April 1, 1989
Two Iowa State athletes were shot by police and charged with first-degree robbery in another run-in with the law by athletes from a Big Eight school. Sam Mack, 18, and Levin White, 21, were in stable condition at Mary Greeley Medical Center at Ames, Iowa, where they were under guard. Mack was shot once in the hip and once in the leg, and White was shot once in the foot.
March 31, 1989 |
Two Iowa State University athletes were shot and wounded while trying to flee after a robbery at a fast-food restaurant, police reported today. Charged with first-degree robbery in the incident Thursday night were Sam Mack, 18, a sophomore forward for the Cyclones basketball team, and Levin White, 21, a junior defensive back who sat out the 1988 football season after transferring from the University of Southern California, officials said.
December 21, 1986 |
A damp fog hung in the freezing air much of the week. Steam billowed from the tops of buildings. Except for patches of white at the edge of the Iowa River, the color scheme was an unending gray. Still, no one in this university town of about 60,000 was complaining. With a few days respite from the harsh Midwestern winter, attention was focused on Christmas shopping, mid-term examinations and the exploits of the University of Iowa football, basketball and wrestling teams.
September 28, 2006 |
There comes a time in a program's life when it has to put down that drink and get out on the dance floor. Iowa, they're playing your song. We know "aw-shucks" Iowans don't like this kind of pressure, but No. 1 Ohio State is making a Buckeye beeline toward town for one of the most important games in the history of the Hawkeye haystack. They've even remodeled for the occasion -- a two-year, $88-million restoration of Kinnick Stadium now complete.
January 24, 1988 |
Something is happening here. It is a gathering storm. Soon, it will be raining basketballs onto the plains of Eastern Iowa. Farmers and families will rejoice. Not for saved crops but for salvaged pride. Iowa pride. For at last, their women's basketball team--their undefeated Hawkeyes--are No. 1. And that makes them all No. 1. All of which makes C. Vivian Stringer, 39, the No. 1 prophet of basketball rejuvenation. She said it would happen like this.