Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hawkeyes ‘like the feel’ of underdog role


OKLAHOMA CITY — They're the outsiders. And they're fine with it.

“We know we're coming in as the underdogs, but my te ... »

Wednesday’s storms hampered travel plans

OKLAHOMA CITY — Baylor was delayed. Notre Dame was diverted.

The first batch of severe weather in this year’s tornado se ... »

Rudock is now a ‘lost letterman’

IOWA CITY — The Iowa quarterback news had been leaked long before Wednesday’s news conference with coach Kirk Ferentz. Still, ... »

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Staebler a versatile ace for Clayton Ridge

GUTTENBERG — Remember Sara Stoakes? Jasmine Staebler recalls the name, but she wasn’t exactly sure why.

“She was ... »

Shepherd: ‘It’s just time’

Harold Shepherd still enjoyed coaching last season. But his thirst for winning had waned.

And that’s why he knew it was time to ... »

Girls track and field: Area teams to watch

Area girls’ track and field teams to watch for the 2015 season:


Coach — Tim Frake

2015 state finish ... »

Thursday, March 26, 2015
ISU’s Luna back on field

AMES — Gabe Luna knew something was wrong the moment he woke up one morning.

He was in the midst of summer workouts last June i ... »

Huge emotion swing for ISU

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fred Hoiberg was honest with his team moments after Iowa State’s loss to UAB in the NCAA tournament.

R ... »

Iowa State’s Gadson brings home NCAA title

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Kyven Gadson completed a questionnaire that asked what his hometown of Waterloo was known for more than anything els ... »

Thursday, March 26, 2015
CRAG’s Deuso wins 2 state titles


Maya Deuso of the Cedar Rapids Association of Gymnastics won two events at the Iowa State Optional to ... »

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Girls’ track and field: Area individuals to watch

Area girls’ track and field individuals to watch for the 2015 season, with last year’s state results:

JASMINE BLUE, jr., ... »

C.R. Titans re-sign Jordan Cotton

CEDAR RAPIDS — Jordan Cotton is getting another shot.

The Cedar Rapids Titans announced Wednesday the re-signing of the former ... »

Hermsen injures elbow, will miss 2015 baseball season

Minnesota Twins minor-league pitcher and former West Delaware prep B.J. Hermsen will undergo Tommy John elbow ligament ... »

USHL Notebook — Week 26

The United States Hockey League releases a notes package every week. This is the 26th week version, and it’s got ... »

Quick Slants: 10 Takeaways from Ferentz presser

1. The QB decision was clear — The QB thing really started in April, IMO. Kirk Ferentz and Greg D ... »

Poms vs. cheer

MARION — Many people see the poms team and think they are looking at the cheerleaders.

Then they see the cheerleaders and wonde ... »

Makeover in effect for Hawkeyes’ run game, backs

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s running game is undergoing a makeover this spring, from the person who coordinates the game plan to the pla ... »

Marion’s Engle completes prep hoops career, with brother cheering him on

CEDAR RAPIDS – D.J. Engle was in the front row of the bleachers Wednesday night at Johnson Hall, cheering on his younger brother, Craig, in ... »

Iowa looks to future with 4 starters, influx of newbies

SEATTLE — Before Aaron White took off his Iowa basketball jersey for the final time, the senior paused briefly and reflected about hi ... »