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NCAA Division I Board of Directors announces dates for fall sports in spring

Iowa setter Brie Orr celebrates a point during the Iowa volleyball game against Indiana at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 3-1.

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors decided when NCAA Division I fall championships and sports will take place in the spring Tuesday. This decision impacts men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, FCS football, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, and men’s water...

Hawkeye volleyball team puts a new spin on leadership and accountability

Iowa Head Coach Vicki Brown watches the Hawkeyes during a volleyball game against Coastal Carolina at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, September 20, 2019. The Chanticleers defeated the Hawkeyes 3-1.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2020

The Hawkeye volleyball team is putting a new spin on leadership to ensure everyone on the roster has some accountability. Each player has been put into one of three groups — The Rangers, Seal Team, and Delta Force — by their teammates based on personality traits they bring to the team. “It’s that ...

Iowa volleyball aims to take step forward in 2020-21

Courtney Buzzerio and Hannah Clayton try to stop the Huskers from scoring during the Iowa and Nebraska volleyball game. The Huskers defeated the Hawkeyes in three sets on November 9, 2019, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor

September 10, 2020

After a disappointing 2019 campaign yielded a 10-21 overall record, Iowa volleyball is ready to suit up for redemption this season – whenever that may be. “Hopefully [athletics resume] this spring,” outside hitter Courtney Buzzerio said. “I think that’s what we’re hoping for. Maybe...

Xtream Arena to serve as star attraction for Iowa corridor communities

The main floor is seen during Xtream Arena's opening media tour in Coralville on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor

September 9, 2020

Just off of East Second Avenue in Coralville sits a new sports and entertainment complex that will bring Hawkeye sports to the Iowa River Landing. Xtream Arena is a new 6,800-capacity venue, boasting multiple attachments from a recreation center to a retail store. “It’s unbelievable, the r...

Big Ten postpones fall 2020 sports

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor

August 11, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced on Tuesday that it is postponing all fall sports for the 2020 season due to concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision includes regular-season competitions and Big Ten championships and tournaments. The conference will consider the possibility of playing these...

Around the Big Ten: How the conference’s volleyball programs stack up going into 2020 season

Iowa setter Brie Orr returns a serve during a volleyball match between Iowa and Washington at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Huskies, 3-1.

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter

July 27, 2020

Volleyball is a competitive sport in the Big Ten. Seven teams from the conference made the NCAA Tournament last season, the most in the bracket. Every Big Ten team in the tournament, except for Illinois, made it past the first round. Two teams, Minnesota and Wisconsin, made it to the semif...

NCAA Division I Coordination Committee issues waiver on minimum contests

Fan watch during Iowa's match against Illinois State on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Red Birds 4-3.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 27, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee announced Monday that it has granted a blanket waiver that reduces the current legislated minimum number of contests that teams in fall sports other than football must play by 50 percent. The waiver is available for men’s and women’s cross...

Interactive: COVID-19 testing data from Big Ten athletic departments

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren addresses reporters regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Big Ten men's basketball tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 13, 2020

The Big Ten Conference took a major step in preparing for the fall athletic schedule by announcing on July 9 that if sports can be played in the fall based on medical advice, it will move to conference-only schedules in those sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move still leaves a lot of qu...

Iowa volleyball players, coaches excited for move to Xtream Arena

Iowa setter Brie Orr celebrates a point during the Iowa volleyball game against Indiana at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 3-1.

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter

July 9, 2020

The Iowa volleyball program is getting a new arena to call home. It was announced in January of 2019 that the volleyball team would be moving its games from Carver-Hawkeye Arena to Xtream Arena in Coralville for the 2020 season to reduce tight scheduling at Carver. In the past, the volleyball team ...

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren calls moving to conference-only fall seasons the ‘next logical step’

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren addresses reporters regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Big Ten men's basketball tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 9, 2020

Kevin Warren officially took over as the Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference Jan. 1, 2020, after Jim Delaney retired. It's been a hectic first year on the job. Warren has been forced to guide the Big Ten through the COVID-19 pandemic, which has included canceling the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tourn...

Iowa volleyball’s Joslyn Boyer ready to take on bigger role her sophomore season

Iowa defensive specialist Joslyn Boyer bumps the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Michigan State at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, October 12, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated after 5 sets.

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter

July 8, 2020

“Reserved” was Iowa volleyball head coach Vicki Brown’s first impression of Joslyn Boyer when she joined the team as a freshman last season. Boyer hails from Downers Grove, Illinois, and in her first year as a Hawkeye she led the team’s freshmen in playing time — appearing in 28 match...

Iowa members of Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition starting to take action

Iowa interim head coach Vicki Brown instructs her players during a volleyball match between Iowa and Washington at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

July 7, 2020

Ten student-athletes, coaches, and staff members from the University of Iowa have been chosen to be members of the Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition. The team was announced by Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren in an open letter June 1, and according to Iowa’s members, is being forme...