WATN EXTRA: All-American Mike Busch

Author’s note: Each “Where Are They Now” will now include an “Extra” edition that’s a less structured showcase for some interesting quotes that didn’t get featured in the main piece.  Mike Busch hated to lose. Still does. So the two-sport...

Where Are They Now: All-American Mike Busch

Mike Busch never intended to cross the high-stakes, major league picket line. And he never really did. The Iowa State two-sport All-American — in football and baseball — chose hardball for his early career pursuit after getting drafted by the Los Angel...

Where Are They Now: Wayne Morgan

 Wayne Morgan faced the band of rambunctious students, then wondered, "What did I get myself into?" In the early 1970s, the future Iowa State basketball coach cradled twin goals as be began his sixth-month student teaching stint in New York: Teach and coach...

WATN Extra: Wayne Morgan

Author's note: Each "Where Are They Now" will now include an "Extra" edition that's a less structured showcase for some interesting quotes that didn't get featured in the main piece.   Wayne Morgan on Larry Eustachy's practices "Say we practice on a Saturday whe...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Scott Christopherson

Scott Christopherson exulted, then knelt, positioning his lips toward center court at Hilton Coliseum. The slick-shooting guard finally planted a parting smooch on the hardwood after a rousing comeback senior night win in 2012 over Baylor — and none of ...

Long shots Tucker and Thomas swinging for the fences

Nov 26, 2016; Ames, IA, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers running back Justin Crawford (25) runs the ball as Iowa State Cyclones defensive end Jhaustin Thomas (8) and defensive lineman Demond Tucker (97) move in for the tackle during the first quarter at Jack Tri...

CHALLENGE MET: Joel Lanning currently the No. 1 MIKE linebacker

Oct 29, 2016; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Joel Lanning (7) sets the offense at the goal line against the Kansas State Wildcats at Jack Trice Stadium. The Wildcats beat the Cyclones 31-26. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports AMES ...