Clint Cole, a native of Waterloo and recent graduate of Iowa State University, has been named the Dallas County News’ new sports editor.

Cole replaces former editor Sam Martin who worked for the DCN for almost three years. Cole was a former summer intern at the DCN who helped write and co-write area sports stories.

Before coming to the DCN, Cole wrote for the Iowa State Daily as a sports writer and intensely covered the ISU hockey team. He continues to write on a freelance basis on the Iowa Wild Hockey Team for

Cole said he is glad to be back in Dallas County covering sports in and around the area.