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Tag: "Iowa Hawkeyes"

Harty: Hawkeye news coming in bits and pieces

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

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 […]

Iowa’s 10th-best football victory of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

This was the most hyped Iowa-Iowa State game ever. There is no close No. 2. The Cyclones came to Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 17, 1977, the first time the in-state rivals had met in 43 years. Adding fuel to the fire was a motivational ploy by Iowa State coach Earle Bruce. When his team returned […]

Iowa’s 11th-best football victory of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

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. […]

New Iowa volleyball coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for 20 wins

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Despite the Iowa volleyball team winning no more than 13 matches in a single season since 2009, new coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for the 20-win level this fall as the program begins a transition under the Iowa City native. Hired away from Marquette in January, Shymansky takes over one of the Big Ten’s worst […]

Iowa’s 13th-best football win of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

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 […]

Hawkeyes just adrift of preseason AP Top 25

[ 0 ] August 17, 2014

Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. Jake Rudock, Mark Weisman and Iowa are just on the outside looking in. The Seminoles will start the season No. 1 for the sixth time — the first since 1999 when they became the first team […]

68 Photos: Kids’ Day scrimmage at Kinnick 2014

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

Iowa football’s 15th-best win of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

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 […]

Iowa soccer: Nine starters return from successful ’13 squad

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

The success Dave Dilanni amassed at Grand Valley State is almost unfathomable. Dilanni went 221-18-18 at the Division II school, including three national championships and 11-straight NCAA Tournament berths. Now at the helm of the Iowa soccer team, Dilanni takes that .895 winning percentage over to the Black and Gold, transitioning to a program that […]

Veteran Lowdermilk expected to bring young safeties along

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

John Lowdermilk is suddenly one of the most experienced players on the Iowa football team. Graduation and attrition have led to gaps on the defense for the Hawkeyes, including at safety, where Lowdermilk returns on the strong side after starting all 13 games there in 2013. The Carrollton, Ohio, native played his freshman and sophomore […]