Hlas: 3 ex-Hawkeyes beat Sergio Garcia in U.S. Open qualifier

CEDAR RAPIDS — Sergio Garcia is a fine golfer, but was no match for Sean McCarty Monday. The longtime head pro at Coralville’s Brown Deer Golf Club outscored Garcia and 73 other players in the U.S. Open local qualifier at the Cedar Rapids Country Club, and joined three other players in advancing to June 6 sectional qualifying that will determine spots for the June 16-19 Open...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
May 16, 2016

For Iowa baseball, tournament starts now

The Iowa baseball team has not clinched a spot in the Big Ten tournament, but the Hawkeyes’ series at Penn State might as well be the first round.Iowa needs wins and some road magic in its three-game series against the Nittany Lions in order to qualify for the tournament in Omaha.The Hawkeyes have struggled throughout the season away from home, evidenced by their 5-14 road record...
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May 18, 2016

Iowa clinches spot in Big Ten baseball tournament

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Senior Tyler Peyton tossed a three-hit, complete game shutout to lead the Iowa baseball team to an 8-0 victory over Penn State to clinch a series victory and a berth in next week’s 2016 Big Ten Tournament.The top eight teams qualify for the tournament, which begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday in Omaha.The Hawkeyes, who had won five straight games...
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May 20, 2016

Peter Jok returning to Iowa for senior season

As the deadline for underclassmen to withdraw their names from consideration for the 2016 NBA Draft is rapidly approaching. The latest player to announce they would remove their name from the draft and return to school is Iowa Hawkeyes guard Peter Jok. The 6-foot-6 guard’s decision was announced by the university this week. Jok will now return to the team for his senior, providing...
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May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Iowa to play at Notre Dame in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

IOWA CITY — According to a report, Iowa will play at Notre Dame as part of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge this November. Both teams qualified for the NCAA tournament and competed in Brooklyn as part of two different regions. Iowa (22-11) beat Temple and lost to eventual national champion Villanova in a second-round game. Notre Dame (24-12) beat Michigan, Stephen F. Austin...
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May 23, 2016

Hawkeyes hope hot stretch continues into Big Ten baseball tournament

Timing is everything in baseball, for both batters and pitchers.It is also important when it comes to wins, as the Iowa baseball team now understands. The Hawkeyes (27-25, 12-12) took two of three games against Penn State last weekend to secure its spot in the Big Ten tournament as the No. 8 seed. It’s the first time in team history Iowa has made the tournament three seasons in...
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May 24, 2016

Iowa hoops exhales with Jok’s return but changes remain drastic

IOWA CITY — Peter Jok’s decision to stay at Iowa for another year gives the Hawkeyes hope next year won’t be a complete basketball rebuild. But the changes will be drastic, nevertheless.Four starters graduated on a team that qualified for three consecutive NCAA tournaments. The Hawkeyes lose 57 percent of their scoring, 59 percent of their minutes and 392 career starts. There’s...
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May 24, 2016

First-round game against top-seeded Minnesota awaits confident Iowa baseball team

IOWA CITY — The Iowa baseball team’s hard charge into the postseason landed it a spot in the Big Ten tournament, but it also secured a date with No. 1 seed Minnesota.The Hawkeyes and Gophers have met before, with the Gophers taking two of three in an April series in Minneapolis. But the Hawkeyes are confident a different outcome is in store this time around.While the Hawkeyes...
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May 24, 2016

Kathleen Doyle, Illinois Miss Basketball, commits with Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY — The Iowa Hawkeyes’ recruiting class has gotten bigger. And better. Kathleen Doyle, Illinois’ Miss Basketball who had originally signed with Nebraska, said Tuesday night that she has orally committed to Iowa. “Comfort is really important, and I had a great feeling with the coaches and the school,” Doyle said. A 5-foot-10 senior, Doyle averaged 17.6 points...
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May 24, 2016

Iowa opens Big Ten baseball tournament with trouncing of top-seeded Minnesota

OMAHA, Neb. — Joel Booker tied a Big Ten tournament record with five hits as Iowa continued a Big Ten tournament Wednesday theme of lower-seeded wins with an 8-2 victory over top-seeded Minnesota.Iowa never trailed, scoring five runs in the first two innings and chasing Big Ten Player of the Year Matt Fiedler after 2 1/3 innings.No. 6 Maryland and No. 7 Michigan State took down...
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May 25, 2016

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ with best Hawkeye football interviews from 2015 season

The “On Iowa Podcast” with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman posts the best audio clips from Iowa’s 2015 football season. You’ll hear from kicker Marshall Koehn after his 57-yard field goal to beat Pittsburgh, cornerback Desmond King telling reporters the “Bullies of the Big Ten” are back, quarterback C.J. Beathard describing his touchdown dive at Indiana and Coach...
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May 25, 2016

Four Downs (post-spring): Quarterbacks

IOWA CITY — Just when C.J. Beathard thought he was out . . . they pulled him back in.Iowa’s quarterback first showed signs of a limp in late September. It was the hit on a TD run against Pitt. Beathard went to the sideline and was put through a ton of stretching exercises. He made it through North Texas. Beathard coaxed out some offense in a defensive showcase game at Wisconsin...
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29 days ago

Iowa-Ohio State Big Ten baseball tournament game postponed

OMAHA, Neb. – Storms have pushed Iowa’s second game of the Big Ten baseball tournament at TD Ameritrade Park back a day. The Hawkeyes will play Ohio State in a winner’s bracket game at 1 p.m. Friday. It was originally scheduled for 9 p.m. Thursday before weather moved into the area. The 5 p.m. game between Maryland and Michigan State was moved to 9 a.m. Friday. Iowa, the...
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29 days ago

Iowa walks off against Ohio State for second straight Big Ten tournament

OMAHA, Neb. – Mason McCoy’s bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th capped an Iowa rally and sent the Hawkeyes to Saturday’s Big Ten baseball tournament semifinals with a 5-4 victory. It’s the second straight postseason the Hawkeyes scored a walk-off win against the Buckeyes after Nick Day’s 9th-inning homer in last year’s first round. “My first walk-off ever...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
28 days ago

Iowa advances to Big Ten baseball championship with 11-0 thumping of Maryland

OMAHA, Neb. – The Iowa baseball team did without drama Saturday.A day after rallying from a 4-0 ninth-inning deficit to beat Ohio State 5-4 in 10 innings, the Hawkeyes piled on 11 runs on 14 hits for an 11-0 semifinal win over Maryland.The game was scoreless until the fourth when Robert Neustrom’s single followed two straight walks and put Iowa in front. Daniel Aaron Moriel added...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
27 days ago

Iowa comes up short against Ohio State in Big Ten baseball championship

OMAHA, Neb. – A comeback bid fell just short and a season ended as the Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Iowa Hawkeyes 8-7 in the championship game of the Big Ten baseball tournament. The loss knocks the Hawkeyes from NCAA tournament contention. Iowa needed to win the tournament to secure the Big Ten conference’s automatic berth. Ronnie Dawson, the tournament’s most outstanding...
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26 days ago

Dwight, Tippett on College HOF ballot

IOWA CITY — Former Iowa All-Americans Tim Dwight and Andre Tippett were among 75 Football Bowl Subdivision candidates for the College Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2017.The ballot was released to voters Wednesday morning by the National Football Foundation. The class will be announced Jan. 6, 2017 in Tampa, Fla.Dwight, a graduate of Iowa City High, was a two-time first-team...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
23 days ago

Iowa football names leadership group

Iowa football has named nine seniors and seven juniors to its leadership group, Coach Kirk Ferentz announced Thursday.The group was chosen by a team vote and helps assist the coaching staff in drafting team policies and aiding in the decision-making process.“Much of our success last year was driven by the 2015 Leadership Group,” Ferentz said in a statement. “I am pleased with...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
22 days ago

Mix of young, veteran Hawkeyes tie Iowa record for NCAA track qualifiers

IOWA CITY — The Iowa track and field team will run, throw and jump its way through the NCAA track and field championships with a mix of championship veterans and rookies.Among those veterans is James Harrington, a senior whose track career has taken him from Cedar Falls, to Tuscaloosa, Ala., and back again. Harrington’s career finally took off after transferring to Iowa from...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
17 days ago

Cyclones 16th, Hawkeyes 19th in national MBB attendance

IOWA CITY — Iowa State ranked 16th and Iowa was 19th in average attendance for the 2015-16 men’s basketball season.The Cyclones averaged 14,270 fans, second among Big 12 schools. The Hawkeyes had 13,858 to rate sixth among Big Ten competitors.Both teams had slight dips in attendance but improved their national ranking. Iowa State averaged 14,295 fans in 2014-15, 19th best nationally...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
16 days ago

Iowa CB Greg Mabin has ‘all the confidence in the world’

IOWA CITY — Iowa cornerback Greg Mabin used his brain more than his brawn this off-season, and was doubly successful in the process.Mabin, a senior, earned dean’s list honors, something Coach Kirk Ferentz quickly mentioned to reporters on Wednesday. But after shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum in January, Mabin’s arm sat in a sling for six weeks.So Mabin focused on the...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
16 days ago

Freshmen running backs Akinribade, Young need to be ready

IOWA CITY — Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz announced Wednesday that running back Eric Graham and linebacker Justin Jinning left the program.Jinning, from The Colony, Texas, would’ve been a redshirt freshman. Graham, a 5-9, 195-pounder, might’ve had a chance to see the field as a redshirt freshman in 2016. reported Tuesday that Graham, a native of Prattville...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
16 days ago

A ladies day to remember at Kinnick Stadium

IOWA CITY — After attending my fifth Iowa Ladies Football Academy last year, I decided my work was not done.I vowed to attend again this year.On June 4, the sixth Iowa Ladies Football Academy was held in Iowa City. Each attendee was required to pay a $50 registration fee, which covered a shirt and lunch. Attendees also were expected to raise at least $500, with all funds going...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
15 days ago

NBA draft prospect profile: Iowa SF/PF Jarrod Uthoff

As part of’s coverage of the 2016 NBA draft, here is one in a series of profiles of prospective picks. The Celtics have amassed eight picks: 3, 16, 23, 31, 35, 45, 51, 58. The draft will be held June 23 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. JARROD UTHOFF Position: Small forward/power forward School: Iowa Age: 23 Height: 6-foot-10 Weight: 214 pounds Wingspan: 6-foot-11 Key...
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11 days ago

Hlas: Iowa a holdout on stadium-wide beer sales ... for now

Ohio State University recently announced it would start selling beer throughout Ohio Stadium for Buckeyes football games, but noted $50,000 of the profits would fund an academic study of how the presence of alcohol affects campus events. Life is a funny, funny thing. Anyway, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld says his school isn’t ready to follow the lead of Ohio State...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
11 days ago
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