High school quarterback Jack Beneventi announced his verbal commitment to the Iowa football team on Twitter about 7 p.m. Thursday. His decision came as no surprise to veteran recruiting analyst Tom Lemming. Lemming had a feeling that the 6-foot-6, 185-pound Beneventi was close to committing to Iowa on Wednesday night when Beneventi didn’t attend Lemming’s […]
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Columnist Pat Harty has been covering the Iowa Hawkeyes for the Press-Citizen since 1991. Originally from Des Moines, he currently writes columns and covers Hawkeye men's basketball for Hawk Central.
A trip to a warm-weather climate is just what Iowa junior guard Melissa Dixon needed to end a cold streak.
The Iowa football program still doesn’t have a quarterback in its 2014 recruiting class, but has landed one for the 2015 class.
Undefeated in nine matches, Iowa wrestler Josh Dziewa has been perfect on the mat this season. Perfection for a Hawkeye wrestler goes way beyond wins and losses, though. It also depends on how you wrestle each match and whether you follow the longstanding Iowa style of dictating the pace and constantly being on the attack. […]
Trevon Young has launched a comeback that could make him an Iowa football recruit again. Young is nearing the end of his freshman season at Iowa Western Community College and his performance as a pass rushing defensive end has caught the attention of several FBS schools. Iowa Western tweeted on Wednesday that Arkansas was the latest […]
The Iowa men’s basketball program has improved dramatically under fourth-year coach Fran McCaffery but still has some work to do to catch up with its fans. That was apparent Tuesday as the 8-1 Hawkeyes fed off the energy provided by a sellout crowd of 15,400 to defeat Notre Dame 98-93 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena as part […]
Greg Morris isn’t about to let his son failing to make first-team all-Big Ten as a linebacker dampen his mood. Greg is the father of Iowa senior linebacker and Solon native James Morris, who received second-team all-Big Ten accolades Monday. “I’ll be curious when I get a chance to talk to James, but my gut […]
Recruiting never stops at the major college level, or rarely even slows down for that matter
HawkCentral columnist Pat Harty gives his thoughts from an incredible Thanksgiving weekend of college sports.