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Football

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Ricky Stanzi, Pat Angerer are looking for jobs

Former Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi was cut by the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday. Mark Long of the Associated Press reported the news on Twitter. Jaguars have waived C Mike Brewster and QB Ricky Stanzi. They’re the biggest names on the team’s cuts today — Mark Long (@APMarkLong) August 29, 2014 Stanzi was one of […]

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Iowa’s best football victory of the last 50 years

Rob Houghtlin kicked four field goals. The last one might be the most famous boot in Iowa football history. Houghtlin’s 29-yard field goal as time expired gave No. 1 Iowa a 12-10 victory over No. 2 Michigan on Oct. 19, 1985 at Kinnick Stadium. The Hawkeyes dominated the game statistically, but they trailed on the […]

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Hawkeyes face intriguing opening foe in Northern Iowa

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Admit it, this is sort of fun. When the college football season kicks off at 11 a.m. today in Kinnick Stadium, you’ll have more than a passing interest, because the outlook seems rosy for Iowa and Northern Iowa is a familiar thorn. “There’s something about playing somebody inside your state that […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014

Fran McCaffery says Peter Jok will rejoin men’s hoops team on Tuesday

  Peter Jok will be rejoining the Iowa men’s basketball team Tuesday, coach Fran McCaffery has confirmed. Jok, a sophomore guard and former West Des Moines Valley all-stater, was suspended from all basketball-related activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked. Jok […]

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

Harty: Hawkeye news coming in bits and pieces

This column goes all over the place, so hang on. Offensive left tackle Brandon Scherff is the most hyped Iowa football player heading into his senior season since whom? You probably have to go all the way back to quarterback Chuck Long’s much-anticipated senior season in 1985 for that answer. Long was widely regarded as […]

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Rick Brown’s breakdown of Iowa’s full 2014-15 hoops schedule

Iowa’s men’s basketball team will start its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule in an unusual place. On the road. The Big Ten released its conference schedule Thursday, and the Hawkeyes get started Dec. 30 at Ohio State. This will be the first time in coach Fran McCaffery’s five seasons that Iowa has kicked off league play […]

Wrestling

[ 0 ] August 10, 2014

Iowa wrestler takes bronze medal at Junior Worlds

Iowa wrestler Thomas Gilman took home a bronze medal Sunday at the Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. Gilman, a sophomore from Council Bluffs, defeated Vladimir Kurdin of Kazakhstan 11-6 in the 121-pound bronze medal match. He finished the event with a 4-1 record. Gilman outscored his first two opponents 20-0 before winning 4-4 on […]

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

Iowa wrestlers face rugged road schedule, host Duals in 2015

Iowa is returning to the National Duals – and the National Duals are returning to Iowa. After a one-year absence from the event, the Hawkeyes roll out their home mats on Feb. 15 for the National Duals Regionals and play host to the championship a week later in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The dual event, which hasn’t […]

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Brent Metcalf wins gold at FILA Golden Grand Prix

The Iowa athletics department issued this press release today: ===== IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa national champion Brent Metcalf won a gold medal at 65 kg/143 lbs. at the FILA Golden Grand Prix Finals on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Metcalf scored six unanswered points in the second period to defeat Magomed Muslimov of […]

Women's Basketball

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Schedule sets up well for Hawk women

The Hawkeyes won’t have to wait long to see where they stand against the league’s best.

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

Ally Disterhoft does it all in GTL championship

NORTH LIBERTY Ally Disterhoft had at least three obvious goals heading into the Game Time League this summer. She wanted to stay healthy, improve as a player and lead her team to the title. Disterhoft accomplished all three goals Wednesday. She scored a game-high 36 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead McCurry’s/Culver’s to an […]

[ 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.

Big Ten

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Northern Iowa senior left tackle Jack Rummells, the FCS version of Brandon Scherff?

He grew up in a small town in Iowa, stands 6-foot-5, weighs at least 300 pounds, excels as an offensive left tackle in college and is a beast in the weight room. You’re probably thinking of Iowa senior Brandon Scherff because he fits that detailed description to a T. But in this case, the person […]

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

Kirk Ferentz shares the secret of his gameday note cards

IOWA CITY, Ia. – When he travels the state on the I-Club circuit each spring, Iowa football Kirk Ferentz answers a lot of questions. Two get asked more than others. One, what do you write on that card during games? And two, what kind of gum do you chew? “It’s about all I’m known for, […]

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

Tevaun Smith hopes to consistently enter WR fray

  IOWA CITY, Ia. – Wide receiver Tevaun Smith is best remembered for one play. A very big play. The Hawkeyes were trailing Michigan 21-7 at halftime of last November’s game at Kinnick Stadium. On Iowa’s first series of the third quarter, Smith made an acrobatic one-handed catch of a Jake Rudock pass and dodged […]

Other Recent Articles

Rick Brown: Iowa’s defensive line needs to show its muscle

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s defense a year ago was defined by linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris and Anthony Hitchens. If someone in the defensive line made a mistake, the linebackers were usually there to erase it. This fall, the roles are reversed. The line is the strength of this defense heading into Saturday’s 11 a.m. […]

HawkCentral.com is bringing you a new, interactive way to watch Iowa football

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

The Register is ramping up its in-game coverage of the Iowa Hawkeyes this season. Sports staffer Danny Lawhon will be dedicated to making sure you’re in the know from before kickoff to well after the post-game handshake. Coverage will be available in a rich mobile experience in the Des Moines Register app and at HawkCentral.com and DesMoinesRegister.com. […]

Iowa professor organizes protest over pink locker room

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A University of Iowa professor who donned a robot costume to heckle Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann has now set his sights on one of his school’s famous quirks: the visiting team’s pink locker room at Kinnick Stadium. Kembrew McLeod is organizing what he jokingly calls a “Million Robot March” […]

Harty: Epenesa protecting highly touted son

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Under most circumstances, being turned down for an interview is a real bummer in my line of work. But there are exceptions, times when remaining silent is probably the best approach to take. Former Iowa football player Epenesa Epenesa is taking that approach with his son A.J. Epenesa, who already has an incredible list of […]

Video: Rick Brown picks winners of top Big Ten games

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014