The biggest snowstorm to ever hit Iowa during girls state basketball occurred 25 years ago
DES MOINES, Iowa — Many longtime Iowans havememories of snowy state basketball tournaments. It’s now been a quarter century since the snowiest of all. On Monday, March 8, 1999, a powerful winter storm swept into Iowa, blanketing much of the state with more than a foot of heavy, wet snow over the course of two days.
Price for Krause Group's Italian soccer stadium soars amid Des Moines incentive talks
The price of a new stadium for Des Moines businessman Kyle Krause's Italian soccer team has increased about 55%, a team official has disclosed — adding millions of dollars to the cost. In an interview with Italy's Gazzetta di Parma published Feb. 23, Luca Martines, corporate managing director of the Parma Calcio 1913...
Wednesday’s Iowa Girl’s High School State Basketball Schedule and Updated Scores
(Des Moines) The 2024 Iowa Girls’ High School State Basketball Tournament quarterfinals wrapped up on Wednesday, with two games in Class 2A and all four in Class 1A. Class 5A, 3A, and 4A semifinals are today, and the semifinals for Class 2A and 1A will be held tomorrow. The Championship games for Class 5A and 3A will be held tomorrow night. Class 4A, 2A, and 1A finals are on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Caitlin Clark surpasses Lynette Woodard for major college scoring record
Pearl Moore of Francis Marion has the overall women’s record with 4,061 points from 1975-79 at the small-college level in the AIAW.
Potter Hill and Pilot Mound: The two most notorious hills in RAGBRAI history loom large
As RAGBRAI prepares for its hilliest edition ever, here are two climbs from past rides that veteran riders count among the most challenging they've encountered on the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Pilot Mound/'Twister' Hill. The road takes its name from a 70-foot glacial mound located just southeast...
New spring football season for middle and high school students
Spring into action this season with sports! There’s a new football league in town for middle and high school students. Mat Snider, Senior Sports Director of YMCA of Greater Des Moines shares the details. To learn more about the Y, go to dmymca.org. You can find the closest location,...
Iowa State athletes charged with sports wagering argue evidence was gathered illegally
DES MOINES, Iowa — Attorneys for four former Cyclone football and wrestling student-athletes charged in the sports betting investigation involving Iowa and Iowa State’s athletics programs say evidence they believe was unlawfully collected shouldn't be used in court. A motion to suppress was filed Tuesday by lawyers representing...
Boys substate finals, girls state quarterfinals
Boys play to reach state; girls already there. Highlights and interviews from many games.
Johnston girls basketball returns to Iowa state championship game with easy win over Waukee
Johnston’s Aili Tanke stepped outside the 3-point line – just to the right of the top of the key – and let off a shot. It sank through the net with ease as Tanke jogged to the opposite end of the court. Over the first two-and-a-half minutes of the second half, Tanke scored...
Winona boxer wins Des Moines bout
Pictured from the left to right are Head Coach Manny Kornezos, Kaydenn Lucas, and fighter, coach, and teammate Samantha “Sammy Diesel” Ferguson, who helped corner the fight. Lucas, of Longevity Boxing Club in Winona, competed in a USA Boxing event in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, February 17. Kaydenn dominated all three rounds and won his fight with a unanimous decision.
Abby Hall, Addy Oetker combine for 34 points in Des Moines Christian's win over Benton
It was a two-person game for Des Moines Christian on Monday night, as Abby Hall and Addy Oetker combined for 34 of the Lions' 49 points en route to a 49-46 state basketball quarterfinal win over Benton Community. Oetker was the facilitator of the Lions' offense, scoring 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting...
Bishop Heelan throttles Lewis Central 70-40 to advance past 4A State quarterfinals
DES MOINES, IOWA (KCAU) – The Bishop Heelan Crusaders made its return to the IGHSAU State Basketball Tournament for the fifth time in the last six seasons, and it started with a bang at Wells Fargo Arena as the three-seed Crusaders left six-seed Lewis Central in the dust forcing 28 turnovers towards a 70-40 win […]
Remsen St. Mary's girls basketball takes down Martensdale-St. Marys in girls quarterfinals
DES MOINES — Remsen St. Mary's forced Martensdale-St. Marys to be one-dimensional on offense in pulling off a 52-33 victory over the Blue Devils in the Class 1A girls state basketball quarterfinals Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena. The No. 3 seed Hawks took control of the game in the...
Mustangs Advance to the Semi’s
Excitement takes over as the Mustangs advance into the Semi-Finals. The Mustangs will play ELC on Thursday, Feb. 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
Girls state basketball: Class 5A and 3A quarterfinals results and highlights
Johnston, Waukee, Cedar Falls and Dowling Catholic are all onto the semifinals in Class 5A.
Bluejay Spotlight: Kaelan Davis
Today we’re spotlighting Kaelan Davis. In his junior year, he started half the games. In his senior year, he would start all 23. Davis would have a team high in a single game with 9 assists. That was in the win over West Marshall on December 19th. His best scoring performance was 10 points in the first matchup with Saydel.
Ankeny boys basketball wins Battle of Ankeny to punch their ticket to state
The Hawks may have won this battle, but the Jaguars didn't go down without a fight.
‘We’ve worked all year for this’: Hawks top crosstown rival, earn trip to 4A tourney
Ankeny senior Carson Johnson was determined to end his high school career at the boys’ state basketball tournament. His teammates played a huge role in helping him get back to Wells Fargo Arena. Lio Aguirre scored a game-high 22 points, Cash Schoolen had all eight of his points in...
St. Albert Unseats Bishop Garrigan in State Quarterfinal Round
The Bishop Garrigan hopes of a three-peat as Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Class 1A state basketball champions came to an end on Wednesday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, as the Golden Bears could not overcome a slow start in a 53-42 loss to the St. Albert Saintes.
Miller Earns MVC Player of the Week after Averaging Double-Double
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Junior forward became the third different Drake player to take home the MVC Player of the Week award this season, the league announced this afternoon. Miller averaged a double-double of 20.0 points and 15.5 rebounds to go along with four blocks as Drake swept a pivotal weekly slate. In Thursday's win over Missouri State, Miller scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while dishing out two assists. She topped that performance on Sunday with a 21-point, 19-rebound effort in a thrilling win over UNI. 11 of her boards against the Panthers came in a massive second half.