IOWA CITY, Iowa - University of Iowa play-by-play announcer Gary Dolphin has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
is not expected to miss any Iowa football or men's basketball games and is optimistic for a full and complete recovery.
"My doctors are confident they've caught the cancer in the early stages and I will attack it aggressively with radiation treatment," said Dolphin
is a huge part of Hawkeye Sports Properties and the Hawkeye Radio Network.
We have great confidence that he'll be ready when we go on the air in a few short weeks."
, who recently turned 60, will start his
15th year as the radio voice of Iowa football and men's basketball.
has served as host for the weekly coaches show on radio and television, featuring Kirk Ferentz and Fran McCaffery.
also represents the UI
Athletics Department at countless benefits, fundraisers and I-Club events throughout the year.