Articles by Mike Hlas
The Gazette
I am the sports columnist and Iowa men’s basketball beat writer for The Gazette. I have been at The Gazette since well before TheGazette.com was a thing, but not as long as Charles Grassley has been a U.S. Senator. I have dined with kings and queens, and I have dined on pork and beans. Oh, only the pork and beans part of that is true. I am the most unaffectedly personal columnist in Iowa, and perhaps the world. To verify that, please contact my representation.

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Monday, June 01, 2020

Many Americans who care about sports will be keeping an eye on Iowa high school athletics in the next several weeks. ...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Monday's announcement from the Big Ten that Iowa's Luka Garza is its men's basketball Player of the Year surprised no one. The surprise came earlier in the season, with Garza's ...

Friday, December 27, 2019
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ORLANDO, Fla. - Normally, if you'd heard Iowa and Iowa State were playing in the Holiday and Camping World bowls, you'd have said that's nice, but it isn't anything that will ...