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Cyclone Women Open Season Hosting Houston Baptist

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball team opens regular season play Friday night when it hosts Houston Baptist at Hilton Coliseum. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Who: Iowa State vs. Houston Baptist
Where: Ames, Iowa – Hilton Coliseum
When: Friday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.
Radio: Cyclone Radio Network/Learfield
Talent: Rich Fellingham (PxP), Molly Parrott (Color)
TV: None
Webcast: Clone Zone
Live Stats: Live stats will be available at cyclones.com.
Live Blog: Matt Shoultz, assistant director of athletics communications, will be holding a live blog during the game at cyclones.com. Fans are encouraged to participate in the blog by asking questions.

Cyclone Notebook
- Iowa State opens its 39th season of play Friday evening when it hosts Houston Baptist at Hilton Coliseum at 7 p.m.
- The Cyclones will drop their 2010-11 NCAA Tournament banner prior to the game.
- Iowa State has won 16-straight season openers dating back to head coach Bill Fennelly’s first season in Ames. ISU is 30-8 all-time in season openers. During the Fennelly era, the Cyclones have won their opening game by an average of 25.1 points.
- Iowa State has an all-time record of 591-513 (.535), including 354-160 (.689) under the direction of Fennelly.
- The Cyclones won exhibition contests against Coe College and Rockhurst by an average of 52 points per game. The Cyclones shot 46.9 percent from the field and 38.2 percent from 3-point range.
- Junior forward Chelsea Poppens led the Cyclones averaging 15.5 points in the two exhibition games. Hallie Christofferson (11.5), Anna Prins (11.0) and Kelsey Harris (10.0) were also in double figures.
- Iowa State’s returning players have combined to start 190 career games. The junior class is led by Chelsea Poppens and Anna Prins, both of which have scored over 500 career points and grabbed over 200 rebounds.

Series Notes
- Iowa State and Houston Baptist are meeting for the first time. HBU is in its first year as a full Division I member after reclassifying in 2007.
- The Cyclones are 11-4 all-time against teams from the Great West Conference. The last meeting against a Great West team was in 2010-11 when ISU beat Chicago State, 62-48, at Hilton Coliseum.

Prins Sidelined
- Junior center Anna Prins will miss at least two weeks after undergoing a scope for a sore right knee Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Trey Bien
- Iowa State has made at least one three-pointer in an NCAA record 517 consecutive games, a streak that dates back to 1995. The Cyclones set the record against Texas on Feb. 21, 2011.

The last time the Cyclones didn’t hit a 3-pointer was on Feb. 15, 1995 against Missouri. That was the season before Fennelly was hired as head coach of the Cyclones.

Nonconference Home Success
- The Cyclones have gone undefeated at home during the nonconference portion of the schedule for six consecutive seasons and have won 58 straight regular-season nonconference contests at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones have not lost a regular-season nonconference home game since the 2003-04 season (Washington).

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(ISU press release)

Hawkeyes 2012 Basketball Class Ranked #19 by ESPN

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery is getting the job done on the recruiting trail.  After an 11-20 inaugural season, McCaffery has begun the building process by signing five recruits on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period.  Two of those recruits are ESPN Top 100 selections.  Adam Woodbury, a 7-foot-1 center from Sioux City East is the centerpiece of the class.  A four star recruit, Woodbury begins his senior high school season in a couple weeks after choosing Iowa over North Carolina.  Joining Woodbury will be his AAU teammate, Mike Gesell of South Sioux City, Nebraska.  The 6-foot-2 point guard is also a four star recruit.  Other signees include6-foot-1 point guard Anthony Clemmons of Lansing, Michigan, 6-foot-3 shooting guard Patrick Ingram of Indianapolis, Indiana and 6-foot-9 center/forward Kyle Meyer of Alpharetta, Georgia.  All five would be eligible to join the Hawkeyes for the 2012-13 season.  Iowa will open the 2011-12 season this Friday night at home against Chicago State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.  The game tips off at 7:00 pm and will be heard on KJAN.

For more information, visit HawkeyeSports.com.

Cyclones Sign Three In Top-35 2012 Class

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced today the signing of three players to national letters of intent for the 2012-13 basketball season. The three-person class is ranked in the top-35 nationally according to the ESPNU rankings.

Georges Niang (6-7, 235, Fr., Methuen, Mass.), who has emerged as one of the best power forwards in the nation, Sherron Dorsey-Walker (6-4, 175, Fr., Detroit, Mich.), one of the best shooters in the class of 2012, and Nkereuwem Okoro (6-5, 220, Fr., Bronx, N.Y.), one of the best preps out of the New York area, will enroll at Iowa State in the fall of 2012.

Iowa State Men’s Basketball 2012-13 Recruits
Georges Niang, F, 6-7, 235, Freshman, Methuen, Mass. (The Tilton School [N.H.])
Nkereuwem Okoro, G, 6-5, 220, Freshman, Bronx, N.Y. (St. Raymond)
Sherron Dorsey-Walker, G, 6-4, 175, Freshman, Detroit, Mich. (Pershing)

Georges Niang
F, 6-7, 235, Fr.
Methuen, Mass. (The Tilton School [N.H.])
A skilled forward who can score in a variety of ways around the hoop and connect from outside…considered one of the best players on the East Coast, earning First-Team Class AA NEPSAC honors in 2011…a consensus national top-100 recruit, Niang is ranked No. 42 by Lindy’s, No. 69 by Scout.com, No. 73 by Sporting News, No. 82 by ESPNU and No. 98 by Rivals.com in the 2012 prep national rankings…Scout.com ranks him as the 15th-best power forward in the nation and ESPNU has him listed at No. 18…averaged 24.2 points and 8.2 rebounds as a junior…led his team to the NEPSAC Class AA championship with a 72-56 win over St. Mark’s (Mass.)…was named outstanding player of the tournament, scoring 23 points on 11-of-11 shooting from the field and grabbing nine boards in the championship game…team lost in the National Prep Championship to Notre Dame Prep (87-85), as Niang scored 31 points…ranked as the second-best player in New Hampshire and the eighth-best player in New England…his stock rose dramatically in the summer of 2011 in his play on the AAU circuit…played for the Boston-based BABC AAU team, the same program that featured former Cyclone and NBA player Will Blalock…his BABC squad won the 2011 Nike Peach Jam, one of the best AAU tournaments in the country…first name is pronounced GEORGE…last name pronounced Knee-yang…also had offers from Iowa, Providence, Texas A&M and Seton Hall.

Hoiberg on Niang:
“Georges will make an immediate impact in our program. He can score with anyone on the block and can take his defender on the perimeter and score from there. He is a throwback player who will find a way to beat you. He also plays the game with passion and is a player who will make his teammates better.”

Nkereuwem Okoro
G, 6-5, 220, Fr.
Bronx, N.Y. (St. Raymond)
A tough bruising guard-forward who has emerged as one of the best prospects out of New York in the Class of 2012…ranked as the third-best player in New York City in the Class of 2012…Rivals.com ranked him as a top-10 player outside the Rivals150…averaged 12.5 points and 6.1 rebounds as a junior, earning First-Team All-CHSAA honors…was a Third-Team All-CHSAA selection as a sophomore in 2010…team advanced to the CHSAA sectional finals, losing to Christ The King in overtime…first name is pronounced kur-AH-whum…last name pronounced oh-CORE-oh…goes by “Kerwin”…chose Iowa State over Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, Arizona and Texas A&M.

Hoiberg on Okoro:
“We as a staff fell in love with Nkereuwem’s toughness and tenacity on the court. He is a big guard who can defend and rebound. He has also dramatically improved his jumpshot in the last year. He is another outstanding New York player who knows how to win.”

Sherron Dorsey-Walker
G, 6-4, 175, Fr.
Detroit, Mich. (Pershing)
One of the top prospects out of Michigan who is an outstanding shooter with a long wingspan…rated No. 122 in the Rivals.com rankings and listed as the second-best player out of Michigan…ranked as the 24th-best shooting guard in the Class of 2012 by Rivals.com and is listed at No. 25 on ESPNU’s best shooting guards…a two-year starter at Detroit Pershing…as a sophomore in high school, was teammates with McDonald’s All-American and current Michigan State Spartan Keith Appling…averaged 16.2 points as a junior…earned honorable mention all-state honors the last two seasons…played for the R.E.A.C.H. Legends AAU team…had offers from Michigan, Baylor, Boston College, Florida State, Indiana and Virginia Tech.

Hoiberg on Dorsey-Walker
“Outside shooting will always be an emphasis for us and we feel Sherron is one of the best shooters in the Class of 2012. He is a tall guard with excellent range and a smooth stroke. We think Sherron will fit in well in our system and look forward to seeing him develop into a contributor for us.”

Paterno to Retire at End of Season

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has decided to retire at the end of the season, his long career brought down by his failure to do more about an allegation of child sex abuse against a former assistant.  Paterno said in a statement Wednesday he is “absolutely devastated” by the developments in the case of Jerry Sandusky, a former defensive coordinator accused of molesting eight boys over 15 years.  Paterno says the board of trustees should “not spend a single minute discussing my status. They have far more important matters to address.”  “This is a tragedy,” Paterno says. “It is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more.”  Penn State’s athletic director and a vice president have already stepped down after being charged criminally with failing to notify authorities after an eyewitness reported a 2002 assault.  Paterno has not been accused of legal wrongdoing. But he has been assailed for what the state police commissioner called a lapse
of “moral responsibility” for not doing more to stop Sandusky, whose attorney maintains his client’s innocence.

Pressure Increasing Again for Michigan State

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Mark Dantonio admits the pressure is on.  The Michigan State coach is three wins from leading his team to a Legends Division title and a berth in the inaugural Big Ten championship game.  The 13th-ranked Spartans play at Iowa on Saturday in what could be their toughest remaining game of the regular season.  Michigan State is not allowing the media to talk to players this week – a move Dantonio says is designed to help his team’s concentration. The Spartans also made players off limits before their Big Ten opener at Ohio State.  Iowa, Nebraska and Michigan are tied for second in the division, one game behind Michigan State.

Iowa’s Coker Explodes After Slow Start

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Iowa running back Marcus Coker is a double major in physics and astronomy. He might have been too smart for his own good early this season.  Coach Kirk Ferentz says he thought the sophomore was over-analyzing the game and last month told him to stop thinking and start running.  Since then, Coker’s been as good as anyone in the country.  Coker has rushed for 647 yards and eight touchdowns in his last four games. He now leads the Big Ten with 1,101 yards rushing heading into Saturday’s divisional showdown between Iowa (6-3, 3-2 Big Ten) and No. 13 Michigan State (7-2, 4-1) in Iowa City.  Ferentz says going back to basics has really helped Coker break out of his early slump.

AP Source: Cardinals Interview Francona…Maddux Next Up in Chicago

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

UNDATED (AP) – A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona has interviewed for the St. Louis Cardinals’ managerial vacancy.  The interview took place in Cincinnati, where Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. lives.  The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made.  Francona managed the Red Sox for eight seasons and left after they wasted a nine-game September lead in the AL wild-card race.  St. Louis is seeking a replacement for Tony La Russa, who retired two days after winning his second World Series in 16 seasons with the Cardinals.

In other baseball news:
– Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux is next up as the Chicago Cubs search for a new manager. Maddux is slated to interview today. Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum and Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin have already been interviewed to replace Mike Quade.

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Players, Coaches Hall of Fame Awards Set for Class 4A Halftime

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

Six of Iowa’s all-time great players and four coaches will be honored at the halftime of the Class 4A State Championship game, Friday, November 18 at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s 32nd annual inductions include the late Paul (Tiny) Engebretsen from Chariton;  Perry Sibenaller of  Harlan Community; Judd Sather from Spencer; Chad Guthrie of Newton; Michael Roan from Iowa City, City High; and Ben Bruns who played for Denver.
Coaches who will be inducted into the Iowa Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame are New Hampton’s Scott Frerichs; David Sturm from Greene; and the late Gary Stamp of Lisbon.  The Association will also honor retired coach Bill Kibby with the Walt Fiegel Coaching with Character Award.
Profiles of the honorees follow.

IHSAA PLAYERS’ HALL OF FAME

PAUL (TINY) ENGEBRETSEN, Chariton: Earning 15 athletic letters in four sports, he was one of Iowa’s most gifted athletes in his era. The 1927 Chariton graduate was a four-year starter and was hailed by legendary writer Jack North as “a great blocker and the toughest center in the state.”  A multiple all-state player, he also anchored a stalwart defense that did not yield a touchdown en route to an undefeated season his senior year.  He played his prep career standing 5-9 and at varying weights before growing into a 6-1, 240-pound collegiate and NFL player.  He graduated from Northwestern University in 1931 after lettering three years, his line skills helping the Wildcats to a co-Big Ten title his senior year, when he was named second team all-conference and chosen for the East-West All-Star game. He added placekicking to his resume in the NFL and had a storied career with the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. Playing mainly in the offensive line, he started for Coach Georg
e Halas’ Chicago team that won the 1932 World Championship. He signed with Green Bay and Coach Curly Lambeau in 1934 and played in three more World Championship games, including victories in 1936 and 1939. In 1939, he was named All-Pro as a placekicker, booting 18 of 19 PATs and four field goals. He ended a 10-year professional career in 1941. He scouted for the Packers before returning to Chariton to operate a game farm with his family. In 1970, Northwestern University honored him as one of its all-time greats. He was enshrined in the Green Bay Packers’ Hall of Fame 1978. He passed away in 1979.

PERRY SIBENALLER, Harlan Community: One of the trademarks of Harlan Community football has been fundamentals and mental toughness. Within that team scheme is a heavy reliance on the offensive line and the defensive corps – the no-name guys who get the job done. Sibenaller was the prototype of the player Coach Curt Bladt built his program around. He was a hard-hitting linebacker and tight end who earned all-conference honors twice and was named to the Elite All-State Defensive team as a senior, when he captained the Cyclones. In HCHS’s patented hand-it-off scheme, tight ends are an extension of the offensive line and critical blockers, before being a receiver and he more than filled the bill. During his prep career, Harlan Community took second in the state playoffs in 1981 and recorded back-to-back undefeated championship seasons in 1982 and 1983. All told, he played on teams that posted a 34-2 mark, recording 11 shutouts and allowing just a single touchdown in 15 other games. The 1983 team did not allow a point in the playoffs. He also starred in the 1984 Shrine Bowl. His success and hard-nosed reputation did not stop in high school. He played four seasons and was a three-year starter at the University of South Dakota, where he earned his B.S. degree. Shaking off injuries, he helped lead USD to NCAA Division II playoff appearances in 1985 and 1986, when Coach Dave Triplett’s team was the national runner-up. He began working in the transportation industry after graduating and is currently Vice President of Risk Management for Trans Am Trucking. He and his family live in Overland Park, KS.

JUDD SATHER, Spencer: Mr. Versatility likely was Sather’s middle name on the gridiron. The all-around athlete was the epitome of a triple-threat player as a quarterback, placekicker and punter on offense and a tough defensive back. He started on Coach Gary Swenson’s Spencer teams from 1987 through 1989, when the Tigers lost only once in the regular season and were 27-4 with three playoff appearances. In 1988 and 1989, they advanced to the semifinals. He won all-state honors his junior and senior seasons, including Elite All-State recognition as a defensive back in 1989, when he also was an honorable mention All-American and was picked for the Shrine Bowl. He was his team’s MVP that year and earned Academic All-State honors from the Iowa Football Coaches Association. He totaled over 1,000 yards of offense and was one of the state’s top placekickers as a senior, when he also pilfered seven passes and recovered two fumbles. He attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, where
he was a four-year starter. A two-time all-conference selection, he was one of the top punters and tacklers in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for three seasons. As a senior, he ranked fifth nationally in NCAA Division III punting (40.6) and was a top tackler, earning Special Mention All-America recognition as a linebacker, free safety and punter. Following his graduation, he played semi-pro football in Minnesota and professional baseball in Europe. From 1994-2011, he taught mathematics and coached football and baseball at St. Paul North High School.  He currently owns and operates a photography studio in Stillwater, MN, where he and his family make their home.

CHAD GUTHRIE, Newton: In the Cardinals’ vaunted ground-and-pound ball possession offense, Guthrie was an important cog. Coach John Jenkins’ program was demanding and competitive, with three-year starters a rarity. The fleet-footed, elusive and powerful Guthrie transformed two years in the starting backfield into a solid prep career that included playoff trips in 1987 and 1988, when the Cardinals were the Class 4A runner-up to Bettendorf in a game that matched two 12-0 teams. In that title contest, he tallied two second quarter touchdowns in a five-minute span to give the Cardinals a 12-7 halftime lead. One was an 82-yard scoring burst that is still a Class 4A championship record. He was an Elite All-State running back and was named Iowa Player of the Year by Street and Smith magazine, which accorded him prep All-America status. He rang up state 4A bests of 1,965 rushing yards, 38 touchdowns and 222 points as a senior. He rushed for more than 100 yards in 12 of the 13 games and had six TDs in a single game. His career totals of nearly 2,400 rushing yards and 53 scoring trips still are school records. He decided to play at Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, MO where he became a 1991 NCAA Division II All-American. He was an all-conference selection for three seasons. His 4,146 rushing yards ranks third best in school history, while his single-season total of 1,649 yards in 1991 ranks second, as does his 19 touchdowns in 1992. Today, he is director of sales and marketing for Pegasus Lectures, Inc., which provides continuing medical education in ultrasound.  He lives in Allen, TX.

MICHAEL ROAN, Iowa City, City High: Larry Brown, his high school coach, called him “one of the smartest players he every coached and so unselfish he could be moved anywhere to help the team and did everything we asked of him.”  As a result, sometimes statistics miss the value of the individual. He played all four years in high school and lived up to Brown’s observations, starting on both sides of the ball as a junior and senior at fullback, tight end and the defensive line. Those years launched the Little Hawks’ playoff run, which missed only two subsequent seasons. He was all-conference his final two years and was named first-team All-State as a defensive lineman his senior campaign. He also started in basketball and was the leading rebounder on the 1989 state championship team and the 1990 runner-up. Wisconsin football emerged from the recruiting process. He was a four-year starter for the Badgers at tight end and part of a class that turned around the program under Barry A
lvarez, including victories in the 1994 Rose Bowl and the 1995 Hall of Fame Bowl. At tight end, he enhanced the offensive line and could stretch defenses with key possession receptions. He was taken in the fourth round of the 1995 NFL Draft by Houston and played six seasons for the Oilers/Tennessee Titans, including the 1999 AFC Championship and Super Bowl XXXIV. For the last nine years, he has been an athletic director, teacher and leadership adviser at El Molino High School in Northern California, a school he served seven years as the head football coach. He and his reside in Sebastopol, CA.

BEN BRUNS, Denver: “His work ethic allowed him to improve virtually each day, knowing that it would help his teammates become better.” Those are the words of his high school coach, Mark Guenther. A three-year letter winner in Denver’s offensive and defensive lines, his senior season was golden as he helped the 11-2 Cyclones to their first state title. A strong blocker, he was a consensus First-Team All-State player and member of the all-class Elite Defensive Team. He was the Class 1A Player of the Year, an honor often reserved for a running back. He also was chosen for the Shrine Bowl. In addition, he was in band and chorus; was a four-time academic letter winner; lettered in track and was a four- time letter winner in wrestling, qualifying for the 1996 state tournament. At Iowa State, he became one of the most decorated and successful players in Cyclone history. As a senior in 2000, he led an O-line that allowed only seven sacks and helped the Cyclones generate over 400 yard
s a game. A victory in the Insight.com Bowl capped that 9-3 season. He was chosen first-team All-Big 12, third-team All-America was named to the Big 12 All-Academic team. His degree in construction engineering led to a position as a project engineer for Weitz Company in Des Moines. Among his many projects were the renovations at Jack Trice Stadium and the new ISU football facility that broke ground this fall. He is a sideline analyst for Iowa State football broadcasts and is a volunteer coach with the offensive line at Valley, WDM, where he has helped the Tigers to four state titles. He is active in several youth and charity groups in Central Iowa. He and his family live in Des Moines.

IOWA FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME

SCOTT FRERICHS, New Hampton: With a 27 year career in coaching football he recently completed his 19th as a head coach (all at New Hampton). He has orchestrated a 127-60 record with his teams winning six District titles and qualifying for the state playoffs 12 times.  His 1999 team won the Class 3A Championship and his 1994 team went through the regular season undefeated. A three-time district coach-of-the-year he was named the State Coach of the Year in 2009. Active in the IFCA, he has served as an assistant coach at the All Star Shrine Bowl. He teaches high school mathematics in addition to his head football and track duties, along with supervising the weight room. A graduate of Le Mars High School, he earned his degree at the University of Northern Iowa.

GARY STAMP, Lisbon: After graduating from Iowa State University he coached football 35 years – 22 as a head coach with stops at Midland, Wyoming; Lincoln, Stanwood; Olin; Lisbon; and Tipton. His teams won 112 games, including a 51-23 mark at Lisbon. He produced three conference and two district title teams while taking Lisbon to the playoffs in 1995 and returning with Tipton in 2002 and 2003, when the Tigers won all nine regular season games. A winner of numerous coach-of-the-year awards, he was active in the IFCA, serving on the board of directors and the membership committee. He retired from football in 2003. He also coached softball for 27 years, most recently at Mount Vernon, and posted 550 career wins. He was a head baseball coach for 14 seasons, winning a state title at Lisbon in 1994. He was a wrestling official for 42 years and frequently worked the State Tournament. He passed away in October following a battle with cancer.

DAVID STURM, Greene: A native of Clearfield and a 1970 graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, his football coaching career spanned 36 years. He spent 30 years as a head coach and authored a career record of 167-106. He started with a three season stint at Keota and from 1977 until his retirement in 2003 he coached Greene to an impressive 165-81 mark that included three conference titles and two district championships. Known for being a strong fundamentalist, he took the Rams to seven playoff appearances from 1981 to 2002. Six times his teams were eliminated by an opponent that eventually made the semifinals with two moving into the championship game. He continues to live in Greene.

WALT FIEGEL COACHING WITH CHARACTER AWARD

BILL KIBBY: A colleague described him as “the type of coach every parent would want their kid to play for.”  A fine athlete at Lohrville, he played on Iowa State’s Dirty 30 team in 1959 and later played at Central College where he earned his degree in 1962.  He retired after the 2010 season with a career mark of 240-177-2. He spent nearly a half a century in football with 47 years as a head coach. Only four other men coached more years and his victories place him in the top 20 all time. He started in 1962 as a teacher and assistant football coach at Bayard, before moving in 1964 to Johnston as a teacher, athletic director and football coach. From 1967 to 1988 he was the head coach at St. Edmond, Fort Dodge and from 1988 through 2010 he coached and was an athletic administrator at Jefferson-Scranton. He directed three St. Edmond teams and 10 Jefferson-Scranton clubs into the playoffs. He is in the Iowa Football Coaches Association and Iowa Association of Athletic Directors’ Ha
lls of Fame. A multiple coach-of-the-year winner in football and track, he remains active in the IFBCA’s work. A Bernie Saggau Award of Merit winner he has also been active in IHSAA committee work.  Moreover throughout his career he has been cited for his community service efforts on behalf of youth and his efforts with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

ISU Offers 11/11/11 Ticket Deal

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November 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Athletics Department is making available an 11-11-11 ticket offer this Friday only with $11 reserved seats for the Nov. 18 Big 12 football game against No. 2 Oklahoma State. The $11 tickets will only be sold for 11 hours (8 a.m.-7 p.m. CST) on Nov. 11. Tickets are for select Jack Trice Stadium sections.

Tickets can be purchased online Friday at cyclones.com, at the ticket office and by phone from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1-888-ISU-CYCLONE (888-478-2925) or 515-294-1816.