Introducing Ron Maly

The veteran sportswriter should need no introduction to readers of the Des Moines Register. However, for those of you from out of state, please take the time to read about a magnificent writer that you will see more often on

Ron Maly wrote and edited at the Des Moines Register for 39 years and 9 months. He was voted Iowa's Sportswriter of the Year four times, won lots of Associated Press writing awards and a number of other writing awards.

He covered his favorites such as: Rose Bowls and March Madness, Woody Hayes and Hayden Fry, Dan McCarney and Johnny Orr, Maury John and Larry Eustachy, Bo Schembechler and Bobby Knight, Chuck Long and Fred Hoiberg, Willie McCarter and Dolph Pulliam.

A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Ron is retired form the Register, but still writing. You can read his columns right here on Roy Williams, Mike Davis, and Indiana
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Those are some of the samplings of articles Ron has contributed to and expect more in the near future. Now not only will you continue to get the best inside information on the Hawks from Josh Clark and 0044, but you also have the opporunity to read articles from one of the best sports writers in the state of Iowa. ENJOY!

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