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  • FERENTZ FRUSTRATED: Ferentz Prepares Iowa For Michigan

      These are not good times for Kirk Ferentz.The one time national coach of the year has a bad football team,  getting worse instead of better. Ferentz doesn’t seem himself when answering questions, which means he’s either trying to take pressure off his players and put it squarely on him, or he’s as frustrated as most fans. Chris Hassel has more from Iowa City.

  • ANKENY HAWKS: One Game Away From Perfect Season/Ending

    The undefeated, top ranked Ankeny Hawks are one win from a perfect season, and a perfect ending. Ankeny will soon split into two high schools, and the Hawks want to go out on top.

  • ROYCE WHITE: White’s Troubles Continue In NBA

    Royce White at Iowa State worked really well.Royce White in the NBA, not so much, not yet anyway.The Rockets first round draft choice hasn’t played a minute this season.The Rockets decided to send White to the NBA D-League, but White didn’t show up for practice yesterday.A teammate says he hasn’t seen White in three days. White left Iowa State after one, mostly spectacular season.

  • HAWKEYES STRUGGLE: Ferentz Has No Answers

    The Hawkeyes aren’t good, their fans know that and Kirk Ferentz knows that.but he won’t say that, nor should he.Iowa has lost four straight games, including Saturday’s humbling home setback to a bad Purdue team.The Hawks will be heavy underdogs in their final two games and could end on a six game losing skid with no bowl game despite a soft schedule.

  • FERENTZ REACTION: Coach Ferentz Reacts To Reporter Question About Gray

      President Mason would not say if the investigation into Doctor Gray has been turned over to Iowa City police.   Hawkeye football coach Kirk Ferentz was asked about the situation today.

  • PRESIDENT INTERVIEW: Bachman Reflects On Interview With President Clinton

    In April of 1995, the nation was shocked by what was then the worst terrorist attack on American soil–the Oklahoma City bombing.  The blast killed 168 people and injured 680 others.  On that same day John Bachman visited the White House.  John met with President Clinton and he asked some of the first questions about the attack.  While the still unfolding response to the bombing was the focus of the interview. John and President Clinton did cover a few other […]

  • IOWA BASKETBALL: Opposed views on upcoming season

    For those waiting for the football season to end and basketball season to begin, your wait is almost over.  Less than three weeks till we tip off the college season.  The Hawkeyes expect big things, the media is not expecting a lot out of Iowa. The pre-season Big 10 media poll released today. Indiana the pre-season #1 team in the country is the obvious choice to win the conference.  Michigan, Ohio State, Michigan State, Wisconsin round out the top five. […]

  • PANTHER PROBLEMS: UNI losses may be too much to overcome

    Playing two BCS schools looks like it may cost UNI a chance at the playoffs.  The Panthers already have five losses, three in the Missouri Valley, and even if they win out they’ll likely be on the outside looking in.

  • HAWKEYES PROBLEMS: Iowa fans want change

    Hawkeye fans are clammoring for a quarterback controversy in Iowa City, but don’t expect to see anyone under center besides James Vandenberg. Kirk Ferentz reitterates his belief in Vandenberg today at the weekly press conference.

  • QB QUESTIONS: Iowa State has three quarterbacks to choose from

    At the beginning of the season, the Cyclones had a two-man race for the starting quarterback position. Steele Jantz or Jared Barnett. Seven games in to the season, the controversy continues. Now you can add one more name to that list. Sam Richardson. Chris Hassel has more from Ames.

  • ARENA ISSUES: Barnstormers Future Uncertain

    It’s been a bad year for the Barnstormers, and an even worse year for the arena football league.The Stormers are 6-10, this season and it may have something to do with several off-field distractions and uncertainty about the future of the league.The players have yet to come to terms with the owners on a deal to move forward.Players have gone on strike, management has fired its players, and games have been forfeited.Ongoing labor issues have been on the minds of […]

  • NEW BOOK: Shawn Johnson on Today Show

    Shawn Johnson was the favorite to win all-around gold in 2008.This year, her former training-mate is the one to beat at the Olympics.Today, Shawn appeared on the Today show to talk about fellow Chow’s gymnast, Gabby Douglas.   On Saturday, Shawn will sign copies of her new book “Winning Balance” at the Barnes and Noble on University Avenue in West Des Moines.   The event begins at 4:00 but a large crowd is expected, so you’re advised to arrive early.