Link: McCarney returns to honor two great Cyclones

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(Above: Photo courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications)

By Chris Williams, Publisher

This story is so cool, it deserves its very own links section on our website today. Last Friday, Iowa State’s director of athletics, Jamie Pollard hosted a dinner at his home to honor Mike and Karon Lacey, two passionate members of the Cyclone fan base. There is currently a feature with quotes from McCarney, Paul Rhoads and Pollard about what went down up at

You can read the story and watch a video from the event by CLICKING HERE.

I just wanted this story to get some extra eyeballs. Every member of the Cyclone Nation owes Mike and Karon Lacey a big thanks for their years of service to supporting Iowa State athletics.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.