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Football

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Portions of Finkbine parking closed for Iowa opener

From University of Iowa sports information: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The combination of rain that has already fallen and predictions for additional rain will result in at least half of the available football gameday parking on grass surfaces at the University of Iowa’s Finkbine Golf Course to not be available for Saturday’s football game, the UI […]

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Former Iowa football commit on Alabama two-deep

Former Cedar Falls all-stater Ross Pierschbacher, who originally committed to play football at Iowa before signing with Alabama, has made an immediate impact as a true freshman. The 6-foot-4, 295-pound Pierschbacher is listed as the Crimson Tide’s backup left guard behind Arie Kouandijo for Saturday’s opener against West Virginia in Atlanta, Ga. According to the […]

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Brown: Ferentz won’t let himself get too excited about running game

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Asked if he felt better about his running game than in recent seasons, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz squirmed in his chair like someone sitting in the dentist’s office waiting for a root canal. “You never feel too good about anything, especially right now,” Ferentz said. Right now is Saturday’s 11 […]

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activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked.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

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

3 Points with Nate Kaeding: What Kirk Ferentz is saying behind the scenes

All season long at HawkCentral.com, tune in for our weekly video show with our reporters and former Hawkeye and NFL kicker Nate Kaeding. The show, filmed at Kaeding’s T-shirt shop in Iowa City called Tailgate, will get inside the head of one of Kirk Ferentz’s former players and try to dissect all the wins and […]

Other Recent Articles

Iowa’s third-best football victory of the last 50 years

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Iowa coach Hayden Fry knew it was a gamble. The Hawkeyes were clinging to a 13-7, fourth-quarter lead in this top-10 duel at Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 24, 1983. Iowa was ranked seventh. No. 3 Ohio State had won nine straight in the series. Iowa had a third-and-six situation from its own 27. Fry could […]

LIVE: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Our weekly chats are back! Send your questions now to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown, and he’ll join you at noon on Wednesdays throughout the season for a give-and-take about an anticipated season of Iowa football. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

Hawkeye linebackers unsettled, but promising

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The way Quinton Alston sees it, there is no problem. A quick scan of Iowa’s football depth chart shows five potential starters listed for three linebacker positions. That means one of the Hawkeyes’ biggest offseason concerns remains unsettled. Or does it? “I don’t think you can have too many good linebackers,” […]

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

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

Georgia Tech’s offense had been unstoppable, averaging 307.2 rushing yards and running all the way to the school’s first Orange Bowl game in 43 years. But the ninth-ranked Yellow Jackets were about to run into No. 10 Iowa and defensive coordinator Norm Parker. Iowa’s 24-14 Orange Bowl victory on Jan. 5, 2010, was the program’s […]

Ferentz gives Kidd, Koehn edge in Hawkeye kicking game

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – A punter from the Sunshine State is living his dream in Iowa. “Luckily for me, I started getting more and more in a groove the longer I was here,” Dillon Kidd said of becoming a Hawkeye starter. “I kind of started to peak throughout camp. Now, I hope I can keep […]