Daily Archives: September 10, 2010

Apple Crisp Time

I love fall. It’s my favorite season for its glorious blue skies, beautiful color, cool air, and fun activities—not only Hawkeye football, but trips to places like the apple orchard.

Our family went last weekend and picked a bucket’s worth of Honeycrisp apples from Wilson’s Orchard outside of Iowa City. We walked among the trees, munching on sweet fruit, hit the…

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Alex Karras unveiled as Big Ten Icon 33

Big Ten Icons, a program on the Big Ten Network, is counting down the top 50 student-athletes in conference history based solely on their collegiate careers. The network unveiled Big Ten Icon 43 as Iowa’s Alex Karras, the legendary football player.

Karras, a two-time All-American defensive tackle at Iowa from 1955-57, was the anchor of a Hawkeye defense that shut out…

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