enjoyed sports forever and the love has been handed down from generation to generation. Issues in sports have always been around and will continue to be around for ages. In my early elementary days, I played upwards of 5 sports. Flag and tackle football brought me joy because I could throw the ball to the receivers or run downfield if they were not open. My high school did not offer soccer; therefore, I did not continue to play during my elementary years because of baseball.
spread world wide, but in Iowa there are no two teams more well known for basketball than the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones. A rivalry that started between the two colleges on February 5th, 1909, still continues today. Overall, the Iowa Hawkeyes lead in total wins against Iowa State with 44 while Iowa State has only beaten the Hawkeyes 26 times. Although both teams are proud Iowans, they have numerous differences in their records, coaches, and arenas. Since Hawkeye basketball began in 1892
member capable of alternating the event. Iowa was supposed to be the dark horse. The school destined to crash the party. Instead the Hawkeyes are the latest compelling what if sports story. A`la the 01 Seattle Mariners. While Sparty prepares for battle Iowa, the Big10, and the playoff committee will look towards next year. The most important potential team in the college football playoffs lived among corn. The Hawkeyes hadn't won a title since 1958. Iowa was bigger than a potential Cinderella story
7:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2015 and we just left the house for our trip to Iowa City. My dad, my brother Ryan, and I all loaded everything up in the truck and we got in and took off. We always go every year to a few Iowa Hawkeye football games. You could almost say it’s becoming a tradition. “Do we have the tickets?” my brother asks. “Yes. They’re in the center console” responds my dad. The drive to Iowa City is a very long, boring drive. It mainly consists of listening to music on either
believes something is possible, but in fact was not possible reminds me of this past weekend’s football game. Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Michigan Wolverines. Looking at the statistics heading into the game, you’d think two collegiate football teams can compete against one another, but looking at previous games, and looking at the statistics, you’d then think there’s no way and it’s impossible that the Hawkeyes can beat the Wolverines. This issue connects with Epictetus by his idea of a stoic perspective.
7:30 on Saturday morning. I woke up the feeling of excitement washing over me, it was game day. I put on my Hawkeye gear and headed down to Kinnick Stadium. I walked and saw hundreds of other Hawkeye fans tailgating and waiting for the game to start. As I walked to the tailgating spot the shouts of go hawks could be heard along with the prevalent smell of alcohol. At the tailgating spot Iowa lawn chairs and white tables were set up. The table of food was stocked with Casey’s breakfast pizza, fruit
where we were going. We were going to Iowa to see the Iowa Hawkeyes. I got out of bed, took a shower, got dressed, ate breakfast, brushed my teeth and got ready to go. I was so excited to watch them wrestle. I was so excited to see my cousins. I was so excited to get out of the house. I was so excited to be able to go to Iowa. (Repetition for Effect) We drove to CornerStone and met up with our cousins. My dad and I got in their car and drove to Iowa. On the trip my cousins and I watched
some that are extremely sad. The sad one make every Hawkeye fan cry when they hear about it. You’ll find out what happened in the next few minutes. First off, Chris was born February 2, 1972. He had two older sisters named Sarah and Betsy. Chris grew up on a farm near Humeston, Iowa. Then decided to go to a different school to be more noticed and more likely to get a scholarship. So he went to school at Indianola High School. Chris has been a Hawkeye fan ever since he knew what basketball was. He stopped
The Profile of Coach Payne Coach O.J. Payne is originally from Dubuque, Iowa and graduated from Dubuque West High School. He then attended Ellsworth Community College, where he would graduate with his AA degree before transferring to The University of Iowa. He went on to play three seasons for Coach Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes. He returned to Ellsworth in 2004 to coach football and start a career in Housing Management. He has lived in every housing complex on campus except the College Suites,
other wartime tragedy.” Although College Football ranked him as the ninth greatest college football player of all time, Nile Kinnick is perhaps best remembered, as Charles Bullard summed up in The Des Moines Register, for his strength of character and his sacrifice to his country (Lidd). Nile Kinnick was born on July 9, 1918 in Adel, Iowa, the grandson of a governor. He attended the University of Iowa after failing a football tryout at Minnesota. At Iowa, Kinnick became the team’s main passer. Kinnick