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Iowan’s Cross Country Season Wrap

The 2019 Cross Country season will be one that Iowans will remember for a long time because it was a good one at ALL levels. Feature photo: NCAA D1 Women’s Nationals ©Michael Scott 2019http://miscottrunningphoto.shutterfly.com   At the high school state meet in Ft. Dodge there were many highlights but a few stood out above the rest: […]

Kohut-JacksonLead Gophers at Nationals

  Abby Kohut-Jackson finished 110th to lead the Golden Gopher women to a 28th-place team finish while Alec Basten represented the Minnesota men with a 166th-place showing as the University of Minnesota cross country team raced at the NCAA Championships at LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday morning. Courtesy Golden Gophers Athletics, click here! Feature […]

Iowans Help Defenders at Nationals

Men The Dordt Defender men’s cross country team finished 16th at the NAIA National Championship on Friday, November 22 in the 8,000 meter race hosted in Vancouver, Washington. Courtesy Defenders Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Dordt Women’s Cross Country©Defenders Athletics 2019   The Defenders were in 18th place after 2,000 meters and moved up as a […]

Mustangs End Season On a High Note

Looking to end the 2019 season on a high note, Morningside College put three runners in the top 175 of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Championships Friday, Nov. 22. Courtesy Mustangs Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Ro Paschal-Morningside©Mustangs Athletics 2019   Senior Emmalee Fundermann (Anthon, Iowa) topped the women’s team efforts for head coach Dave […]

Natty Champ Kurgat and All-American Logue Lead Cyclones!

Men Iowa State’s Edwin Kurgat capped off a historic season by winning the 2019 NCAA Men’s Cross Country individual national title. The 2018-19 Gary Thompson Iowa State Male Athlete of the Year ran a 10k time of 30:32.7 to finish over four seconds clear of the field. Courtesy cyclone Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Iowa State […]

Maverick Leaders Have Big Goals

Four personalities … differing as many do on any college campus. Four personalities are seeking a strong finish to the 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ cross-country season. Making their differences focus on goals set by Morningside College head coach Dave Nash when they compete at the Fort Vancouver Historic Site Friday, Nov. 22. Courtesy […]

Cyclones Ready For Nationals

The No. 7 Iowa State men’s cross country team will close out its season at the 2019 NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon. Junior Cailie Logue has also qualified for the NCAA Championships as an individual on the women’s side. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Dan Curts and Andrew Jordan-ISU ©Jim Kirby 2017   […]

Albert Earns All-Conference Honors For Vikings at Conference

Men Trevor Albert (JR/Eldon, IA) collects Heart of America First-Team All-Conference honors after finishing 10th at the conference meet held at Central Methodist in Fayette, Missouri. Courtesy Vikings Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Grand View Men’s Cross Country©Doug Wells 2019   Albert ran a time of 26:46.64 which helped him finish 10th overall individually and lead his […]

Iowans Propel Mustangs at GPAC

Peaking at the right time was the order of the day during a mild early November afternoon at Dordt University Saturday, Nov. 9. Courtesy Mustangs Athletics, click here! Feature photo:  Jo McKibbe-Mapleton-Morningside, Emalee Fundermann-Anthon-Morningside and Conner Ritz-Sioux City-Morningside©Mustangs Athletics 2019   With the opportunity for individual and team honors as well as advancement to the […]