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Next Level Iowa Podcast For February 7, 2018: UNI Week

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we feature the UNI Panthers while talking with Brette Correy-W. Dubuque-UNI, Coach Dave Paulsen-Waverly Shellrock-UNI and Alex Wilson-Mt. Vernon Lisbon. We also talk to Johanna Topham-Griswald-Hawkeye Comm and ask her about her freshman season at the Junior College Level. We talk results and so much more! […]

Dutch Show Depth Early

Scoring across a variety of events was enough for the Central College men’s track and field team to earn a foruth-place finish at the Wartburg Select Saturday. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Joe Dunham-Central ©Jim Kirby 2017 Central had 89 total points while champion Wartburg College had 192. Sophomore Will Daniels (Geneseo, Ill.) continued his […]

Schweizer at the Millrose Games….Just “WOW!”

After setting the collegiate record in the 3000m run at the Millrose Games (Feb. 3), Mizzou Track & Field senior Karissa Schweizer(Urbandale, Iowa) garnered two weekly honors on Tuesday. Schweizer was named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week and the Southeastern […]

Relays Announce Blue Standards For High School Athletes

For the second-straight year, the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee has announced an exciting addition enhancing its already robust high school competition. Beginning in 2018, Iowa’s top high school athletes can automatically qualify for the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee by achieving the Blue Standard times and marks in their respective events, Blake Boldon, the […]

Relays’ Elite Shot Put Competition Will be a Slam Dunk

The 2018 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee will feature an elite men’s shot put competition for the first time since 2013, Blake Boldon, the Franklin P. Johnson Drake Relays Director announced Tuesday, Jan. 30. Boldon also revealed the first wave of University Division teams set to compete for the Hy-Vee Cup on the Blue Oval. […]

Cyclones Post Big Marks Across the Country

The Iowa State track and field team boasted outstanding performances all around the country on Saturday. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jhoanmy Luque-ISU©Jim Kirby 2017   The Razorback Invite saw Dan Curts win the men’s mile with one of the top-10 times in the country this season, while Jasmine Staebler‘s effort in the 800 […]

Schweizer’s Mile Romp Earns National Honor

There might be a bunch of new collegiate indoor records by the end of the season. We wouldn’t doubt it based off what we’ve seen so far in 2018. Courtesy USATFCCCOA.com, click here! Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou ©Michael Scott 2017. https://miscottrunning photo.shutterfly.com   This past weekend was another incredible installment and here are eight athletes who […]

Iowans Flex Muscles For Panthers Over the Weekend

The University of Northern Iowa track and field program turned in another successful home meet on Saturday, as the Panthers won nine events in the Mark Messersmith Invitational. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jolissa Kriegel-BGM-UNI©Panther Athletics The men won the Mark Messersmith team competition, scoring 146.5 points to defeat Indiana State (133), South […]

Plock Shines Along With the Rest of the Hawks

The University of Iowa track and field team concluded its three meet indoor homestand with the Black & Gold Premier where two Hawkeyes reset their own school records. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Sarah Plock-City High-Iowa  ©Mike Brynes 2018 Sophomore Laulauga Tausaga broke the record in the shot put for the second straight week. […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast #655 January 29, 2018: Blake Bolden-Exciting News For the High School Drake Relays!

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast, Blake Bolden, Director of the Drake Relays gives us an exclusive announcement regarding the high school athletes qualifying for the Drake Relays! Blake also gets caught up on all the Pre-Drake activities and other special announcements to follow! If that is not enough to peak your interest, […]