By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The Northeast Iowa I-Club’s Hawkeye State Tour stop in Manchester last night drew a crowd of nearly 200 Hawkeye Fans gathered inside the Community Center on the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Folks from Manchester and surrounding communities were able to hear from four coaches in the Iowa athletics department, including Kirk Ferentz, Lisa Bluder, Luke Eustice and Sherman Dillard. The event that lasted nearly 3 hours was Emceed by KMCH Sports Director and the Hawkeye Radio Network’s Jon Swisher and was coordinated by the University’s I-Club representive Kevin Collins and Manchester Chapter leaders Gary Reeder and Steve Carr.
Head football coach Kirk Ferentz commented on coaching changes and the offense of his team heading into his 19th season at the helm this coming fall: