REMINDER: CCL games to be played in Ankeny on Thursday

Tonight's YMCA Capital City League action will be played in Ankeny tonight for the first time in the league's history. Action will get underway at 5:30 at Faith Baptist Bible College. The slate of games for Thursday night will pit Solomon Young and Terrence Lewis' Do...

Nick Weiler-Babb selected No. 1 in YMCA CCL Draft

Junior guard Nick Weiler-Babb was taken by Jaytees Apparel with the first pick of the 2017 YMCA Capital City League draft on Friday. Weiler-Babb averaged 4.0 points and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Cyclones this past season. Highly-touted freshman guard Lindel...

CCL Recap: Morris caps MVP season with CCL title

WEST DES MOINES --- Monte Morris walked up to the group of media members at Valley Southwoods on Sunday night with a smile on his face. A smile on Morris’ face wasn’t an abnormal site, but it might’ve been a bit bigger than usual on this night. “You can ...

CFTV: YCCL dunk and 3-point contest highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the YMCA Capital City League dunk and 3-point contests that were held on Friday. The dunk contest was won by Air Force's Keaton Van Soelen and the 3-point contest was won by Drake's Ore Arogundade. 

CCL Recap: Solomon Young finding his niche during CCL

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa ---- Solomon Young looks the part of a college basketball player.Despite being just a freshman, he just looks like a guy that could withstand the beating of the Big 12. He's solidly built in his 6-foot-8-inch frame. He runs the floor, knocks ...

CCL Recap: Babb showing his versatility during CCL

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa. — It is hard to predict Nick Babb’s role for the 2016-17 Iowa State basketball team. He’s a versatile player that can shoot, handle the ball and defend.He’s likely to play a lot off the basketball as a backup to Matt Thomas and N...

CCL Recap: Morris leads comeback on night one

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa --- It seemed like it would be a sleepy first night of the YMCA Capital City League halfway through the first game.Deonte Burton's Hannah Homes squad had a 14-point lead over Renaissance Granite & Quartz, and only one Iowa State player...

PODCAST: The men behind the YMCA Capital City League

Jared Stansbury went behind-the-scenes with YMCA Capital City League organizer Derek Hannah, as well as a CCL coaches Jason Swanson, Ryan Westerkamp and Paul Pederson, to talk hoops, former ISU players and great stories from close to 15 years of the CCL.