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Paul Rhoads adds to legacy by staying at Iowa State

Paul Rhoads adds to legacy by staying at Iowa State

by Scott Dochterman AMES — Three years into his Iowa State tenure, Paul Rhoads was named a front runner for a job opening at Pittsburgh, a football program with more…

Good signs for Timberwolves in preseason victory

Good signs for Timberwolves in preseason victory

By Jerry Zgoda MINNEAPOLIS — Sure, it’s easy to look good when you don’t miss a three-point shot, but take away the Timberwolves’ sizzling percentages and there still was plenty…

Interview with Iowa Coaches Ferentz and Parker

Interview with Iowa Coaches Ferentz and Parker

December 16,2011 COACH FERENTZ: Welcome. Glad everybody is here. Just a couple words before I turn it over to Norm. We’ve been running around recruiting. This is our last day…

Cyclone coach Rhodes inks new 10 year contract

Cyclone coach Rhodes inks new 10 year contract

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State football Coach Paul Rhoads has repeatedly said that he is proud to be a Cyclone and Friday he added an exclamation point to that sentence…

Iowa blasts Drake, 82-68

Iowa blasts Drake, 82-68

Fran McCaffery’s Iowa Hawkeyes got back on track Saturday night with a solid victory over a good Drake basketball team. “It was a focused effort,” McCaffery said. “It wasn’t perfect,…

Hawkeyes face difficult Drake

Hawkeyes face difficult Drake

IOWA CITY – It’s the last chance for the Iowa basketball team to get a win over an in-state rival. At this point, the Hawkeyes would take any victory over…

Prep Wrestling: Battle of Waterloo Results (Updated)

kjpilcher, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa LUTTRELL POOL (Pool A) First round Iowa City West 84, Vinton-Shellsburg 0 Union 46, Crestwood 32 Mason City 59, Louisa-Muscatine 18 New Hampton 60, East…

NIACC men win, 81-75 over Mesabi Range

NIACC men win, 81-75 over Mesabi Range

VIRGINIA, Minn. – NIACC’s men’s basketball team is back at a .500-record after an 81-75 win over Mesabi Range Community Technical College on Friday night. The win moved NIACC to…

NIACC women win, 58-51 over Mesabi Range

NIACC women win, 58-51 over Mesabi Range

VIRGINIA, Minn. – The NIACC women’s basketball team topped Mesabi Range Community and Technical College 58-51 on Friday night behind a career-high 31 points from Kika Greenlee (St. Louis Park,…

Canadian WR makes it 16 for the Hawkeyes

Canadian WR makes it 16 for the Hawkeyes

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Iowa picked up its third commitment this week when wide receiver Tevaun Smith announced via Twitter on Thursday night that “Just made it…

Cartwright due back against Bulldogs

Cartwright due back against Bulldogs

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa IOWA CITY – Bryce Cartwright likely will be back on the court for the Iowa basketball team on Saturday when the Hawkeyes play…

Keno Davis ‘looking forward’ to calling Saturday’s Iowa-Drake game

Keno Davis ‘looking forward’ to calling Saturday’s Iowa-Drake game

Scott Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa IOWA CITY — Keno Davis has shifted from full-time basketball coach to full-time television analyst. Davis, a former Iowa player and Drake coach,…

No quit in Clayborn

Roy Cummings, Tampa Tribune, Fla. TAMPA — Buccaneers rookie defensive end Adrian Clayborn welcomed his mother’s decision to move with him to Tampa Bay. At the same time, he applauded…

Glory days might be passing Cowboys by

By Mac Engel, McClatchy Newspapers FORT WORTH, Texas — It was not too long ago when Wade Phillips told us that this team was in the right cycle to win…

Vikings’ Allen shows his mushy side

Vikings’ Allen shows his mushy side

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — One thing about Jared Allen, he’s never lacked for confidence. So when asked earlier this week to deliver a self-analysis of his…

Bulls take exhibition opener as Butler has auspicious debut with 8 points against Pacers

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune INDIANAPOLIS — Typically, exhibitions are met with excitement by rookies and training camp bodies trying to make a team. This isn’t a typical preseason. And…

Fans returning for the Wild

By Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Wild returned home from a long, successful road trip Wednesday with the most points in the NHL. The opponent…

Iowa Prep Sports: Class 3A wrestling rankings

The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Dec. 15–Teams (Number of ranked wrestlers in parentheses) 1 Bettendorf (11) 2 SE Polk (10) 3 Iowa City West (9) 4 WDM Valley (9) 5…

Iowa notes: Bryce Cartwright likely to play, Fran on recruiting

Iowa notes: Bryce Cartwright likely to play, Fran on recruiting

Scott Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa IOWA CITY — The topic du jour around Carver-Hawkeye Arena this week concerns the health of Iowa senior point guard Bryce Cartwright. Cartwright…

Ricky Rubio gets the point for Timberwolves

Ricky Rubio gets the point for Timberwolves

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — There are point guards who are made and those who are, for the lack of a better term, born to orchestrate because…

Lions’ Suh trying to have it both ways with his fame

By Drew Sharp, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Ndamukong Suh must understand something: Nobody outside of his inner circle gives a rip about his private life and intimate thoughts. As…

Chris Paul says he’s not thinking about Lakers’ deal

Chris Paul says he’s not thinking about Lakers’ deal

By Janis Carr, The Orange County Register PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — Point guard Chris Paul was asked Thursday if he dreamed about lobbing passes to Clippers’ high-flying dunk artist Blake…

NIACC men win 84-60 over Riverland Community College

NIACC men win 84-60 over Riverland Community College

MASON CITY, Iowa – When the NIACC Trojan men played the Riverland Community College Blue Devils on November 9, the Trojans came back from 18 points down in the second…

NIACC women win 78-54 over Riverland Community College

NIACC women win 78-54 over Riverland Community College

MASON CITY, Iowa – Kika Greenlee (So., St. Louis Park, MN) recorded her fourth double-double of the season as the NIACC women’s basketball team topped Riverland Community College 78-54 on…

Melsahn Basabe: Any win vital for Iowa Hawkeyes at this point

Melsahn Basabe: Any win vital for Iowa Hawkeyes at this point

Scott Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa IOWA CITY — For Melsahn Basabe, this Saturday’s basketball game against Drake is more than about just wrapping up Iowa’s instate basketball series…

Loveable Moptop From Barcelona is making a good first impression in Minnesota

Loveable Moptop From Barcelona is making a good first impression in Minnesota

By Jim Souhan, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — If ever a Timberwolves’ draft pick was destined to disappoint, it was Ricky Rubio, the mystery wrapped in an enigma topped by…

Clippers acquire Paul in blockbuster deal

By Broderick Turner, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers pulled off the biggest trade in franchise history, acquiring New Orleans Hornets four-time All-Star point guard Chris…

Wild battles back gallantly to make a point

Wild battles back gallantly to make a point

By Michael Russo, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) ST. PAUL, Minn. — Nobody could have predicted two months ago that a Dec. 14 nationally televised showdown between the Wild and Chicago Blackhawks…

Rose Bowl High Scores 12/9, 12/11 and 12/12/ 2011

Early Bird Mixed 12/09/11 High team scratch game – K O Comsturction 772 High team scratch series – Team 8 2155 High Individual games 1. Roger Myhre 270 2. Chad…

Mohawk bowling teams beat Waukee

Mohawk bowling teams beat Waukee

The Mason City Mohawk bowling teams notched three wins out of four matches against Waukee on Monday. Evan Stalker was the high scorer of the meet, rolling a 191 and…

Hawkeye football players earn post-season honors

Hawkeye football players earn post-season honors

IOWA CITY, IOWA – – Several members of the University of Iowa football team have gained post season honors from various media outlets and websites since the conclusion of the…

Landwehr Leads Cyclone All-America Honors

Landwehr Leads Cyclone All-America Honors

AMES, Iowa – Junior setter Alison Landwehr garnered her first all-America honor Wednesday, selected to the American Volleyball Coaches Association First Team All-America. Outside hitter Carly Jenson earned a spot…

Osemele named to Sports Illustrated 1st team All-American

Osemele named to Sports Illustrated 1st team All-American

Ames, Iowa — AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior offensive tackle Kelechi Osemele got a text from former Iowa State quarterback Bret Meyer Tuesday. “It said that I had been…

Rose Bowl High Scores 12/9, 12/11 and 12/12/ 2011

Early Bird Mixed 12/09/11 High team scratch game – K O Comsturction 772 High team scratch series – Team 8 2155 High Individual games 1. Roger Myhre 270 2. Chad…

Next chapter for Tebow and Broncos? Brady and Patriots

By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Someone asked Denver Broncos coach John Fox this week how this storybook run of dramatic victories by quarterback Tim Tebow will…

Packers prove that Super Bowl teams can be built with obscure players

Packers prove that Super Bowl teams can be built with obscure players

By Mark Craig, The Philadelphia Inquirer The 13-0 Packers are giving the 2-11 Vikings more than an 11-game beatdown in the NFC North. En route to a probable second consecutive…

Bulls eagerly await Hamilton

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Speaking for the first time about Richard Hamilton, the player, Tom Thibodeau pointed to experience. “He has been a talented player in the…

Vikings mulling game plans for Ponder and Webb

Vikings mulling game plans for Ponder and Webb

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) A snapshot look at the Vikings as they prepare for Sunday’s game at Mall of America Field against the Saints. Players in the spotlight…

Rose and Thibodeau praise slimmed-down Boozer

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — When No. 1 speaks, people listen. “Booz, you see how he’s looking,” Derrick Rose said of Carlos Boozer. “He lost a lot of…

Seahawks hammer Rams, 30-13

Seahawks hammer Rams, 30-13

By Danny O’Neil, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — The Seahawks started the game by running a reverse on the opening kickoff, Leon Washington handing the ball to Doug Baldwin. They…