Calmer Farley looking for consistency from Panthers

CEDAR FALLS — Roughly 40 hours after an intensely frustrated Northern Iowa Coach Mark Farley took questions in the wake of a 31-28 loss to South Dakota state, a calmer, more contemplative version took questions at his weekly media av [...]

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Gazette/KCRG/KGYM football top 10s: Week 9 schedule

Who the Gazette/KCRG/KGYM ranked football teams face in Week 9:


1. Cedar Rapids Washington (8-0) is at Burlington (3-5).

2. Bettendorf (8-0) is at Davenport West (0-8).

3. West Des Moines Dowling (7-1 [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ reviews Maryland loss

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down an ugly Hawkeye performance in a 38-31 loss to Maryland.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman look back at what went wrong for Iowa, and how Maryland outplayed the Ha [...]

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Hlists, Week 8: Iowa School of Sock-Making?


1. Florida State 31, Notre Dame 27

2. Kansas State 31, Oklahoma 30

3. Texas 48, Iowa State 45

THRE [...]

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Gazette’s Fab Five

The regular feature ranks the top five C.R. and Marion Metro sports program regardless of sport and class.

1. C.R. WASHINGTON FOOTBALL — The Warriors have accomplished an interesting feat, claiming a 2013 Mississippi Valley Con [...]

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Regina reclaims top spot in 1A

Iowa City Regina established itself as the best private-school football team in the area, and our voting panel took note.

Regina returned to the No. 1 spot in the Class 1A football rankings, as voted upon by seven-person committee by [...]

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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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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


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

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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 »

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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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:


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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