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Fisherman Reel In Catfish On Ditty Poles

On a foggy morning in early August, Chad O’Brien and Keith Donnelly of Independence were cruising the Wapsi with an eye to the river banks.

“We are going to check some ditty poles,” Donnelly said. “Chad and I set out the poles last night on Read More »

Fired Field Hockey Coach Denies Bullying Players

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Longtime Iowa women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum says she was fired after a group of former players falsely claimed that she mistreated them.

Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that she did nothing to warran Read More »

Big Ol’ Fish, Aug. 18

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Watch the Aug. 18 edition of John Campbell’s “Big Ol’ Fish,” which airs every Monday on KCRG-TV9 News at 6 p.m.

Send your pictures to John.Campbell@kcrg.com or find us on Twitter at @KCRG_Sports.

Happy fishing!

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Cyclones Name Richardson Starting Quarterback

AMES — Junior Sam Richardson will be the starting quarterback for Iowa State on Aug. 30, Coach Paul Rhoads announced Monday.

Richardson, who started fall camp taking reps after sophomore Grant Rohach, started eight games at quarterback last Read More »

Former Iowa field hockey coach denies bullying players

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Longtime Iowa women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum says she was fired after a group of former players falsely claimed that she mistreated them.

Griesbaum tells the Associated Press that she did nothing to warran Read More »

UNI’s Jake Farley Set To Begin Comeback

UNI linebacker Jake Farley is hoping to make a comeback this year. Last year, he had 56 tackles in the first five games. He was named the MVC Defensive Player of the Week early in the season, but his year came to an end when he broke his leg again Read More »

Wacky Walk-Off Win For Kernels

CEDAR RAPIDS — This is one of the reasons it’s called the grand old game.

You can go to the ballpark a million times and still know you haven’t seen it all and never will. Case in point was Sunday afternoon’s 5-4 walk-off win over Peoria for Read More »

NFL: Klein Makes Interception, Prater Hoping To Stick With Vikings

Former Cyclone A.J. Klein intercepted a pass for the Carolina Panthers in an NFL Preseason game against Kansas City on Sunday. Klein also had three tackles.

Former Hawkeye Shaun Prater is trying to stick with the Minnesota Vikings as a corn Read More »

Farniok, Cyclones Feeling Good In New Offense

AMES — Tom Farniok has been showcasing his intensity his whole life.

Having always been in leadership roles on the football field, the senior center has tried to lead by example to begin his final season and make that intensity and commitmen Read More »

Linn-Mar’s Jenks Wins Silver At Youth Olympic Games

Linn-Mar junior Stephanie Jenks represented herself well at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, racing her way to a silver medal in the triathlon on Sunday.

Jenks posted a time of 1:00:33 on the 750m swim, 20k bike and 5k Read More »

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