YMCA Capital City League information

It’s getting to be that time of year again. That’s YMCA Capital City League season, of course. 

In an email sent out by league director Derek Hannah on Thursday, it was revealed that this summer’s action will tip off on June 15. The league’s draft is expected to take place on either June 2 or June 3 (we will post full details when we have them). 

The league’s format will not change this summer. There will be six teams consisting of two Iowa State players, two Drake players and filled out with others from small colleges and local high schools. 

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.