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Football

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

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

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. […]

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

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

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. […]

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Iowa professor organizes protest over pink locker room

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” […]

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activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked.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

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

Video: Hawk Central staffers break down Iowa vs. UNI

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Hawk Central at Fry Fest

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

Join Hawk Central staffers, including columnist Rick Brown and reporter Pat Harty, at the Hawk Central booth at Fry Fest from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Coralville Marriott. Find out what’s in store for Hawkeye football coverage this season, get a sneak peek at the new Hawk Central app and talk football […]

A little constructive chatter could carry the Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Cohesiveness starts with a conversation. And that may be the untold strength of an Iowa football team with eight returning starters on offense and a veteran defensive line. “They really expect us to be alternative coaches out there, seeing things and understanding concepts,” receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley said. “And when we communicate […]