ST. LOUIS – It was a tale of two halves for Northern Iowa last night as the Panthers lost to Southern Illinois, 63-58, despite a 28-9 run in the second half of a quarterfinal game in the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament. UNI trailed by as many as 19 points in the [...]
The Gazette’s K.J. PIlcher and J.R. Ogden catch up with what’s new in the world of wrestling
TAMPA, Fla. – It was the biggest play of Iowa’s season, a massive moment that sent the Hawkeyes on an upward trajectory. Perhaps it was the difference between mediocrity and a spot in Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against the LSU Tigers. In his final appearance at Kinnick Stadium – with the game and Iowa’s postseason fate [...]
TAMPA, Fla. — For the Iowa Hawkeyes, Santa Claus didn’t come down the chimney. Reportedly, he was spotted in the elevator of the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. It was a different Christmas. But a great one. “It’s nice to be around family, but this is where we want to be,” offensive tackle Brandon Scherff said. [...]
The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher and J.R. Ogden discuss the upcoming dual meet between Iowa and Penn State
The Gazette’s Jeff Linder and K.J. Pilcher discuss what’s happening in high school basketball.
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley had many questions to answer last week about who would start at quarterback against Western Illinois. The answer — it didn’t matter. UNI’s defense outscored WIU with back-to-back interceptions for touchdowns by Ray Mitchell, and the Panthers defeated the Leathernecks, 28-13, Saturday. Mitchell’s interceptions gave UNI a [...]
CEDAR RAPIDS — Coe swept past Loras in an Iowa Conference volleyball tournament semifinal Thursday night at Eby Fieldhouse to set up another showdown with Wartburg for the conference championship Saturday night at 7 in Waverly. The conference tournament winner receives the league’s automatic bid to the Division III NCAA tournament. Coe, which [...]
Jeff Linder and Jeremiah Davis look ahead to the second round of the high school football playoffs.
In this case, good news comes in twos. Max Allan Collins of Muscatine says that when he introduced his wildly successful Nathan Heller character in 1983 with “True Detective,” he fully intended to have his detective in this true crime series step inside the Kennedy assassination as a conclusion to the series. Here’s the good [...]