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Deer hunting takes center stage beginning Saturday

Iowa DeerFor Iowa’s deer hunters, the wait is nearly over, the first shotgun season begins Dec. 7

Heading into Iowa’s busiest outdoor ‘opening day,’ shotgun deer season hunters should expect to see about the same number of deer in the timber as last year – with the possible exception for hunters in southcentral Iowa, where local deer populations were impacted by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease.

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Deer hunting takes center stage beginning Saturday

Iowa DeerFor Iowa’s deer hunters, the wait is nearly over, the first shotgun season begins Dec. 7

Heading into Iowa’s busiest outdoor ‘opening day,’ shotgun deer season hunters should expect to see about the same number of deer in the timber as last year – with the possible exception for hunters in southcentral Iowa, where local deer populations were impacted by an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease.

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Duncan’s late FG lifts No. 19 Iowa past Cornhuskers 27-24

Iowa HawkeyesLINCOLN, Neb. -- Keith Duncan kicked a 48-yard field goal with one second left, giving No. 19 Iowa a 27-24 victory over Nebraska on Friday that leaves the Cornhuskers out of the postseason for a third consecutive season.

The Hawkeyes (9-3, 6-3 Big Ten) overcame a sluggish second half offensively to beat the Cornhuskers (5-7, 3-6) for a fifth straight year and second year in a row on a late field goal. Last year they won on Miguel Recinos' 41-yarder as time expired.

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Trubisky's 3rd TD pass lifts Bears to 24-20 win over Lions

Chicago BearsDETROIT -- Mitchell Trubisky started and closed strong to overcome some shaky decisions and plays in between to keep the Chicago Bears in the NFC playoff picture.

Trubisky threw a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown pass to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, lifting Chicago to a 24-20 win over the slumping Detroit Lions on Thursday.

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Iowa tops No. 12 Texas Tech 72-61 at Las Vegas Invitational

Iowa HawkeyesLAS VEGAS -- Faced with its first true test of the season, No. 12 Texas Tech fell short and lost a top player to injury.

Jordan Bohannon had 20 points and six assists, Luka Garza added 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Iowa held off the Red Raiders 72-61 on Thursday at the Las Vegas Invitational.

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Barnstormers Announce 2020 Schedule

Barnstormers Kick-Off Season in Oakland on March 14

Iowa BarnstormersDES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers and the Indoor Football League (IFL) are pleased to announce their 2020 season schedule. The Barnstormers will open the season with a bye week before hitting the road to take on the Oakland Panthers on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

The 2020 IFL season marks the league’s 12th season of play and will feature a 14 regular-season game schedule. The league is also welcoming four new member teams this season with the addition of the Spokane Shock, Duke City Gladiators, Oakland Panthers, and the yet unnamed team in Frisco Texas.

The Barnstormers 2020 home schedule will consist of seven total regular season home games and will kick-off with a matchup versus the Green Bay Blizzard on Friday, April 3. The home schedule also hosts the Arizona Rattlers (April 11), Bismarck Bucks (April 25), Quad City Steamwheelers (May 9 and June 13), Cedar Rapids River Kings (May 16), and the Sioux Falls Storm (June 27).

The Barnstormers will be traveling a total of seven times in 2020, kicking off the season on the road against the newly joined Oakland Panthers on Saturday, March 14. The season also includes travel to the Bismarck Bucks (March 29 and June 6), Green Bay Blizzard (April 19), Sioux Falls Storm (May 2), Cedar Rapids River Kings (May 30), and to the Barnstormers’ newest rival the yet unnamed team in Frisco (June 19). 

Once again this season, all Iowa Barnstormers home games will be played at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. A complete 2020 schedule is attached. 

Season Tickets are on sale for the Iowa Barnstormers 2020 season starting as low as $80 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season! For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log on to www.theiowabarnstormers.com.