Category Archives: Hawkeye Sports

Back to the Beach

For most Hawkeye football fans, traveling to a bowl game means purchasing flight tickets, making hotel reservations, and packing suitcases. For Diane Lane and her fellow members of the Tampa Bay IOWA Club, bowl trips often mean tossing on a Hawkeye T-shirt and driving across town.

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Pregame Hawkeye Huddle is Saturday in Illinois

Huddle with us in Champaign!

Join us from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (CST) Saturday, Nov. 15, 2016, for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), 201 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2016 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddles at all away football games this season. Hosted by the National I-Club and UI Alumni Association,…

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Alumni Vets Present the Colors at Kinnick

In honor of Veterans Day, a group of University of Iowa alumni and military members will present the colors before Saturday night’s Hawkeye football game.

The university’s ROTC program and the UI athletics department began the alumni color guard tradition last season, and it continues this weekend with three veterans and one current National Guard member leading the pregame ceremony ahead of…

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Late Alumnus Left a Lasting Gift to Rivalry

Iowa football players celebrate with the Heartland Trophy, created by UI alum Frank Strub, after beating Wisconsin 10-6 last season in Madison. Photo: Hawkeyesports.com

When Iowa and Wisconsin meet tomorrow at Kinnick Stadium, the winner will hoist the Heartland Trophy.

It will be the first game between the Big Ten rivals since the passing of UI alumnus Frank Strub, who created…

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Hawkeye Huddle is Saturday at Purdue

Huddle with us in West Lafayette!

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 from 9–11 a.m., EDT, for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1600 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette, IN 47906.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2016 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddles at all away football games this season. Hosted by the National I-Club and…

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Welcome Home, Hawkeyes!

For more than 100 years, we’ve been welcoming alumni back to Iowa City for Homecoming.

From the annual parade that winds through downtown, to the corn monument constructed by engineering students on the Pentacrest, to the big game itself at Kinnick Stadium, Homecoming has been a fall tradition at the University of Iowa since 1912.

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Huddle up before the Rutgers game

Huddle with us in New York!

Join us from 6-8 p.m., EDT, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016  for a Hawkeye Huddle!

The party will be held at the Sheraton New York, 811 7th Ave. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019.

Iowa’s Creative Corridor proudly presents the 2016 Iowa Football Hawkeye Huddles at all away football games this season. Hosted by the National I-Club and UI Alumni Association, Hawkeye Huddles include snacks,…

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Fifth Quarter

The Iowa football program hosted a career networking event earlier this summer that allowed members of the team to rub elbows with more than three dozen former Hawkeyes who understand the possibilities and pitfalls of life after football.

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Herky through the years

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1951

An early version of Herky—identified in the 1952 UI yearbook as “Herky Hawk, the spirit of Iowa”—greets students at an all-university dance at the Iowa Memorial Union in the fall of 1951. Eight years later, Herky would make his debut on the football field. From UI Special Collections’ yearbook archive.

1951

An early version of Herky—identified in the 1952 UI yearbook as…

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Button up for prize-filled football Fridays

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz shows off one of last year’s rivalry buttons, “Cat-Nipped,” ahead of the September 2015 game against the Pittsburgh Panthers.

Black and Gold Fridays and rivalry buttons returning to campus

The UI Alumni Association and the UI Athletics Department once again invite you to show your Hawkeye pride and win cool prizes by wearing black and gold…

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