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Football

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Five Iowa football questions with Andrew Logue

1. What are you looking for in Saturday’s spring game? A better performance from the defense. Most of the buzz coming out of the open practice at West Des Moines was generated by the offense, especially freshman receiver Derrick Willies. I expect to see a motivated secondary. Remember, Kinnick Stadium gates open at 1 p.m., […]

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Kirk Ferentz surprised by assistant coach’s move to open Culver’s

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said he was caught off guard by assistant coach Eric Johnson’s decision to leave his staff to open a Culver’s restaurant. But, in a post on the Quad City Times website, Ferentz said he respected Johnson’s move. Johnson was an original member of Ferentz’s staff when he came on board […]

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

What to expect at the Iowa spring football game?

Can the Hawkeyes live up to the hype? Fans may get a glimpse Saturday of just how good the Hawks might be this fall. Register reporters Andrew Logue and Rick Brown talk about what fans should expect to see and not see at Iowa’s spring football game Saturday. The week is just beginning to ramp […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Junior college forward Willie Atwood delaying announcement

Junior college forward Willie Atwood apparently needs more time to make one of the biggest decisions of his life. Atwood was expected to announce his choice between Iowa, Florida State and Arizona State today, but has pushed his announcement back to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Brad Winton from JucoRecruiting.com. Atwood earned third-team All-America recognition […]

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

Top junior college recruit could pick Iowa

Junior-college basketball forward Willie Atwood is expected to announce his choice for college Wednesday, according to a post on Twitter by Brad Winton from JucoRecruiting.com.

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

Harty: Close your books, today is Hawkeye quiz day

This pop quiz is a chance for readers to test their knowledge about Hawkeye football and men’s basketball. Of course, all the answers can be found by searching on the Internet or by skimming to the end of this column. But that would be cheating, and there is no room in sports for cheaters. Question […]

Wrestling

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

Putting Iowa’s wrestling season in perspective

The Register’s Andy Hamilton takes a look back at Iowa’s performance at the NCAA Wrestling Championships and looks ahead to next season: WHAT WENT RIGHT: Tony Ramos walked a high wire all the way to the top of the awards podium. In his five tournament matches, the senior 133-pounder never led with a minute remaining in […]

[ 0 ] March 22, 2014

100+ photos: Iowa wrestler Tony Ramos throughout the years

[ 0 ] March 22, 2014

Iowa’s Ramos wins NCAA wrestling title at 133 pounds

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tony Ramos pounded his chest, stomped his feet and glared across the mat Saturday night, waiting for Tyler Graff to blink. None of the Iowa senior’s pre-match bluster, though, was as bold as what came after the 133-pound NCAA wrestling final. Ramos held the Wisconsin senior on his back for a two-count […]

Women's Basketball

[ 0 ] April 1, 2014

Logic named to All-American team

Iowa’s Samantha Logic received honorable mention recognition on the Associated Press All-American women’s basketball team.

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

Hawkeyes’ shooting spells doom in 2nd round

The Iowa women’s basketball team missed its first 15 shots from 3-point range, and shot 33.3 percent overall in a 83-53 loss to third-seeded Louisville in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

Disterhoft provides the Hawkeyes with a silver lining in loss

Not much went right for the Iowa women’s basketball team Tuesday against Louisville.

Big Ten

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

First Big Ten West schedule could be kind to Hawkeyes

The football schedule-makers cut Iowa some slack. Based on last year’s records and winning percentages, the Hawkeyes enter 2014 with the second-most-favorable slate of games in the Big Ten’s newly formed West Division, behind only Wisconsin. Perhaps, this is why Iowa was snubbed by ESPN/ABC and the Big Ten Network when it came to scheduling […]

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

Photos: Iowa Softball Vs. Michigan State

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

Des Moines girls named captains for Iowa Ladies Football Academy

It is a parent’s nightmare — a helpless, hollow feeling. “Seeing your kids in pain that you can’t fix is the worst,” Toby Riddle said. “Just awful.” Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old. Five years ago […]

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BTN turns out lights on Hawkeyes’ prime-time chances

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

The Big Ten Network released its Saturday night football schedule today, and once again, Iowa was deemed not ready for prime time. Conference newcomer Rutgers was selected for two games, and Maryland has a Nov. 15 matchup with Michigan State. But the Hawkeyes, who finished 8-5 last season, are not among the teams slated to […]

Father-in-law of Hawkeye coach Kirk Ferentz dies

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

The father-in-law of Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has died, according to an obituary by the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette. Gerry Hart, 83, died of natural causes. He played football at Notre Dame and West Point, then officiated NFL games for 10 years. He was a New York native, but his work in sales led him to the […]

Hawkeye kickers must carry weight of expectations

[ 0 ] April 21, 2014

Kickers are a different breed. A strong leg and thick skin help, but broad shoulders are a requirement. That’s because whoever wins the job for Iowa will have to occasionally carry the hopes of an entire football program. “Throughout the course of a three- or four-month season in the Big Ten, the pressure is always […]

Ex-Hawkeye assistant Verducci to coach UNI tight ends

[ 0 ] April 21, 2014

Northern Iowa football coach Mark Farley has announced the hiring of Frank Verducci as the new tight ends coach. Verducci coached at Iowa under former head coach Hayden Fry from 1989-98. Verducci’s hiring was first reported by the Iowa City Press-Citizen on April 2. Verducci, a 1980 graduate of Seton Hall, has been coaching since […]

Big seventh inning lifts Hawks over Minnesota

[ 0 ] April 20, 2014

No line out to the third baseman this time.