Iowa State University

Big 12-SEC challenge matchups revealed

Kentucky will travel to West Virginia and Kansas will host Texas A&M in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.<p>The field for the annual event was announced …

College Football

Did Dorsey dress up as an Iowa State fan to scout Mahomes?

The KC Star’s Sam Mellinger has a really good article out today about GM John Dorsey scouting Patrick Mahomes in person last season when Texas Tech …

Patrick Mahomes

Power rankings: Why Big 12 football will be much improved in 2017

Now that Bill’s studied every Big 12 team, here’s how he stacks them up. Also, here are some charts and stuff!<p><i>At the end of each conference</i> <i>previews</i> <i>run-through, I take a look at how I perceive the conference's balance of power heading into the season. This is in no way based on schedules, so they</i> …

College Football

Iowa State lands Nebraska transfer Jacobson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Former Nebraska forward Michael Jacobson is transferring to Iowa State.<p>Jacobson, who grew up just down the road from Ames in Waukee, Iowa, is a 6-foot-9, 240-pound power forward. He made 56 starts in two seasons with the Cornhuskers, averaging 5.3 points and 5.2 rebounds a …

College Basketball

Knicks will be working out two rival big men

The rematch will occur at the Knicks’ Tarrytown compound Wednesday.<p>In March, Iowa State forward Deonte Burton and Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan staged a …

College Basketball

Financial barriers put college out of reach for bright young minds

I don’t often agree with Rekha Basu’s columns, but her piece “Everyone suffers when college is off limits to some” [May 21] highlights the growing …

Education

Whatever You Do, Don't Let Your Snapstreak End Tonight

Bothaina Saleh has many of the typical concerns of a 25-year-old marketing manager living in Manhattan. They include her Snapstreak, which she maintains “in the same way I make sure that I brush my teeth.”<p>Other teens and millennials across America, too, are obsessively cultivating their Snapstreaks.<p>…

Lifestyle

LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

TOP STORIES<p>Glencore Makes Takeover Approach to Bunge -- 4th Update<p>Glencore PLC said Tuesday it has approached grain trader Bunge Ltd. about a merger, a deal that would make the Swiss mining giant a major player in the U.S. agriculture market.<p>In confirming the approach, Glencore said there is no …

Agriculture

'Full circle': Iowa State's Nick Voke finally makes it to the NCAA Championships

CLOSE<p>The wait is finally over — the Iowa State senior will lead the Cyclones back to the NCAA Championships this weekend in Sugar Grove, Ill.<p>Nick …

College Basketball

Chapter 5

The American Dream is the idea that anything can happen and good things might. An essential element of the American Dream is the idea that anyone can …

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Waukee native Michael Jacobson transferring to Iowa State

Michael Jacobson is coming back to Iowa.<p>The former Waukee High School and Nebraska basketball player is transferring to Iowa State, multiple sources …

College Basketball

9 creative ways to make college football so much better

Let’s put somebody in charge of this sport for once, and let’s make it somebody like this.<p>No one is in charge of college football.<p>The NCAA's in charge of some postseason stuff and making sure players don't increase their earnings, conference commissioners are in charge of making sure television …

College & University

Most painful Big 12 recruiting misses of 2017

Some recruiting misses hurt more than others, Notably, the long courtships that end in disappointment tend to sting most. To compound the pain, it’s …

College & University

Fitness: A shortcut to injury-free running

Running should be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. But somewhere along the way, it became complicated. First came the science …

Canadian News

Peterson: Matt Campbell gets muddy, stays clean to land high-level recruit

CLOSE<p>The state's No.2 high school senior this fall tells why he committed to Iowa State on Thursday, including stuff about the day city-slickers …

College & University

Iowa State sold the farm to land Creston football star Trevor Downing

The state's No.2 high school senior this fall tells why he committed to Iowa State on Thursday, including stuff about the day city-slickers Campbell …

College & University

Patching the Electric Grid

Electric grids worldwide are increasingly vulnerable to attack as new technologies like smart meters and analytical software are added to them, with …

Cybersecurity

Austin Regional: Iowa State goes low behind Nick Voke's 61, Oklahoma State wins

Leaderboard<b>TOP TEAM:</b> Oklahoma State (13-under 839)<b>TOP INDIVIDUAL:</b> Nick Voke (14-under 199)<b>ALSO ADVANCING:</b> Texas (841), Iowa State (845), Ole Miss …

College Basketball

Creston lineman Trevor Downing nears early 2018 commitment

One of Iowa’s top 2018 football prospects already thinks his recruitment has gone on long enough.<p>Creston junior Trevor Downing is expected to make a …

College & University

Iowa State golfer's historic day nets regional win, team finals berth

After the 11th hole of Wednesday’s run through the NCAA Austin Regional, Iowa State golfer Nick Voke knew he was going to have a good day, no matter …

Des Moines

Recruiting report: Lewis Central QB Max Duggan stays humble while becoming national prospect

When it comes to polish and poise, Lewis Central’s Max Duggan is what you’d expect to find in a high-profile quarterback recruit. But his humility …

College & University

Wisconsin Lands 3-Star DE Isaiah Mullens

Wisconsin just landed its 10th verbal commitment for 2018.<p>Columbus (OH) Harvest Prep three-star defensive end Isaiah Mullens committed to Wisconsin …

College & University

100 Days to Kickoff: Andrew

<b>I'Shawn Stewart (WR), Bolingbrook</b><p>Bolingbrook junior three-star ranked wide receiver I'Shawn Stewart (5-foot-11, 165 pounds) thought he would have …

College & University

Iowa State dips into Mississippi for three-star receiver C.J. Bolar

CLOSE<p>Sports reporter Chris Cuellar looks ahead at who could be the top prospects coming out of Iowa in 2018.<p>C.J. Bolar is listed as a receiver, but …

College & University

Ben Allen answers: Are we prepared to deal with diversity at ISU?

Interim President of Iowa State University Ben Allen discusses how he plans to address issues of diversity at Iowa State this fall.

Des Moines

Burgess new girls BB coach at Montezuma

Janel Burgess, a Montezuma Alum (class of 1994) and member of IGHSAU Basketball Hall of Fame, has been named the new head girl’s basketball coach at …

Des Moines

A VR Developer Created an Expansive Virtual World for Chickens

A Unique Vantage Point<p>Free-range livestock is going to the next level, thanks to a unique, if seemingly silly idea that has recently gone viral. …

Virtual Reality

Iowa State officially announces Ray Kasongo's transfer

<i>The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications.</i><p><b>AMES, Iowa –</b> Iowa State redshirt junior <b>Ray Kasongo</b> will be …

College & University

Q&A with Iowa State men's basketball coach Steve Prohm

Iowa State men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm stopped by Council Bluffs Monday for the 11th annual Cyclone Tailgate Tour. Before the event, he spoke …

College Basketball