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NIACC’s Connell wins 1,000 at Minnesota State

NIACC’s Connell wins 1,000 at Minnesota State

MANKATO, Minn. – NIACC freshman Gavin Connell won the 1,000- meter run in a time of 2 minutes, 49.10 seconds Friday at the Minnesota State Invitational. NIACC placed fifth in…

No. 14 NIACC men win 10th straight, 86-75

No. 14 NIACC men win 10th straight, 86-75

MASON CITY – The winning streak has reached 10. The No. 14 NIACC men’s basketball team won its 10th straight game with a come-from-behind 86-75 victory over Iowa Central in…

Mendez powers No. 4 Lady Trojans, 79-62

Mendez powers No. 4 Lady Trojans, 79-62

MASON CITY – Freshman Autam Mendez scored a career-high 30 points, including eight 3-point goals, to lead No. 4 NIACC to a 79-62 victory over Iowa Central in an ICCAC…

Iowa gets conference road victory over Northwestern, 73-63

Iowa gets conference road victory over Northwestern, 73-63

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – Iowa defeated Northwestern, 73-63, Wednesday night in a Big Ten road game. Iowa has won seven of its last eight games, dating back to Dec. 6. Iowa…

NIACC wrestlers fall to Iowa Lakes, 44-5

NIACC wrestlers fall to Iowa Lakes, 44-5

ESTHERVILLE – The No. 6 Iowa Lakes wrestling team topped NIACC 44-5 in an ICCAC dual meet Wednesday night. Iowa Lakes won seven of the eight contested matches. The lone…

NIACC men ranked 14th in latest poll

NIACC men ranked 14th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team remained No. 14 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (10-2 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 14 in the Dec.…

NIACC women ranked 4th in latest poll

NIACC women ranked 4th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked fourth in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (10-3 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 10 in the preseason…

Iowa State’s All-American running back David Montgomery enters name for NFL Draft

Iowa State’s All-American running back David Montgomery enters name for NFL Draft

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State two-time All-American running back David Montgomery, who became the eighth player in school history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons this fall, decided today he will…

Cyclones sweep Player of the Week awards

Cyclones sweep Player of the Week awards

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State has swept the Big 12 weekly awards following a 2-0 start to the conference season. Marial Shayok took home Big 12 Player of the Week…

Timberwolves relieve Tom Thibodeau of his coaching duties

Timberwolves relieve Tom Thibodeau of his coaching duties

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Timberwolves announced this afternoon that they have relieved Tom Thibodeau of his duties as President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach, effective immediately. Additionally, Andy Greer…

Men’s college basketball: Iowa defeats Nebraska, 93-84

Men’s college basketball: Iowa defeats Nebraska, 93-84

IOWA CITY – Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon heated up just before halftime and poured it on in the second stanza of Iowa’s conference victory over Nebraska Sunday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.…

No. 14 NIACC men cruise to 9th straight win

No. 14 NIACC men cruise to 9th straight win

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team set a school record on Sunday. For the the first time in school history, the NIACC men’s team scored at least 100…

NIACC wrestlers crown pair of champions

NIACC wrestlers crown pair of champions

PELLA – The NIACC wrestling team crowned a pair of champions at the Central College Under Armour Invitational on Saturday. NIACC’s Tony Mendoza (12-4) won the 149-pound gold division and…

Iowa defeats No. 18 Mississippi State, 27-22, in Outback Bowl

Iowa defeats No. 18 Mississippi State, 27-22, in Outback Bowl

TAMPA, FLORIDA – Iowa (9‐4, 5‐4) defeated No. 18 Mississippi State (8‐5, 4‐4) on Tuesday, 27‐22, at Raymond James Stadium. WR Nick Easley was named Outback Bowl MVP. Iowa led…

Gov. Reynolds loses bet on Alamo Bowl after Iowa State soundly beaten by Washington State

Gov. Reynolds loses bet on Alamo Bowl after Iowa State soundly beaten by Washington State

DES MOINES – The Iowa State University Cyclone football team was soundly beaten by the Washington State University Cougars, 28-26, in the Alamo Bowl on Friday, and now Iowa Gov.…

No. 3 NIACC women place third at holiday tourney

No. 3 NIACC women place third at holiday tourney

EAST PEORIA, Ill. – The No. 3 NIACC women’s basketball team wrapped up play in the Cougar Holiday Tournament with a 88-76 victory over Parkland College in the consolation game.…

Outback Bowl press conference with Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz and Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead

Outback Bowl press conference with Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz and Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead

TAMPA BAY – Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz and Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead participated in an Outback Bowl Press Conference on Saturday, December 29, 2018: MIKE SCHULZE: Thank you all for being…

College basketball: Iowa defeats Bryant, 72-67

College basketball: Iowa defeats Bryant, 72-67

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team beat Bryant, 72-67, in a tight contest Saturday night in Iowa City. Iowa won all 11 of its non-conference games this season.…

NIACC falls to Illinois Central, 84-77

NIACC falls to Illinois Central, 84-77

PEORIA, Ill. – The No. 3 NIACC women’s basketball team dropped a 84-77 decision to No. 4 Illinois Central in the semifinals of the Cougar Holiday Tournament on Saturday. The…

NIACC women advance to tourney semifinals

NIACC women advance to tourney semifinals

EAST PEORIA, Ill. – The No. 3 NIACC women’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Illinois Central Cougar Holiday tournament with a 77-70 victory over Bryant & Stratton…

No. 3 NIACC women set to play in holiday tournament

No. 3 NIACC women set to play in holiday tournament

PEORIA, Ill. – The Illinois Central Cougar Holiday Tournament has a loaded field again this season. The annual eight-team tournament, which begins Friday, includes three teams ranked in the top…

Men’s college basketball: Iowa 110, Savannah State 64

Men’s college basketball: Iowa 110, Savannah State 64

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team easily put away Savannah State Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 110-64. Iowa made a school record with 19 3-pointers made, besting the previous…

Men’s college basketball: Iowa State 101, Eastern Illinois 53

Men’s college basketball: Iowa State 101, Eastern Illinois 53

AMES – Iowa State beat Eastern Illinois, 101 – 53, Friday night in Hilton Coliseum in Ames. Star Lindell Wigginton scored 15 points coming off the bench.  State played all…

Iowa State football signs top-35 recruiting class

Iowa State football signs top-35 recruiting class

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell has made incredible strides in recruiting since taking over the program three years ago. His Cyclone classes have ranked among…

NIACC men move up to No. 14 in latest poll

NIACC men move up to No. 14 in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team moved up to No. 14 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (9-2 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 19 in…

NIACC women remain No. 3 in latest poll

NIACC women remain No. 3 in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team remained No. 3 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (8-2 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 10 in the preseason…

Iowa defeats Western Carolina, 78-60

Iowa defeats Western Carolina, 78-60

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team beat Western Carolina, 78-60, Tuesday night in Iowa City. Junior Tyler Cook led the #21 Hawkeyes in scoring for the fifth straight…

Iowa women beat Northern Iowa, 83-57; Meyer scores 3

Iowa women beat Northern Iowa, 83-57; Meyer scores 3

IOWA CITY – The 16th-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team defeated Northern Iowa 83-57 Sunday in Iowa City with the aid of 3 points from a former Mason City Mohawk. Four…

Former Hawkeye and self-proclaimed “successful businessman” donates $500,000 gift to Iowa golf program

Former Hawkeye and self-proclaimed “successful businessman” donates $500,000 gift to Iowa golf program

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa Department of Athletics announced on Monday a $500,000 gift to the University of Iowa men’s and women’s golf programs from Iowa letterman Brad…

Wrestling: Iowa State beats Ohio, 33-6

AMES – No. 23 Iowa State (2-1, 0-0 Big 12) defeated Ohio (1-2, 0-0 MAC), 33-6 in wrestling action Sunday night in Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State won seven of nine…

History of NIACC athletics series, Part 1

History of NIACC athletics series, Part 1

This is the first in a four-part series about the history of NIACC athletics. Stories about the school’s rich, athletic tradition will also be published in January, February and March…

Haliburton Named Big 12 Newcomer Of The Week

Haliburton Named Big 12 Newcomer Of The Week

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State freshman guard Tyrese Haliburton was named the Big 12’s Newcomer of the Week, announced today by the league’s office. It marks the first Big 12…

Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell signs through 2024

Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell signs through 2024

AMES, Iowa – It was a big weekend for Iowa State football. Head coach Matt Campbell, the Big 12 Coach-of-the-Year the last two seasons, agreed to a contract extension to…

Hawkeye men down Cyclones, 98-84

Hawkeye men down Cyclones, 98-84

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team downed the Iowa State Cyclones, 98-84, Thursday night in Iowa City. Isaiah Moss posted season highs in scoring (20) and rebounds (7)…

NIACC’s Matthews earns national player of week award

NIACC’s Matthews earns national player of week award

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman forward Wendell Matthews was selected as the NJCAA Division II men’s basketball national player of the week for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2 on…

NIACC men win seventh straight, 108-70

NIACC men win seventh straight, 108-70

MASON CITY – For the fourth straight game, the NIACC men’s basketball team has reached century mark. NIACC (8-2 overall) put four players in double figures and cruised to a…

NIACC’s Matthews selected as league’s Player of the Week

NIACC’s Matthews selected as league’s Player of the Week

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman forward Wendell Matthews was selected as the ICCAC men’s basketball player of the week for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2. Matthews,, who is from…

NIACC women’s basketball team ranked No. 3 in latest poll

NIACC women’s basketball team ranked No. 3 in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked No. 3 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday. NIACC (7-2 overall) was No. 10 in the preseason poll.…

Cyclones’ Peavy, Montgomery named 1st-Team All-American by PFF

Cyclones’ Peavy, Montgomery named 1st-Team All-American by PFF

AMES – Iowa State junior running back David Montgomery and senior cornerback Brian Peavy were named First-Team All-American by Pro Football Focus this morning. Montgomery was a first-teamer by PFF…

Cyclones to face No. 12 Washington State in Valero Alamo Bowl

Cyclones to face No. 12 Washington State in Valero Alamo Bowl

AMES – The Iowa State football team (8-4, 6-3 Big 12) has qualified for a bowl game for the second-straight season and for the 14th time in school history, accepting…