Scott Dochterman
I'm originally from Burlington, and I'm a 1997 Western Illinois University graduate. I've worked in Burlington, Muscatine, Fort Dodge and St. Joseph, Mo., before coming to The Gazette in 2006 with my wife, Meredith, and our two children. I enjoy sports, politics and history.At The Gazette, I cover Iowa men's basketball, Iowa's athletics department and assist with Iowa football.

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Weather to alter Iowa’s open football practice

The expected rainy conditions in eastern Iowa will impact Iowa’s open spring football practice, scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Kinn ... »

Really B1G (and way too early) look ahead at hoops

IOWA CITY — The Big Ten’s so-called down year in college basketball produced seven NCAA tournament teams, two Final Four squad ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks Beathard, Greg Davis and spring football

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down what Iowa's offense could look like with quarterback C.J. Be ... »

Iowa’s baseball investment pays dividends

IOWA CITY — Fred Mims sat in the bleachers watching the Big Ten baseball tournament a number of years ago and overheard a conversatio ... »

Competition strong in Iowa’s secondary

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s secondary returns three starters from last year’s team, but it appears competition is strong at both safety ... »

Iowa to play at Marquette in inaugural Gavitt Games

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s men’s basketball team will travel to Marquette on Thursday, Nov. 19 in the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff G ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks spring takeaways, new hoops recruit

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman recaps interviews with Iowa football assistants, breaks down new Iowa ba ... »

Iowa inks power forward for final slot

IOWA CITY — Iowa basketball filled one of its most important holes this off-season, signing junior-college forward Dale Jones to a le ... »

Iowa’s Meier packs a punch

IOWA CITY — By Big Ten standards, Iowa defensive end Nate Meier is short and light. In his match-up against Wisconsin tackle Rob Havenstein ... »

Harbaugh ‘excited to watch’ Rudock compete at Michigan

IOWA CITY — New Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh said competition and academics are at the root of why quarterback Jake Rudock elected to ... »

Iowa baseball swings in a winning direction

IOWA CITY — The pendulum that is Iowa baseball has started to swing in a winning direction under second-year coach Rick Heller.

The Ha ... »

Iowa’s Ott on Rudock: ‘I thought he had a little more fight in him’

IOWA CITY — Iowa defensive end Drew Ott didn’t mince words about quarterback Jake Rudock departing for fellow Big Ten program ... »

Hawkeyes rally from tough loss, beat Cornell

IOWA CITY — Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller was concerned a tough loss at Bradley on Tuesday and a late arrival in Iowa City could spill int ... »

Christian Williams signs with Iowa

IOWA CITY — Christian Williams signed a letter of intent this morning to play basketball at Iowa this fall.

Williams, a 6-foot- ... »

Hernandez murder case has impact at Iowa

IOWA CITY — Former New England Patriots tight end ... »

Competition strong in Iowa’s secondary

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s secondary returns three starters from last year’s team, but it appears competition is strong at both safety ... »

Iowa’s Meier packs a punch

IOWA CITY — By Big Ten standards, Iowa defensive end Nate Meier is short and light. In his match-up against Wisconsin tackle Rob Havenstein ... »

Defense still reigns for Wisconsin

INDIANAPOLIS — Josh Gasser sat in his locker as media encircled and described the final minutes of the biggest win in Wisconsin baske ... »

Tough debate for Wisconsin assistant: current Badgers or ‘87 Hawkeyes?

INDIANAPOLIS — Wisconsin assistant Gary Close stood in a locker room entryway at Lucas Oil Stadium with a pensive expression.

C ... »

Woods transitions from Hawkeye LBs to TEs

IOWA CITY — LeVar Woods’ off-season began on the flight home from Jacksonville in the aftermath of Iowa’s 45-28 loss to ... »

Makeover in effect for Hawkeyes’ run game, backs

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s running game is undergoing a makeover this spring, from the person who coordinates the game plan to the pla ... »

Hawkeyes take bright path after crossroads

SEATTLE — Iowa entered its men’s basketball season somewhat at a crossroads and ended it on the bright path of sustainability. ... »

Tough ending but spectacular season for UNI

SEATTLE — Seth Tuttle’s jaw hung open as he turned his head to the left, and then to the right. He quivered, then broke down.< ... »

Zags zig past Hawkeyes

SEATTLE — In the end, there too little zig and too much ‘Zag.

The Hawkeyes’ season came to an conclusion Sunday n ... »