The Daily Iowan

Rec center closes for swimming championships

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 22, 2015

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Students and others will have to find other places to exercise because the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center will be closed this week. In preparation to host the men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the Uni...

Council to move on food trucks

EFE AYANRUOH

March 22, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council will vote today on expanding food trucks in Iowa City based on proposed staff changes. “There have been requests from members of the public for food vendors to operate in Iowa City,” Councilor...

Detroit gardening

LILY ABROMEIT

March 22, 2015

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Tyson Gersh fell in love with the city of Detroit when he was a 20-year-old at the University of Michigan because a fellow student talked at length about the city and the potential for growth. “He was so obsessed with D...

Zags zig, Hawks don’t jig

JACOB SHEYKO

March 22, 2015

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SEATTLE — Iowa figured it out the hard way, but the constant barrage of made 3s and inside finishes is what the nation’s most efficient offense looks like. In the Hawkeyes’ 87-68 loss to Gonzaga on Sunday...

The sweetness of Sweet 16

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 22, 2015

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In the kind of game it has lost on more than one occasion this season, the Iowa women’s basketball team managed a win. Overcoming both an athletic Miami team as well as a poor shooting performance in the first half,...

Iowa storms over Hurricanes

KYLE MANN

March 22, 2015

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Lisa Bluder admitted before Sunday’s game that her third-seed Hawkeyes, facing 11-seed Miami, had the best opportunity to advance to the Sweet 16 of any team she’s had as a Hawkeye coach. With Bluder’s h...

Missed opportunities cost Iowa the NCAA title

CODY GOODWIN

March 22, 2015

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ST. LOUIS — Frustration is watching a former teammate and longtime friend party with his first-place team in front of 19,715 die-hard fans inside the Scottrade Center. It’s seeing those clad in Scarlet and Gray roar and chee...

When disappointment reigns

JORDAN HANSEN

March 22, 2015

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ST. LOUIS — After Cory Clark lost the 133-pound championship match to Oklahoma’s Cody Brewer on March 21, the wrestler came sprinted back through the tunnel from the arena and disappeared into a hallway. Moments la...

Iowa gets into win column in Big Ten play

BLAKE DOWSON

March 22, 2015

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The No. 45 Iowa men’s tennis team (9-4) picked up its first conference win of the season against Wisconsin on Sunday, 4-3. Sunday was deemed “Steve Houghton Day” at Iowa’s match, in which they honored...

Hawkeyes finish up last day of NCAAs

ROD ENGBLOM

March 22, 2015

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The Hawkeyes wrapped up the NCAA finals in North Carolina breaking a total of three school records in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, and 500 freestyle. Senior Becky Stoughton broke the school record in the 500 freestyle,...

Hawkeyes complete Big Ten Championships

ROD ENGBLOM

March 22, 2015

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The Hawkeye women’s gymnastics team finished the Big Ten Championships on March 21 with its highest team score of the year, 196.5.  Iowa finished in the middle of the pack, placing fifth  and falling behind Penn State...

Hawkeyes gauge talent at first outdoor meet of the season

COURTNEY BAUMANN

March 22, 2015

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The Iowa track and field team started its outdoor season with a bang at the Baldy Castillo Invitational March 20-21. Both the men’»s and women’s teams finished in the top five, taking fourth and fifth, respectively....