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Louisville ends Iowa women’s season

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. Louisville’s headed home, sweet home. The third-seeded Cardinals (32-4) ended Iowa’s postseason run Tuesday in an 83-53 win in an NCAA women’s basketball second-round game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The victory sends Louisville, last year’s national runner-up, back home to host a regional semifinal Sunday. All-American guard Shoni Schimmel poured in 26 points, […]

Basketball: Iowa recruit Whitney Jennings named Parade all-American

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

Iowa women’s basketball recruit Whitney Jennings has been named to the Parade Magazine All-America team. Jennings is from Logansport, Ind. She led the state in scoring with a 32-point average. A 5-foot-5 senior, Jennings was a four-year starter. She also averaged 8.0 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 5.1 steals this season. She’s also an honor roll […]

Big Hawks, Little Hawks give Iowa City a football weekend

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

Big and Little Cyclones and Hawkeyes will give the Iowa football fans a weekend doubleheader. The Iowa High School Athletic Association announced schedules for football teams for the next two seasons today. Among the new rivalries created is a game between Ames and Iowa City High on the eve of the annual Iowa-Iowa State clash. The […]

Basketball: Hawkeye women grab No. 5 tourney seed

[ 0 ] March 2, 2014

No. 25-ranked Iowa picked up the fifth seed in the Big Ten Conference women’s basketball tournament. The Hawkeyes (23-7) will open play Thursday vs. No. 12 seed Illinois in a first-round game at about 1:30 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Iowa beat Illinois 81-56 Sunday. Theairra Taylor scored a team-best 17 points, her […]

Hawkeye women grab No. 25 spot in AP basketball poll

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Iowa’s women’s basketball team popped back into the Associated Press Top 25 national poll today. The Hawkeyes (21-7) lost a close game to then-No. 23 Purdue Feb. 16, then beat Michigan 74-70 Saturday. That helped pushed the Iowa women back into the top 25. The Big Ten Conference holds down five spots in the poll. The other […]

Women’s basketball: Iowa Hawkeyes, rest of Big Four rolling

[ 0 ] February 23, 2014

Every basketball coach will tell you that they want their team to play its best at the end of the season. In the case of the Big Four college women’s teams, momentum moved through the state like a snowstorm in the past week. Iowa (21-7, 9-5 Big 10): The Hawkeyes lost a heartbreaking loss at […]

Back in Iowa this weekend, former Hawkeyes star Ricky Davis toils toward one last NBA trip

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

Ricky Davis nearly hung up his basketball shoes. He owns a 17-acre spread in Texas and could look back on an NBA career that earned him millions. Even after he was waived by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2010 — ending a 12-year NBA career — he ultimately wasn’t able to retire. Davis, who played […]

Iowa volleyball: Bond Shymansky returns home

[ 0 ] February 3, 2014

Bond Shymansky made a homecoming today when he was introduced as Iowa’s new volleyball coach. Iowa announced Friday that Shymansky, an Iowa City native, was hired to replace Sharon Dingman as the Hawkeye coach. Shymansky has deep ties to Iowa high school and college volleyball. He graduated from Iowa in 1995. He was a freshman […]

Iowa women fall at Iowa State

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013

AMES, Ia. — Iowa State’s Brynn Williamson took all of her shots outside the 3-point arc Thursday. With her aim, why change success? Williamson hit five 3-pointers, all in the first half, to lead the No.17-ranked Cyclones to an 83-70 win over No.21 Iowa Thursday in a women’s basketball game at Hilton Coliseum. “After the […]

Volleyball coach’s contract will not be renewed

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013

University of Iowa athletic officials announced that volleyball coach Sharon Dingman’s contract will not be renewed after six seasons. Dingman compiled a 66-125 record. The Hawkeyes went 11-21 this season. Iowa Director of Athletics Gary Barta made the announcement today. “I have enjoyed being the volleyball coach at the University of Iowa and appreciate the […]