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Football

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

Rick Brown: Starting unranked a blessing for Ferentz’s Hawkeyes

Nebraska’s 2014 football team returns 13 starters. Iowa returns 13 starters. Iowa clobbered Nebraska, 38-17, in the final regular-season game of 2013 — in Lincoln. So when the Amway Coaches Poll was released Thursday to kick off the new season, Iowa was surely ranked ahead of Nebraska. Right? Wrong. The Cornhuskers are ranked 22nd. Iowa […]

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

Blatant snub for Hawkeyes in coaches’ football poll?

The Iowa football team was unranked when the season’s initial major poll was released Thursday. The Hawkeyes were left out of the top 25 of the 2014 season’s first Amway Coaches Poll. They were eighth among “others receiving votes” — or No. 33 overall — and listed behind five Big Ten Conference programs, including two […]

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

Recruiting news: Heralded lineman picks Hawkeyes over Alabama, Ohio State

For Kirk Ferentz and his Iowa football coaching staff, persistence has finally paid off in recruiting, with help from some brotherly love. The Hawkeyes broke a recent stretch of near-misses in recruiting by landing three-star center James Daniels, who is the younger brother of Iowa sophomore running back LeShun Daniels. A native of Warren, Ohio, […]

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 […]

Wrestling

[ 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 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 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 […]

Big Ten

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Is Purdue’s Raheem Mostert the fastest football player in the Big Ten?

Raheem Mostert could make a claim to being the fastest football player in the Big Ten and probably get no argument. Bryan Fischer, who works for NFL.com, thinks he’s even faster than that, recently tabbing the 5-foot-11, 190-pound Mostert as the fastest player in college football. “It means a lot,” Mostert said Tuesday while representing […]

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Video: Brandon Scherff on how he improves working under Coach Doyle

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Video: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon recalls his unpleasant Kinnick debut

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Texas speedster WR commits with Iowa for 2015 class

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

A lack of speed at the receiver position has long been considered one of the weaknesses for the Iowa football team under coach Kirk Ferentz. The addition of Texas receiver Emmanuel Ogwo should help to address that problem. Ogwo, a 6-foot, 170-pound native of Mesquite, Texas, announced his verbal commitment to the Hawkeyes on Twitter […]

Doubts raised about legality of Hawkeye tuition raffle

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

By Tony Leys Des Moines Register State regulators are looking into the legality of a University of Iowa promotion which promises a drawing for a year’s free tuition to five students who buy season tickets to Hawkeye football games. The promotion was announced Tuesday by the university, which said the top five prizes would each […]

Big Ten Network analyst picks Iowa to win West

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

Big Ten Network analyst Tom Dienhart is sold on the Iowa Hawkeyes. He’s picking Kirk Ferentz’s team to finish first in the Big Ten West Division. “Yes, Iowa over Wisconsin and Nebraska, the other two schools that appear to have strong cases to win the division,” Dienhart wrote. “This looks like a vintage Hawkeyes squad […]

Scouting the Big Ten: East, West capsules

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Iowa football reporter Andrew Logue takes a quick lap around the West and East Divisions with a month to go before the opening kickoffs EAST DIVISION OHIO STATE Media prediction: First MVP: quarterback Braxton Miller This just in: “I’ll be disappointed if the receivers aren’t ready to carry their own weight,” coach Urban Meyer said. […]

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon wishes he didn’t have to return to Kinnick

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon couldn’t believe what he saw when glancing at his team’s 2014 schedule for the first time, or maybe he didn’t want to believe it. The Badgers, much to Gordon’s dismay, will play Iowa on Nov. 22 at Kinnick Stadium. He’ll be reunited with an environment that was a major distraction […]