Dear Fans: stop being jerks and clowns at games. You’re embarrassing everyone. … More Fan(atical) Behavior
Many will say that the 2010 win over Kansas was Northern Iowa’s biggest win in program history. However, the win over Missouri on March 16, 1990, was the defining moment for the Panthers’ program…and the most important. … More “(U)niversity of (N)othing’s (I)mpossible”
Pat Mitchell was the head football coach at Cedar Falls for so long, I thought he was the only football coach the Tigers ever had.
Mitchell’s passing last week not only an end of a great era for Cedar Falls athletics, but a major loss of one of the most iconic sports figures in Cedar Valley and Iowa prep history. … More A Tiger’s Roar: Pat Mitchell (1939-2015)
Marshawn Lynch doesn’t have to talk, but it is on him to seek help in conquering his anxiety and fear of public speaking. … More Marshawn Lynch Doesn’t Have To Speak, But It’s Up To Him To Conquer His Anxiety
Remember when Wells Fargo Arena and the Iowa Events Center opened in 2005? Remember when people complained about paying $6 for a beer at Wells Fargo? Remember when the Polk County Board of Supervisors had that ridiculous iron-clad contract to put an AHL team inside Wells Fargo? Remember when people expected Wells Fargo and Des … More “March Madness” Finally Comes to Des Moines
Over the past few months, I have listened and watched how people react to news stories, and then over-react to levels that becomes irrational. Time and again, society treats sports and entertainment like a domestic ecstasy. It’s a perfect world outside of the real world we live in, which is broken, insane, and imperfect. And once … More “Pros And Cons” Warned Us About Crime and Sports
It was going to happen. The question was “when”, “how”, and “who”? No matter how much kicking-and-screaming there was from the eastern side of the state, they were going to be corralled with the west and finally be under one system, with the rest of everyone else. Now, it’s here. It’s time to get acquainted. … More “There’s No Use Complaining…It’s Here”: A Guide to District Football Part 1