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[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

3 Points with Nate Kaeding: Kicking blues and breaking down the UNI game

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 […]

[ 0 ] September 1, 2014

Hawkeye receivers catching on, but does Iowa earn passing grade?

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Faith in Iowa’s passing game seems fleeting for now. Midway through the first half of Saturday’s season-opening victory against Northern Iowa, a former Hawkeye receiver began expressing his frustrations via Twitter. “C’mon Ruddock [sic] trust the (receivers) down the field,” Marvin McNutt tweeted, in reference to quarterback Jake Rudock. McNutt, who […]

[ 0 ] September 1, 2014

Linebacker shuffling on Hawkeyes’ latest depth chart

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It appears freshman linebacker Bo Bower has solidified his place as a starter. Bower, who made a key interception in Saturday’s win over Northern Iowa, is listed ahead of Travis Perry on Iowa’s latest depth chart, released Monday. The two were listed as co-starters last week. Also, Reggie Spearman is the […]

Men's Basketball

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Fran McCaffery’s son Connor commits to Hawkeyes

Connor McCaffery got a hug from his mom, Margaret, and his dad, Fran, at home Saturday evening. Not exactly big news, right? Well, this was a little different. Connor, 16, a sophomore at Iowa City West, got the hugs after he committed to play basketball for his dad’s Iowa team. “I’ve always thought about what […]

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Hawkeye great Roy Marble diagnosed with cancer

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble has been diagnosed with cancer. Marble, 47, had a biopsy done at University Hospitals earlier this month after three tumors were discovered – one behind his eye, one on his temple and another on his face. The biopsy found the tumors were malignant. Iowa […]

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

The new Hawk Central app is here, and it’s FREE

Exciting news, Hawkeye fans! Your essential source for Iowa Hawkeyes coverage is now even easier to use on your mobile phone. Download the new FREE app for Hawk Central in the App store for your iPhone or iPad. Here’s a preview and what you’ll find: The latest breaking news at your fingertips. Insider interviews with […]

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 27, 2014

Northern Iowa senior left tackle Jack Rummells, the FCS version of Brandon Scherff?

He grew up in a small town in Iowa, stands 6-foot-5, weighs at least 300 pounds, excels as an offensive left tackle in college and is a beast in the weight room. You’re probably thinking of Iowa senior Brandon Scherff because he fits that detailed description to a T. But in this case, the person […]

[ 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 […]

Other Recent Articles

Harty: Don’t read too much into Iowa’s performance against UNI

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

Kirk Ferentz reminded us what the Iowa football program is all about under his watch while meeting with reporters after Saturday’s 31-23 season-opening victory over Northern Iowa. It wasn’t necessarily his intention to do that. It just sort of happened, as Ferentz responded to a question about how Saturday’s game was different than playing a […]

Sideline protection for Fry, Ferentz passing the torch

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The man who escorted Hayden Fry and Kirk Ferentz on jogs to and from the Iowa football locker room for the better part of three decades is passing the coach-watching torch. Ron Stewart, a retired Polk County deputy sheriff, wore street clothes on the Hawkeye sideline Saturday – rather than his […]

Brown: Iowa needs to put age-old football adage to work

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s a school of thought that’s been part of football since they started putting facemasks on helmets. And probably before that. You’ve probably heard it hundreds of times: A team makes the most improvement from Game 1 to Game 2. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz subscribes to that axiom. Now it’s up to […]

Hawk Central reporters break down season-opening win

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Digital Rewind: How Iowa’s late play cast some early worries aside

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

As the fourth quarter of Iowa’s 2014 opener dawned Saturday afternoon, you’d have thought the angst was ratcheting up faster than David Johnson’s receiving yards total for Northern Iowa against the Hawkeyes’ green linebacking corps. Too worrisome, too soon from Hawk Central’s first live game chat? Indeed, as Quinton Alston, Bo Bower and Reggie Spearman […]