Lunt’s accolades spark Illini confidence

IOWA CITY — Last year’s cold, gray stinker of a game in Champaign has faded into foggy memories. Few Iowa nor Illinois players ... »

3 and Out

1. From the picture taker to the picture takener (not a word, I know) — You all saw the picture o ... »

2-Minute Drill: Illinois Fighting Illini


Overall, there’s no question Illinois&#x ... »

Fun Facts: Illinois-Iowa


Illinois and Iowa. From outer space, there's not much difference between the two.

But do you know who's ever been to outer space? ... »

Hlastradmus: Doubling down on Hawkeyes, Cyclones

Much like the football teams of Iowa and Iowa State, Hlastradamus had a good week last week.

That’s because Hlastradamus took I ... »

SQM assignments released

The Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have released assignments for state qualifying meets ... »

Podcast: 'Triple Option' reviews Week 6, looks forward to Week 7 of prep football

The Gazette's Jeff Linder, Jeff Johnson and K.J. Pilcher review the past week of prep football and look ahead to upcoming games in Eastern Iowa in the latest edition of the Triple Option Podcast.

Iowa-Illinois at Kinnick: A long time in the making

IOWA CITY — Four different football teams from the state of Illinois have played games at Kinnick Stadium since the last time the Fig ... »

Rutt’s wrestling road leads to Iowa City

IOWA CITY — Travis Rutt’s wrestling road has winded through Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Minnesota.

One of the stops he didn& ... »

UNI basketball off to fast start in early practices

CEDAR FALLS — It’s really early. As in: five-practices-old early.

But Northern Iowa men’s basketball coach Ben Ja ... »

Westside Invitational will downsize in 2016

Enjoy the Westside Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday. Because, beginning next year, it won’t be quite the same.

Cedar ... »

Cyclones looking for big bang

AMES — Explosive plays often occur naturally through busted coverage or tricks. That’s certainly been the case for Iowa State. ... »

Xavier cross country picking up steam

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Xavier boys’ cross country team is setting a quick pace for the year.

Senior captains Steven Culpeppe ... »

Area volleyball Super Ten

The area Super Ten volleyball teams, through matches played Tuesday, Oct. 6:

1. WEST DELAWARE (31-1 overall, 5-0 Wamac East)

Intensity level high as UNI preps for NDSU

CEDAR FALLS — It’s rare to have an encounter with Northern Iowa football coach Mark Farley that isn’t intense.

He ... »