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Johnson to be inducted to Iowa Golf Hall of Fame

The late Jerry Johnson will be posthumously honored with induction into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame, the Iowa Golf Association announced Friday. Johnson, who passed away on July 17, 2020, spent 29 years as the club professional at Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown. The enshrinement ceremony ...

Baylor dodges Cyclone sweep

AMES — Baylor avoided a season sweep against Iowa State on Saturday, and bolstered its Big 12 title chances in the process. Nalyssa Smith scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the No. 9 Lady Bears held on to beat the Cyclones 85-77 on Sunday and remain alone atop the Big 12 Conference ...

Clark, Czinano help Hawkeyes handle Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — The second half belonged to the University of Iowa women’s basketball team in Sunday’s 94-68 victory over Minnesota inside Williams Arena. Leading 47-41 at halftime, the Hawkeyes outscored the Gophers 47-27 in the second half to top Minnesota for the second time this ...

’Dogs edge ’Birds in OT, go to 16-0

DES MOINES — Darnell Brodie scored 20 points on 10-of-10 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds and the Drake men’s basketball team remained undefeated by beating Illinois State 78-76 in overtime on Sunday. The Bulldogs became the third Missouri Valley Conference team in the last 50 seasons to ...

Bonus points power Iowa past No. 9 Illinois

IOWA CITY — The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team used three pins and three major decisions to dismantle No. 9 Illinois on Sunday, 36-6, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa outscored the Illini 71-29 in match points, held a 23-5 advantage in takedowns, and earned the largest margin of ...

Jones leads Salukis to split with Panthers

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Lance Jones scored a season-high 27 points and Southern Illinois beat Northern Iowa 71-68 on Sunday. Steven Verplancken Jr. had 14 points for Southern Illinois (8-6, 2-6 Missouri Valley Conference), which snapped its six-game losing streak. Anthony DíAvanzo added 11 ...