Cy-Hawk game ball exchanged in Tama

Contributed photo by John Speer, Toledo Chronicle/Tama News-Herald U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (right) and ROTC cadets from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University run the official CyHawk game ball through Tama before an exchange on Friday. The annual event takes place each year in Tama where the football for the Saturday is carried by the ROTC of one university and handed off to the ROTC of the university hosting the game.
Contributed photo by Allison Graham, Tama News-Herald/Toledo Chronicle U.S. Senator Joni Ernst greets South Tama Elementary School students as she accompanies ROTC cadets from Iowa State University and the University of Iowa in in the Game Day Ball Exchange in Tama at noon on Friday. Sept. 7. The annual event has taken place in Tama for 30 years on the Friday prior to the annual football game between the Cyclones and Hawkeyes. The Tama County I Club fetes the the ROTC groups with a luncheon served this year at the Tama-Toledo Country Club.