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Aquahawks dominate in Hawkeye Invite

DI STAFF

November 30, 2009

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The Iowa women’s swimming team had an enjoyable Thanksgiving break after taking first place in the Hawkeye Invitational on Nov. 22 in the Field House. The Aquahawks defeated Truman State, Northern Iowa, and Western Illinois...

Men’s swimming gets a win

DI STAFF

November 30, 2009

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Prior to Thanksgiving, the Iowa men’s swimming and diving team dominated inside the Field House at the Hawkeye Invitational, which ended on Nov. 22. Following three days of competition, Iowa amassed 1,408 points to earn the...

Iowa 9th in BCS rankings

DI STAFF

November 30, 2009

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The Iowa football team returned to the Bowl Championship Series top 10 following a number of upsets in college football over the weekend. With Pittsburgh’s loss at West Virginia on Nov. 27 and Georgia Tech falling to in-state...

Bluder’s Bunch downs Columbia

DI STAFF

November 30, 2009

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Unlike its 69-66 loss to West Virginia on Nov. 27, the Iowa women’s basketball team was on the right side of an exhilarating finish a day later. The Hawkeyes (5-2) defeated Columbia (3-3), 72-69, in the consolation game of...

Top 25 Intramural 3-on-3 basketball names

DI STAFF

November 30, 2009

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The Daily Iowan’s intramural sports reporters scrupulously examined all of the intramural teams participating in the pre-holiday 3-on-3 basketball tournament. It was a difficult task, but after several hours of deliberation,...

Iowa, Minnesota ending season in trophy battle

JON LINDER

November 20, 2009

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The difference between chaos and serenity is in the eye of the beholder — especially if said beholder is a bronze pig named Floyd. Iowa football faithful can complain in earnest of the maddening season the Hawkeyes have survived...

Hawkeyes look to shoot their way back

BRENDAN STILES

November 20, 2009

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Two games into the 2009-10 season, and the Iowa men’s basketball team isn’t having the start it anticipated. Not only have the Hawkeyes lost their first two games — both at home against Texas-San Antonio and Duquesne —...

Wrestlers anxious for the Iowa City Duals

J.T. BUGOS

November 20, 2009

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The Iowa wrestling team will host the six-squad Iowa City Duals in Carver-Hawkeye Arena today looking to begin the season in dominating fashion. The Hawkeyes will open at 10:30 a.m. against Coe College, ranked third in Division-III....

AquaHawks host invitational

MITCH SMITH

November 20, 2009

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With four home meets remaining in the 2009-10 season, the Field House pool is nearing its end as the host site for the AquaHawks. The Iowa women’s swimming team holds the first-ever Hawkeye Invitational today with preliminary...

Men’s swimming to host Hawkeye Invite

PATRICK RAFFERTY

November 20, 2009

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The Iowa men’s swimming team will host the Hawkeye Invitational this weekend, beginning today at 11 a.m. Iowa head coach Marc Long said he doesn’t remember the last time the Hawkeyes hosted an event such as this. Formerly,...

A swimming story with no ending

PATRICK RAFFERTY

November 20, 2009

Filed under Sports

Imagine a student-athlete arriving to college needing to fit into a new role. Now imagine having to switch to the most difficult position in the sport, one that requires years of refined technique and an increased attention to...

‘Moving’ is her middle name

ROBBIE LEHMAN

November 20, 2009

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Gabby Tinner has called many places home, so it is no coincidence that she plays the “world’s game.” She may be a sophomore defender for the Iowa soccer team, but that doesn’t begin to tell her story. The road she took...