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Sky’s the limit for Coe senior Aleena Hobbs

November 15, 2017 - 8:17am
CEDAR RAPIDS — When she steps on the court, it’s almost always to make a point, Actually lots of points. Coe College Aleena Hobbs lives and breathes basketball. “She’s...
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UNI women’s basketball beats Iowa State for first time since 2002

November 14, 2017 - 8:58pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa leaned on its defense and came up with just enough offense to hold off Iowa State, 57-53, in women’s basketball Tuesday night at McLeod Center. Headed into...
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Iowa, Iowa State drop out of College Football Playoff rankings

November 14, 2017 - 7:53pm
Iowa and Iowa State both fell out of this week’s College Football Playoff top 25 after losses last week. The Hawkeyes (6-4) were 20th last week before a 38-14 defeat at Wiconsin (10-0), which...
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Ike Boettger, Boone Myers pass the Iowa offensive tackle baton

November 14, 2017 - 7:13pm
IOWA CITY — In case you were wondering, yes, you totally can tell when an Achilles tendon ruptures. In fact, it’s unmistakable. “I honestly knew right away that it was probably the...
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Iowa Hawkeyes do the senior day dance and/or cry

November 14, 2017 - 5:21pm
IOWA CITY — The season has reached the senior day ritual. Meet your mom and dad at midfield and then go punch Purdue in the face. Nah, that’s not an awkward juxposition. Not at...
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Iowa basketball: Making the Grade, Week 1

November 14, 2017 - 5:18pm
Another college basketball season is underway, and the Iowa men’s basketball team is 2-0 after one week. The Hawkeyes are one of 166 teams to remain undefeated through that time frame, though...
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Iowa football bowl projections: Where the Hawkeyes are picked after loss to Wisconsin

November 14, 2017 - 4:30pm
Iowa’s 55-24 demolition of then-No. 6 Ohio State threw a wrench into the Big Ten’s College Football Playoff chances, a performance that had many across the country thinking the Hawkeyes...
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Iowa State football bowl projections: Where the Cyclones are picked after loss to Oklahoma State

November 14, 2017 - 4:20pm
Iowa State nearly played its way into the Big 12 championship game picture before coming up short against Oklahoma State at home last Saturday, 49-42. But the Cyclones (6-4, 4-3) are headed to a bowl...
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Hlas: The day Iowa football had minus-19 yards

November 14, 2017 - 2:05pm
Having never seen a 66-yard offensive output in my days covering major-college football, it’s hard for me to shake what I saw from Iowa in its game at Wisconsin last Saturday. Fortunately, I...
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Marion hires Scott Fruehling as softball coach

November 14, 2017 - 12:40pm
MARION — Scott Fruehling has been announced as the new head softball coach at Marion High School. Fruehling succeeds Kim Knapp, who resigned after serving 11 sseasons. He is in his 26th year...
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Wrestling in the Rockies

November 14, 2017 - 11:13am
MANCHESTER — The West Delaware wrestling team took its preseason preparation to new heights this summer. Literally. Thirty wrestlers and 15 adults traveled from the cornfields of Iowa to the...
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Surprises make this hunt more than a long walk

November 14, 2017 - 10:18am
If not for pleasant surprises — some might say luck — last week’s upland game bird hunt would have been little more than a long walk. Arthur Clark of Quasqueton and I,...
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UNI women’s basketball searching for scoring as Iowa State visits

November 13, 2017 - 9:25pm
CEDAR FALLS — After a disappointing 54-48 loss to IUPUI in its regular-season opener at home, Northern Iowa women’s basketball is looking for offense as in-state rival Iowa State comes...
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Iowa State men’s basketball loses to Milwaukee by 18 in home opener

November 13, 2017 - 9:20pm
AMES – Iowa State’s basketball players constantly looked toward the lights of Hilton Coliseum shaking their head on Monday night, hoping the answers to their woes were written on the...
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UNI men’s basketball returns home with 73-45 rout of Alcorn State

November 13, 2017 - 9:03pm
CEDAR FALLS — There was no Chapel Hill hangover for the Northern Iowa men’s basketball team as it comfortably defeated Alcorn State, 73-45 Monday night at McLeod Center. UNI made its...
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Robin Pingeton's Missouri basketball team honors her dad Arlo Becker on shirt

November 13, 2017 - 6:06pm
IOWA CITY — In the bowels of Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday afternoon, you could see the passion Robin Pingeton has for basketball etched on her face. The head coach of the Missouri...
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Hawkeyes’ resume has a good early start

November 13, 2017 - 5:51pm
IOWA CITY — The Iowa women’s basketball team has been on the wrong side of the NCAA tournament bubble each of the last two years. They understand that good November wins can make a...
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Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Cam Shaver commits to wrestle at Iowa

November 13, 2017 - 5:04pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Cam Shaver has been exposed to University of Iowa wrestling for nearly his whole life. He has been a lifelong fan and has wrestled there with clubs. His half-brother, Joey...
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5 Things: Iowa football vs. Purdue

November 13, 2017 - 5:02pm
Purdue football has been much better this year than in the last few years, but still, now is a pretty good time for Iowa to welcome the Boilermakers to Kinnick Stadium. Amid a rebuild under Jeff...
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UNI football notes: Backup QB Colton Howell sacrifices another season

November 13, 2017 - 4:48pm
CEDAR FALLS — Nearly one year ago, Colton Howell had his redshirt lifted and was pressed into duty for a concussed Eli Dunne against Indiana State.   Howell, with the help of Marcus Weymiller...
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