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Iowa Hawkeyes football, basketball, wrestling and more from The Gazette in Eastern Iowa.

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Iowa Hawkeyes football, basketball, wrestling and more from The Gazette in Eastern Iowa.

    Cullan Schriever's redshirt is pulled with Austin DeSanto out | Pinning Combination

    Cullan Schriever's redshirt is pulled with Austin DeSanto out | Pinning Combination

    As Iowa prepares to put its 28-dual win streak on the line against Ohio State, the Hawkeyes' lineup is coming together. But there still is a question mark at 133 pounds, as Cullan Schriever's redshirt was removed with Austin DeSanto out. The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Hall of Fame coach Dick Briggs discuss the situation and Iowa's wins over Northwestern and Illinois on the Pinning Combination.

    • 19 min
    Austin Ash: Euchre, scout team and karaoke extraordinaire | T'd Up with Connor and Patrick

    Austin Ash: Euchre, scout team and karaoke extraordinaire | T'd Up with Connor and Patrick

    According to Connor McCaffery, he's everyone's favorite player. If you're not sold on that yet, you might be after this podcast. Iowa's Austin Ash is the guest on Episode 5 of T'd Up with Connor and Patrick. He details the work ethic that got him a spot on the team, what his responsibilities are on the scout team, road trip activities and some memorable casino and karaoke nights. The end of the episode features a draft of their favorite TV shows.
    T'd Up with Connor and Patrick is presented by https://www.hameshomes.com/ (Hames Homes). Hames Homes provides comfort, beauty and value to Eastern Iowa homeowners.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    First look at Iowa football 2022: Thoughts on new Big Ten schedule, key returners, remaining questions | Hawk Off The Press

    First look at Iowa football 2022: Thoughts on new Big Ten schedule, key returners, remaining questions | Hawk Off The Press

    After a 10-win 2021, the Hawk Off The Press podcast takes its first look at the 2022 Iowa football season on a new episode with The Gazette's https://twitter.com/jsteppe1 (John Steppe) and The Des Moines Register’s https://twitter.com/SkinnyKenny_ (Kennington Lloyd Smith III).
    The news of the day https://www.thegazette.com/hawkeye-football/hawkeyes-to-open-2022-big-ten-slate-with-rutgers-after-conference-shuffles-schedule/ (is an adjusted Big Ten schedule). How does the shuffling help or hurt Iowa? Plus, a look at key returners for the Hawkeyes, the remaining question marks and what expectations should be considering the schedule.
    Last week's episode was a video exclusive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ZhoHXRtkU (Watch John break down three key plays from the Hawkeyes' Citrus Bowl loss to Kentucky).

    • 38 min
    Drake Ayala impresses at 125, Michael Kemerer returns at 174 | Pinning Combination

    Drake Ayala impresses at 125, Michael Kemerer returns at 174 | Pinning Combination

    All eyes were at 125 pounds last weekend at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Drake Ayala filled in for the injured Iowa three-time NCAA champion Spencer Lee, and did so admirably.
    On this week’s episode of the Pinning Combination podcast, The Gazette’s K.J. Pilcher and Hall of Fame coach Dick Briggs break down the Fort Dodge product’s showing, plus more takeaways from the Hawkeyes’ wins over Minnesota and Purdue. That includes Michael Kemerer’s return at 174 and a standing ovation for Gopher heavyweight Gable Steveson.

    • 31 min
    What's next for Iowa wrestling with Spencer Lee out for the season? | Pinning Combination

    What's next for Iowa wrestling with Spencer Lee out for the season? | Pinning Combination

    The holidays brought some disappointing news for Iowa wrestling. Spencer Lee announced he'll have knee surgery and miss the rest of the season. What does that mean for the Hawkeyes going forward? K.J. Pilcher and Dick Briggs discuss who will fill in and what the national championship outlook looks like now on this episode of the Pinning Combination, a podcast about all things wrestling in Iowa.

    • 47 min
    Citrus Bowl Q&A: What to expect as Iowa faces Kentucky | Hawk Off The Press

    Citrus Bowl Q&A: What to expect as Iowa faces Kentucky | Hawk Off The Press

    The Gazette's John Steppe answers your questions about the Iowa-Kentucky Citrus Bowl on this week's episode of Hawk Off The Press.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
296 Ratings

296 Ratings

christophtrappe ,

Love the segments and variety

Really love the variety of content and segments with different guests. Go Hawks.

lpoolfc1417 ,

Decent - Voice needs improvement

Content can be very good at times, mostly when interviewing someone. The new guy John Steppe (sp?) doesn’t bring any new insight and has a terrible voice for podcasting, it sounds like a parody someone would perform of a terrible lame voice.

Rovert Praht ,

Top tier hawk pod

I was disappointed by the departure of the previous hosts, however I’m really excited with the new direction of the podcast. Leah has taken over hosting incredibly well and now this has sneakily become one of my favorite Hawkeye podcasts. Keep up the good work.

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