July 15, 2012 BARCELONA, Spain – The 1992 U.S. Olympic Team was heralded as one of the best American squads of all-time with 32 medals in tow from a memorable time in Barcelona. The 2012 U.S. team that competed in Barcelona at the IAAF World Junior Championships will go into the history books as one of […]
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Future Olympians have been taking part in the World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain since July 10. Catch up on the fantastic results and get familiar with some of the names you will be hearing more of in the future, at “World Junior Championships Central” CLICK HERE!
Ashley Miller races in her 2nd 1500M on her European circuit debut and continues to impress with her 3rd place finish at the Flanders Cup in Belgium today. Miller was victorious over, among others, Shelia Reid, Villanova, NCAA XC Champ and NCAA 1500 and 5K champ in 2011. Reid just recently was named to the […]
AG Kruger, a Sheldon, Iowa native and former Morningside All American, has qualified for his 3rd US Olympic Team in the Hammer Throw. Kruger was the 3A runner-up in the discus at the 1997 state meet with a best throw of 155-5. While at Morningside, Kruger was a hammer, weight throw and discus thower as well […]
Ashley Miller, Tipton/Nebraska will be running the 1500M at the Flanders Cup in Kortrijk, Belgium on July 14. This meet is loaded with talent and the 1500M is no exception. Miller will be competing against the likes of: Gabrielle Anderson, Katie Mackey, Sheila Reed, Molly Huddle and Emily Infeld. For complete info on the meet […]
Ashlie Decker Dowling Catholic/Minnesota was named to the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar list along with 22 other members of her Gopher Track team. To be considered a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, student-athletes must earn a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year. The Distinguished Scholar program was established in […]
Travis Goepfert, Panora Linden-Panorama/UNI is one of the top field event/multi event coaches in the nation. Goepfert solidified that opinion this week by coaching University of Arkansas freshman Gunnar Nixon of Edmond, OK to the World Junior Championship in the Decathlon. Nixon finished the 2 day event today with 8018 points. Jake Stein, Australia, was 2nd […]
Here is a link to the NBC-Olympics web site and an awesome slide show of Miranda doing her “thang!” CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE SHOW!
We are kind of between seasons as we await the Olympic Games to close out this 2012 Track and Field campaign and prepare for the upcoming Cross Country season. With that we will be posting some stories/results of other big meets around the world that may or may not have native Iowans involved. The first is the […]
The following is the NBC Olympic Games website: http://www.nbcolympics.com/ It is very helpful and easy to navigate. You can get bio’s on all Olympic athletes, medal count, event schedules and TV schedules per sport etc. Check it out!