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A moment not soon forgotten

A moment not soon forgotten

November 13, 2016

By Jordan Hansen | [email protected] There was a nervous buzzing sound around Kinnick as Iowa placekicker Keith Duncan settled in to attempt a 33-yard field goal. Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh decided to call a time-out right before he attempted it, of course, and the entire stadium had a fe...

A rough-cut Jewell

Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell walks to line of scrimmage during the Iowa-NDSU game at Kinnick on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

October 14, 2016

By Courtney Baumann | [email protected] Take the first left off Highway 52 north of the Upper Iowa River and Luther College in Decorah, and you’ll run smack-dab into 1,000-some acres of farmland. Actually, there’s a whole lot more than that, but that’s just what belongs to the Jewell f...

The hazard named Lazard

Iowa State Allen Lazard walks off the field during the Iowa State/UNI game at Jack Trice Stadium on Sept. 3. Iowa State lost to UNI, 25-20. (Iowa State Daily/Emily Blobaum)

September 9, 2016

By Jordan Hansen [email protected] It doesn’t take long to realize just how talented Iowa State wide receiver Allen Lazard is. Standing at 6-5, 223 pounds, he’s a massive force to deal with. When asked about him, Hawkeye coach Kirk Ferentz went to the deadpan game plan. “Well, where ...

Jok will return for senior season

Jok will return for senior season

Jordan Hansen, [email protected]

May 20, 2016

Not that it's particularly surprising, but Iowa senior Peter Jok will return for his final year of eligibility after testing the NBA draft waters. New NCAA rules allow for all men's basketball players to talk with NBA teams a bit (including the ability to attend the combine) without losing their...

Newcomer of the year: Very young, very big splash by Megan Gustafson

Iowa forward Megan Gustafson tries to drives down the lane full of Michigan defenders during Game 3 of the Women's Big Ten tournament in Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines, 97-85. Iowa will play #1 ranked Maryland tomorrow, March 4 at 1 p.m. Central Time. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Jake Mosbach, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

  When Port Wing, Wisconsin, native Megan Gustafson came to Iowa to play for Lisa Bluder’s Hawkeye women’s basketball team, her role during her freshman season was a little unclear. After breaking out in the second half of the season, however, Gustafson’s role with the Hawks is now clear...

Men’s golf peaks at right time

Iowa golfer Carson Schaake hits the ball off the fairway during the Iowa Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Connor Sindberg, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

The men’s golf team has been excellent in its last three tournaments, and now heading into the May 16-18 NCAA regional, the Hawkeyes believe they have what it takes to compete with the best. In order to compete with the top teams in the nation, the Hawks need to peak at the right time. And that...

Two Hawkeye softball players win conference awards

Iowa catcher Holly Hoffman throws down to second base at Pearl Field on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The Hawkeyes lost to UNI in a close game 9-8. (The Daily Iowan/Valerie Burke)

May 12, 2016

Two Iowa softball players were given Big Ten accolades for the 2016 season: Holly Hoffman and Sammi Gyerman. Hoffman was named second team All-Big Ten, and Gyerman joined the All-Defensive Team. Both awards were a first-time honor for the Hawkeyes. Hoffman, a redshirt senior, was recognized for her...

Early blow out sinks softball

Early blow out sinks softball

Mario Williams, [email protected]

May 9, 2016

Although the forecast was 71 degrees, and the Sun shone brightly at Pearl Field on Sunday, it wasn’t a warm end of the season for the Iowa softball team. The Hawkeyes got blown out by Minnesota in five innings, 12-0, and fell in yet another Big Ten series. Iowa has not won a conference series this...

Ihm finishes 69th in Texas regional

Amy Ihm

Ricardo Ascencio, [email protected]

May 9, 2016

As the women’s golf NCAA Regional in Bryan, Texas came to a close, so did the career of Iowa’s Amy Ihm. The Hawkeyes did not qualify as a team, and she competed individually, finishing in a tie for 69th. She squared off against players from golf powerhouses Texas A&M, Kent State, Arizona,...

Reeling Hawks baseball drops 2 of 3

Iowa catcher Daniel Aaron Moriel tries to tag Kansas state first baseman Jake Scudder at home during game three of the Iowa-Kansas State series at Duane Banks field on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2 taking the series. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Jake Mosbach, [email protected]

May 9, 2016

The Hawkeye baseball team dropped two of three games May 6-Sunday against Ohio State in Columbus, severely, if not fatally, damaging their hopes of qualifying for the Big Ten Tournament. Iowa (22-23, 8-10 Big Ten) was shut out on offense in both losses, including a 3-0 defeat in the series finale...

Grading the Hawkeye tracksters

Iowa runner Aaron Mallett pushes to the finish line in the men's 110 meter hurdles at the Iowa Musco Invitational in Iowa City on Saturday, May 3. Mallett placed first in the event. (The Daily Iowan/Rachael Westergard)

Adam Hensley, [email protected]

May 6, 2016

During the indoor track and field season, the men’s program earned various grades. Now, with the outdoor regular season reaching its conclusion, it’s time to grade the team again.   Hurdles — A (previous grade: A-plus) During the indoor season, Aaron Mallett dominated en route to brea...

Baseball faces pivotal weekend

Iowa short-stop Nick Roscetti swings the bat during game three of the Iowa-Kansas State series at Duane Banks field on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2 taking the series. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Blake Dowson, [email protected]

May 6, 2016

  The stakes have not been higher all year. For the Iowa baseball team (21-21, 7-8 Big Ten), this weekend is do or die. With three conference series left this season, the Hawkeyes sit in a tie for ninth place in the Big Ten standings. Iowa head coach Rick Heller said he believes it will...