They provide the narrative for our most cherished sporting snapshots. Pick a triumphant moment, and even if you weren’t actually tuned in at the time, the play-by-play voice seems permanently woven into that scene. For example, there’s Gary Dolphin’s call when Iowa quarterback Drew Tate threw an improbable 56-yard scoring pass to Warren Holloway, beating […]
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Andrew Logue of The Des Moines Register writes a weekly feature called “Media Timeout.” And he has a question for all you Big Four fans. Which of the Big Four announcers do you prefer? Here are the candidates, and please cast your vote below. John Walters – The voice of Cyclones sports since 2003, Walters […]
“The Good Lord just bought his first round of drinks. Ever.” That’s Gary Dolphin talking Friday morning, a day after legendary Iowa broadcaster Jim Zabel, 91, died. According to his wife, Jill, Zabel passed away Thursday while making phone calls in his Scottsdale Ariz., home. Funeral services were pending. “We all knew that unfortunately it […]
Roy Marble doesn’t want to offend Gary Dolphin and Bobby Hansen, the radio team that brings Iowa basketball games to fans across the state. But the Hawkeyes’ career scoring leader prefers live action over the airwaves. “Tell Dolph and Bobby it’s not as good as seeing it in person,” Marble said. Roy attended the first […]
Here’s a synopsis of Wednesday’s Kirk Ferentz radio show – at least most of it. He took the bullet, a few of them at least, for his team. Caller: Wants to know why Quinton Alston isn’t playing more. Ferentz: He’s playing behind James Morris. Caller: Why isn’t backup quarterback Jake Rudock playing more? […]
EAST LANSING, Mich. – I caught up with Gary Dolphin as he was prepping for Saturday’s Iowa-Michigan State football game – in the hotel’s fitness center, where Dolphin and Rob Brooks were jogging on machines side-by-side while researching what’s going to happen if the weather turns poor, which they’re saying will happen. Here’s […]
From Gary Dolphin, who calls Hawkeye games: “Iowa State has quality runners — Johnson, Jantz, White, Woody, etc. Iowa must contain them, something that didn’t happen last year. Damon Bullock needs to repeat last week’s performance. Vandenberg will be better. With everything else being equal, special teams make the difference. Hawks 24, ISU 20.” ===== […]
The Iowa Hawkeyes will hold a public, controlled scrimmage on Saturday. Here’s your guide to the game.
Here’s Iowa radio broadcaster Gary Dolphin talking about the Hawkeyes and Tennessee Tech, Saturday’s 11 a.m. opponent at Kinnick Stadium. Gary Dolphin ** And now, pick the score:
Gary Dolphin assured Iowa football fans Wednesday that his recent prostate cancer diagnosis won’t prevent him from broadcasting football games as usual on the Iowa Radio Network starting Sept. 3 against Tennessee Tech. “Tell everyone I’ll be ready to go,” Dolphin said. “I’m looking forward to a great season.” He’s looking forward once again to […]