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Football

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

Bower keeps moving up for Hawkeyes

In barely a year, West Branch native Bo Bower has gone from being a preferred walk-on for the Iowa football team to now possibly being a starter. Bower, a redshirt freshman, is listed as a co-starter with junior Travis Perry at one of the three linebacker positions on the Iowa football team. Iowa released its […]

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

Brown: No predicting Iowa’s 2014 season

I’m tired of talk and ready for action. Iowa’s football opener against Northern Iowa on Aug. 30 at Kinnick Stadium can’t get here soon enough. Once the season starts, play on the field will replace the wide range of speculation about how this 2014 season will go for Iowa. And the Hawkeyes are at the […]

[ 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 […]

Men's Basketball

[ 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 […]

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Hawkeye basketball great Roy Marble has 3 tumors

Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble is awaiting biopsy results after three tumors were discovered in his head. Marble, 47, the Hawkeyes’ career scoring leader, had a biopsy done Tuesday at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Marble said tumors have been found behind his right eye, on his temple and on his face. […]

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 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. […]

[ 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 […]

Other Recent Articles

Depth chart shuffles Iowa’s defense; surprise starter at cornerback

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

The back end of Iowa’s defense is getting younger. Sophomore cornerbacks Greg Mabin and Desmond King were listed as starters Friday when the Hawkeyes released their latest football depth chart. Redshirt freshman linebackers Bo Bower and Josey Jewell also could get significant snaps when the season kicks off Aug. 30 against Northern Iowa. How about […]

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

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

Michigan was leading the nation in total offense coming into this Oct. 20, 1990 game with Iowa. The Hawkeye defense didn’t allow a first down until the third quarter, and gave up just 11 for the game. And Iowa stunned the Wolverines in Michigan Stadium 24-23. Michigan had been ranked No. 1 in the nation […]

Harty: Tragic loss of sportswriter Susan Denk leaves big void

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

No matter what happens on the field this fall, it won’t feel the same covering the 2014 Iowa football team without Susan Denk on the beat. This week started under horrible circumstances as word spread Monday morning that Susan had died suddenly at the age of 39. Nearly four days later, I still have to […]

Dallas Clark sizes up Iowa’s current crop of tight ends

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Dallas Clark beat long odds to play 11 seasons as a tight end in the National Football League. He started his career at Iowa as a walk-on linebacker. He actually intercepted a pass against Northwestern in 2000, even though teammate and current Iowa linebackers coach LeVar Woods got credit for it. But […]

Michigan quarterback says Iowa fans are ‘annoying’

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Michigan’s Devin Gardner gives Iowa’s pink locker room a thumbs up, for the most part. But the fans at Kinnick Stadium? Well, that’s a downright annoying story. It’s not a stretch to believe the Wolverines’ senior quarterback doesn’t have warm and fuzzy memories of Kinnick, a place he’ll never have to play in again. A […]