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About Football

Ames High Football is led by Brian Sauser, who is in his second season in charge of the Little Cyclone program. In year two, the Little Cyclones in the Round of 16 for the first time since 2014 and fell to eventual state champion Southeast Polk. In 2022, the Little Cyclones will play the second-year of a home-and-home schedule, hosting Marshalltown, Des Moines East, Council Bluffs Lincoln, Dowling Catholic, and Johnston.

Points of Pride


Top receiving target in the state

Jalen Lueth finished with 86 receptions (second in the state) for 1,339 (first in the state).


Top State Passer

The Little Cyclones featured the top passer in the state in senior Dallas Sauser: leading all classes in passing completions with 251.


Aerial Ace

In Ames’ 57-28 victory over the Sioux City North Stars, senior quarterback Dallas Sauser passed for 590 yards,


6-4 record

The Little Cyclones picked up wins over Marshalltown, Fort Dodge, Des Moines East, Sioux City North, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincon and Des Moines Lincoln.

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