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Tag: "Kinnick Stadium"

What’s the solution to Iowa’s sluggish ticket sales?

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Despite what you’ve heard, Kinnick Stadium is still a cool place to hang out. “When you get to the University of Iowa, one of the biggest sells we have is how incredible football games are,” said Patrick Bartoski, a junior from Trout Valley, Ill. “I think everyone at the start wants […]

Iowa football single game tickets on sale next week

[ 0 ] July 2, 2014

The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced Wednesday its plans for single game ticket sales to the seven home games of the nationally ranked 2014 football team. The Athletics Ticket Office will start selling single game tickets to the general public on Friday, July 11. That sale will begin after members of the National I-Club […]

Hawkeye notes: Ferentz sees O-line coming together

[ 0 ] April 26, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz sees the offensive line coming together, and freshman guard Sean Welsh is fitting in nicely. There were some doubts about Welsh, who is 6-foot-3 and 285 pounds, being able to maintain his starting spot. “I think Sean Welsh has kind of risen above,” Ferentz said. “He’s clearly our fifth guy, […]

Readers respond: Alcohol at Kinnick Stadium?

[ 0 ] April 12, 2014

The University of Texas decided recently to sell beer at home football games, becoming the third Big 12 school (Kansas State, West Virginia) with a “wet” stadium. We asked readers last week if Iowa State and Iowa should allow alcohol sales at athletic events: I go to a couple Iowa games a year. Glad they […]

Big Hawks, Little Hawks give Iowa City a football weekend

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

Big and Little Cyclones and Hawkeyes will give the Iowa football fans a weekend doubleheader. The Iowa High School Athletic Association announced schedules for football teams for the next two seasons today. Among the new rivalries created is a game between Ames and Iowa City High on the eve of the annual Iowa-Iowa State clash. The […]

Rick Brown: Hawkeyes exorcise purple demons just in time

[ 0 ] October 26, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. Those demons, purple and pesky, were exorcised Saturday. “Yeah, for at least a day,” Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said. A day that went to overtime with two desperate teams trying to take a big step toward bowl eligibility. A day when Iowa beat Northwestern in overtime 17-10, to change the ending […]

Iowa defense recognizes parts of Spartans QB’s game

[ 0 ] October 1, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — It didn’t take James Morris long to make a comparison. When the Iowa linebacker was asked about Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook, he brought up former teammate A.J. Derby. “Their skill sets are similar,” Morris said. “Just my general impression is that he’s a good athlete, runs effectively, throws effectively. “All those […]

Update: Kinnick attendance the lowest since 2003

[ 0 ] September 7, 2013

The attendance for today’s Iowa football game is 64,201 – the lowest turnout at Kinnick Stadium in 10 years. The Hawkeyes have also drawn less than 70,000 three straight games. Iowa had a run of 30 consecutive sellouts, before last November’s game against Nebraska. This season’s opener against Northern Illinois drew 67.402. Today’s marks the […]

Hawkeyes still left wondering who will record first sack

[ 0 ] September 3, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Throughout the offseason, Carl Davis and the rest of Iowa’s defensive linemen carried on a friendly debate over who would record the Hawkeyes’ first sack of 2013. After Saturday’s season opener — a 30-27 loss to Northern Illinois — the matter remained unresolved. “We were close,” Davis said, “but those times […]

Kinnick Stadium’s new video, sound system up and running

[ 0 ] August 22, 2013

IOWA CITY – The new, $9 million video and sound system at Kinnick Stadium is up and running. It will give Iowa fans a better view of replays – including a few once considered too controversial to show – but one very important Hawkeye has made a request. Coach Kirk Ferentz has asked that post-touchdown […]