Television companies Mediacom and TEGNA have not reached a new agreement, causing Mediacom blackouts on many stations that are owned by TEGNA. This could pose a problem for many Mediacom users that are interested in watching the football game between Iowa State and Iowa on Sept. 11.

Sophomore distance runner Wesley Kiptoo was awarded the Midwest Region Men's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Friday. Kiptoo is the first Cyclone men's runner to earn this award.

The conclusion of the 2021 season is on the horizon for the Iowa State track and field team, as the Cyclones prepare to compete in one last meet at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Iowa State's contingent will consist of 10 athletes competing in eight events in Eugene, Oregon.

After advancing to the semifinals without a loss in the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) World Series, Iowa State had room to work heading into a matchup with fifth-seeded Oregon. The matchup with Oregon did not go as planned, as the Oregon Ducks piled on runs early and did not stop. A 13-3 win for Oregon led to a second matchup between the Cyclones and the Ducks due to the double elimination bracket.

Day three of the NCAA West Preliminary meet ended on a soggy note, as none of the running events were able to be completed due to a lightning delay. Hosts Texas A&M confirmed Friday evening that the remainder of the events will be Saturday.

As vaccination rates continue to increase, restrictions across the country begin to be lifted. Iowa State is starting to receive some of these rewards as mask requirements are being lifted, and Iowa State Athletic Director Jamie Pollard said he envisions Jack Trice Stadium being full next football season.

The postseason is on the horizon for the Iowa State track and field squad as the NCAA announced the qualifiers for both the East and West Preliminary meets Thursday. The Cyclones will enter 22 bids in 13 different events across the men's and women's teams to the West Prelims, which are set to take place in College Station, Texas.

The Iowa State track and field team wrapped up the Big 12 Outdoor Championships on Sunday in pouring rain at the R.V. Christian Track in Manhattan, Kansas. The Cyclone men ended up finishing as runner-up to Texas in the men's standings with 144 total points while the women finished eighth with 57 points.

The Iowa State track and field team kicked off the Big 12 Championships on Friday, taking on the conference's best at the R.V. Christian Track in Manhattan, Kansas. The Cyclones had 13 athletes in total score points, while both the men's and women's teams finished first and second respectively in the team standings.

With the outdoor regular season coming to a close Friday and Saturday, the Iowa State men head into the weekend as the No. 7-ranked team in the country, up seven spots from the previous week's rankings. The Iowa State women are currently unranked but building momentum as the season winds down.