Cyclone Nation will have an opportunity to get a sneak peak at future ISU
football players, when
Representing the ISU football team will be:
- Matt Berg Aurelia HS
- Justin Gross Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn HS
- Tyson Unkrich Mount Pleasant HS
Highlighting the list is 5-foot-9, 175 pound Smith and 6-foot-1, 185 pound Kanwischer.
Smith wrapped up his senior season with 836 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns. He also had 115 total tackles and one interception as a defensive back. His junior year, he rushed for 1,369 yards on 239 carriers.
Kanwischer was a Des Moines Register Elite Team All-State Selection. The wideout had 56 career receptions for 1,202 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Every fall each Iowa High School coaches is asked to recommend a defensive and offensive player whom he believes will be a good representative of the school and community.
in November the
all 44 graduating High School seniors are selected by each coaching staff. The
squads are divided by geography, with the division line between the north and
the south being Highway 30. Going east to west, the western extension is from
Nine years ago an All-Star Cheerleader program was added. The cheerleaders are nominated by their schools and then attend a tryout. Nearly 60 cheerleaders are honored each year.
Iowa Shrine All-Star Football Game was established in 1973. The contributions
from this annual event now total over $1.8 million dollars in support of the
Each year total contributions continue to rise – in 2001 the game raised $64,000; in 2002 - $70,000; in 2003 - $72,000 and the 2004 game raised a record $101,000.
EVENTS FOR THE 2005 ALL-STAR GAME
July 22 Honor Banquet, Hilton Coliseum. Parents, family members,
friends, and sponsors welcome to attend. Advance registration
Meal price will be $30 each. Game participants
Main Street Ames Route to be
Game: 7:00 P.M. Jack Trice Stadium, ISU Campus - gates open
(Information courtesy of http://www.za-ga-zig.org/)