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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.





Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ with best Hawkeye football interviews from 2015 season

The "On Iowa Podcast" with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman posts the best audio clips from Iowa's 2015 football season. You'll hear from kicker Marshall Koehn after his 57-yard field goal to beat Pittsburgh, cornerback Desmond King telling reporters ... »

Iowa hoops exhales with Jok's return but changes remain drastic

IOWA CITY - Peter Jok's decision to stay at Iowa for another year gives the Hawkeyes hope next year won't be a complete basketball rebuild. But the changes will be drastic, nevertheless.

Four starters graduated on a team that qualified for three ... »

'On Iowa Podcast' breaks down hoops lineup with Jok, what's next for Kinnick?

The "On Iowa Podcast" with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down the Hawkeyes' basketball lineup with Peter Jok's return. We also discuss the new Hayden Fry statue unveiled in September, the possible changes at Kinnick Stadium's north end zone ... »

Iowa to play at Notre Dame in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

IOWA CITY - Iowa will play at Notre Dame as part of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, the league announced on Tuesday.

Both teams qualified for the NCAA tournament and competed in Brooklyn as part of two different regions. Iowa (22-11) beat Temple and ... »

Iowa still finalizing Kinnick renovation plans

IOWA CITY - Nearly 10 months after receiving Regents permission to plan for a Kinnick Stadium renovation, Iowa Athletics Department officials have yet to shift from the design phase to construction.

#x201c;We're in the planning process. We' ... »

Iowa's Peter Jok to return for senior season

IOWA CITY - Iowa guard Peter Jok will return for his senior season with plenty to improve upon in order to reach his NBA goals.

Jok, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, withdrew from NBA consideration on Friday after a month of evaluations and a workout ... »

Coralville to unveil Hayden Fry statue in September

IOWA CITY - Coralville immortalized former University of Iowa football coach Hayden Fry with the renaming of a prominent avenue and creating an annual trade show in his honor.

On Sept. 2 at FRY Fest along the Hayden Fry Way, Coralville will unveil ... »

Graduate transfers lead to robust Big Ten discussions

ROSEMONT, Ill. - Consider Purdue men's basketball coach Matt Painter among the Big Ten coaches who prefer a one-year eligibility delay for graduate transfers. But self-interest often collides with ideals in high-profile athletics, which was the case thi ... »

PTL men’s basketball dates set for North Liberty, Waterloo

NORTH LIBERTY - The 30th season of Prime Time League men's basketball action will debut June 16 and end with a championship game on July 21 at the North Liberty Community Center.

The league includes six teams comprised of Iowa and Northern Iowa ... »

Big Ten bullish on future TV rights

ROSEMONT, Ill. - Big Ten officials actively seek a media buyer for its vast sports inventory with past partnerships serving as a guideline, not a precursor to future relationships.

"We're cohesive in our approach," Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delan ... »

Catching up with Iowa's Fran McCaffery; Uthoff vs. Niang
CHICAGO - Jarrod Uthoff and Georges Niang squared off in an NBA scouting combine match-up Friday that was all about helping their draft stock and noth ... »
Game Report: Iowa Spring Edition
PLAYS OF THE DAY Quarterback Ryan Boyle shifted to wide receiver midweek and worked on the outside in Saturday's game. He scored the day's final touc ... »