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Random Hash

Hey again, Hawk fans!  Unless you’ve been a Hawkeye fan for several decades, or unless you’re just a Hawkeye sports history nut like me, then the title of this post probably doesn’t make sense.  I’m guessing that’s the case for most people reading this, so before I go any further, I’ll lay it out for you with a Gus Schrader story. Gus Schrader and the Meaning of Hash Schrader worked at the Cedar Rapids Gazette from 1951-1978 and wrote a very popular column called “Red Peppers.”  Most of the time, he filled his column with a Hawkeye sports story. But…

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Cal Jones Documentary

One of the things I’m really excited about this fall is the upcoming documentary on Hawkeye standout Calvin Jones! Cal Jones First, a little background on Cal.  Calvin Jack Jones was born in Steubenville, Ohio, as the youngest of seven children.  Cal’s father died when Cal was about one year old, so Cal’s mother, Tabitha Jones, raised Cal and his six older siblings. Cal Jones was a dominant lineman for the Hawkeyes from 1953-1955.  Along with his two childhood friends, Eddie Vincent and Frank Gilliam (collectively nicknamed the “Steubenville Trio”), the three Ohio natives helped usher in one of the great eras…

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