Monthly Archives: July 2013

ISU History Through Trading Cards

The National Sports Collectors Convention is this weekend, so it’s only fitting to use that excuse for this blog on sports card collecting. I guess I got hooked when I was five years old, and I can only thank my … Continue reading

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Cyclones Chase Three-Peat

This August, the Iowa State women’s cross country team begins their quest for a third consecutive conference championship. Texas Tech (2008-10) is the only current Big 12 member to three-peat as conference champs. The Cyclones face a tough road ahead … Continue reading

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Spread Your Wings

I always like to ask basketball players if there is a player they model their games after. It sometimes provides an interesting look into the type of player they want to become. On July 1, just five days after his … Continue reading

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GA Loenser Adds Experience To Hoops Staff

The term “overqualified” couldn’t be more applicable to Iowa State men’s hoops graduate assistant Nate Loenser. A native of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Loenser brings an incredible amount of experience to the men’s basketball program with six seasons under his belt … Continue reading

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Cyclones In Hawaii

Iowa State men’s hoops has a distinct history in Hawaii. This year’s Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic will mark the eighth trip to Hawaii in school history for the Cyclones, who are 12-7 all-time in the nation’s 50th state. You … Continue reading

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Lichtenberg A Third Generation Cyclone Star

Iowa State senior offensive lineman Kyle Lichtenberg was introduced to Iowa State Athletics at an early age. He basically didn’t have a choice. Both of his parents went to Iowa State and excelled in athletics. His mother, Diane Doles Lichtenberg, … Continue reading

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Switching It Up

Earlier this summer I was asked by Mike Green, our director of athletics communications, to move over to the men’s basketball beat. I’ve covered the women’s basketball beat for three years after serving five years with volleyball and softball. As … Continue reading

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Cyclone Sidebar: Welcome!

As members of the Iowa State Athletics Communications staff, we have a very unique job. We have the privilege of working behind the scenes with the Cyclone coaches and student-athletes while observing them in a different and informal setting. It’s … Continue reading

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