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[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Coming Sunday: Iowa’s big fish, Brandon Scherff

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. […]

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Harty: Barta says “sky is not falling” with slow ticket sales

Lunch with Gary Barta on Friday included sandwiches, soft drinks, pasta salad, a brownie, a pep talk and finally an important message to fans: Tickets still remain for the Iowa football team’s seven home games. That’s always a concern, but especially with the Aug. 30 season opener against Northern Iowa barely a month away. “I’m […]

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Is Gary Barta’s Iowa football outlook as sunny as yours?

A reversal in record led some Iowa football fans to flip their outlook. A year ago, the Hawkeyes were coming off a 4-8 fall. In 2013, they went 8-4 during the regular season. And Friday, Iowa was picked to finish second in the Big Ten’s West Division, according to a media poll conducted by the […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Video: Trey Dickerson shows off his shooting range, quickness

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Video: Has Trey Dickerson received too much hype?

[ 0 ] July 24, 2014

Prime Time League: Dickerson says he’s not bothered by high expectations

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 […]


[ 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 […]

[ 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 […]

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 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.” […]

[ 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 […]

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Thousands of tickets left for Iowa State, Wisconsin, Nebraska

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Tickets are available for all seven of Iowa’s home football games this season, including the Sept. 13 showdown with Iowa State. Despite stagnant sales, Hawkeye athletic director Gary Barta sees a bright side. “I’m not panicking,” Barta said Friday during a meeting with the media. “Because where we’re at right now, ironically, […]

Media think Hawkeyes are second-best in Big Ten’s West

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Big Ten Conference media members think the Dec. 6 Big Ten championship game will pit Ohio State vs. Wisconsin, a poll compiled by the Cleveland Plain-Dealer revealed Friday morning. Media members selected Iowa second in the league’s West Division, ahead of Nebraska, Northwestern, Minnesota, Illinois and Purdue. Twelve of the 29 voters picked Ohio State […]

Former major leaguer joins Iowa baseball staff

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

The University of Iowa athletics department issued this press release Thursday: ===== IOWA CITY, Iowa – Former Major League Baseball player Jeff Clement has been named the University of Iowa baseball team’s volunteer assistant, UI head coach Rick Heller announced Thursday. “We are excited and fortunate to add Jeff to our coaching staff,” said Heller, who guided the Hawkeyes […]

Devyn Marble signs deal with NBA’s Magic

[ 0 ] July 24, 2014

get ex back Devyn Marble?s dream of the NBA got one step closer Thursday. The former all-Big Ten guard at Iowa has signed a contract with the Orlando Magic, the NBA club announced. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Marble was a second-round draft pick, the 56th selection overall. The Magic got his rights […]

Former Hawkeye Bernard Bennett passes

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

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 […]