Norman Borlaug indeed believed his early sports lessons in Iowa served him well in his long life

By Chuck Offenburger, – 9/14/2009

The programs of the Iowa High School Athletic Association have produced some outstanding athletes in their first century of competition, but as former executive Bernie Saggau often said, “I really could care less about all the All-Americans we produce. I am more concerned about the good Americans, not the All-Americans.”