Every Night Was “The Tonight Show” in Ames: Johnny Orr (1927-2013)

If there was one lasting image, albeit a fitting one, this picture above said it best. Before the tip-off of Iowa State’s game versus Michigan, head coach Fred Hoiberg surprised many by walking out of the tunnel…with Johnny Orr by his side. For 14 seasons, Orr walked out of that same tunnel, pumps his fist…

BREAKING NEWS: Des Moines to get NCAA Wrestling Championships in 2013!

Dave Zawilinski (@DaveZABC5 on Twitter)  reported on Twitter tonight that Wells Fargo Arena will host the Division 1-A NCAA Wrestling Championships in 2013.  Big, big news for UNI, ISU, and Iowa.  More importantly, it’s great news for the state and the sport of wrestling in this state. More information is expected to be released on…

Lessons Learned…Hopefully?

Tuesday night wasn’t a good night for plenty of reasons.  But, in hindsight, it may help those who seemed to hit that road bump last night. UNI got ambushed at Wichita State, falling 60-51.  It’s not a bad loss.  Yes, UNI fell behind, but Wichita has surprised a few critics so far this year after…

Crash and Burn

It does feel like a Monday Morning Quarterback type of day.  Who am I kidding?  Today is Monday.  I have a few thoughts to jot down, because I brainstorming for a few topics to post this week. -Nate Kaeding, I love you because your are a Hawkeye and you’re our boy, but I seriously suggest…