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Cyclone running game finally finds its footing with Wimberly

AUSTIN, Texas — For Aaron Wimberly, it just felt like a matter of time. Sooner or later, Iowa State’s running game would produce in the way the players and coaches — and certainly fans — expected it to.

The Cyclon [...]

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Meet The RoughRiders - Hugh McGing

Name: Hugh McGing

Number: 16

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 5-foot-8, 157 pounds

Age: 16

Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

Noteworthy: First season with RoughRiders. Signed a USHL pre-draft tender with Cedar Rapids, mea [...]

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Hlas: Washington isn’t capital of Big Ten Nation

WASHINGTON — A multitude of Iowa football fans streamed through Reagan National Airport Sunday, still trying to digest the bitterness of the Hawkeyes’ 38-31 loss at Maryland the day before as they started heading home.

In downt [...]

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Stat Pak: Just one B1G loss, but way too winnable, way too many breakdowns

FIVE BULLET POINTS ON THE MARYLAND RESULT

1. It ended with check downs, because that’s all they could get — In the end, Iowa needed a miracle [...]

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B1G Rewind: Nebraska stays strong in West Division race

Nebraska’s Big Ten match-ups with Northwestern previously have produced highlight-reel moments, from a Wildcat upset in 2011 and a double-digit fourth-quarter comeback by Nebraska in 2012 to the Cornhuskers’ Hail Mary touchdow [...]

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Ranking Big Ten’s Week 8 efforts: 1. Nebraska, 11. Iowa

The Big Ten had five favorites and five underdogs Saturday. The favorites won, the underdogs fell.

That wouldn’t make more much of a movie, would it?

Oh well, here is the ranking of the Week 8 performances of Big Ten team [...]

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Complete coverage: Friday Night Lights Week 8

Iowa City Regina knocked off Cedar Rapids Xavier, Anamosa kept the good times rolling with its seventh straight win, Jefferson kept its playoff hopes alive, and much more in an eventful Week 8 of the high school football season. Head to our continue »


2 each from McLaughlin, Foley lift RoughRiders

WATERLOO — Dylan McLaughlin and Erik Foley had two goals each as the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders blasted Waterloo, 6-2, in a USHL game Friday night at Youug Arena.

Defenseman Charlie Curti scored the ga [...]

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Iowa-Maryland predictions from across America

 

Maryland is a 4.5-point favorite over Iowa Saturday. But not one of the following people says the Terps will win by 4.5 points.

 

Adam [...]

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Play of the Game: Maryland pick-6

DOWN AND DISTANCE: Iowa faced third down and 6 at its 38

SCORE AT THE SNAP: Maryland led 24-21, 12:38, fourth quarter

FORMATION [...]

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Halftime thoughts: Maryland 17, Iowa 14

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — So that non-fumble call on Maryland C.J. Brown’s 3-yard run to the Iowa 1 … That didn’t do the Hawkeyes any favors, eh?

Strange game, football. This felt like an Iowa blowout-to-b [...]

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Maryland 38, Iowa 31: Everything ravaged

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — They play the coach’s postgame news conference over the PA here at Byrd Stadium. Maryland coach Randy Edsall’s ebullient voice echoed with joy and managed to toss out a telling stat.

“Th [...]

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Gazette/KCRG/KGYM football top 10s: Week 8 fared

How the Gazette/KCRG/KGYM ranked football teams fared in Week 8:

CLASS 4A

1. Cedar Rapids Washington (8-0) beat Iowa City High, 28-7.

2. Bettendorf (8-0) beat Dubuque Senior, 31-14.

3. West Des Moines Dowling [...]

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UNI frustrated, searching for a fix after SDSU loss

CEDAR FALLS — Mark Farley asked for some time.

Time to compose his complete thoughts on what the No. 20 Northern Iowa football team was going to do going forward after falling to No. 18 South Dakota State, 31-28, at the UNI-Do [...]

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It’s in place and moving forward at Indee

By Jeff Linder, The Gazette

Brandon Krusey is a builder. A rebuilder.

But after a successful seven-year run at North Tama and a reconstruction at Grundy Center, he faced his stiffest challenge yet:

Independence.

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