John Bohnenkamp

CORALVILLE — Their media obligations completed, Mary Kate Bendlage and Presley Myers hugged with the sadness that comes with a season ended and a goal denied. Holy Trinity’s time at …

MACOMB, Ill. — Some of Western Illinois’ football players huddled near the yellow penalty flag on the field at the 10-yard line, hoping that it was a signal of a defeat denied, or a sign …

I could tell he wanted to ask a question. The young boy kept wandering past me as I wrote a story at the state high school baseball tournament in Iowa City. He and his friends were fascinated by …

The Big Ten didn’t add USC and UCLA on Thursday. It added one of the biggest media markets in the United States. If you want to know why a conference with a mostly-Midwestern footprint …

The assault was streamed live.It was a play at home plate in a youth baseball tournament in Texas last weekend.The umpire called the runner safe. A coach came out to argue the call, and was ejected. …

It was a popular Christmas stocking stuffer in 1981. Fort Madison’s Sheaffer Pen Co., produced a commemorative pen to honor Iowa’s Rose Bowl appearance, and it was a big deal within the …

Mary Kate Bendlage had just delivered one of her 10 kills. Then the Holy Trinity sophomore turned to her teammates to celebrate, punctuating each word with a foot stomp.It was her first state …

The four golden balloons spelling out 1-0-0-0 were brought out as soon as Holy Trinity finished its three-game sweep of Seymour in Wednesday’s Class 1A regional quarterfinal at Shottenkirk Gym.It …

I was trying the other day to come up with a memory from one year ago, when the world we knew stopped because of a virus we knew little about.And then from the other room, I heard the ESPN …

The bulk of Iowa’s 2021 recruiting class had committed before, or during the early stages of, the COVID-19 pandemic.The restrictions placed by the NCAA — no official visits to homes, coaches …

Melrose Avenue is one of the main arteries into the area around Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium.For seven home football games each season, it’s a street gridlocked with cars and fans.For every other day …

The cough, Kirk Ferentz said, wasn’t unusual.It was the end of the season, after all, and the Iowa football coach said that’s usually the time he gets the “hack.”But in a season in the middle …

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