for student athletes

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department conducted 70 COVID-19 tests for the week of July 13-19, 2020. One positive test and 69 negative tests have been received.…

Iowa State conducts Covid-19 tests for athletes

Iowa State conducts Covid-19 tests for athletes

AMES – The Iowa State Athletics Department administered an additional 230 COVID-19 tests the week of July 13 for student-athletes (183) and key personnel (47) returning to campus in the…

College Football: Iowa, Iowa State players named to Biletnikoff Award list watch

College Football: Iowa, Iowa State players named to Biletnikoff Award list watch

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – University of Iowa senior wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette has been named to the 2020 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List. Presented by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, the…

College Basketball: Iowa returns to Sioux Falls to play Oregon State

College Basketball: Iowa returns to Sioux Falls to play Oregon State

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team will return to South Dakota for a nonconference game against Oregon State on Dec. 22, 2020. The Hawkeyes and Beavers…

College Basketball: Iowa’s CJ Fredrick undergoes successful procedure

College Basketball: Iowa’s CJ Fredrick undergoes successful procedure

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa redshirt sophomore CJ Fredrick underwent successful surgery of his right foot Tuesday at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Fredrick had a screw…

College Football: Breece Hall named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

College Football: Breece Hall named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

DALLAS – Iowa State sophomore running back Breece Hall receive recognition from the Doak Walker Award this afternoon by being named to their preseason watch list. The Doak Walker Award…

College Football: Greg Eisworth named To Bednarik Award Watch List

College Football: Greg Eisworth named To Bednarik Award Watch List

AMES – Iowa State senior defensive back Greg Eisworth was named to the Bednarik Award watch list, announced today by the Maxwell Football Club. The Bednarik Award is given annually…

Iowa golf: East Team wins East-West team event

EAST MOLINE, IL – The East Team won East-West Team Event on Monday July 6, 2020 at Short Hills Country Club. Teams for East-West Team Event were comprised of 9…

UNI Athletics Department announces budget cuts

UNI Athletics Department announces budget cuts

CEDAR FALLS – In an effort to balance a budget shortfall that is expected to exceed $1 million resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Northern Iowa Department of…

Big Ten Conference announces no non-conference football games; UNI disappointed no game with Iowa this fall

Big Ten Conference announces no non-conference football games; UNI disappointed no game with Iowa this fall

CHICAGO – The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that no non-conference football games will be played and UNI reacted with disappointment that no game will be played against with Iowa…

UNI Athletics reports positive COVID tests

UNI Athletics reports positive COVID tests

CEDAR FALLS – Seven UNI student-athletes that have been involved in voluntary workouts in UNI Athletics facilities have tested positive for COVID-19. There has also been one staff member who tested…

Iowa Athletics Department slashes this year’s budget by $15 million

Iowa Athletics Department slashes this year’s budget by $15 million

IOWA CITY – As part of the University of Iowa Athletics Department plan to mitigate the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of…

College Basketball: Mississippi transfer Blake Hinson signs with Iowa State

College Basketball: Mississippi transfer Blake Hinson signs with Iowa State

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball program and head coach Steve Prohm announced Monday the signing of Mississippi transfer Blake Hinson. Hinson, a 6-7 guard/forward, has two seasons of…

College Football: Athlon Sports names 10 Hawkeyes Preseason All-Big Ten

College Football: Athlon Sports names 10 Hawkeyes Preseason All-Big Ten

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior kicker Keith Duncan, senior offensive tackle Alaric Jackson, sophomore center Tyler Linderbaum and senior wide receiver and return specialist Ihmir Smith-Marsette, all named…

College Football: Coronavirus chaos shuts down Hawkeye ticket sales

College Football: Coronavirus chaos shuts down Hawkeye ticket sales

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa announced Monday it has paused ticket sales for the 2020 football season. Only individuals who have renewed season tickets and completed per-seat contributions…

Iowa State men’s basketball team: How might the 2020/21 season look? 

Iowa State men’s basketball team: How might the 2020/21 season look? 

The Iowa State men’s basketball team is a real source of pride for anyone in the region. Throughout their excellent history, the Cyclones have won several Conference trophies and appeared…

College Football: UNI home games scheduled for 4 p.m. kickoffs

College Football: UNI home games scheduled for 4 p.m. kickoffs

CEDAR FALLS – Second-ranked UNI Football hosts one of the FCS’ most dynamic home schedules in the UNI-dome this season where the Panthers are 12-1 over the last two seasons.…

College Football: Iowa announces separation agreement with beleaguered strength coach Chris Doyle; gets two payments of $556K

College Football: Iowa announces separation agreement with beleaguered strength coach Chris Doyle; gets two payments of $556K

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa has reached a separation agreement with Executive Director of Football and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Doyle, effective June 15, 2020. Among…

Spectator guidelines for baseball and softball games for Iowa high school athletics

Spectator guidelines for baseball and softball games for Iowa high school athletics

MASON CITY – Mason City High School would like to share some COVID-19 adjustments for spectators planning on attending softball or baseball games this summer. We are asking everyone to…

Iowa Athletic Department reports positive covid-19 test

Iowa Athletic Department reports positive covid-19 test

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department has conducted 237 COVID-19 tests as part of its return to campus protocol. Testing began May 29, 2020 and includes student-athletes,…

UNI Athletics announces plan for return to voluntary workouts

UNI Athletics announces plan for return to voluntary workouts

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Athletics will begin the process of bringing student-athletes back to campus for voluntary workouts via a staggered approach beginning on June 8. UNI Athletic Training Services…

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