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College football: Iowa State adds Lanning and Kempt to coaching staff

College football: Iowa State adds Lanning and Kempt to coaching staff

AMES, Iowa – Two former football players responsible for changing the culture of the Iowa State football program have joined the Cyclone staff. Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell announced…

College Football: Iowa State’s Purdy, Bailey on preseason watch lists

College Football: Iowa State’s Purdy, Bailey on preseason watch lists

AMES, Iowa – College football’s preseason watch list season is underway. Two awards announced their preseason watch lists today and a Cyclone is represented on both, as sophomore quarterback Brock…

College Football: Iowa’s Stanley named to Maxwell Award watch list

College Football: Iowa’s Stanley named to Maxwell Award watch list

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior quarterback Nate Stanley has been named to the 2019 Maxwell Award Watch List. The Maxwell Award is presented annually by the Maxwell Football…

Iowa Athletics earns top 10 rating

Iowa Athletics earns top 10 rating

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa overall athletics program ranked seventh-best nationally for 2018-19 in the Best in College Sports Award Rankings published by CBS Sports. CBS Sports tweaked…

College Basketball: Bakari Evelyn signs with Hawkeyes

College Basketball: Bakari Evelyn signs with Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced on Thursday that Bakari Evelyn has signed with the University of Iowa. Evelyn, a 6′ 2″ native…

Women’s College Basketball: Nwaigwe named Iowa’s Director of Basketball Operations

Women’s College Basketball: Nwaigwe named Iowa’s Director of Basketball Operations

IOWA CITY – Ugo Nwaigwe has been named the director of women’s basketball operations, head coach Lisa Bluder announced Tuesday. Nwaigwe joins the Hawkeyes after spending the last year as…

College Football: Four Cyclones on Preseason All-Big 12 Team

College Football: Four Cyclones on Preseason All-Big 12 Team

IRVING, Texas – Four Iowa State defensive players – JaQuan Bailey (DE), Ray Lima (DL), Greg Eisworth (S) and Marcel Spears Jr. (LB) – made the 2019 Preseason All-Big 12…

Haliburton, USA Basketball to quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 World Cup

HERAKLION, Greece – USA Basketball and Iowa State men’s basketball sophomore Tyrese Haliburton advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 World Cup with a decisive 116-66 victory over Latvia…

Donovan takes over NIACC men’s soccer program

Donovan takes over NIACC men’s soccer program

MASON CITY – Michael Donovan will take over as the head coach for the NIACC men’s soccer program. Donovan takes over for Leo Driscoll, who was NIACC’s head men’s and…

Athlon Sports names 4 Hawkeyes to Preseason All-America Team

Athlon Sports names 4 Hawkeyes to Preseason All-America Team

IOWA CITY – Four University of Iowa football student-athletes — junior defensive end A.J. Epenesa, junior wide receiver and return specialist Ihmir Smith-Marsette, junior offensive lineman Alaric Jackson, and junior…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Shayok selected by 76ers in NBA Draft

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Shayok selected by 76ers in NBA Draft

AMES – Iowa State guard Marial Shayok was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday evening in Brooklyn, New York. Horton-Tucker was selected with…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Horton-Tucker selected by Lakers in NBA Draft

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Horton-Tucker selected by Lakers in NBA Draft

AMES – Iowa State guard Talen Horton-Tucker was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday evening in Brooklyn, New York. Horton-Tucker was selected…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Haliburton named finalist for U19 World Cup Team

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Haliburton named finalist for U19 World Cup Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Iowa State sophomore Tyrese Haliburton has been named a finalist for the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup team. Haliburton is one of five finalists…

Iowa terminates Volleyball Coach Bond Shymansky

Iowa terminates Volleyball Coach Bond Shymansky

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced Wednesday the termination of head volleyball coach Bond Shymansky, for cause. The announcement was made by Gary Barta, Henry B.…

College Track & Field: Iowa State adds premier middle distance runner to roster

College Track & Field: Iowa State adds premier middle distance runner to roster

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State track and field program continued to add depth to its men’s middle distance squad with the addition of Daniel Nixon, Director of Track and…

NIACC’s Peka earns Fastpitch News all-American honor

NIACC’s Peka earns Fastpitch News all-American honor

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman pitcher Kristen Peka has been selected as a second-team NJCAA Division II all-American by Fastpitch News. Peka, a freshman from Chanhassen, Minn., was 19-10 with…

College football: Iowa adds three wide receivers

College football: Iowa adds three wide receivers

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced the addition of three wide receivers to the Hawkeye football roster. Those players are Jack Combs (6-foot-1, 188…

NIACC’s Leum earns third-team all-American honors

NIACC’s Leum earns third-team all-American honors

MASON CITY – NIACC first baseman Fox Leum has been selected as a third-team NJCAA Division II all-American becoming the 11th player in school history to earn baseball all-American honors.…

NIACC’s Sherwood earns all-American honors

NIACC’s Sherwood earns all-American honors

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore Kaci Sherwood was selected as a NFCA NJCAA Division II second-team all-American as an infielder. Sherwood was also a first-team all-NJCAA Region XI selection and…

NIACC’s Lang inks with Columbia College

NIACC’s Lang inks with Columbia College

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore guard Kyle Lang signed a national letter of intent Thursday to play basketball next season at Columbia College, a NAIA Division I school in Columbia,…

College Basketball: Iowa to play Syracuse in Big Ten/ACC Challenge; make first-ever visit to Carrier Dome

College Basketball: Iowa to play Syracuse in Big Ten/ACC Challenge; make first-ever visit to Carrier Dome

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team will challenge Syracuse on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York, as part of the 2019…

Former NIACC standout Bryce Ball drafted by Braves

Former NIACC standout Bryce Ball drafted by Braves

MASON CITY – Former NIACC standout Bryce Ball was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 24th round of the 2019 MLB Draft on Wednesday. Ball, who prepped at Newman…

Former NIACC pitcher Williamson drafted by Mariners

Former NIACC pitcher Williamson drafted by Mariners

MASON CITY – Former NIACC standout Brandon Williamson was selected by the Seattle Mariners Monday night in the second round of the 2019 MLB Draft. Williamson, a 6-foot-6 left-handed pitcher,…

NIACC softball players earn all-region honors

NIACC softball players earn all-region honors

MASON CITY – NIACC softball players Hannah Faktor and Kaci Sherwood both were selected to the NFCA NJCAA Division II all-Midwest Region first team. Faktor, a freshman who was also…

Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game extended through 2025

Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game extended through 2025

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa and Iowa State University have extended the contract that will ensure the Hawkeyes and Cyclones compete in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series…

College Basketball: Cyclones sign Penn State transfer Rasir Bolton

College Basketball: Cyclones sign Penn State transfer Rasir Bolton

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State has signed Penn State transfer Rasir Bolton (RAHJ-sheer BOWL-ton), head coach Steve Prohm announced today. “We are really excited to add Rasir to our program,”…

Carleton secures roster spot with The Sun

Carleton secures roster spot with The Sun

UNCASVILLE, CONN. – Former Iowa State women’s basketball guard Bridget Carleton secured a roster spot with the Connecticut Sun on Thursday, the team announced. Carleton was drafted 21st overall by the Sun and…

Iowa State honors two legends with award names

Iowa State honors two legends with award names

AMES – The Iowa State Athletics Department is honoring two of its legends by naming the school’s annual Male and Female Athletes of the Year in their honor. The Male…

College Football: Iowa State head coach places Lewis, Olson and Walker on scholarship

College Football: Iowa State head coach places Lewis, Olson and Walker on scholarship

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell announced that three outstanding walk-on contributors – Braxton Lewis, Collin Olson and Amechie Walker – will finish their respective careers…

College Basketball: Cyclones sign transfer Javan Johnson

College Basketball: Cyclones sign transfer Javan Johnson

AMES – Iowa State has signed Troy University transfer Javan Johnson (JAY-ven Johnson), head coach Steve Prohm announced today. Johnson, a 6-7 forward, will sit out the 2019-20 season per…

College Track & Field: Hawkeyes win B1G Championships

College Track & Field: Hawkeyes win B1G Championships

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa won the Men’s Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the fourth time in school history with 116 points on Sunday. The…

NIACC’s Barragy set to play at nationals

NIACC’s Barragy set to play at nationals

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the 13th straight season, the NIACC women’s golf team will be represented at the national tournament. Freshman Jordyn Barragy will tee it up for the…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl hardship waiver petition approved

College Basketball: Iowa’s Cordell Pemsl hardship waiver petition approved

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior forward Cordell Pemsl’s hardship waiver petition has been approved by the Big Ten Conference.  Pemsl (6-foot-8, 230 pounds) will have two years of men’s…

NIACC’s Leum selected as national Player of the Week

NIACC’s Leum selected as national Player of the Week

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore first baseman Fox Leum was selected as the NJCAA Division II baseball player of the week for the week of April 29-May 5. Leum, who was honored as…

NIACC women place fourth at regional meet

NIACC women place fourth at regional meet

COUNCIL BLUFFS – The NIACC women’s track and field team placed fourth with 77 points the NJCAA Region XI championships on Saturday and Sunday. Iowa Western was the women’s team…

NIACC’s Swart sets school high jump record

NIACC’s Swart sets school high jump record

COUNCIL BLUFFS – NIACC freshman Eric Swart set the school’s high jump record with a leap of 6 feet, 6 3/4 inches with his third place finish at the NJCAA…

No. 20 NIACC softball team opens tourney play against Iowa Lakes

No. 20 NIACC softball team opens tourney play against Iowa Lakes

CEDAR RAPIDS – The third-seeded NIACC softball team will face sixth-seeded Iowa Lakes at 4 p.m. Friday in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI-B tournament on the Kirkwood…

NIACC baseball team opens tourney against Southeastern

NIACC baseball team opens tourney against Southeastern

CLINTON – The sixth-seeded NIACC baseball team faces third-seeded Southeastern in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament at 3 p.m. on Thursday at Ashford University Field, the…

College Basketball: Cyclones sign Kansas prep Caleb Grill

College Basketball: Cyclones sign Kansas prep Caleb Grill

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball program has signed Kansas prep Caleb Grill, head coach Steve Prohm announced today. Grill, a 6-3 guard out of Maize, Kansas, joins the…

College Baseball: Iowa ranked 24th by D1Baseball.com

College Baseball: Iowa ranked 24th by D1Baseball.com

IOWA CITY – On the strength of its six straight series wins, including taking two of three games from No. 18 UC Irvine last weekend at Duane Banks Field, the…

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