CHICAGO – You have to give Nebraska coach Bo Pelini credit for thinking outside of the box. The man who scored public relations points by bringing a cat to the Cornhuskers’ spring game kept the creative vibe going Monday during Big Ten football media days. When asked for a way to clean up recruiting, Pelini […]
CHICAGO – Who is the key to Iowa’s success? For ESPN analyst Chris Spielman, the answer was easy: “It’s always the quarterback.” “From high school to the NFL, if you don’t have a quarterback, you don’t have a chance,” Spielman said Monday during the Big Ten meetings. “That’s just the way it is. It’s how football […]
NORTH LIBERTY – As point guards on the Iowa basketball team, Anthony Clemmons and Trey Dickerson will compete for playing time on a daily basis next season. Before that, though, they’ll compete for a Prime Time League championship July 31. Clemmons and Dickerson both helped their teams advance to the title game by scoring 24 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Kali Peschel doesn’t exactly fit the mold of summer league superstar.
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 […]
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 […]
CHICAGO – The quarterback competition at Wisconsin remains unsettled. Badgers coach Gary Andersen said during Monday’s Big Ten football media days that he has no timetable for picking a starter. Wisconsin opens Aug. 30 at home against Louisiana State. “I’ve been through this a few times in my career,” said Andersen, who is entering his second […]
CHICAGO – Iowa’s Brandon Scherff is among ten players named to the Big Ten Conference watch list, released this morning. Scherff, a senior left tackle, earned all-conference and all-America honors last year, and is a primary reason why the Hawkeyes are seen as West Division title contenders. He is joined on the watch list by […]
The Big Ten family has grown to 14 with the additions of Maryland and Rutgers. The newbies will be on display for the first time today when the Big Ten Football Media Days kick off in Chicago. I wonder what Woody Hayes would think about a Big Ten football game in Piscataway, N.J.? The late […]
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WILLIAMSBURG, Ia. Brandon Scherff drove his silver Chevy pickup down a dirt path, passing a “No Fishing” sign as he pulled up to an Iowa County farm pond. “Yeah, right,” Scherff said. This was not an act of defiance. Iowa’s 6-foot-5, 320-pound left offensive tackle is a welcome guest at this pond, on land owned by […]
Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.
Unlike many of his peers, Drew Cook isn’t on Twitter.
The Iowa football coaching staff has landed another recruit at the expense of a team from the Mid-American Conference. Tight end Nate Vejvoda announced Saturday afternoon on Twitter that he has committed to Iowa. I am officially committed to the University of Iowa #GoHawkeyes— Nate Vejvoda (@NateVejvoda) July 26, 2014 Vejvoda previously was committed to […]
Recently, Register reporter Rick Brown and photographer Charlie Litchfield spent a day with Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff. The site? A small fishing pond about 25 miles outside Iowa City. Scherff could be a high pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and he’s the anchor of a Hawkeye team that has high hopes for 2014. […]