Colton Metzger, a horticulture graduate student and graduate assistant working on the athletics turf/grounds crew, prepares the pitching surface on the Iowa State softball field. After spending the first six weeks of the season on the road, the Cyclones take a 15-16 record into their home opener this weekend, hosting Big 12 Conference foe Texas Tech at 4 p.m. on Friday, and noon on Saturday and Sunday. If weather is questionable, schedule updates will be available on the softball website. Admission is free.
March 23, 2017
Arts and events
Portraitier in residence
During a nine-day residency, Maquoketa artist Rose Frantzen will paint the portraits of 13 more Iowa Staters.
Women composers celebrated
Weekend concerts at Tye Recital Hall showcase the music of women composers.