Hello and welcome to the FIRST episode of The Pants Party of 2021.
Ben and Harry have a very special guest in Leah Vann, the new Iowa football reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette.
We talk with Leah about her Texas roots, growing up a Michigan football fan, attending Texas for undergrad, and Northwestern for her Masters in Journalism.
Please join us in welcoming Leah to the Hawkeye beat! You can find her on Twitter @LVann_Sports and on the Gazette website very soon.
- Read her Masters project on Odessa-Permian of Friday Night Lights acclaim here.
- Her piece on male cheerleaders in Northwest Iowa here.
- And a gutwrenching piece on a runner at Osage here.