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A Final Word From Our Olympian Miranda Leek

I proudly represented my country in the Olympic Games. Am I bringing home an Olympic medal? No, not this time. However, I shot my heart out in that stadium and gave all I had to offer. I did have success here, including shooting just 2 points under my personal best in the ranking round, shooting […]

Flogel 22nd Male at Bix-7

Des Moines – July 30, 2012 Jason Flogel was 23rd overall at the 38th Bix-7 (Davenport, July 28) running 36:35.  He was followed closely by Randy Bill in 29th at 37:01,Joe Aulwes in 49th at 37:57 and Chris Robertson in 60th at 38:26.  The race was held in 70 degrees temperatures.  Chris commented, “I would have liked a faster time, but […]

OLYMPIC TRACK AND FIELD STARTS FRIDAY!!!

We are one day away (Friday, August 3) from the start of Track and Field competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games!!  Two Iowans will be in competition Friday; AG Kruger and Lisa Koll Uhl. Kruger, Sheldon/Morningside, will be in Group B of the Hammer Throw qualifying.  Here are the qualifying standards to make it […]

More Academic Honors for the University of Iowa!

The University of Iowa women’s track and field team has been named an all-academic team by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the eighth consecutive season. The Hawkeyes combined for a team grade point average of 3.18 through the 2012 indoor and outdoor seasons. To qualify for this […]

Olympic Track and Field-“Coming to ya!”

Track and Field at the Olympic Games starts this week!!  The “real” events begin Friday August 3.   Two of our native Iowans will begin their quest for gold on Friday.  AG Kruger will be in the Hammer Throw qualifying round and Lisa Koll Uhl will be in the 10k final. IAAF has a great website with […]

BIX 7: A Nice Break From the Track

One of the largest road races in America was held today in Davenport, Iowa.  The Quad City Times Bix 7 had over 10,000 finishers and many of the top place winners were former Iowa preps.   Just a few those who did extremely well in the inviting conditions were: Name, High School, College, Overall Place and […]

Ashley Miller Ends Her Pro Rookie Year

Ashley Miller, Tipton/Nebraska, wraps up her fist European tour as a professional by finishing 5th in the 800M in Gent, Belgium.  Lemlem Bereket of Canada was the winner in 2:03.23.  The USA, led by Erica Moores 2nd place finish in 2:03.26 finished 2-5. Ashley Miller’s senior year at Nebraska was a whirlwind.  Big 10 champion, […]