Archive for March, 2009

By Chris Conetzkey — Daily Staff Writer | Monday, March 31, 2008 The ISU softball team lost a former teammate when she died in a car accident before the season. At the team’s first home game the team honored her with a ceremony before the game. I was covering the game, wrote  a recap of […]


By Chris Conetzkey/Daily Staff Writer | Tuesday, April 24, 2007 This is an in-depth three-part series that looks at the struggles female college athletes deal with at the end of their college careers. Female athletes lack opportunities in the pros >> Read part-1 By Chris Conetzkey/Daily Staff Writer | Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Women’s team […]


By Chris Conetzkey – Daily Staff Writer |  Saturday, December 13, 2008 After former ISU football coach Gene Chizik abandoned the team, a group of football players posted a video response on Facebook. We came across the video and wrote a story about it to help show the feelings of the players, who at the […]


By Chris Conetzkey/Daily Staff Writer | Tuesday, July 31, 2007 ISU women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly was the recipient of a 12-year contract extension. He got this just three months after a loss that he described as the lowest point of his career. This two part series details what it was like going from the […]


By Chris Conetzkey – Daily Staff Writer | Monday, December 8, 2008 This is a preview for an Iowa State-Drake men’s basketball game that details the importance of having a consistent Craig Brackins on the court, and looks at his struggles from the previous season. Read the story


By Chris Conetzkey – Daily Staff Writer | Sunday, November 2, 2008 During the economic collapse last fall, I did an in-depth piece that looked at the readiness for the United States public to deal with an economic situation like what the country saw during the Great Depression. I talked with economy professors and a […]


By Chris Conetzkey | Iowa State Daily | Monday, November 12, 2007 This is a coverage story of the ISU football team’s final home game of the season. The Cyclones rallied from 21 points down in the first half to beat Colorado after a strange end to the game on senior day. The final plays […]