Entries by Dave Mable

Fred Couples to play in Principal Charity Classic this June

The Principal Charity Classic®, presented by Wells Fargo, the annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines, is pleased to announce legendary golfer Fred Couples has committed to play in the 2017 Principal Charity Classic. The tournament will take place June 6-11 at historic Wakonda Club. Couples, who joins fellow World Golf Hall of Fame […]

Strong field coming together for Principal Charity Classic

The Principal Charity Classic®, presented by Wells Fargo, the annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines, is pleased to announce 2016 PGA TOUR Champions Player of the Year and defending Charles Schwab Cup champion Bernhard Langer has committed to play in the 2017 Principal Charity Classic. The tournament will take place June 6-11 at […]

Into a winning habit: Menace win 2-0 over WSA Winnipeg

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Saturday, May 20, 2017 – Patience is key. Things didn’t come together right away, but eventually the Des Moines Menace shook off a slow start tonight in a 2-0 victory over WSA Winnipeg at Valley Stadium. WATCH HERE Forwards Hayden Partain and Devyn Jambga scored in the Menace’s Premier Development […]

IGHSAU announces Track & Field inductees this weekend

Betsy Flood, Khanishah Williams, Alex Gochenour 2017 Inductees Into IGHSAU Track & Field Hall of Fame Dowling Catholic’s Betsy Flood, Burlington’s Khanishah Williams and Alex Gochenour of Logan-Magnolia are the 2017 inductees into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Track and Field Hall of Fame. The trio will be honored Saturday afternoon at the […]

Cleveland boots Menace from Lamar Hunt Cup chase

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – Overtime seemed imminent, but AFC Cleveland had other plans. With a pair of late goals, the visitors claimed a 3-1 victory over the Des Moines Menace tonight in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Royals snapped the Menace’s streak of […]

Des Moines Menace open with Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game on May 10

WATCH LIVE HERE And, thanks to the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, minor-league soccer has May Madness. The national tournament is a rite of spring that gives amateur sides like the Des Moines Menace a chance to clash with the professionals. May Madness returns to Valley Stadium tomorrow night, when the Menace hosts AFC Cleveland […]

PedalArt Poster Show opening in May

I see, as I look out at the growing grass (after two weeks of rain!), that Spring has worked it’s way into our little corner of the world. With it comes the inviting warmth that becons us to roll our bikes out of the garage and onto the trails, and in a short time, it […]

Drake Relays Photography Exhibit in Des Moines

In central Iowa track meets and bike races, as prolific a sight as spikes and bikes, is the sight of a bearded guy with multiple cameras hanging from his hips. That bearded photographer is Jeffery Corcoran. Corcoran has been an avid cyclist and runner for years, and has recently started competing in ultra-marathon running. He […]

Drake Relays: First test for director Blake Boldon

DES MOINES, Iowa – Blake Boldon, the first-year director of the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee, unveiled a series of enhancements for the upcoming Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee that will appeal to fans, athletes and the track & field community as a whole. Boldon announced that the Capital Square Vault, one of the highlights […]