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Frank matches 2011 placing at Living History Farms

Des Moines – November 20, 2012 Mason Frank finished 3rd at the 34th Living History Farms (Urbandale, Nov. 17) in 39:44, he matched his 2011 place, amazingly just 6 seconds off his time from last year.  Chris Robertson had one his best finished of the year 4th in 40:20, David Sevcik was 18th in 42:46 andErmin Sabljakovic was 30th in […]

Post Season XC Awards Roll In!

USTFCCCA Region Award Winners in Division III Announced for 2012 Cross Country Women’s Coach of the Year CENTRAL REGION – Steve Johnson, Wartburg Tied for eighth in the national poll, the Knights won their second Iowa Intercollegiate title and second Central Region title in as many years for their coach of 24 years.USTFCCCA Division I […]

Wartburg Women Setting the Bar Higher

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.– The Wartburg women’s cross country team finished as the National Runner-Up at the NCAA National Championships this morning.  The Knights placed second with 221 team points as Johns Hopkins claimed the team title with 158 points. The Orange and Black were tied for eighth in the most recent USTFCCCA Top 30 coaches […]


The Iowa State Women came into the D-1 Championship meet ranked second in the country.  They may be a bit disappointed with their 11th place finish, but they are ecstatic with Betsy Saina’s individual title!  Saina ran 19:27.9 to edge runner-up Abby D’Agostino, Dartmouth by just over a second.  Meaghan Nelson, CR Xavier, was 16th […]

2012 Championship Weekend

For the first time, all 4 collegiate championships will be held on the same day, as Div.I has moved from its traditional Monday date to join the others on Saturday. All 3 NCAA races (I-II-III) will be streamed live tomorrow(free). Check the following link for details (info not up yet)CLICK HERE! NAIA Webcast(for a fee) […]

Native Iowans Are Braced For Greatness!

This past weekend was a BIG for Cross Country in general and former Iowa preps in particular!  The state of Iowa was very well represented at the National Junior College Championships.   Iowa Central won the Women’s title.  The NIACC men finished 5th and Iowa Central Community College Sophomore, Abbabiya Simbassa, (2011 Graduate from Sioux City […]

NIACC Trojans Show Well at Nationals!

The NIACC men’s cross country team placed fifth at the NJCAA national meet Saturday, November 10, with 211 points.  Top-ranked Central Arizona won the meet with 51 points and No. 5 Spartansburg Methodist was second with 105 points.  NIACC was led by sophomore Trent Smith (Charles City), who was 12th in a time of 26 […]

Central, Simpson and Luther Shine ar Regionals!

Central College The Central College Men, paced by native Iowans, has had a great season so far, and the biggest meet of the year is yet to come!  The Dutch, paced by Eli Horton of SE Polk, who finished 2nd, and Cole Decker who was 3rd, were second in the team race and will advance to Terre Haute on […]