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New Offensive Coordinator At ISU

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Former Kansas coach Mark Mangino has been hired as the offensive coordinator at Iowa State. Mangino spent eight seasons as the coach at Kansas, winning national coach of the year honors in 2007 and leading the Jayhawks to a win in the Orange Bowl. But Mangino was fired following the 2009

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HS Sports; Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware girls’ basketball team improved their record to 7-2 with victories over WaMaC conference rival Independence Friday night and Delaware County non-conference foe Maquoketa Valley on Saturday afternoon. The Friday night W gave fourth-year  WD head coach Harold Shepherd his 750th career win.  He becomes just the fourth varsity girls’ basketball coach in

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HS Basketball; Thursday Night Results/Several Area Teams Start 2014 Part Of Schedule Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In girls high school basketball play last night; Independence 49 Waverly-Shell Rock 42 The second half of the season starts up tonight for a few of our other area teams: Girls; West Delaware @ Independence                                                                                                                                                                                                    Benton @ Western Dubuque in Epworth Calamus-Wheatland @ East Buchanan in Winthrop Cascade @ Northeast in Goose


Hawkeyes Lose To LSU In Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. – It was a dog fight until the final play, but when the final whistle blew, No. 14 LSU celebrated a 21-14 victory over the University of Iowa football team in the 2014 Outback Bowl inside Raymond James Stadium. “LSU made a lot of big plays today and did what they had to do


Former ISU Coach Orr Dies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Longtime former basketball coach Johnny Orr has died at 86. His death was confirmed Tuesday by Iowa State, where Orr led the Cyclones to a school-record 218 wins from 1980 until 1994. Orr spent 29 seasons as a Division I coach. Twelve of them were at Michigan, where he guided


Iowa State Guard Bluford To Transfer

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State reserve guard K.J. Bluford is leaving the 14th-ranked Cyclones after just 11 games. Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Sunday that Bluford will transfer in hopes of getting more playing time elsewhere. Bluford is a junior who recently joined Iowa State from Northeast Community College in Nebraska. But he played in

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