Brandon Hurley

Brandon Hurley is an award-winning editor of the Jefferson Herald in west-central Iowa. He's covered national sporting events such as NBA All-Star Weekend, the Big Ten football championship and the NBA Finals. He previously worked as sports editor at Jefferson Herald and the Boone News-Republican and wrote for the Dickinson County News in Spirit Lake, IA. Hurley possesses a double major in journalism and sports studies from the University of Iowa.
Bettors Rejoice As Woods Makes Long-Awaited Return At 2022 Masters

Bettors Rejoice As Woods Makes Long-Awaited Return At 2022 Masters

Hello, friends. The 2022 Masters dares viewers to place aspirations of winning bets alongside dreams of warmer weather. Take in the mesmerizing views of Amen Corner flanked by the tantalizing azaleas April 7-10 at Augusta National. There are different ways for Iowa bettors to enjoy spring’s annual spectacle. Of course, the easiest way is via […]
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Iowa State women Sweet 16

Cyclone Women Face 10th-seeded Creighton In Sweet 16 Battle

Two wins stand in the way of the Iowa State women’s first trip to the Final Four. Surprisingly, the 10th-seeded Creighton Bluejays are Friday’s Sweet 16 opponent, not the rival Iowa Hawkeyes as many had hoped. The unexpected third-round matchup between a Cinderella and one of the nation’s best is set for 8:30 p.m. Friday […]
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Iowa, Iowa State Women Host Opening Rounds, Eye Sweet 16 Battle

Iowa, Iowa State Women Host Opening Rounds, Eye Sweet 16 Battle

Much of the state’s fanbase immediately turned its attention to the Greensboro Region once Women’s March Madness brackets were revealed Sunday. Second-seeded Iowa (23-7) and the third-seeded Iowa State Cyclones (26-6) are primed to meet in the Sweet 16 if things go as planned. Iowa is ranked No. 8 nationally in the final AP Poll […]
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Hawkeyes NCAA 2022

Iowa’s Big Ten Tournament Title Secures Hawkeyes A Top 5 Seed

A magical run to a Big Ten Tournament title earned the Iowa Hawkeyes a No. 5 seed in the 2022 NCAA tournament. The scorching-hot Hawkeyes (26-9), winners of 12 of their last 14 games, will match up against the 12th-seeded Richmond Spiders (23-12) at 2:10 p.m. Thursday in Buffalo, NY. Brad Nessler, Brendan Haywood and […]
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