Gameday: No. 1 Iowa Western vs. No. 2 Butler


I’m in Cedar Falls, Iowa, for Sunday’s NJCAA national championship game between No. 1 Iowa Western (11-0) and No. 2 Butler (11-0) at the UNI-Dome – here’s a rundown of our coverage over the last few week in The Wichita Eagle, at and at Sunflower Slate.

-Eagle columnist Bob Lutz’s profile of Butler coach Troy Morrell

-Butler accepts bid to play Iowa Western 

-Butler assistant coach Steve Braet is the one link between all six of the Grizzlies’ national titles

-Butler running back/Heights product Dreamius Smith commits to West Virginia

-Butler bolsters brand through social media – better than any JC in the nation

-Iowa Western makes quick rise to NJCAA elite – Reivers only in their fourth season. (More IW coverage from the Council Bluffs paper)

-Butler QB Billy Cosh revamps career, leads Grizzlies to NJCAA title game

-Looking back at Butler’s six NJCAA titles at Sunflower Slate: 1981, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2008

I’ll be live-tweeting the game on my Twitter account – @t_adame

See y’all on the other side.