Jets draft ISU’s Jeremiah George

IOWA CITY — The New York Jets selected Iowa State linebacker Jeremiah George in the fifth round of Saturday’s NFL draft.

George, who stands 5 feet, 11 inches and weighs 234 pounds, was a first-team all-Big 12 pick last season. [...]

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ISU’s Kemboi back on friendly blue oval at Drake Relays

DES MOINES — Nearly four years ago, a precocious Edward Kemboi lined up for the biggest event of his life — the 2011 NCAA Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium.

The then-17-year-old Iowa State athlete’s h [...]

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A weighty transition for Lolo Jones

DES MOINES — Bread? Loads of pasta? Chocolate cake?

Anything and everything was on the 9,000 calories-a-day menu for Lolo Jones as she muscled up to nearly 160 pounds to compete in the bobsled event in February’s Winter [...]

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Rhoads: No decisions yet on ISU quarterbacks

AMES - It’s still a three-man battle.

That was the word from Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads Tuesday with regard to his team’s crowded-at-the-top quarterback position.

“Have not cut it down yet,” Rho [...]

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Pay raise, Dejean-Jones signing make Ames a 'great situation' for Hoiberg


AMES — Iowa State men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg's been all smiles when it comes to signings lately, whether it be adding his own signature to an important document or seeing another's on a vital piece of paper.

The am [...]

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Sports photos of the week: April 6-12

Check out our top sports photos from the week of April 6-12, featuring shots from Iowa’s Des Moines spring practice, Iowa State’s spring game, high school track, RoughRiders hockey and more.

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Defenders get pressure on ISU QBs


AMES — Iowa State defensive end Mitchell Meyers has been working on his speed this spring.

So far, so fast.

The 6-4, 242-pound sophomore swept inside and outside for three “touch sacks” in the first quar [...]

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No more visits

AMES — So much for that impending Arizona State visit.

Former UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones — who planned a trip to Tempe after visiting Iowa State’s campus this weekend — announced on Twitter Sunday he pla [...]

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No worries at Iowa State


AMES — Iowa State's top playmaking wide receiver, Quenton Bundrage, failed to record a catch in Saturday's spring game.

Cause for concern? Probably not.

Bundrage, who tied a single-season school record with nine tou [...]

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Iowa State’s Nader arrested

Iowa State forward Abdel Nader has been suspended indefinitely following a late Saturday night arrest for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

A car driven by Nader was observed running a red light at Lincoln Way and Hyland Av [...]

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Cyclone offense keeps it simple during spring game

AMES — Any bells and whistles that undoubtedly lurk in Iowa State offensive coordinator Mark Mangino’s playbook stayed safely sequestered from Saturday’s annual spring game at Jack Trice Stadium.

The plan: simplicity &#x [...]

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Iowa State focusing on fundamentals during spring game

AMES — First off, they won’t keep score.

Iowa State’s football team will be hyper-focused on crisply-performed fundamentals at 2 p.m. Saturday when the spring game begins at Jack Trice Stadium.

Points be dar [...]

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ISU gives Hoiberg $600,000 raise

AMES — Iowa State University moved quickly to reward men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg for leading it to one of the best seasons in school history.

Hoiberg reached an agreement with the school this week that will incre [...]

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Cyclones working on defensive interior depth

AMES — Because of attrition around him, Iowa State nose guard Devlyn Cousin has faced what amounts to a triple team almost exclusively this spring.

The 6-1, 295-pound sophomore hadn’t won such a battle — until We [...]

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Mangino, ISU quarterbacks chase ‘consistency’

AMES — How productive could Iowa State’s long-struggling offense become under new coordinator Mark Mangino?

Let one of three quarterbacks competing for the starting job count the ways:

“As Coach Mangino says [...]

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