8:12 AM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014

Spartans edge Hawkeyes 1-0

Fourteen. That’s how many games Iowa had won in a row over Michigan State heading into Friday night’s contest at Pearl Field, the Spartans last winning in April of 2006. That was eight years ago, when there were still 11 schools in the Big Ten, Twitter wasn’t a website, and AMC was practically still a movies-only channel.

Harty: Close your books, today is Hawkeye quiz day

This pop quiz is a chance for readers to test their knowledge about Hawkeye football and men’s basketball. Of course, all the answers can be found by searching on the Internet or by skimming to the end of this column. But that would be cheating, and there is no room in sports for cheaters. Question […]

Des Moines girls named captains for Iowa Ladies Football Academy

It is a parent’s nightmare — a helpless, hollow feeling. “Seeing your kids in pain that you can’t fix is the worst,” Toby Riddle said. “Just awful.” Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old. Five years ago […]

ESPN ranks Cook among top-300 prospects

Drew Cook proved last season as the quarterback for the undefeated Regina football team that he was among the top high school players in Iowa.
Quad-City Times Apr 17, 2014

Hawkeyes waiting on Atwood, checking out Huff

After signing a third recruit Wednesday — junior college point guard Trey Dickerson — the question now is: What will the Iowa basketball program do with its two remaining vacant scholarships?

Nebraska fans will have to stay up late on Sept. 13

Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska’s football game at Fresno State on Sept. 13 will be televised by CBS Sports Network with kickoff set for 9:30 p.m. Central time. The Mountain West Conference made the announcement Thursday. The game will be the second all-time between the schools, following Nebraska’s 42-29 win in Lincoln in 2011. […]

Patrick McCaffery scheduled for second surgery today

Patrick McCaffery, son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery, was scheduled to have surgery today to determine if radioactive iodine is necessary in treating his cancer. Patrick McCaffery, 14, had surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid on March 19. Doctors discovered the tumor was malignant on March 21. University of Iowa athletic department […]

Iowa football notes: Brian Ferentz addresses NFL rumor

IOWA CITY, Ia. Brian Ferentz expected the question Wednesday. He wasn’t disappointed. A January report said he would leave his father’s staff at Iowa to become offensive line coach for the NFL’s Houston Texas and new head coach Bill O’Brien. Brian Ferentz and O’Brien worked together in New England. “What I’ll tell you guys is […]
Quad-City Times Apr 16, 2014
Hawkeyes sign junior college point guard Dickerson

Hawkeyes sign junior college point guard Dickerson

Trey Dickerson has seen the country as a basketball player over the past five or six years.

Is Scherff the best offensive lineman in the country?

http://bcove.me/93k853fb IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz spent last spring trying to temper enthusiasm for Brandon Scherff. “I feel differently about him a year later,” Ferentz said Wednesday of the 6-foot-5, 315-pound all-Big Ten left tackle who passed on the 2014 NFL Draft to return to Iowa for his senior season. […]

Brian Ferentz helps Hawkeyes stay in step with Twitter

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s easier for Brian Ferentz to tweet, than tinker. When the offensive line coach for Iowa’s football team needed his phone fixed, he called an audible and headed to a nearby Verizon store. The employee assisting Ferentz responded with a little good-natured teasing. “He recognized me and said, ‘I thought you […]

Five questions with football writer Andrew Logue, and Big Ten Buzz

1. What was the most encouraging aspect of Saturday’s practice in West Des Moines? The fact that you didn’t see a lot of Jake Rudock and several other offensive starters. Established teams with experienced players don’t have to put on a show in the spring. As coach Kirk Ferentz explained later, you don’t need to […]

Trey Dickerson fine with Peter Jok keeping No. 3

Iowa men’s basketball recruit Trey Dickerson wore uniform No. 0 last season at Williston State College. He’ll wear No. 11 at Iowa. But doesn’t it make more sense for a guy named Trey to wear No. 3? “My boy Peter Jok’s got No. 3,” Dickerson said. Jok will be a sophomore. Dickerson, a fleet 6-foot […]

New Hawkeye Trey Dickerson brings toughness

Iowa’s men’s basketball team could have used more toughness last season, a little grit and guile at crunch time. Trey Dickerson looks to be an upgrade. “I look at toughness as leading, not being scared in clutch moments,” said Dickerson, a fleet 6-foot junior college point guard who will sign a letter of intent with […]

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