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Fry Fest 2011

Since I’ve been spending some time in the wayback machine lately, I’ll offer up one last retro post looking back at Fry Fest 2011! Fry Fest 2011 Fry Fest was started in 2009.  I didn’t attend the inaugural Fry Fest, as I spent the weekend with my new girlfriend (now wife) Ashley watching the Hawks survive against Northern Iowa.  My first Fry Fest experience was in 2010 and I had an incredible time…something I’ll need to write about in the future. But this post is about the third annual Fry Fest, held on September 2, 2011.  It was Dan Gable day at Fry Fest,…

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Kirk Ferentz’ Greatest Wins

The wonderful double-overtime victory over Michigan State this weekend marked Kirk Ferentz’ 100th victory as head coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes!  That’s a tremendous accomplishment.  In honor of Ferentz’ 100th win at Iowa, it seems appropriate to take a look back at some of his greatest coaching victories. Kirk Ferentz’ Greatest Wins In chronological order, here are a few of the most memorable victories in Coach Kirk Ferentz’ tenure at Iowa! September 18, 1999 – Iowa 24, Northern Illinois 0 (win #1) The first win of Kirk Ferentz’ career…I remember it well; I was a sophomore at the University of…

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Fry Fest 2012

On September 7, I attended the fourth annual Fry Fest in Coralville.  This yearly “celebration of all that is Hawkeye” turned out to be another memorable event. Fry Fest – Hawkeye Collector’s Showcase The day started with an appearance on the Steve Hexom Morning Show just after 9 AM.  I had a blast, talking with Steve about my latest book and this year’s Hawkeye team. At 10 AM, the doors opened at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, and Fry Fest 2012 got under way.  My first stop was at the Hawkeye Collector’s Showcase.  The Collector’s Showcase was a new…

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