This was written in 019:098, as a feature story.
There are seven Saturdays of fall in Iowa City that are unparalleled by any other dates in the calendar. God made seven a divine number in the Bible, and for fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes football team, those seven days are practically a divine creation.
With the final home game of 2010 coming up next Saturday against Ohio State, the atmosphere that envelops each event will soon enter its
This story appeared in the January 19 edition of the Leon Journal-Reporter.
The varsity boys were doomed by turnovers in a 76-43 loss to Mount Ayr on Thursday.
The Cards played a competitive, albeit sloppy first quarter.
The Raiders jumped out to a 7-2 lead before Jacob Hayworth hit a 3-pointer from the wing. Bryson Durrow added a bucket after recovering a loose ball.
The Cards then were bitten by the turnover
This story also appeared in the January 19 Leon Journal-Reporter.
The Cards traveled to Mount Ayr last Thursday and struggled early and often with the Raiders’ intense pressure and up-tempo style, falling 71-47.
After winning the opening tip, Bailey Boswell put the Cards up 1-0 from the free throw line with the first of her game-high 24 points. But before anyone knew it, a few quick scores for the Raiders tilted the score to 7-1.
Blog entry from September analyzing Arizona quarterback Nick Foles.
Jon has strongly stood by his belief that Arizona QB Nick Foles is the best pure passer the Hawks will see in 2010. There has hardly been a consensus on that notion. Many posters feel that the Hawks will see several better passers, or more dangerous quarterbacks. However, many of those detractors fail to see the distinction that Jon makes: yes, Terrelle Pryor is a more dangerous QB because
In 2010, the Hawks will look to stake their claim as one of the nation’s elite. But in order to do that, they must have a championship-caliber running game. Iowa has a seemingly endless stable of talented running backs right now, a luxury they’ve not had at least since I started really watching 7 years ago. Having 5 backs (Sophomores Jewell Hampton, Brandon Wegher, Adam Robinson, and freshmen Brad Rogers and Marcus Coker) worth giving touches creates quite a log-jam for carries. While this is always