The Daily Iowan

Men’s track makes official border-state rivalry

ZACH SMITH

May 6, 2009

In the beginning, there was just Floyd of Rosedale. Then came the Cy-Hawk Trophy, followed decades later by the Heartland Trophy. But the football team isn’t the only squad on campus with a traveling rivalry trophy anymore. ...

Tracksters on Cloud 9 in new digs

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI AND ZACH SMITH

May 5, 2009

If the Recreation Building were an older version of Wayne Maynor, than the track and field team’s new addition would be its “Bat Cave.” “It’s just amazing,” senior All-American John Hickey said about the track and...

Baseball Hawks hoping to end eight-game losing streak

JEFF PAWOLA

May 5, 2009

After getting swept by Minnesota over the past weekend, the Iowa baseball team returns to Banks Field today to take on Wisconsin-Milwaukee at 6 p.m. The injury-depleted Hawkeyes (14-30, 3-14) have lost eight-straight games, and...

Point/Counterpoint: Should college coaches use Twitter?

DI SPORTS STAFF

May 5, 2009

NO Although I myself have gone cuckoo and logged on to Twitter (follow me @amiekiehn for useless tidbits like I watched Homeward Bound I and II Saturday … or save your mind space and don’t), college coaches should NOT be Tw...

Brant leads golfers to sixth place

JORDAN GARRETSON

May 4, 2009

The Iowa men’s golf team placed sixth at the 2009 Big Ten championships on Sunday at Penn State. No. 15 Illinois captured first place with a commanding 13-stroke margin of victory, but Iowa’s 72-hole team score of 1,172 (36...

Rowers’ best finish in 5 years

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

May 4, 2009

The Iowa women’s rowing team improved on its past finishes at the Big Ten championships, and left the Griggs Reservoir in Columbus, Ohio, with one of the most successful seasons in the team’s history. Iowa took fifth at the...

Senior beats injury, runs Boston Marathon

EVELYN LAU

May 4, 2009

Jacob Heninger could have never known a simple fundraising venture would result in traveling more than 1,100 miles away to compete in the Boston Marathon. The 22-year-old UI student competed in the Chicago Marathon in October...

Greene leads Hawks in NFL draft

BRENDAN STILES

April 27, 2009

There may not have been any Hawkeyes taken in the first two rounds of the 2009 NFL draft, but the second day saw a couple come right off the board. The New York Jets traded up to the first pick of the third round (65th overall)...

Spartans sweep Hawkeye baseball team

RYAN YOUNG

April 27, 2009

The postseason aspirations that once seemed feasible for the Iowa baseball team at the beginning of the season are now becoming dim. The Hawkeyes dropped their third-straight game to fellow conference cellar dweller Michigan...

Injuries riddle baseball lineup

JEFF PAWOLA

April 27, 2009

To add insult to injury, literally, the Iowa baseball team was swept by Michigan State over the weekend at Banks Field without two key starters. The Hawkeyes lost senior shortstop Justin Toole and senior catcher Kody McManis...

Hawk relay wins at Drake

ZACH SMITH

April 27, 2009

Iowa assistant coach Joey Woody called it before the Hawkeye men’s track and field team made the short trip to Des Moines for the 100th running of the Drake Relays. “We’re really excited about our relay [teams],” the...

Several tracksters shine at Drake

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

April 27, 2009

The 12,298 people in attendance at the 100th-annual Drake Relays over the weekend created an electric atmosphere for the athletes competing. Iowa outdoor redshirt freshman sensation Karessa Farley once again was able to block...