Iowa State Athletics Year in Review (Clonies Results)

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsThere were ups. There were downs. There were certainly some uneasy moments as well. But as far as building momentum for the future goes, I think that 2011 was a banner year fo...

The Clonies: VOTE for Cyclone of the Year

This is the Clonie of all Clonie awards. It's our equivalent to "Best Picture." It's our "Entertainer of the Year." You get the drift. Which figure made the biggest impact on Iowa State athletics in 2011? The nominees are... PAUL RHOADS --- Iowa State's head football coach ...

Williams: Monday Musings (3-21)

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliamsHello from Seattle Cyclone fanatics! If you hadn’t figured it out by now, I have been out west since last Tuesday. Last Monday night, I made a spur of the moment decision ni...

Congrats to Jon Reader, ISU’s national champion

CycloneFanatic.com wants to congratulate Iowa State senior Jon Reader on his wrestling national championship at 174-pounds.  On Saturday, Reader defeated Stanford's Nick Amuchastegui 10-3 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Reader ended his senior season with a rema...

Cyclone Wrestling: Media day notebook

By Ian Smith, CycloneFanatic.com ContributorThe core of the Iowa State wrestling team is a tight-knit unit. They share championship aspirations, an “all-in” attitude and even a house.Jon Reader, Chris Drouin and Trent Weatherman feed off each other in practice...

Cyclone wrestlers dominate Cornell

Courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications ITHACA, N.Y. – The second-ranked Iowa State wrestling team made its weekend journey to New York into a successful business trip, beating No. 6 Cornell by taking seven of 10 matches for a 24-13 victory before mor...