SAN DIEGO — Ihmir Smith-Marsette scored on a 6-yard run, a 98-yard kickoff return and a 12-yard reception — all in the second quarter — to lead No. 19 Iowa to a 49-24 victory over No. 22 Southern California in the Holiday Bowl on Friday night.
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ORLANDO, Fla. — No team coming off an appearance in the College Football Playoff semifinals begins the next season with a goal of reaching the Camping World Bowl.
SAN DIEGO — Nearly 30 years after Hayden Fry last worked a sideline in San Diego, the No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes will remember their former coach when they play No. 22 USC in the Holiday Bowl on Friday night.
Hayden Fry, the Texan who revived Iowa football and became a Hawkeye State institution over two decades as a Big Ten coach, has died. He was 90.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Amid applause and smiles, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday established this Saturday as Carson King Day, celebrating the story of a 24-year-old security guard whose hand-written sign held up on ESPN during the Iowa-Iowa State football game resulted in more than $1 milli…
CLINTON — The River Cities Tennis and Pickleball Association hosted yet another successful pickleball tournament on Sunday, aiding the growing sport and getting some athletes active despite brisk temperatures.
CLINTON — There’s been a lot of preparation and planning over the last few months at both the Plaza Bowl and Imperial Lanes, and it’s going to continue until March.
MOUNT VERNON — A school-record performance in Friday’s pentathlon at Waverly propelled Cornell senior Libby Schnoor into the NCAA Division III Track & Field Indoor Championships for the second straight year.
DES MOINES — Drake hired men’s basketball coach Niko Medved in the offseason with the hope that he could eventually lead the Bulldogs to Missouri Valley Conference titles.
AMES, Iowa — As Iowa State coach Steve Prohm watched a practice this summer with Monte Morris, the fabulous point guard he had to replace this season, he seemed to have only two options.
AMES (AP) — Asked about his future following a brutal 20-19 loss at Kansas State on Saturday, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said he and his staff are “in it for the long haul.”
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Northern Iowa focused on playing tough defense and avoiding mistakes that could give North Carolina State’s pressure defense momentum-producing turnovers.
CONWAY, S.C. — Donovan Jackson scored a career-high 26 points while Iowa State overcame its shooting struggles to beat Appalachian State 104-98 in Thursday night’s first round of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
IOWA CITY — The biggest question surrounding Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson entering 2017 was whether he could live up to the lofty standards set by his predecessors.
IOWA CITY — Iowa’s free throw woes continued Sunday, as the Hawkeyes went just 17-of-33 behind the line against Alabama State. That didn’t matter too much, though, as the Hawkeyes put on a show in their 92-58 rout of the Hornets.
DES MOINES — Sioux City East started out the fourth quarter on a 10-2 run that helped the Black Raiders defeat Bettendorf 61-53 in a Class 4A state quarterfinal on Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The historic and longtime rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals will be the subject of an exhibit at Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum starting next month.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois football coach Lovie Smith signed 10 in-state players in his 23-man recruiting class Wednesday, the most from the Land of Lincoln since 2008. For fans who have watched some of the best homegrown talent migrate to other Big Ten schools, that is a victory in itself.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former Rockridge High School standout Ethan Happ scored 14 points and led the way in No. 10 Wisconsin’s 57-43 rout over Illinois on Tuesday night.
AMES (AP) — Nathan Adrian scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 7 West Virginia overwhelmed Iowa State 85-72 on Tuesday night for its third straight men’s basketball win.
Jon and Zach recap a busy weekend of conference-championship prep wrestling, prep basketball and ponder whether Clinton QB Johnny Sullivan made the right choice in picking Northern Iowa.
Jon and Zach review the prep scoreboard from a busy Tuesday night. They also talk to Danville Commercial-News (CNHI newspaper) Sports Editor Chad Dare previewing Wednesday's Big Ten men's basketball game between Iowa and Illinois.
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