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[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

Former Hawkeye Bernard Bennett passes

MASON CITY, Iowa – – Bernard Lloyd (Bernie) Bennett, an Iowa football letterman from 1950-52, passed away Monday, July 21, in Shawnee, Kansas.  He was 82. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 25, at the Fullerton Funeral Home, 123 Second St. SE, in Mason City.  There will be a one […]

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

Teammates, former coach believe in Travis Perry

IOWA CITY, Ia. This is not the first time Travis Perry entered uncharted waters. Iowa football fans may wonder if the Urbandale alum is in over his head as a Big Ten linebacker, but his high school coach, Sam Anderson, saw what happens when Perry is thrown into a sink-or-swim situation. “He was just one […]

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

VIDEO: Brandon Scherff hang cleans 443 pounds

Wanna know why Brandon Scherff is getting mega NFL Draft buzz? Yeah, there’s all that on-the-field greatness going on. And the whole top-notch “freakiest athlete” in college football designation. But this 30-second video says a lot, too. Somewhere among “strong,” “Iowa strong” and “Army strong,” we might just have to make room for “Scherff strong.” […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] July 17, 2014

Clemmons: Trey Dickerson doesn’t deserve any pressure

Since signing a letter of intent with the Iowa basketball team in April, former junior college point guard Trey Dickerson has seen his popularity rise steadily with Hawkeye fans.

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Pat Harty: McCaffery had faith in Jok and got burned

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery had no reasonable choice but to suspend Peter Jok. McCaffery took a chance on his 6-foot-6 sophomore shooting guard from West Des Moines, only to have his trust betrayed. McCaffery would have been justified in suspending Jok after he was arrested for drunken driving on his moped in late […]

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Assault charge against Zach McCabe dropped

The assault charge filed against former Iowa basketball player Zach McCabe for allegedly punching a man in the face at a downtown Iowa City bar has been dropped by the victim, according to court documents. Documents filed last week in Johnson County District Court indicate that the serious misdemeanor charge for assault causing bodily injury […]


[ 0 ] July 14, 2014

Hawkeyes land first Class of 2015 wrestling recruit

Wrestling at Iowa had been Cash Wilcke’s dream as far back as he can remember, and he outlined some steps a few years ago that he figured would bring that vision closer to reality. A fourth-place finish at the state meet as a freshman competing against 170-pound upperclassmen grabbed the attention of wrestling fans across […]

[ 0 ] July 11, 2014

Survey: Help enhance your HawkCentral experience

We’re grateful that so many of you make us a trusted home for Hawkeyes sports coverage. And we want to serve you even better, giving you focused, improved, in-depth information and access year-round. So this is your chance to tell us what you want and how we can guide your Iowa sports experience across every […]

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

Ethen Lofthouse hired at Utah Valley

For the second time this week, a senior on Iowa’s 2014 wrestling team has landed a job as a college assistant. Utah Valley announced Wednesday that it has hired Ethen Lofthouse as the program’s volunteer assistant. The two-time All-American replaces former Iowa State standout Cyler Sanderson, who left the program to train with the Nittany […]

Women's Basketball

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Offense is Peschel’s focus in Game Time League

Kali Peschel doesn’t exactly fit the mold of summer league superstar.

[ 0 ] July 2, 2014

Incoming Iowa freshmen excel in Game Time League

They come from three states and from two countries. They come with sparkling credentials, including two having been named the Gatorade Player of the Year in their respective state. And they come at a time when the Iowa women’s basketball program is thriving under veteran coach Lisa Bluder. Iowa’s 2014 recruiting class, which consists of […]

[ 0 ] July 2, 2014

Dixon erupts for 63 points in Game Time League

As one of the top 3-point shooters in the history of the Iowa women’s basketball program, Melissa Dixon is used to connecting from long distance. But even she was surprised by what she did Wednesday night  in the Game Time League. Dixon, a senior-to-be shooting guard from Johnsburg, Ill., made 13-of-24 3-point baskets and scored […]

Big Ten

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Hawkeyes agree: Too many watch lists in college football

IOWA CITY, Ia. – They are as much a part of summer as trips to the beach and the Chicago Cubs playing below .500. They are among the first signs that another college football season is approaching. And they seem to be multiplying — they being college football preseason watch lists. Name the position and […]

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

Easy schedule? Hawkeyes respond to offseason hype

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The more you listen to Andrew Donnal, the more his words ring true. “You can’t be thinking about the end of the season before you start the beginning of the season,” Iowa’s senior offensive lineman said. “We can’t get too ahead of ourselves.” History backs up Donnal’s point. For much of […]

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014

Andrew Logue’s ultimate Big Ten football road trip

A new divisional alignment based on geography. Old rivalries that date back decades. And the perennial quest for roses. No offense to Maryland and Rutgers, but from an Iowa perspective, not much has really changed in the Big Ten. RANDY PETERSON: The ultimate Big 12 football road trip In fact, anyone planning a road trip through […]

Other Recent Articles

Big Ten Network analyst’s favorites for major awards

[ 0 ] July 19, 2014

Tom Dienhart of the Big Ten Network made his top three picks for major college football awards. Here’s the catch: Each pick is a Big Ten Conference player. Only one Hawkeye appears on Dienhart’s list: offensive lineman Brandon Scherff. Dienhart has him No. 1 for the Lombardi Award (top lineman or linebacker) and No. 1 […]

Former Hawkeye QB returns to state to play Barnstormers

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014

Arvell Nelson arrived at the University of Iowa in the fall of 2006 as a strong-armed quarterback with a big frame and athleticism that caught the attention of schools such as Tennessee, Wisconsin and Michigan State before he settled on the Hawkeyes. Saturday night he returns to the state as a member of the Arena Football […]

Ex-Hawkeye Christian Ballard suing NFL Players Association

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) – Former NFL players Christian Ballard and Gregory Westbrooks are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, with both claiming the NFL Players Association “withheld information from the players […]

Auditor: $74,200 missing from Iowa athletic ticket deposits

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014

A state audit released Friday has determined that nearly $75,000 collected by the University of Iowa Athletics Ticket Office for Hawkeye Express tickets for three football games in 2011 was never deposited. Those numbers are higher than an internal audit by the University of Iowa last year showed that two games’ worth of proceeds, or […]

Bret Bielema heaps praise on A.J. Derby at SEC Media Days

[ 0 ] July 17, 2014

Associated Press and staff reports Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema heaped praise upon former Iowa Hawkeye A.J. Derby during spring practices. And the coach picked right up where he left off this week at Southeastern Conference Media Days. “At tight end, we have Hunter Henry back, who was a freshman sensation,” Bielema said. “But A.J. Derby, in my […]