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Iowa football Tuesday Takeoff: On criticism

October 8, 2019 - 11:55am
IOWA CITY — The Hawkeyes don’t win every football game. There are various reasons. It rarely comes down to one guy doing something he shouldn’t be doing. Last week at Michigan,...
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Photos: Class 4A boys' golf district meet at Hunters Ridge

October 7, 2019 - 7:44pm
Cedar Rapids Washington and Cedar Rapids Kennedy advanced to state
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Linn-Mar's Dillon Burr captures district medalist honors for first state golf berth

October 7, 2019 - 7:07pm
MARION — This time of year hadn’t been particularly kind to Dillon Burr. As a freshman, he played in his first prep golf postseason after a back injury sidelined most of the season. Burr...
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Iowa State women’s basketball looking for Ashley Joens to take Bridget Carleton-like leap

October 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
AMES — At the end of last season, Iowa State women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly had individual meetings with each of his players. When he called former Iowa City High prep Ashley...
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Iowa football Depth Chart Monday: Tyler Goodson definitely gave the Hawkeyes a spark vs. Michigan

October 7, 2019 - 4:22pm
It’s OK to look for differentiators among Iowa’s four running backs. It probably doesn’t mean a whole lot is going to change, but it’s certainly fine to have opinions on who...
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Iowa football: 5 Things to know about Penn State

October 7, 2019 - 3:05pm
Things don’t get any easier for the Iowa football team this week. After a rather lackluster offensive performance in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Saturday, the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (4-1, 1-1) now host...
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Iowa State football: 5 Things to know about West Virginia

October 7, 2019 - 2:48pm
AMES — Everything is new in Morgantown, W. Va., this season. West Virginia has a new coach, new quarterback, new receivers, new defense. Here are 5 Things about the Mountaineers heading into...
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UNI football takeaways: Jalen Rima redshirting, enters transfer portal

October 7, 2019 - 1:43pm
CEDAR FALLS — Given what lies ahead, Northern Iowa’s 21-14 victory Saturday against 18th-ranked Youngstown State (4-1, 0-1) in the Missouri Valley Football Conference opener could have...
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Iowa high school football rankings: Western Dubuque, Xavier will settle 3A No. 1 debate Friday

October 7, 2019 - 1:28pm
It’s Western Dubuque vs. Cedar Rapids Xavier. It’s 1 vs. 2. It’s a rematch from last year’s state final. And Friday night, it’s on. As expected, Western Dubuque and...
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Iowa State lines lead the way against TCU

October 7, 2019 - 11:03am
AMES — Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell has liked the play of his offensive line for most of the season. He recognizes the group struggled against Baylor, but he likes how the group...
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Hawkeyes’ running game will be a theme for the rest of the season

October 6, 2019 - 5:16pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If Iowa had the running game in mind for Saturday’s 10-3 loss at No. 16 Michigan, it got flushed with 9:36 in the second quarter. Down 10-3 with 9:36 left in the...
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Linn-Mar prepared to host competitive golf district

October 6, 2019 - 1:20pm
MARION — The field is familiar and so is the course. Linn-Mar has a chance to convert that knowledge into its first state meet berth since 2015, but it won’t be easy. The Lions host a...
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Hawkeyes’ sky hasn’t fallen, but it has turned gray

October 6, 2019 - 12:23pm
It’s doubtful there’s much of market for Pollyanna to talk Iowa Hawkeyes football to you today, being overly optimistic and whistling a cheerful tune. The guess here is that people want...
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UNI football holds off Youngstown State in Valley opener

October 5, 2019 - 7:50pm
CEDAR FALLS — Big plays made up for occasional mistakes as 13th-ranked Northern Iowa won its Missouri Valley Football Conference opener 21-14 against No. 18 Youngstown State on Saturday at the...
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Photos: UNI football vs. Youngstown State

October 5, 2019 - 7:15pm
The Northern Iowa Panthers defeat the Youngstown State Penguins, 21-14
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Iowa State football notebook: DE Zach Petersen fills in admirably against TCU

October 5, 2019 - 6:04pm
AMES — Iowa State defensive end Zach Petersen filled for JaQuan Bailey on Saturday against TCU after Bailey was injured last week against Baylor. Campbell said earlier this week that Petersen...
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Iowa State 49, TCU 24: Cyclones focus on fun in first week of Brocktober

October 5, 2019 - 5:39pm
AMES — Brocktober is alive and well in Ames. Iowa State football powered over TCU 49-24 Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium. The Cyclones are now 8-0 in the month of October dating back to...
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Iowa Hawkeyes had to help their QB up 8 times at Michigan and, yeah, that's frustrating

October 5, 2019 - 5:09pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — By the fourth quarter, they had to know what was coming. Michigan unleashed its linebackers on Iowa’s offensive line in its 10-3 victory Saturday over the Hawkeyes....
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Iowa vs. Michigan Game Report: Grades, numbers, notes and more

October 5, 2019 - 4:57pm
No. 14 Iowa took its first loss of the season Saturday to No. 19 Michigan, 10-3. Play of the Game THE SETUP: You probably have already forgotten this play. Check that. You probably have already...
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Iowa football loses balance, takes avoidable fall at Michigan

October 5, 2019 - 4:39pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Losing this football game at Michigan Saturday was never out of the question for Iowa, but the way the Hawkeyes lost was thoroughly deflating. An offense that had been a...
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