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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 […]

Video: Hawkeye great Steve Waite talks Final Four memories

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

Tune back in this time tomorrow for a story on Steve Waite’s return to the Iowa City area and working for his Alma mater.

For his next trick, Brandon Scherff returns a punt

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

He’s hang cleaned an otherworldly 443 pounds. He’s shown us his fishing prowess and his down-to-earth nature. He’s a dynamite NFL prospect, don’t forget. And now he’s Brandon Scherff: punt returner. Don’t worry, Hawkeye fans – not on any sort of regular basis. But the senior offensive lineman was having a bit of fun at the end […]

Ott brings farm kid toughness and strength to Iowa’s DL

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

The summer routine for Drew Ott was pretty much like that of the rest of his defensive line mates. “I just focused on getting, bigger, faster and stronger, working on speed rushing, watching film and trying to improve,” Ott said. It may sound pretty basic, but Ott’s summer regime did come with one small alteration […]

Second chance in ’86 equals Iowa’s No. 18 football win

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

The Iowa-Minnesota series covers 107 games. But never has the battle for Floyd of Rosedale ended the way the border duel of Nov. 22, 1986, did at the Metrodome. It led to a whole new batch of mathematically challenged Minnesota jokes. Iowa trailed 17-0 at halftime. But Iowa coach Hayden Fry’s halftime speech worked magic. […]

Trinca-Pasat leaves it all on the field for Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

Louis Trinca-Pasat enrolled early at Iowa in January 2010. Enrolling early under coach Kirk Ferentz is mostly a rarity, but arrive early did Trinca-Pasat, who weighed around 245 pounds out of Chicago’s Lane Tech High School as an 18-year-old. Four and a half years later, the now 6-3, 290-pounder is a force at defensive tackle. […]

Iowa’s 19th-best football win of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

The headline in the Big Peach on Nov. 3, 1991, put the moment in perspective: Iowa’s grief tempered by victory A day after six people died in a horrific shooting on the University of Iowa campus, the eighth-ranked Hawkeyes walked into Ohio Stadium and beat Ohio State 16-9. Iowa had lost on 21 of its […]

Iowa’s 20th-best football win of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 10, 2014

Iowa coach Hayden Fry said it best. “Doing something like this was beyond our wildest dreams,” Fry said after Iowa took the final step to an unlikely Rose Bowl berth with a 36-7 thrashing of Michigan State on Nov. 21, 1981 at Kinnick Stadium. The Hawkeyes had started the year with a string of 19 […]