Duane Banks has been named the 2017 recipient of the ABCA/Wilson Lefty Gomez Award. A member of the American Baseball Coaches Association Board of Directors and former head coach at the University of Iowa, Banks established himself as a great leader on the diamond and also as an ambassador for the growth of baseball around […]
The Big Ten’s football and basketball status is established in the nation’s consciousness; a national football championship this season and basketball teams, in and out of the Top 25, making multiple trips to the Final Four. Baseball, however, continues fight for national respect; last season the Big Ten was ranked as the 10th best conference […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Second-year head coach Rick Heller announced the details of the University of Iowa baseball team’s 53-game 2015 schedule Monday. The Hawkeyes will play 14 games against NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago.
Here is your National Recap for April 11th. Rodon overused; Duke defeats NC State 2-0 behind Van Orden The top story of the night was the absolute criminal overuse of Carlos Rodon by the NC State coaching staff in the Wolfpack’s 2-0 defeat to Duke. Rodon was working on short rest and threw 134 pitches […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE IOWA CITY, Iowa — First-year University of Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller announced the details of the 2014 spring schedule Tuesday. The Hawkeyes’ 53-game slate includes 16 contests against 2013 NCAA Tournament teams and 22 games at Banks Field. Iowa opens the season at Austin Peay for the second-straight season, facing […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa director of athletics Gary Barta has named Rick Heller as the 20th head coach in UI baseball history. Heller takes over the Iowa program after serving as the head coach at Indiana State the last four seasons.
Update #2: St. Louis head coach Darin Hendrickson removed his name from consideration on Tuesday as he didn’t believe it was the best opportunity for him and his family. Update #1: St. Louis and Darin Hendrickson are refuting the report but we have spoken to many sources around the Iowa program that Hendrickson will be […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa director of athletics Gary Barta announced today that UI head baseball coach Jack Dahm’s contract will not be renewed. Dahm recently completed his 10th season as head coach of the Hawkeyes.
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former 30-year head baseball coach Jim Brownlee has been named the interim pitching coach for the University of Iowa baseball program, head coach Jack Dahm announced Friday. “I am very excited to have Jim as a part of our staff,” said Dahm. “He is a guy that […]