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Randy Peterson covers college football, college basketball and the Iowa Cubs for the Des Moines Register. Randy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter via @RandyPete
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Items belonging to nine people were stolen from the Iowa locker room in Ames during the Iowa-Iowa State game Saturday, police said.
By Randy Peterson and Rick Brown email@example.com Iowa football players and staff gained a Cy-Hawk trophy Saturday night, but lost some personal belongings. Someone looted their locker room while a sellout crowd of 56,800 fans watched the Hawkeyes’ 27-21 victory against Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State University Police Chief Jerry Stewart, through […]
AMES, Ia. – Mark Weisman right. Mark Weisman left. Mark Weisman up the middle. You name it, Iowa’s 236-pound tailback did it, but his 145 yards on 35 carries aren’t the only reason this Cy-Hawk rivalry tilts back to the east. There were other reasons for the Hawkeyes’ 27-21 victory, and one of them is […]
AMES, Ia. – Expect the Iowa State-Iowa football rivalry to live beyond the date its current contract expires. Both athletic directors, Iowa State’s Jamie Pollard and Iowa’s Gary Barta, want to continue what has been an annual backyard bash since 1977. “Gary and I have spoken several times, and it is my understanding he shares […]
AMES, Ia. – The Cyclones need to rediscover tight ends. Sam Richardson must stick to plays his coach calls. The linebackers must play better — and yes, Jeremiah George already knows that. So say anonymous fan experts who never shy from providing unsolicited coaching strategy. The bottom line for Iowa State today is that the […]
Wally Burnham seemed embarrassed when asked about the current state of college football coaching salaries. “Mind-boggling,” said the Cyclone defensive coordinator, a college coach the past 40-plus seasons. He said that without knowing the big number: There will be more than 10 million dollars’ worth of coaches on the field when Iowa State hosts Iowa […]
Iowa is a 3-point favorite to beat Iowa State during Saturday’s 5 p.m. CyHawk game at Jack Trice Stadium, according to Vegas insiders. The Hawkeyes are 1-1 after last Saturday’s 28-14 victory against Missouri State. The Cyclones are 0-1 after a 28-20 loss against Northern Iowa on Aug. 31. Iowa State has won the past two […]
Bob Updegraff of Des Moines, whose Cy-Hawk tag has become one of the most popular monikers in Iowa sports history, died of cancer Wednesday morning. He was 66.“The trophy didn’t last, but the tag did,” said Bob Uetz, who helped originate the initial trophy given to the annual Iowa-Iowa State football game winner. “We were standing […]
DALLAS, Texas – Bob Bowlsby swears he’s not conflicted, but just in case, he plans to be elsewhere when Iowa State hosts Iowa on Sept. 14. “Probably not,” he said when asked if he would attend the game at Jack Trice Stadium. “There are other games that day. I probably won’t get there.” Mississippi at […]
In a special report in the Des Moines Sunday Register and at DesMoinesRegister.com, reporter Randy Peterson examines spending habits of teams across the Big 12, Big Ten and the country. The comprehensive report includes an interactive graphic that tracks 2011-12 spending across every BCS conference in college football, plus Notre Dame and Northern Iowa. Click […]