Ottumwa’s Young Chooses Loras

Ottumwa High basketball player Nic Young, who led the Bulldogs to their most successful season in six years, signed a letter of intent this week to play for Loras College in Dubuque. Young, who came to Ottumwa as a ...

IHCC Hoops Coach Resigns

OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College (Monday) announced the resignation of head basketball coach John Wardenburg, who was in his first year as head coach of the IHCC program. The Warriors ended the ...

Iowa Begins Spring Ball Without Rudock

University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz told reporters on Wednesday that the Hawkeyes will approach the first day of spring practice with an open mind and open competition. The open competition is ...

Ottumwa Schools to host meet and greets for athletic director finalists

The Ottumwa Community Schools will host four separate opportunities for the public to meet the finalists for the athletic director position. The current director, Tom Kopatich, will retire from Ottumwa Schools at ...

UNI Strong in Opening NCAA Win

Chalk one up for the state of Iowa. Northern Iowa put together a strong performance Friday in its first NCAA Tournament game since 2010, knocking off Wyoming 71-54.  The Panthers set a new school record for wins, ...

Tables Turned: Cyclones Stunned at NCAAs

Throughout the month of March, the Iowa State men’s basketball team perfected the art of the comeback.  Top-25 opponents? Double-digit deficits?  They were no problem for an ISU squad that overcame those ...

Indian Hills Bows Out of National Tournament

In the end, earning a first-round bye didn’t buy Indian Hills anything more than one more day for its season. The Warrior basketball team went one-and-done at the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in ...

Cyclones, Hawkeyes, Panthers Slotted in NCAA Tournament

The NCAA announced its field for the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday, a field that included Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa. UNI was the first of the three to be revealed, assigned a #5 seed ...

Big 12 Champs! Cyclones Rally Again

It’s not that there are no words to describe Iowa State’s run of comebacks that propelled the Cyclones to a Big 12 Tournament title.  It’s just that they’ve all been used, over and over. ...

Cyclones Stun Texas At Big 12 Tournament

If nothing else, the Iowa State men’s basketball team proved Thursday night that it is possible to win a game, even if you never hold a lead from the opening tip until the final buzzer. Monte Morris’ ...

Iowa Upset By Penn State in B1G Tournament

The Iowa men’s basketball team, seeded fifth in the Big Ten Tournament despite finishing in a three-way tie for 3rd place, had its sights set on a deep run this week in Chicago.  Instead, the Hawkeyes saw ...

Report Says Rudock to Leave Iowa Football

According to a report from FoxSports.com’s Bruce Feldman, 2-year Iowa football starting quarterback Jake Rudock is leaving the program. The report, which was initially posted on Twitter, said the senior-to-be ...

ISU AD Pollard Has Successful Surgery

The following is a statement issued by Iowa State University Wednesday morning: ———- Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard underwent successful open heart bypass surgery Tuesday night at ...

IHCC Hoopsters Earn All-Region Honors

(release courtesy of Indian Hills Athletics) Six Indian Hills Community College players, five of them sophomores, have been named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference All-Region 11 basketball teams. ...

Three Area Girls Hoopsters Earn All-State Nod

The Iowa Girls Coaches Association announced its 2015 All-State teams on Wednesday, and the list of honorees includes three area athletes. In Class 1A, Van Buren’s Kaitlyn Johnson earned 2nd team All-State ...

UPDATE: ISU AD Pollard Suffers Heart Attack

The following is an updated statement issued Tuesday afternoon by Iowa State University: ———- Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard will be transferred this afternoon to Des Moines ...

Indian Hills Gets #4 Seed, Bye in National Tournament

The Indian Hills basketball team found out Monday when they’ll open play in next week’s NJCAA Division I National Tournament, and the Warriors’ hopes for a top-8 seed were realized.  IHCC was ...

IHCC Hoops Heads Back to National Tournament

It certainly wasn’t easy, it wasn’t always pretty, but the Indian Hills basketball team is headed back to the NJCAA Division I National Tournament.  Gary Williams Jr. hit a three-pointer with five ...

Ottumwa’s Roane Signs With NC Missouri

Ottumwa High senior Aaron Roane became the second member of the 2015 class to sign a baseball letter of intent on Wednesday, putting his name on the dotted line to pitch for North Central Missouri Community College. ...

Hawkeyes Stay Hot, Down Indiana

A big second half sent the University of Iowa men’s basketball team to a 77-63 road victory at Indiana and win No. 20 on Tuesday night inside Assembly Hall. The Hawkeyes won for the fifth-straight time in ...

Anatomy of a Rally: Cyclones Stun OU

At halftime, the video board at Hilton Coliseum played highlights of the season.  Clips of Iowa State successes against Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma State and Texas played in front of a crowd that couldn’t have ...

ISU’s Moody Earns Big 12 Honors

Iowa State women’s basketball senior point guard Nikki Moody earned her second Big 12 Player of the Week award, the league announced Monday. The award is her fourth Big 12 weekly honor, as she was named Big ...

Iowa’s White, Logic Sweep B1G Honors

Both of this week’s Big Ten Basketball Players of the Week come from the University of Iowa. University of Iowa senior Aaron White has been named Big Ten Player of the Week. The honor is the first of ...

Bulldog Bowlers Compete at State

The Ottumwa High girls and boys bowling teams wrapped up their seasons Wednesday morning, competing in the 2015 Class 3A State Bowling Tournament in Des Moines. The Bulldog girls came up just short in their quest ...

Due to the impending snowstorm, the Region 11 playoff basketball game between Indian Hills and Marshalltown Community College scheduled for tonight has been postponed.  The game has been rescheduled for Thursday ...