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Goodson runs for 153 yards, 3 TDs in No. 5 Iowa's victory

Sep. 18, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Goodson saw nothing in front of him but the end zone — and that was before he got the ball. “Pre-snap, I saw it,” the Iowa running back said, smiling. The play that turned into a 46-yard touchdown run early in the...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= AC/GC 56, West Central Valley, Stuart 0 Ames 49, Des Moines, East 7 Ankeny 21, Southeast Polk 7 Ar-We-Va, Westside 61, River Valley, Correctionville 18 Audubon 42, Exira/Elk...

No. 5 Hawkeyes face Kent State in matchup of top defenses

Sep. 16, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fans are excited about the Hawkeyes' highest ranking in six years. Coach Kirk Ferentz, predictably, is not. The Hawks (2-0) go into their home game against Kent State on Saturday ranked No. 5 after knocking off Top 25 opponents Indiana and...

No. 5 Hawkeyes looking for more consistency from offense

Sep. 14, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Thanks to a strong defense, No. 5 Iowa has its highest ranking since 2015. The Hawkeyes need more production from their offense if they’re going to stay there. “Obviously we haven’t done as good as we think we can as an offense,” left...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= AC/GC 42, Des Moines Christian 12 ADM, Adel 38, North Polk, Alleman 35 AGWSR, Ackley 42, BCLUW, Conrad 14 Akron-Westfield 33, Marcus-Meridian-Cleghorn/Remsen Union (MMCRU) 14 ...

Iowa man convicted of murder after intentional car crash

Sep. 08, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa City man who told authorities he intentionally drove the wrong way on Interstate 80 and crashed into a car has been convicted of second-degree murder. Stephen Lucore, 34, was convicted Tuesday by a judge in the June 2019 crash that killed...

Stay or go? Iowa's Ferentz has been courted like Campbell

Sep. 07, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Kirk Ferentz has been where Matt Campbell is in his career. Successful college coach in his 40s, sought after by other schools and the NFL. Ferentz decided to stay at Iowa and has become an institution in Iowa City, currently the...

Iowa Board of Regents approve North Liberty hospital

Sep. 07, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Board of Regents on Tuesday approved a plan by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to build a $230 million hospital in North Liberty. The vote came a week after it was advanced by a state council over dozens of objections. The...

No. 18 Iowa's defense silences No. 17 Indiana, 34-6

Sep. 04, 2021 20:37 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa cornerback Riley Moss wasn't sure what happened. Moss' 30-yard interception return for a touchdown, the first of his two scores in the game, helped start No. 18 Iowa on the way to a 34-6 victory over No. 17 Indiana on Saturday in the opener...

Parents of disabled kids sue over Iowa ban on mask mandates

Sep. 03, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A group of parents of disabled students filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to strike down Iowa's law banning schools from requiring masks, arguing it endangers their health and denies equal access to education. The lawsuit, backed by the American...