2020 Walt Fiegel Foundation Event Details

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Coach Fiegel’s mantra of “Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do” is proving true in the COVID-19 environment. We hope you and your families are all happy, safe, and healthy. COVID-19 has changed all of our lives. The Walt Fiegel 2020 event is adapting to meet these changes. The objective is to keep everyone safe… Read more »

The Des Moines Register names the 50 greatest Iowa high school football coaches of all time

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by Cody Goodwin/The Register What makes a great high school football coach? It takes a lot of factors. Success? Certainly. Establishing a tradition? You bet. Character and influence? Yep. All of those traits helped us make our selections for the Des Moines Register’s 50 greatest Iowa high school football coaches. Walt Fiegel, Sioux City East Record:… Read more »

Brian Webb takes reins at Sioux City East

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  From the 2018 Siouxland Football Preview series JEFF BUDLONG jbudlong@siouxcityjournal.com   SIOUX CITY – Brian Webb wants his team to dive right in. The new East High head coach takes over a program with plenty of history and success, but it also is coming off a two-year stretch without a playoff appearance. The last time the… Read more »

Sioux City native launches book tour in hometown

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TIM GALLAGHER tgallagher@siouxcityjournal.com Jul 14, 2018 SIOUX CITY — Gene McNaughton will celebrate the occasion of his father’s 90th birthday in a unique and most meaningful manner. He’ll launch a global book tour on Monday, the day Eugene McNaughton, a 52-year veteran of the fabled Sioux City Stockyards, would have blown out 90 candles. The… Read more »

New East football coach sold on relationships

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BARRY POE bpoe@siouxcityjournal.com Jun 9, 2018 SIOUX CITY – Brian Webb is well aware of the football tradition at East High. That’s one of the reasons he left Cedar Rapids Jefferson to become the Black Raiders’ new head coach. “I never would have left the position I had if I didn’t feel we could be… Read more »

2018 Walt Fiegel Scholarship Recipients

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Congratulations to these 12 students who earned the 2018 Walt Fiegel Foundation Scholarship! Amber Allyn, North Jose Ayala-Garcia, West Medinat Ayodele, Bishop Heelan Ross Gengler, Sergeant Bluff- Luton Paige Hanson, East High Hannah Huggins, North High Josh Nutt, East Rachel Okine, Dakota Valley Elda Rodriguez-Virrueta, East Diego Santiago, Bishop Heelan Grace Wilmes, Bishop Heelan Simone… Read more »

Fiegel Foundation provides for many

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by STEVE ALLSPACH May 14, 2017 SIOUX CITY – Not exactly lyricists when they were still drawing bountiful breaths, Walt Fiegel and Rich Vanderloo still found some measure of iambic pentameter in “telling it like it is.’’ It might not have been poetry, addressing any and all who might be inclined to listen, but there… Read more »