Tommy Birch, The Des Moines Register

Tommy Birch

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent:
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Ames Trib News
  • USA TODAY
Past:
  • IC Press-Citizen
  • The Hawk Eye
  • argusleader
  • Enquirer
  • Indianapolis Star
  • DelmarvaNow!
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • North Jersey News
  • Journal & Courier
  • WKYC Channel 3 News
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Recent articles by Tommy:

'Coop will definitely be smiling from above': Late Iowa MLB umpire Eric Cooper honored with bowling tournament

Late Iowa umpire Eric Cooper's legacy is living on through a charity bowling tournament in Des Moines. → Read More

Iowa State football beats Kansas State 33-20. Follow along with more live updates and analysis

The Iowa State football team will try to end a seven-game losing streak in Manhattan when the Cyclones play at Kansas State Saturday. → Read More

These top performers stood out in Week 8 of the Iowa high school football season

There were plenty of memorable performances from Week 8 of the Iowa high school football season. Here are 10 that stood out. → Read More

Royals prospect Bobby Witt Jr. wins Minor League Player of the Year award

Bobby Witt Jr., Royals top prospect, was voted the 2021 USA TODAY Minor League Player of the Year after his brilliant performance this season. → Read More

Inspired by his mom, Iowa Cubs infielder Tyler Ladendorf delayed retirement for one more crack at big leagues

The infielder is in Pittsburgh with Chicago Cubs after being promoted to the big leagues on Friday. → Read More

'We believe in Brock': Iowa State football's Matt Campbell backs Brock Purdy after fourth quarter benching

Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell said there is no quarterback conundrum in Ames after Brock Purdy was benched in the fourth quarter vs. Iowa. → Read More

Iowa State leads Iowa in the second quarter of the Cy-Hawk game. Follow along for live updates and analysis

Saturday's Iowa-Iowa State football showdown in Ames is the first between two ranked opponents. → Read More

Inspired by Iowa State coach Matt Campbell, Cyclones fan to return to Jack Trice Stadium after having legs amputated

Iowa State fan Nick Bassett wanted to make sure he sped through his rehab after having his legs amputated so he could be at every game this fall. → Read More

Inspired by Iowa State coach Matt Campbell, Cyclones fan to return to Jack Trice Stadium after having legs amputated

Iowa State fan Nick Bassett wanted to make sure he sped through his rehab after having his legs amputated so he could be at every game this fall. → Read More

Inspired by Iowa State coach Matt Campbell, Cyclones fan to return to Jack Trice Stadium after having legs amputated

Iowa State fan Nick Bassett wanted to make sure he sped through his rehab after having his legs amputated so he could be at every game this fall. → Read More

Inspired by Iowa State coach Matt Campbell, Cyclones fan to return to Jack Trice Stadium after having legs amputated

Iowa State fan Nick Bassett wanted to make sure he sped through his rehab after having his legs amputated so he could be at every game this fall. → Read More

How Kevin Costner's timeless tribute at the Field of Dreams game came together

MLB and FOX's Field of Dreams pre-game show in Dyersville, Iowa, took years of planning. → Read More

Iowa State football vs. Northern Iowa live updates: Late field goal gives Cyclones the lead at halftime

Iowa State football opens the most anticipated season in school history on Saturday against Northern Iowa. → Read More

NTT INDYCAR SERIES partners with Hy-Vee to bring two races to Iowa Speedway in 2022

The Iowa Speedway got some much-needed help with two INDYCAR SERIES races coming to the track in 2022. → Read More

NTT INDYCAR SERIES partners with Hy-Vee to bring two races to Iowa Speedway in 2022

The Iowa Speedway got some much-needed help with two INDYCAR SERIES races coming to the track in 2022. → Read More

NTT INDYCAR SERIES partners with Hy-Vee to bring two races to Iowa Speedway in 2022

The Iowa Speedway got some much-needed help with two INDYCAR SERIES races coming to the track in 2022. → Read More

NTT INDYCAR SERIES partners with Hy-Vee to bring two races to Iowa Speedway in 2022

The Iowa Speedway got some much-needed help with two INDYCAR SERIES races coming to the track in 2022. → Read More

Kevin Costner, White Sox and Yankees put on a show at 'Field of Dreams' game in Dyersville

MLB's game in Dyersville was a home run ... literally, with the Yankees and White Sox sending shots in the Iowa corn Thursday night. → Read More

Field of Dreams umpire, an Iowa native, might play catch with his dad when he gets there

Iowa native Pat Hoberg will be an umpire in Thursday's game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox at the Field of Dreams movie site. → Read More

Here is MLB's schedule for the Field of Dreams game in Dyersville

MLB's game in Dyersville will include a pre-game show on FOX. → Read More