ISU's Jackson receives contract extension - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

ISU's Jackson receives contract extension

Posted:
AMES (KWWL) -

Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Jackson got some job security on Wednesday.  Jackson was given a contract extension through 2015.

"Kevin's student-athletes have performed well in the classroom, been outstanding ambassadors for our athletics program and really enjoy wrestling for Kevin and his staff," Cyclone Athletic Director Jamie Pollard said.

Jackson's team has also seen more success on the mat this season.  The Cyclones posted an 11-5 dual meet record, a marked improvement from their 3-14 tally from the previous season.

Jackson's contract was set to expire following the current season.

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

    PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:46:06 GMT
    Eight extra point kicks from the longer distance - usually 33 yards - were missed during the NFL's experiment in the first two weeks of the preseason.More >>
    Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points.More >>
  • Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:59 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.More >>
    Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.More >>
  • Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

    Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:24:53 GMT
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.More >>
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KWWL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Sandy Youngblut at 319-291-1259. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.