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Tag: "Cy-Hawk"

Miller: Two March-ready squads put on amazing show

[ 0 ] December 14, 2013

AMES, Ia. Welcome to border-to-border relevance in men’s basketball, state of Iowa. Welcome to the promise of March. Welcome to the smell of sweat and blood and want and will. Welcome to what it feels like when nerve endings tingle and catching your breath is anything but guaranteed. Welcome to finishes like No. 17 Iowa […]

Coaches build Cyclones, Hawkeyes in their own way

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013

AMES, Ia. – Fran McCaffery and Fred Hoiberg share a lot in common. They were hired a month apart in the spring of 2010 to rejuvenate a pair of once-proud college basketball programs. Iowa was coming off three straight losing seasons, and fan apathy was at record levels, when McCaffery arrived. Hoiberg returned to his […]

How big is this Iowa-Iowa State basketball game?

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013

Ames, Ia. – Depending which side of the scoreboard you reside, Friday night’s Iowa-Iowa State basketball game is either bigger than the most recent Cy-Hawk football game — or it isn’t. There’s not much middle ground when talking sports at the state’s two major universities, and that’s especially evident in this one. The 8:30 p.m. […]

Iowa State showdown carries extra resume punch, too

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

There’s more than bragging rights on the line Friday when Iowa meets Iowa State in a highly anticipated men’s basketball game at Hilton Coliseum. It’s also an opportunity for the Hawkeyes to beat a ranked team and improve their NCAA resume. The Cyclones are ranked 17th in this week’s Associated Press poll. Iowa is No […]

Oglesby’s status for Cy-Hawk showdown clarified

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Wednesday it’s doubtful that junior guard Josh Oglesby will make his season debut Friday at Iowa State. Oglesby broke a bone in his right foot in practice Nov. 6 and had surgery to insert a pin two days later. Oglesby said the thought of sitting out this season as a […]

Hawkeyes vs. Cyclones football series extended through 2021

[ 0 ] November 27, 2013

FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa and Iowa State University have extended the contract that will ensure the Hawkeyes and Cyclones compete in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series football game through the 2021 season. The joint announcement was made Wednesday by UI Director of Athletics Gary Barta, and […]

Police: No forced entry into burglarized Iowa locker room (update)

[ 0 ] September 16, 2013

Items belonging to nine people were stolen from the Iowa locker room in Ames during the Iowa-Iowa State game Saturday, police said.

Items stolen from Iowa locker room during Cy-Hawk game

[ 0 ] September 15, 2013

By Randy Peterson and Rick Brown sports@dmreg.com Iowa football players and staff gained a Cy-Hawk trophy Saturday night, but lost some personal belongings. Someone looted their locker room while a sellout crowd of 56,800 fans watched the Hawkeyes’ 27-21 victory against Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State University Police Chief Jerry Stewart, through […]

Man who coined Cy-Hawk Trophy dies

[ 0 ] July 24, 2013

Bob Updegraff of Des Moines, whose Cy-Hawk tag has become one of the most popular monikers in Iowa sports history, died of cancer Wednesday morning. He was 66.“The trophy didn’t last, but the tag did,” said Bob Uetz, who helped originate the initial trophy given to the annual Iowa-Iowa State football game winner. “We were standing […]

Gary Barta doesn’t discount possibility of Hawkeye-Cyclone clash ending

[ 0 ] February 13, 2013

Will an expanded Big Ten football schedule bring an end to the Iowa-Iowa State series — and the most anticipated annual sporting event in this state? Hawkeye athletic director Gary Barta said Wednesday anything is possible. “When it comes to playing Iowa-Iowa State, I think it’s great for college football,” Barta said. “It’s a rivalry. […]