The Des Moines Buccaneers is a hockey team that competes in the United States Hockey League's Tier 1. The team was founded in 1980 and since its inception it has played all its home games at Buccaneer Arena in Urbandale, Iowa. Displaying an adept knack for winning games (taking home itsfirst of several Anderson Cups in 1994), the Buccaneers has served as a platform for players to go on to play in the NCAA and eventually the NHL.
The Iowa Cyclones represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
As a member of the NCAA's Division I, the university competes in the Big 12 Conference, where it fields a number of men's and women's programs in sports such as football, basketball, golf, softball, volleyball, tennis, soccer and wrestling.
The Iowa Wild is a professional ice hockey team based out of Des Moines, Iowa that competes in the American Hockey League. Founded in 1994 andoriginallycalled the Houston Aeros, in 2013, the team moved to Des Moines, where it competes at the Wells FargoArena. An affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild, several Iowa Wild players have gone on to have illustrious careers competing in the NHL.
Reel Big Fish was one of the more popular ska sensations to emerge out of the 1990s--bringing the danceable, wild energy of reggae-influenced rock to mainstream visibility. With a distinctive sense of humor, funk and personality, Reel Big Fish has continued to perform regularly and release studio material over the years. With a chart-topping songs and numerous tours under their belt, Reel Big Fish is still going strong.