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Now it really gets interesting for the Hawkeyes

7 hours 30 min ago
Let’s call the next two weeks what they are for Iowa’s football team: The Season. If the 6-1 Hawkeyes find ways to Swarm out of Penn State Saturday and Purdue the following week with...
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Scrimmage filled void in Beckman’s postseason preparation

11 hours 9 min ago
This could have been a long, momentum-killing idle stretch. “We were pretty flat early last week,” Dyersville Beckman volleyball coach Todd Troutman said. “We needed...
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First goal by Aidan McDonough helps Cedar Rapids RoughRiders down Youngstown

October 20, 2018 - 9:27pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Aidan McDonough picked a heck of a moment for his first goal with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders. The first-year left winger appeared in his second game of the season Saturday...
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UNI football upsets No. 3 South Dakota State

October 20, 2018 - 7:53pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa clung to an 8-point lead as No. 3 South Dakota State lined up a final drive with 32 seconds remaining and a chance to draw even. On the first play of the drive,...
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Hawkeyes’ defense gets its zero

October 20, 2018 - 4:46pm
IOWA CITY — Yes, the longer that zero hangs on the scoreboard during games, the more it gets the attention of the defense. After a day the opponent ran two plays on their side of the field,...
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Game Report, Iowa vs. Maryland: Grades, numbers, notes and more

October 20, 2018 - 4:35pm
A look at No. 22 Iowa’s 23-0 win over Maryland Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Play of the game The Set Up — Time was running out on the Hawkeyes at the end of the first half. First, Iowa...
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Again, Hawkeyes satisfy their sweet tooth

October 20, 2018 - 4:14pm
IOWA CITY — ESPN2 had a football game that had turned into a Saturday snoozer. How much so? During the fourth quarter of Iowa’s 23-0 victory over Maryland in Kinnick Stadium, sideline...
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No. 22 Iowa 23, Maryland 0: Hawkeyes punch in, punch out the Terps

October 20, 2018 - 3:39pm
IOWA CITY — Like a toddler, the Hawkeyes moved Maryland where they wanted it and the Terrapins obediently stayed put. They thought about jumping into the mall fountain a few times, but the...
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Iowa outrushes the rushing team

October 20, 2018 - 3:22pm
IOWA CITY — They out-Marylanded Maryland. In the 30-mile-per-hour wind tunnel Saturday known as Kinnick Stadium, you knew rushing the football was going to be important. It was the Iowa...
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Iowa high school football playoff preview: Xavier-Pella showdown comes earlier this year

October 20, 2018 - 10:44am
It’s Xavier-Pella, Chapter IV. But this time, it’s early. And outdoors. Two pillars of Class 3A football excellence through the past five years, Cedar Rapids Xavier and Pella await...
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Iowa football vs. Maryland: Live updates, How to watch

October 20, 2018 - 9:35am
Savor this one, Iowa football fans. Saturday’s game against Maryland (4-2, 2-1) is the No. 22-ranked Hawkeyes’ (5-1, 2-1) only home game between Sept. 22 and Nov. 20. We’ll update...
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UNI football vs. No. 3 South Dakota State: 3 keys to the game

October 20, 2018 - 8:53am
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa football got a much-needed road win last Saturday against South Dakota, 42-28. The Panthers (3-3, 2-1) checked the boxes of all three keys last week against the...
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Iowa high school football playoffs: 2018 brackets

October 20, 2018 - 2:12am
The road to the UNI-Dome is set for 96 Iowa high school football teams. The IHSAA released pairings early Saturday morning for the 2018 playoffs, the first season with the RPI system in place....
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Iowa high school football playoffs: Official list of 2018 qualifiers

October 20, 2018 - 12:09am
For 96 Iowa high school football teams, a new season begins next Friday. The Iowa High School Athletic Association released the official list of 2018 playoff qualifiers after the final week of the...
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Iowa City West rolls in 50th Battle for the Boot

October 19, 2018 - 10:21pm
IOWA CITY — Iowa City High came to battle, but the big-play Iowa City West Trojans showed just how dangerous they can be. West High took command of the 50th “Battle for the...
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West Liberty beats Tipton to seal outright district title

October 19, 2018 - 10:05pm
WEST LIBERTY — It’d been 20 years since West Liberty clinched an outright district title. Coach Jason Iske was a player the last time it happened. But thanks to a dominant all-around...
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Central City responds to first loss with blowout win over Springville

October 19, 2018 - 9:01pm
CENTRAL CITY — If there was any question how Central City would respond to losing, it was answered quickly here Friday night. The Wildcats suffered their first defeat of the season last week...
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Iowa high school football Week 9: Live updates as the playoff picture develops

October 19, 2018 - 5:07pm
Welcome to Week 9 of the Iowa high school football season. In a few hours, we’ll know which teams will be competing in the playoffs next week. By Saturday morning, we’ll have the official...
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Iowa football vs. Maryland: Predictions, How to watch

October 19, 2018 - 4:30pm
No. 22 Iowa (5-1, 2-1) is a 9-point favorite as it aims for its third straight win Saturday against Maryland (4-2, 2-1) at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. Here are predictions, pregame links and TV,...
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Sports calendar, TV, radio listings: Saturday, Oct. 20

October 19, 2018 - 3:51pm
Sports TV and radio listings and events of area interest for Cedar Rapids and Eastern Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Local sports College football Maryland at No. 22 Iowa, 11 a.m.  Cornell at...
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