Monthly Archives: October 2014

Koree Willer: Chasing Records

Iowa State soccer’s Koree Willer’s breakout freshman and sophomore years means a lot of changes for the Iowa State record book. Here’s where Willer stands right now: Single season records Tied 8th- in points in a season (21) in 2014 … Continue reading

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Hoop Bits (10-23-14)

Cooke To Undergo Surgery Iowa State sophomore Hallice Cooke will head to New York City for a surgery that will repair cartilage tears in both hips. Cooke, who is sitting out the 2014-15 season after transferring to ISU from Oregon … Continue reading

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Mia McAleer: Overcoming Adversity

Adversity in athletics. Every athlete deals with it. Some more than others. In unique situations, certain athletes are dealt with the adversity of a serious injury that can alter their career in sports. Often injuries can end a career because … Continue reading

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Kickin’ It ISU Style

It really is no secret that Cole Netten inspired me to pen this blog. In case you haven’t noticed yet, Iowa State’s placekicking fortunes have made a dramatic turn with the leg of Netten. The sophomore is kicking his way … Continue reading

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REIGNing From Three

“Good! Another Wellmark 3-pointer!” For fans of the Iowa State women’s basketball program, the trademark call of play-by-play man Rich Fellingham has become synonymous with ISU’s style of play under head coach Bill Fennelly. The Cyclones are not afraid to … Continue reading

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An Informal Wrestling Preview

Official practices are underway, preseason rankings are coming out and the buzz surrounding the upcoming collegiate wrestling season continues to rise. With the Cyclones set to open the season Nov. 1, here’s a look at what’s ahead for the Cardinal … Continue reading

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CLUTCH

There is being clutch. And then there is being CLUTCH. Dependable in crucial situations according to Dictionary.com. Naz Long according to Cyclone Nation. It wasn’t the first time as a basketball player that Long had hit big shots. While playing … Continue reading

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Historical Reunion

I have spent almost 20 years working in the Iowa State athletics department and been blessed with outstanding moments and memories in my career. One of the top highlights of my tenure at Iowa State occurred Homecoming weekend when every … Continue reading

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Hoop Bits (10-9-14)

Debunking A Myth A number of articles recently have described new Cyclone transfer Bryce Dejean-Jones as a “volume shooter.” I’m not really sure where this notion came from. Dejean-Jones, a 6-6 shooting guard, has averaged 9.2 shots per game over … Continue reading

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Claire Ricketts: You Can’t Teach Hard Work

Freshman Claire Ricketts’ path to Iowa State wasn’t that of a typical Division I basketball recruit. Ricketts started out as a swimmer and didn’t start playing organized basketball until her freshman year of high school. With a lot of time … Continue reading

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