Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSat, 28 Nov 2015 20:42:59 EDTSat, 28 Nov 2015 20:42:59 EDT business nixes affable leader 91 seconds of game time left in what should have been Iowa State's 35-28 win at Kansas State on Saturday, cameras captured an elated - and undoubtedly relieved - head coach Paul Rhoads jumping for joy on the sidelines.Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTSurvive and advance on the point of view, Iowa's football schedule is either incredibly soft or much more challenging than initially assumed. The Hawkeyes themselves, meanwhile, remain pretenders to some and legitimate contenders to others.Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTIndomitable Royals win first championship in 30 years and large, professional athletes are completely detached from the realities of today's general public. The 2015 world champion Kansas City Royals - let that sink in - are a refreshing representative to the contrary.Tue, 3 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTProper perspective tend to be a hypercompetitive society, concerned more about the bottom line than lessons learned along the way. The results from last Thursday's district cross country meet in Columbus Junction are missing Zach Houghland's name.Wed, 28 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTA clean slate have been curses and jinxes. Black cats, billy goats and Bartman. Teams that had enough talent to win it all, and teams that had no talent at all. Long-suffering fans who have faithfully stood by the franchise every step of the way.Thu, 15 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDT