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Is Friday’s Cy-Hawk basketball bigger than 2013 Cy-Hawk football?

[ 0 ] December 10, 2013

I heard people discussing Friday night’s Iowa-Iowa State men’s basketball game, which starts at 8:30 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. Some were saying that this year’s basketball game is bigger than the most recent Iowa State-Iowa football game. Hmmm. It’s the first time since Dec. 19, 1987 that the rivals have met as rated opponents. That […]

Hawkeyes lead three B1G teams in veteran experience

[ 0 ] June 11, 2013

College football fans are getting excited about Phil Steele’s list of which college football team is the most experienced heading into the 2013 season. He computes the percentage of 2012 lettermen returning for the 2013 season – Rice is No. 1 at 85.7 percent, and Louisiana Tech is 126th at 50.8. Where do Iowa and […]

Jersey running back, Texas receiver committ to Iowa.

[ 0 ] February 3, 2013

Akrum Wadley, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound running back from Weequahic High School in Newark, N.J., accepted Iowa’s scholarship offer Saturday, according to various recruiting web sites. Wadley rushed for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns last season. The Hawkeyes also received a verbal commitment from Dallas receiver Anjeus Jones on Sunday.  National letter of intent signing day is Wednesday.

Iowa football coaching changes are coming. . .sometime soon

[ 0 ] January 4, 2013

There will be change on Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa football coaching staff again. It’s just likely to be a while before Shuffling 2013 becomes official. The latest: D.J. Hernandez, who was a graduate assistant coach at Miami of Florida, is on his way to Iowa City. Hernandez said on his Twitter account (@DJHernandez14) that he would […]

“Linking” Northern Illinois and Iowa football

[ 0 ] August 30, 2012

Here’s an All You Need to Know look at Northern Illinois, Iowa’s 2:30 p.m. opponent Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago. It’s mostly from the perspective of newspapers that cover the Huskies. But first, however, are some quotations from coach Dave Doeren’s Monday press conference. He talks about his team and he talks about reading […]

Iowa’s run to No. 1: Remembering the ’86-87 Hawkeyes (D.M. Register sports pages)

[ 0 ] February 3, 2012

Peterson: Paterno, Babb and the Big Ten Conference media days

[ 0 ] January 22, 2012

It was late Saturday afternoon when word spread – even through Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena basketball arena – that Joe Paterno was nearing death. After Iowa State put the finishing touches on the Red Raiders, the Cyclones’ Penn State transfer, Chris Babb, was told the sobering news that the former Nittany Lions football coach […]

Keeler: Iowa men finally get it done from the line

[ 2 ] December 18, 2010

Free-throw shooting was no longer a liability in win against Drake.

Welcome to the new Hawk Central

[ 9 ] August 25, 2010

After 10 years of covering the Hawkeyes, Hawk Central undergoes its most dramatic change yet.