Entries by Paul Yeager

Tony’s Top Ten for CISN.TV – Football Rankings for Week 2 – 2015

Tony Atzeni likes to put together rankings. It is a good starting point and provides good water cooler chatter. Enjoy and look for these each week during the 2015 Iowa High School Football season. Tony’s Top Ten Iowa High School Football Class 4A 1. West Des Moines Valley 2. Cedar Rapids Washington 2. Dowling Catholic […]

Getting to know the 2015 Des Moines East Scarlets

By Matt Gruemmer It’s no secret throughout Des Moines that football teams in the Central Iowa Metro League set their pre-season goals at a very high level. This fact is no different for East High’s Greg Schoon who has set one tall task for his troops this upcoming season: Lead the state in turnover margin. […]

Getting to know the 2015 Indianola Indians

By Matt Gruemmer You don’t have to travel far from the state’s capitol to find a football team that is annually committed to improving in every facet of the game. In his 11th season with Indianola, Eric Kluver looks to build on that sustained success following a 5-4 regular season and first-round playoff loss to […]

Getting to know the 2015 Waukee Warriors

After losing a senior class with multiple D-I recruits, including running back Trevor Allen (UNI) and defensive end Anthony Nelson (Iowa), coach Scott Carlson must replace a deep and talented class that won a Class 4A, District 4 title a year ago. Leading the charge on offense will be senior quarterback Ben Ferkin, who threw […]

Getting to know the 2015 Urbandale J-Hawks

By Seth Nutting The Urbandale J-Hawks will look to improve on a 5-5 record (4-1 conference) from a year ago, which included a second place finish in the Class 4A-district standings and state playoff berth, losing to Ames 28-31 in the first round. Urbandale must replace two of their top three leading rushers from a […]

Getting to know the 2015 Ames Little Cyclones

By Seth Nutting A year after finishing 6-4 and third in the Class 4A- District 1 standings, the Ames Little Cyclones will look to reach the playoffs for a second straight year after falling to Dowling Catholic 24-59 in the second round of the 2014 playoffs. Led by quarterback Michael Frankl, the Little Cyclones will […]

2015 football season is almost here

The Iowa State Fair is in full swing which means so is the return of Iowa High School Football. Our team previews will begin publishing Tuesday as we get you ready for kickoff and the teams we’ll be covering on the Central Iowa Sports Network. This year we will again feature video and audio coverage […]

CISN Game Plan – September 26, 2014

It is time to get down to business in Class 4A football. No more warm-ups or tune-ups, it is time for district play and games that count toward a playoff berth. We begin in District Four with Indianola at Urbandale. Dar Danielson will have the call of that one from Frerichs Field. The Indians come […]

CISN Game Plan – Week 4, September 19, 2014

Very few weeks have games like these. We have two communities that have been long rivals who are respectful of each other, but certainly like to beat the other. One is fairly new by school standards. The other is a long-standing tradition on the west side. Ankeny Centennial will travel to Southeast Polk of our […]

CISN Game Plan – September 12, 2014

Most of the state begins district play this week, but not the folks in Class 4A. In fact, we have two of the best games in the state planned for you. We have some big games to bring you Friday night. Our Century Link Game of the week will originate from Valley Stadium for a […]