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Hawkeyes are still here, maybe you are and maybe not

October 22, 2017 - 4:52pm
EVANSTON, Ill., — Northwestern’s Ryan Field doesn’t really have a postgame area. The opposing coach conducts his news conference in a random room in the ticket office...
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Hlas: It’s a big-game week ... in Ames

October 22, 2017 - 12:11pm
Iowa’s not a player in this year’s Big Ten football title derby. Which leads to this moment of clarity: So this is what it’s like to be Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan. The...
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Cedar Valley’s latest milestone: A winning season

October 22, 2017 - 7:35am
Year by year, the Cedar Valley Christian volleyball continues to grow. Now in Year 7 as an IGHSAU-sanctioned program, Cedar Valley has its first winning season. “We continue to build,”...
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C.R. RoughRiders rally to beat Central Illinois, 5-3

October 21, 2017 - 9:26pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — This wasn’t just a win, it was a character win. A big-time character win. The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders gave up three goals in a seven-minute span of the second period...
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Josey Jewell injury did finally bite Iowa

October 21, 2017 - 5:03pm
EVANSTON, Ill., — It’s OK to admit that when you learned Josey Jewell would miss Saturday’s game, your knees buckled and maybe you ended up in the fetal position wherever you...
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Cornell Rams continue support of assistant football coach

October 21, 2017 - 4:54pm
MOUNT VERNON — After playing 60 minutes, two teams huddled at midfield and faced each other one more time. This time, it was for a different type of handoff. Cornell Coach Vince Brautigam...
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Hlas: Iowa football's daylight is dimming

October 21, 2017 - 4:51pm
EVANSTON, Ill. — Two years ago at Northwestern’s Ryan Field, Iowa running back Akrum Wadley could have glided back from Chicagoland to Iowa City on the wind under his sails. He rushed...
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UNI earns second straight top-10 victory, 19-14 over Youngstown State

October 21, 2017 - 4:17pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa (4-3, 3-1) was able to sustain its newfound running game against the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s third-best defense Saturday at the UNI-Dome in...
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Northwestern 17, Iowa 10 (OT) — Down to the last drop

October 21, 2017 - 4:06pm
EVANSTON, Ill., — It was a game of chicken. Played in recliners. Powered by fans. There were few beautiful offensive breakout moments in Northwestern’s 17-10 victory over Iowa (4-3, 1-3...
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Game Report: Northwestern Wildcats 17, Iowa Hawkeyes 10

October 21, 2017 - 3:50pm
PLAY OF THE GAME The set-up – The Hawkeyes had Northwestern’s offense thinking about Gatorade and finding a spot to hang out on the sideline. Until they didn’t. On a...
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USNTDP graduate Graham Slaggert seeks to make a difference with C.R. RoughRiders

October 21, 2017 - 1:51pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — You don’t really want the first pick of the United States Hockey League Draft because it means you were the worst team in the league the previous season. But when you do...
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Iowa State beats Texas Tech for third straight Big 12 win

October 21, 2017 - 1:35pm
Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt threw three touchdown passes in the first half to lead the Cyclones to a 31-13 victory over Texas Tech in a Big 12 game in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday. David...
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‘A bad pill to swallow’ for Alburnett, left out of Iowa high school football playoffs

October 21, 2017 - 11:07am
Three hours of sleep did nothing to decrease the bitter disappointment in Nick Breuer’s voice. “It’s a bad pill to swallow,” Breuer said, referring to the circumstances that...
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The Walk Through: Iowa football at Northwestern

October 21, 2017 - 9:31am
EVANSTON, Ill. — You saw Josey Jewell leave late in the first half of the Illinois game with a shoulder injury. The senior linebacker said all of the right things about a return this week, but...
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Hlas: Westworld suits Hawkeyes fine

October 21, 2017 - 7:24am
Iowa and Northwestern compete against each other in the quieter side of Big Ten football, the West Division. Saturday’s winner of the game between the two can make a strong case for being the...
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How America is picking Iowa-Northwestern

October 21, 2017 - 7:24am
Northwestern opened this week as a 1-point favorite over Iowa. Now the Hawkeyes are favored by a point over the Wildcats. Which is it? Josh Slagter, MLive.com: Northwestern, 23-17 Ryan Dunleavy,...
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2017 Iowa high school football playoff pairings

October 21, 2017 - 5:42am
The Iowa High School Athletic Association released pairings early Saturday for the 2017 football playoffs in all six classes. District champions and runners-up received automatic berth and two wild...
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Week 9 high school football roundup: Iowa City West rolls to 9-0

October 20, 2017 - 10:23pm
The postseason is looming and Iowa City West appears ready for it. Quarterback Evan Flitz threw for 275 yards and accounted for four touchdowns as the top-ranked Trojans rolled to a 55-7 victory...
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Iowa City High stumbles against Davenport North in season finale

October 20, 2017 - 10:17pm
IOWA CITY — Senior Night quickly turned into Zach Jones’ Night. City High’s record-breaking receiver shined early and often, but ultimately, a rash of Little Hawk injuries included...
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Youngstown State presents challenge for UNI’s newfound balance on offense

October 20, 2017 - 7:58pm
CEDAR FALLS — On paper it appears to be a contrast of styles set to clash at 1 p.m. Saturday at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. No. 9 Youngstown State (3-3, 1-2) brings the FCS’...
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