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Category: Big Ten

Is Gary Barta’s Iowa football outlook as sunny as yours?

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

A reversal in record led some Iowa football fans to flip their outlook. A year ago, the Hawkeyes were coming off a 4-8 fall. In 2013, they went 8-4 during the regular season. And Friday, Iowa was picked to finish second in the Big Ten’s West Division, according to a media poll conducted by the […]

Teammates, former coach believe in Travis Perry

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. This is not the first time Travis Perry entered uncharted waters. Iowa football fans may wonder if the Urbandale alum is in over his head as a Big Ten linebacker, but his high school coach, Sam Anderson, saw what happens when Perry is thrown into a sink-or-swim situation. “He was just one […]

VIDEO: Brandon Scherff hang cleans 443 pounds

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

Wanna know why Brandon Scherff is getting mega NFL Draft buzz? Yeah, there’s all that on-the-field greatness going on. And the whole top-notch “freakiest athlete” in college football designation. But this 30-second video says a lot, too. Somewhere among “strong,” “Iowa strong” and “Army strong,” we might just have to make room for “Scherff strong.” […]

Hawkeyes agree: Too many watch lists in college football

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – They are as much a part of summer as trips to the beach and the Chicago Cubs playing below .500. They are among the first signs that another college football season is approaching. And they seem to be multiplying — they being college football preseason watch lists. Name the position and […]

Easy schedule? Hawkeyes respond to offseason hype

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The more you listen to Andrew Donnal, the more his words ring true. “You can’t be thinking about the end of the season before you start the beginning of the season,” Iowa’s senior offensive lineman said. “We can’t get too ahead of ourselves.” History backs up Donnal’s point. For much of […]

Survey: Help enhance your HawkCentral experience

[ 0 ] July 11, 2014

We’re grateful that so many of you make us a trusted home for Hawkeyes sports coverage. And we want to serve you even better, giving you focused, improved, in-depth information and access year-round. So this is your chance to tell us what you want and how we can guide your Iowa sports experience across every […]

Andrew Logue’s ultimate Big Ten football road trip

[ 0 ] July 10, 2014

A new divisional alignment based on geography. Old rivalries that date back decades. And the perennial quest for roses. No offense to Maryland and Rutgers, but from an Iowa perspective, not much has really changed in the Big Ten. RANDY PETERSON: The ultimate Big 12 football road trip In fact, anyone planning a road trip through […]

Barta on basketball recruiting misses, passing of baton at track coach

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

When it comes to evaluating Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery as a recruiter, the person who hired him isn’t concerned about a few recent near-misses. “If the expectation is that he’s going to hit 100 percent on every recruit, there is no coach in America that would succeed,” Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta said […]

Devyn Marble impresses in NBA Summer League opener

[ 0 ] July 5, 2014

By Greg Auman Special to the Register ORLANDO, Fla. – On a day when the Orlando Magic’s two lottery picks combined for nine points and eight turnovers, the team’s rookie standout in Saturday’s NBA Summer League opener was second-round pick Devyn Marble, who scored 13 points in 16 minutes of Orlando’s 83-77 win against the […]

Photos: Iowa’s ten leading ladies

[ 0 ] June 30, 2014