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Football

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Iowa’s 10th-best football victory of the past 50 years

This was the most hyped Iowa-Iowa State game ever. There is no close No. 2. The Cyclones came to Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 17, 1977, the first time the in-state rivals had met in 43 years. Adding fuel to the fire was a motivational ploy by Iowa State coach Earle Bruce. When his team returned […]

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Hawkeyes’ Lomax comes back stronger after demotion

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Nobody would blame Jordan Lomax for being a little moody. He opened Iowa’s 2013 football season as a starting cornerback, but suffered a hamstring injury in the second half of the first game. What may have hurt Lomax more was watching Desmond King, his freshman replacement, emerge as a cornerstone of the […]

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Iowa’s 11th-best football victory of the past 50 years

Iowa dismantled Iowa State 57-3 on Sept. 28, 1985. Two days later, the Hawkeyes moved to the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college football poll. Michigan State came to Kinnick Stadium on Oct. 5, intent on making it a short stay. Iowa jumped out to a 13-0 lead, but the Spartans stormed back. […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Rick Brown: McCaffery sees key roles for Clemmons, Ellingson, Uhl

Iowa’s basketball program is in a much better place than it was when coach Fran McCaffery took over in the spring of 2010. But now, after the first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006, comes a different challenge. Is this a program that reloads or rebuilds? The Big Ten’s top programs keep rolling season […]

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

McCaffery defends program: “We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.”

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery is not worried about the public perception of his program in the wake of several player arrests. “Not at all,” McCaffery told the Register at a charity-golf appearance Monday in Des Moines. “Not in the least. We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.” McCaffery has issued four press-release statements […]

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

Iowa hoops player Josh Oglesby arrested for public intoxication

University of Iowa senior guard Josh Oglesby, 22, was arrested by campus police  in Iowa City early Saturday on a charge of public intoxication, a spokesperson from the university’s Department of Public Safety confirmed Saturday afternoon. The university’s athletics department released a statement from Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery shortly after 3:20 p.m. on Saturday. […]

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 ] 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.

[ 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 […]

Big Ten

[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

Iowa’s 13th-best football win of the past 50 years

Iowa’s surprising 1981 march to the Rose Bowl included a defensive masterpiece. Wisconsin had an edge in that race to Pasadena when it hosted Iowa on Nov. 14, 1981. Madison had been awash in Rose Bowl hype the week of the game. But the Hawkeyes jumped out to a 17-0 halftime lead, on a Tom […]

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

Iowa football’s 15th-best win of the past 50 years

Michigan rushed for 22 yards. Iowa’s Jermelle Lewis came off the bench to rush for 109 yards. That is just a snapshot of the 34-9 beatdown No. 13 Iowa put on No. 8 Michigan before a crowd of 111,496 at Michigan Stadium on Oct. 26, 2002. “I’ll never forget it,” Iowa tight end Dallas Clark […]

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

Iowa soccer: Nine starters return from successful ’13 squad

The success Dave Dilanni amassed at Grand Valley State is almost unfathomable. Dilanni went 221-18-18 at the Division II school, including three national championships and 11-straight NCAA Tournament berths. Now at the helm of the Iowa soccer team, Dilanni takes that .895 winning percentage over to the Black and Gold, transitioning to a program that […]

Other Recent Articles

Iowa field hockey players support fired coach; Barta responds

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Iowa’s field hockey players have released a statement supporting former coach Tracey Griesbaum, who was fired earlier this month. The players told the student newspaper, the Daily Iowan, that Griesbaum’s firing was “unfair and unjust.” The players went on to say that it left them questioning the leadership of the Iowa athletic department. The players […]

Photos: Iowa Volleyball Media Day

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

New Iowa volleyball coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for 20 wins

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Despite the Iowa volleyball team winning no more than 13 matches in a single season since 2009, new coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for the 20-win level this fall as the program begins a transition under the Iowa City native. Hired away from Marquette in January, Shymansky takes over one of the Big Ten’s worst […]

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit, BTN’s Dave Revsine rave about Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Why not Iowa? When the discussion turns to contenders for the inaugural College Football Playoff, ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit says the Hawkeyes deserve at least a mention. “At the end of the day, I look at Iowa with all those positives. And you look at their schedule,” Herbstreit explained. “They don’t play Ohio State. They […]

Iowa’s 12th-best football victory of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

Iowa won its school-record eighth straight game to start a season on Oct. 24, 2009, at Michigan State. The streak remained alive because of the most famous slant pattern in school history. It was run by sophomore wide receiver Marvin McNutt, and it came on the final play. Michigan State had taken a 13-9 lead […]