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Is There a Correlation Between Squaw Creek Depth and Success of Iowa State Football?

Iowa State Football, in its 127 year history, has had many ups and downs, just like the depth of Squaw Creek.


Major Squaw Creek floods over the years, namely 1918, 1993, 2008 and 2010, have brought their wrath upon Ames.

Flood of 2010

To get my data for this article, I’m relying on the historic crests and low water records found from, and I’m going to see what record holding dates fall closest to a football game and the result thereof.