College and University

Shymansky has ‘lofty, but reasonable’ goals

IOWA CITY — Sometime Wednesday, players and coaches will meet goals for the University of Iowa volleyball team.

Bond Shymansky already has some in mind.

“I have some lofty goals, but they’re realistic goals, [...]

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Coe hopes to reload, not rebuild

CEDAR RAPIDS – You’ve got left tackle Lathan Bass, wide receivers Nick Lenstra and Elijah Phillips, quarterback Josh Rekers and linebacker Gaetano Tarantino. That’s it.

You want to know Coe College’s returning foo [...]

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Fennelly living the dream at Iowa State

Editor’s note: Bill Fennelly is about to enter his 20th season as women’s basketball coach at Iowa State. Nicole Greiner of the Iowa State Athletics Communications staff decided to take a look at his impact on the program. Hereȁ [...]

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B1G additions lead to richer Iowa coffers

IOWA CITY — The Big Ten’s addition of two new members is good financial news for the league’s athletics departments.

Iowa forecasts a boost of nearly $4.44 million in conference revenue to more than $30.7 million for fis [...]

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‘No separation’ between ISU quarterbacks for starting spot

AMES — In deciding who Iowa State’s starting quarterback will be this fall, offensive coordinator Mark Mangino needs one thing: his trained set of eyes.

Mangino, along with the approval of Coach Paul Rhoads, decided they [...]

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ISU secondary shows ‘flashes’ in first week of fall camp

AMES — Players in the ISU secondary have heard time and again about how young they are and their level of inexperience.

And while those things may be true, the guys that fill the Cyclones’ depth chart in the secondary, a [...]

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Panthers find depth more than just numbers

CEDAR FALLS — It’s often looked over, or forgotten, in football that depth is more than just having a lot of players at any given position.

Sure, it’s great to have six wide receivers, for instance. But can the si [...]

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Competition driving UNI quarterbacks

CEDAR FALLS — Any time a football team has more than one capable quarterback, the term “quarterback competition” is going to get thrown around.

It’s the nature of the beast, and something to which Northern [...]

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COMMUNITY: Summer basketball back in C.R.

CEDAR RAPIDS — Gyms will not fall silent in Cedar Rapids this summer thanks to the Cedar Rapids College Summer League.

The brainchild of Jason Pershing, the league is entering its third year. Teams are made of primarily local c [...]

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Joens takes to javelin throw

IOWA CITY — Be it a baseball or a javelin, throwing has always come easy to Sam Joens.

Once a star center fielder and discus thrower at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Joens attracted attention from the University of Iowa an [...]

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NCAA food deregulation carries questions for schools, Iowa

IOWA CITY — Few cases of NCAA bureaucracy were more derided than what the organization determined was a meal and a snack.

“One of the examples (NCAA President Mark Emmert) used was a snack. You’re permitted a bagel [...]

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Oregon State transfer Cooke chooses Iowa State

Former Oregon State guard Hallice Cooke — the just-announced, latest transfer to join Fred Hoiberg’s Iowa State Cyclones — could always fill it up from long range.

So much so that as a senior at New Jersey’ [...]

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“Mayor” is king at Cyclones’ C.R. stop

CEDAR RAPIDS — It was smart of Iowa State to hold its annual Cyclone Caravan stop in a hotel ballroom here this year.

The Cedar Rapids Marriott was stuffed with Cyclone fans who came for the annual visit of ISU’s coaches.

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Wartburg’s Utley couldn’t stop playing baseball

CEDAR RAPIDS — The good ones never lose it, no matter how much rust they have to knock off to find it.

D.J. Utley is one of the good ones.

The former Cedar Rapids Prairie all-stater had two years of inactivity, more or less, not [...]

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Taylor gets summer-camp invite

IOWA CITY — Theairra Taylor has been invited to summer camp with the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx.

“I went to the Nashville overseas combine and played well,” Taylor said in a release. “A few people there took not [...]

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