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Friday, Jan. 29, 2021; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Iowa’s Joe Wieskamp (10) dribbles past Illinois Guard Ayo Dosunmu (11) during the Iowa v. Illinois basketball game at State Farm Center Friday night. Illinois beat the Hawks, 80-75.

Joe Wieskamp, Luka Garza both selected in second round of NBA Draft

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 29, 2021

Former Iowa men's basketball players Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza were both selected in the second round of Thursday's 2021 NBA Draft. Wieskamp, a three-year starter for the Hawkeyes, was selected...

Iowa players lead a chant with fans after a softball game between Iowa and Nebraska on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Bob Pearl Softball Field. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers  4-1.

Iowa softball coaches back out on recruiting trail

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter July 28, 2021

It has been a busy summer for the Iowa softball coaching staff with in-person recruiting back in full swing. After the NCAA suspended in-person visits for prospective student-athletes and live evaluations...

Iowa Center Luka Garza (55) holds the ball during a basketball game between Illinois and Iowa at State Farm Center on Friday, Jan. 29. Illinois defeated Iowa 80-75.

Where Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza are projected to go in the NBA Draft

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 28, 2021

Two former Hawkeyes could hear their names called during Thursday night’s 2021 NBA Draft. Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza were mainstays in the Iowa men’s basketball team’s lineup during their...

The Iowa soccer team cheers for their teammates during the senior day celebration before the start of the Iowa Soccer senior day game against Purdue on Mar. 28, 2021 at the Iowa Soccer Complex. Iowa defeated Purdue 1-0.

Hawkeye soccer welcomes youth athletes back to summer camp

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter July 28, 2021

Summer youth and prospect camps are a staple for most Hawkeye athletic programs, and Iowa soccer is no exception. Earlier this summer, Hawkeye soccer hosted their ID and youth camps for the first time...

The statue of Duke Slater is seen outside the north end zone of Kinnick Stadium during Iowa football media day on Friday, August 9, 2019. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)

Regents approve UI’s request to name field at Kinnick Stadium after Duke Slater

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 28, 2021

The playing field inside Kinnick Stadium has a new name: Duke Slater Field. The state Board of Regents approved by consensus the University of Iowa’s request to name the playing field at Kinnick...

Iowa forward Patrick McCaffery shoots a basket during the Big Ten men's basketball tournament quarterfinals against Wisconsin on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers, 62-57. No. 3 Iowa will go on to play No. 2 Illinois tomorrow afternoon in the semifinals.

Iowa men’s basketball team seeks to prove doubters wrong after offseason departures

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 28, 2021

The 2021 Iowa men’s basketball team doesn’t want to be defined by what it doesn’t have. Or, more specifically, who it doesn’t have. Luka Garza, Joe Wieskamp, CJ Fredrick, and Jack Nunge...

Iowa wide receiver Tyrone Tracy Jr. answers questions during day two of Big Ten Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Friday, July 23. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa wide receiver Tyrone Tracy Jr. taking advantage of name, image, likeness opportunities

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 28, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — In a perfect world, Tyrone Tracy Jr. would form a partnership with Nike. Or his favorite sports drink: Bodyarmor. Now, the Hawkeye junior wide receiver has the chance to capitalize...

Newly named Iowa Heartlanders head coach Gerry Fleming talks about his plans for the upcoming season for the Heartlanders on Tuesday, July 27.

Iowa Heartlanders announce inaugural head coach Gerry Fleming

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 27, 2021

The Iowa Heartlanders announced Gerry Fleming as the team’s inaugural coach, it was announced at a press conference at Xtream Arena Tuesday. The Heartlanders are Coralville’s first area ECHL...

Penn State midfielder, Sam Coffey, kicks the ball during a corner kick during the Iowa women’s soccer match v. Penn State at the Iowa Soccer Complex on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The Nittany Lions defeated the Hawkeyes 1-0.

Lineup analysis: Iowa soccer

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter July 26, 2021

Iowa soccer won its first-ever Big Ten Tournament title in the spring 2020-21 season, despite a 2-7-1 regular season record. The Hawkeyes also won their first NCAA Tournament game in program history,...

Waverly-Shell Rock sophomore Kenzie Rolling kicks the ball upfield against Cedar Rapids Xavier in their Class 2A game during the 2019 Iowa high school girls state soccer tournament at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Iowa soccer freshman Kenzie Roling ready to shine as a Hawkeye

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter July 26, 2021

Incoming Iowa soccer freshman Kenzie Roling ended her high school career leading her team to a state championship. Scoring four goals in the Iowa Class 2A championship match, Roling led Waverly-Shell...

Iowa's Alex Schaake drives the ball during the men's golf Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Finkbine Golf Course.

Former Hawkeye golfer Alex Schaake continuing career through Forme Tour

Ethan Brander, Sports Reporter July 26, 2021

After a storied Hawkeye career, former Iowa men’s golfer Alex Schaake recently began his professional career on the newly created Forme Tour. He made his PGA Tour debut at the 2021 John Deere...

Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands watches a during Iowa's dual meet against Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

Iowa athletics announces contract extensions for nine coaches

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 26, 2021

Iowa athletics extended nine Hawkeye head coaches, the department announced Monday. A number of assistant coaches in several sports also received contract extensions. “It is with great pleasure...

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