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Iowa State’s Montgomery on Doak Walker Award Watch List

AMES, IOWA – Iowa State All-American running back David Montgomery was named to the Doak Walker Award watch list for the second-straight season, announced today by PwC SMU Athletic Forum.…

Three Cyclones named to Preseason All-Big 12 football team

Three Cyclones named to Preseason All-Big 12 football team

IRVING, Texas – The 2018 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team was announced Wednesday, and three Cyclones made the list in Brian Peavy (CB), JaQuan Bailey (DE) and David Montgomery (RB).…

Iowa tight end Fant named 1st Team All-American by Sporting News

Iowa tight end Fant named 1st Team All-American by Sporting News

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant was named a Sporting News first team All-American on Monday. This marks Fant’s second preseason All-America selection. Fant, who…

Several NIACC athletic teams, student-athletes receive NJCAA academic awards

Several NIACC athletic teams, student-athletes receive NJCAA academic awards

MASON CITY – A total of seven NIACC athletic teams from the 2017-18 academic school year have received NJCAA honorable mention honors for academic team of the year. NIACC teams…

Iowa’s Fant named 1st Team All-American by Athlon Sports

Iowa’s Fant named 1st Team All-American by Athlon Sports

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant was named to the Athlon Sports 2018 All-America team, it was announced Tuesday. Fant, who led all FBS tight…

All-American Hawkeye heavyweight wrestler Stoll accidentally shot in knee

All-American Hawkeye heavyweight wrestler Stoll accidentally shot in knee

IOWA CITY – All-American Hawkeye heavyweight wrestler Sam Stoll was accidentally shot in the knee early Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 4:37 AM, Iowa City police officers…

Prohm adds Kane to Iowa State men’s basketball coaching staff

Prohm adds Kane to Iowa State men’s basketball coaching staff

AMES – Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm has announced the hiring of Dayton assistant coach James Kane to the same position. The move reunites Prohm with Kane, who was…

University of Iowa Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class

University of Iowa Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class

IOWA CITY – The National Iowa Varsity Club and the University of Iowa Athletics Department announced Thursday that Kineke Alexander, Jared DeVries, Chris Hatcher, Sarah Lynch, Alexis Maday, Jeff McGinness, Bob…

Women’s basketball: Iowa freshman guard to miss next season with knee injury

Women’s basketball: Iowa freshman guard to miss next season with knee injury

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa women’s basketball freshman guard Kate Martin will redshirt the 2018-19 season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and lateral meniscus in her…

NIACC’s Thesing-Ritter selected to NFCA all-American team

NIACC’s Thesing-Ritter selected to NFCA all-American team

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Morgan Thesing-Ritter has been selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association NJCAA Division II all-American team. Thesing-Ritter was a second-team outfield selection. Thesing-Ritter, a sophomore…

NIACC’s Werner, Williamson earn all-district honors

NIACC’s Werner, Williamson earn all-district honors

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomores Joey Werner and Brandon Williamson were two of 12 players selected to the 2018 all-NJCAA North Plains district team. The North Plains district is made…

Iowa to face Oregon in college basketball tournament

Iowa to face Oregon in college basketball tournament

IOWA CITY – The schedule has been finalized for the men’s basketball 2018 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, which highlights Iowa, Oregon, Syracuse, and Connecticut. The Hawkeyes will challenge…

Iowa State’s Lard enrolls in Wellness Center, leaves campus for summer

Iowa State’s Lard enrolls in Wellness Center, leaves campus for summer

AMES – Iowa State men’s basketball player Cameron Lard is currently enrolled at a wellness center dedicated to helping individuals build a balanced and structured lifestyle. Coach Steve Prohm and…

NIACC’s Williamson expected to go early in MLB Draft

NIACC’s Williamson expected to go early in MLB Draft

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Brandon Williamson claims that he’s not nervous for the upcoming Major League Baseball draft. Williamson, a left-handed pitcher, is ranked No. 90 on MLB.com’s Top 200…

Iowa Wrestling team gets new strength and conditioning coach

Iowa Wrestling team gets new strength and conditioning coach

IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa student-athlete Alex Kanellis has been named strength and conditioning coach of the Hawkeye wrestling program, Iowa head coach Tom Brands announced Thursday. Kanellis…

Iowa State Football: TV/Kickoff times set for first three games

Iowa State Football: TV/Kickoff times set for first three games

AMES – The 2018 Iowa State football season is right around the corner and the ISU Athletics Department has confirmed television and kickoff times for the first three games of…

Driscoll set to lead both NIACC soccer programs

Driscoll set to lead both NIACC soccer programs

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – Last season, Leo Driscoll was in his first season as the NIACC women’s soccer coach. He took over a program…

Wigginton to return to Iowa State for Sophomore season

Wigginton to return to Iowa State for Sophomore season

AMES – Iowa State freshman guard Lindell Wigginton has removed his name from the NBA Draft and will return to school for his sophomore season, he announced today. “I’m glad…

Tyler Cook to return for Junior season as a Hawkeye

Tyler Cook to return for Junior season as a Hawkeye

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball player Tyler Cook has elected to return for his redshirt junior season. The announcement was made Wednesday by Iowa head coach Fran…

NIACC’s Thesing-Ritter, Low earn NFCA all-Midwest region honors

NIACC’s Thesing-Ritter, Low earn NFCA all-Midwest region honors

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomores Morgan Thesing-Ritter and Shelby Low both earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association NJCAA Divsion II Midwest all-region honors. Thesing-Ritter was selected to the first-team as an…

NIACC hires DeVries as associate head women’s soccer coach

NIACC hires DeVries as associate head women’s soccer coach

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MASON CITY – Hanna DeVries, who played at Waldorf University and is the head girls coach at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, has been named the associate…

NIACC’s Boerjan ties for 43rd at national tournament

NIACC’s Boerjan ties for 43rd at national tournament

FOLEY, Ala. – NIACC freshman Ben Boerjan saved his best for last. The former St. Ansgar standout shot a career-best, even par 72 (34-38) during the final round of the…

NIACC men shoot 313 at national tournament

NIACC men shoot 313 at national tournament

FOLEY, Ala. – The NIACC men’s golf team shot a tournament-best 313 at the NJCAA Division II national tournament Wednesday Glenlakes Golf Club. Heading into the Thursday’s final day of…

Iowa defensive end Anthony Nelson named a Lott IMPACT Trophy candidate

Iowa defensive end Anthony Nelson named a Lott IMPACT Trophy candidate

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior defensive end Anthony Nelson has been named one of 42 candidates for the Lott IMPACT Trophy. The announcement was made by the Pacific…

NIACC’s Boerjan shoots second-day 77

NIACC’s Boerjan shoots second-day 77

FOLEY, Ala. – The NIACC men’s golf team shot a 334 on day two of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Tuesday at the Glenlakes Golf Club. Boerjan, who prepped…

NIACC’s Boerjan shoots opening round 75 at nationals

NIACC’s Boerjan shoots opening round 75 at nationals

FOLEY, Ala. – Freshman Ben Boerjan shot a 36-39 – 75 to lead the NIACC men’s golf team on the first day at the NJCAA Division II national tournament Monday…

NIACC men’s golf team set to compete at nationals

NIACC men’s golf team set to compete at nationals

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director FOLEY, Ala. – For the first time since 2011, the NIACC men’s golf team will compete in the NJCAA Divsion II national tournament.…

NIACC’s Tusler wraps up play at national tournament

NIACC’s Tusler wraps up play at national tournament

MESA, Ariz. – NIACC’s Courtney Tusler wrapped up play at her second NJCAA Division I national golf tournament with a 55-51 – 106 Thursday at the Longbow Golf Course. Tusler…

NIACC’s Tusler fires third-round 96 at national tournament

NIACC’s Tusler fires third-round 96 at national tournament

MESA, Ariz. – NIACC’s Courtney Tusler shot a third-round 54-42 – 96 at the NJCAA Division I national golf tournament Wednesday at the Longbow Golf Course. After three rounds, Tusler…

Eight NIACC baseball players selected to all-region teams

Eight NIACC baseball players selected to all-region teams

MASON CITY – For the eighth straight season, the NIACC baseball team has landed at least one player on the all-NJCAA Region XI first-team. NIACC, which was the No. 2…

NIACC set to compete at NJCAA national track and field meet

NIACC set to compete at NJCAA national track and field meet

EL DORADO, Kan. – The NIACC men’s track and field team will compete in the NJCAA Division I meet on Thursday and Friday. The Trojans will compete in two events…

NIACC’s Tusler shoots 105 on second day at nationals

NIACC’s Tusler shoots 105 on second day at nationals

MESA, Ariz. – NIACC’s Courtney Tusler shot a second round 54-51 – 105 at the NJCAA Division I national golf tournament Tuesday at the Longbow Golf Course. After two rounds,…

NIACC’s Tusler opens nationals with a 99

NIACC’s Tusler opens nationals with a 99

MESA, Ariz. – NIACC sophomore Courtney Tusler shot a first-round 51-48 – 99 at the NJCAA Division I national golf tournament Monday at the Longbow Golf Course. NIACC coach Chris…

NIACC’s Tusler set to play in second national tournament

NIACC’s Tusler set to play in second national tournament

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC sports information director MESA, Ariz. – Last season, NIACC’s Courtney Tusler headed east to play in the national golf tournament. This season, the former Osage standout…

NIACC baseball stays alive at regional tourney

NIACC baseball stays alive at regional tourney

CLINTON – Staying alive. The NIACC baseball team stayed alive at the NJCAA Region XI tournament with a dramatic come-from-behind 7-6 victory over Iowa Central in an elimination game Saturday…

NIACC falls to Kirkwood at regionals

NIACC falls to Kirkwood at regionals

CLINTON – The NIACC baseball team dropped a 13-5 decision in eight innings to Kirkwood in the second round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament Friday afternoon at Ashford University…

NIACC’s Encarnacion earns national player of week honor

NIACC’s Encarnacion earns national player of week honor

MASON CITY – Another day, another honor for NIACC sophomore Ezequias Encarnacion. On Wednesday, the sophomore from the Domincan Republic has been selected as the NJCAA Division II national player…

NIACC’s Encarnacion earns ICCAC player of week honor

NIACC’s Encarnacion earns ICCAC player of week honor

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Ezequias Encarnacion has been selected as the ICCAC baseball player of the week for the week of April 30-May 6. Encarnacion, a second baseman, hit…

NIACC’s Morgan Thesing-Ritter named first-team all-NJCAA Region XI

NIACC’s Morgan Thesing-Ritter named first-team all-NJCAA Region XI

MASON CITY – NIACC’s Morgan Thesing-Ritter has earned first-team all-NJCAA Region XI honors as an infielder. Thesing-Ritter, a sophomore from Eau Claire, Wis., hit .451 (74 hits) with eight home…

Winless season ends Iowa State tennis coach’s job

Winless season ends Iowa State tennis coach’s job

AMES – Iowa State women’s tennis coach Armando Espinosa’s contract will not be extended ending his 11-year term with the Cyclones. Senior Associate Athletics Director Dr. Calli Sanders made the…

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