The Daily Iowan

Men’s cross-country likes chances at Big Ten Championship

SEAN MORGAN

October 30, 2009

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When the Iowa men’s cross-country team lines up for competition on Nov. 1, the Hawkeyes will have two puzzle pieces that have been missing for almost the entire season. For the Big Ten championship meet in State College, Pa.,...

Women harriers prepare for conference championship

MICHELE DANNO

October 30, 2009

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Iowa women’s cross-country team is under pressure this weekend at the Big Ten championship meet on Nov. 1 in State, College, Pa. The Hawkeye harriers enter the meet as ranked 23rd nationally in Division-I, behind conference...

O-line moves on without Richardson

SCOTT MILLER

October 29, 2009

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Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz once compared his injury-riddled offensive line to the Bermuda Triangle — and that was with Dace Richardson healthy and proving to be the Hawkeyes’ most versatile lineman. Before breaking his...

Women’s tennis stays confident

PATRICK RAFFERTY

October 29, 2009

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After bidding farewell to former head coach Daryl Greenan in late September, the Iowa women’s tennis team remains optimistic. In the coach’s absence, assistant coach Mira Radu filled in, keeping the team feeling confident...

City plows past West in playoffs

J.T. BUGOS

October 29, 2009

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On the very first play of their 45-20 win over West High, the City High Little Hawks showed why they are undefeated and No. 1 in the state of Iowa. City High forced a Trojan fumble on the opening kickoff, spotting the ball 20...

Staying close to the pool

MITCH SMITH

October 29, 2009

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It took a career-ending injury for Frannie Malone to realize her passion for coaching. Malone, an Iowa alumna, is in her sixth season as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Iowa swimming team. “She’s a tremendous...

Male aides help soccer prepare

ROBBIE LEHMAN

October 29, 2009

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Working with the opposite sex can oftentimes be complicated. But for two men involved with the Iowa soccer team, their relationships with the players couldn’t be better. Ivan Sanchez and David Kryger both help out the Hawkeyes...

Ex-Hawk Cavey to play in charity game

DI SPORTS STAFF

October 29, 2009

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Former Iowa women’s basketball player Jamie Cavey will be one of many past Division-I stars participating in a charity basketball game on Friday in Ashland, Kan., as a part of Hoops for Hope. Proceeds from the game will benefit...

Rienow 7 wins to advance to Residence Hall finals

IAN MARTIN

October 29, 2009

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The Rienow 7 Raptors are just one step away from the Residence Hall championship. The team of mostly freshmen defeated a quick but tired Dirty Burge team, 32-18, to advance to the finals on Wednesday night. Both teams came in...

Robinson, Richardson out for regular season

SCOTT MILLER

October 28, 2009

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Four key players — guard Dace Richardson (leg), running back Adam Robinson (high ankle sprain), safety Brett Greenwood (neck), and wide receiver Colin Sandeman (concussion) — all left Iowa’s game against Michigan State with...

Lynch, Hoosiers face enormous challenge this weekend

BRENDAN STILES

October 28, 2009

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When the No. 7 Iowa Hawkeyes take on Indiana on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium, they might face a desperate opponent. Last week, the Hoosiers watched a 28-3 lead on Northwestern evaporate as the Wildcats pulled off an incredible...

Commentary: The familiar helps Hawkeyes with the unfamiliar

AMIE KIEHN

October 28, 2009

Filed under Sports

I have no idea what it is like to play college football. For some of you, that might be obvious, despite my incredible foray in creating awesome touchdown celebrations. (I got it on lock Ochocinco.) I don’t go through a roll...