Archive for 'Hawkeye Greats By the Numbers'

Gordon Locke’s Jersey Number

At the risk of causing a bit of embarrassment to the school I love, I think it’s important to mention an error I noticed when I was back in Iowa City for the University of Iowa Wall of Honor ceremony.  Let me be clear…I’m thrilled that the university chose to recognize the accomplishments of nine past Hawkeye legends with a place on their Wall of Honor.  Unfortunately, even great ideas like that can sometimes go awry…and it appears that former Hawkeye great Gordon Locke’s jersey number has thrown a monkey wrench into the proceedings. Hawkeye Greats and Their Jersey Numbers…

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Hometown Press

As an author, getting publicity for your books is crucial.  There are literally millions and millions of books and authors out there, and no one can read your book if they don’t know it exists! When it comes to getting word out about your books, every newspaper is important, no matter how small.  I haven’t done the best job of recognizing all of the media outlets that have featured my books in the past, but I want to point out a couple reasons why hometown press is so, so important. A Hometown Interview When my first book, Hawkeye Greats By the…

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Random Hash

I’ve been writing a lot about Duke Slater on this site the last week or two…there’s a reason for that.  I’ll explain why – and touch on a few other Slater-related topics – in today’s special Duke Slater edition of Random Hash. The New Home of Duke Slater As you may have noticed, there have been a few changes to this site over the past week.  I’m in the process of closing down DukeSlater.com, my site dedicated to Duke Slater which is the first link under my blogroll on the right.  You can read more about my reasons for doing so over there, but…

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