Aug. 9, 2011
Hawkeye alumni athletes, coaches, broadcasters to appear at Iowa State Fair
Hawkeye fans and fair-goers will have a chance to meet and reminisce with former athletes, coaches and broadcasters at the University of Iowa's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair from Thursday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 22.
Among the "Hawkeye Heroes" appearing at the UI exhibit in the Varied Industries Building will be former UI football and track standout Tim Dwight (football 1994-1997; track 1996, 1998-1999) and Dan Gable (Hawkeye wrestling coach, 1976-1998) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15.
Several other "Hawkeye Heroes" will visit the UI exhibit, with the schedule as follows:
--Friday, Aug. 12:
--Friday, Aug. 13:
--Monday, Aug. 15:
--Tuesday, Aug. 16
--Friday, Aug. 19
--Saturday, Aug. 20
Sunday, Aug. 21
Herky and the spirit squad will be there to excite Hawkeye fans from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 14. Herky will also be at the fair on Friday, Aug. 19.
Visitors will also have the chance to win tickets to UI athletic events and to sport their school pride with Hawkeye temporary tattoos and football posters. The Insight Bowl and CyHawk trophies will be on display, along with others won by UI athletic teams.
For more information on the UI State Fair exhibit, see http://www.uiowa.edu/statefair.
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500
MEDIA CONTACTS: Athletics Hall of Fame, 319-384-1031; George McCrory, UI News Services, 319-384-0012, firstname.lastname@example.org