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Sami Williams attributes Cyclones’ historic start to confidence in well-rounded lineup

“It just feels different.” Iowa State senior infielder Sami Williams wasn’t talking about wearing masks or social distancing in the dugout when she said the 2021 softball season feels different. She was describing her team—the 9-1 Iowa State Cyclones, who are enjoying the best start in program history. That ninth win came on Sunday in …
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Big 12 announces rescheduled Iowa State MBB games

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications: The Iowa State men’s basketball team will play three makeup games March 1-7 after the Big 12 announced the rescheduling of 12 league games. Times and television assignments will be announced as they become available. Tuesday, March 2 Texas at Iowa State, 6 p.m., Big 12 Now on …
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WBB: Wednesday’s game against Kansas postponed

Iowa State Athletics issued the following press release on January 1: In accordance with the women’s basketball game interruption guidelines, the Big 12 Conference and the Iowa State women’s basketball team have announced next week’s home game against Kansas on Wednesday, Jan. 6, has been postponed due to Kansas being unable to meet the roster …
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Iowa State vs. DePaul canceled due to COVID-19 concerns in DePaul program

The Iowa State men’s basketball team was set to play DePaul at 5 p.m. on Sunday, but at 3:54 p.m., Iowa State Associate Director of Athletics Communications Matt Shoultz issued the following statement: “Tonight’s Iowa State-DePaul men’s basketball game has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols inside the DePaul program.” Iowa State head coach Steve …
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Fanatic Favorite: Elaine Gifford and Sheila Madsen

Brent Blum described Elaine Gifford to me as “maybe the largest Cyclone fan” he’s ever met. Now, remember, Brent has met thousands of Cyclone fans over the years through his work at Cyclone Fanatic, his years as a broadcaster and now in his role as an Iowa State employee. So when he described Elaine this …