CEDAR FALLS – There were days over the last five years when Spencer Brown and Elerson Smith did not see each other eye-to-eye.
CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa is looking at replacing a central section of the UNI-Dome roof two decades after it was installed.
Take another look back through the Falcons' championship season with photos of game highlights and celebrations.
In the final 2 minutes, 56 seconds of Friday's game, the Falcons forced a defensive stop, drove down the field, secured a takeaway, scored again and clamped down on defense once more.
See how the Falcons knocked off Van Meter to win a state football title for the second year in a row.
Enjoy more moments from the Hawks' championship football season with more photos of touchdowns, takeaways and celebrations.
A week after giving up 94 points to Montezuma, the Hawks locked down defensively in a 48-0 win over Fremont-Mills to win the 8-man championship.
See how the Hawks rolled to a 48-0 victory and a high school football title.
Go back through the past decade and relive some of the best prep football teams across Northwest Iowa who made their mark at the state championships.
OABCIG has been the favorite in 1A since the first Iowa Associated Press high school poll came out with the Falcons ranked No. 1. One other team has been in the top three all season: Van Meter, which OABCIG faces on Friday.
Only two spectators per student-athlete will be permitted.
The Lions rolled past Comanche en route to the state championship game. Here's a look at how they did it.
See how the Falcons earned a semifinal victory at the UNI-Dome over the weekend and reached their second consecutive state title game.
The Lions put together possibly their most dominating performance of the season in a 41-0 victory over Camanche. “Like we always said, you get out of Northwest Iowa and you have a chance," coach Curtis Eben said. "This year is no different.”
Before last season, Odebolt-Arthur-Battle Creek-Ida Grove had never made it to the UNI-Dome. On Friday, the Falcons will play for a second consecutive state championship.
The Nighthawks built a 73-yard drive on their opening possession to take a 7-0 lead, but then recorded only 70 yards across the remainder of the contest.
The Hawks rewrote nearly every record in their 108-94 win over Montezuma to advance to the state championship game. Here's a look at how they did it.
Since Gov. Kim Reynolds' proclamation limiting crowds at sporting events does not apply to football at the UNI-Dome, officials may proceed with the original attendance plan. That calls for a maximum capacity of 7,000 with pod-style seating.
There are lots of blue signs with player names and paws sprouting on Moville yards, and the expectation is the town will greatly empty out Friday. Similar scenes are likely across the weekend in Plymouth, Ida, Sioux and Lyon counties.
Saturday’s game could be seen as an old guard-new guard battle: Two-time defending state champion West Sioux against four-time champion West Lyon. "We’ve had to get through them in baseball, football, in everything," Falcons coach Ryan Schwiesow said.
The Wildcats' deepest postseason run in decades almost came to an end last week in Traer when North Tama built a 23-6 lead in the third quarter. But 28 unanswered points later, Woodbury Central was en route to indoor football in Cedar Falls.
Friday was a busy night for Siouxland football teams. Read on to see who advanced to the semifinals, plus get a look at the Nebraska playoffs.
CEDAR FALLS — There is no lack of ability or skill within the three quarterbacks battling to be Northern Iowa's starting quarterback in 2019.
LAKE PARK, Iowa | Bryce Perkins walked off the gridiron and straight to the bench last Friday night in Kingsley, Iowa. He poked his finger, da…