The NCAA has set Nov. 25 as the start date for the 2020-21 men’s and women’s college basketball seasons, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The decision was made on Wednesday following a meeting by the Division I Council. Seasons were initially scheduled to begin on Nov. 10 butContinue Reading

The University of Iowa athletics department announced Wednesday that assistant wrestling coach Ryan Morningstar suffered a medical emergency on Aug. 17. He was admitted and treated for a stroke at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Morningstar was released on Aug. 21. “I feel great and am thankful forContinue Reading

Football has kicked off across the country, but the Hawkeyes and other Big Ten institutions remain waiting at the starting gate, still uncertain of when their race will start. With no Iowa football so far this fall, the Kinnick Stadium broadcast booth has remained empty, as veteran radio broadcasters GaryContinue Reading

Tim Gravert wanted to be a veterinarian, but after just one semester, he realized it wasn’t for him. “I was going to do my pre-med at Iowa Wesleyan,” Gravert said. “Then, the plan was to transfer to Iowa State and between realizing that, really, your first year, you go toContinue Reading

Students and Staff Hold Iowa Sickout Demonstration for 100% Virtual Instruction at Universities 1

AMES, Iowa — Students and faculty at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa participated in the “Iowa Sickout” on Tuesday, urging students and faculty to call in sick to work and class.  This demonstration on both campuses was led by the Iowa Student Action organization. Participants have calledContinue Reading

The first week of the 2020 NFL season ended with the second game of a Monday Night Football doubleheader. Former Hawkeyes took over in primetime. The Tennessee Titans narrowly defeated the Denver Broncos, 16-14. The first touchdown of the game was scored by Noah Fant. The former all-Big Ten HawkeyeContinue Reading

It is said that defense wins championships, and if that logic is anything to live by, the Iowa women’s soccer team is in great shape to start the upcoming season. Despite losing 13 seniors from last year’s roster, the team will return three of last year’s four starters on defense.Continue Reading

Finkbine Golf Course has undergone numerous changes since last fall. The Hawkeye golf programs’ home course has a new clubhouse, new management, and a new superintendent. Even though the Iowa golf teams haven’t been able to compete this fall due to the Big Ten’s decision to postpone all fall sports because of the COVID-19 pandemic,Continue Reading

ISU, Iowa, UNI Announce Changes to Spring Semester, Eliminate Spring Break 2

IOWA — Iowa State University, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa announced date changes to the spring semester and have all chosen to eliminate spring break. Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen announced Monday that spring semester classes will begin Jan. 25.  The semester will endContinue Reading

The Iowa field hockey team takes a person-first approach to recruiting athletes; not only does the squad want a high-value player, it wants a high-value person. “We take the approach of recruiting the people first and the athlete second,” assistant coach Michael Boal said. “We are definitely in a situationContinue Reading

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 ramifications this project willContinue Reading

Despite not competing for most of the spring, Hawkeye golfers proved sharp over the summer, earning multiple individual wins. Whether it was Alex Schaake winning the Indian Creek Invitational, Lea Zeitler besting 11 challengers at the International Tyrolean Championship in her native Austria, Lilly Gentzkow taking first place in SouthContinue Reading

Even without the game being played at most levels in the state of Iowa, the Hawkeye field hockey team always seems to put together a competitive roster. Iowa field hockey boasts six international players on the 2020-21 roster — Esme Gibson from Worcestershire, England, Ellie Holley from Bristol, United Kingdom,Continue Reading

The NCAA is reportedly searching for a new host site of the 2021 Men’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championships following Iowa’s decision to cut both its men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs. Greg Earhart, the executive director of the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association, said in aContinue Reading