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Next Level Iowa Podcast for November 14, 2017: Augustana Coach Tracy Hellman

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk about the D1, D2 and the D3 Regionals as well as the NCAA Junior College Championships. Feature photo: Augustana Mens and Women’s Cross Country Teams 2017©Vikings Athletics 2017 We talk with National Champion Head Cross Country and Track Coach at Augustana in Sioux Falls, SD, Tracy Hellman about […]

Panthers Welcome Back Brette For 7th Place Finish at Regionals

The Northern Iowa women’s cross country team held its own against some of the nation’s best competition at the NCAA Midwest Regional on Friday, as the Panthers earned the program’s highest finish at a regional meet after claiming seventh overall. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: UNI Women’s XC 2017 ©Jim Kirby 2017 UNI’s highest finish […]

Norse’s Carney on to Nationals

The 2017 NCAA III National Cross Country Championships will be hosted by Principia College, Elsah, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 18. Courtesy Norse Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Luther Women’s Cross Country ©Norse Athletics   Both the men’s and women’s championship races will be held at the North Farm Cross Country Course. The men’s 8K race will […]

Iowans Propel Dutch to Nationals

Men Central College seniors Mark Fairley (Dubuque) and Tanner Rathje (Marion, Linn-Mar HS) weren’t ready for their cross country careers to come to an end Saturday at the NCAA Division III Central Regional. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here! Mark Fairley-Dubuque-Central ©Dutch Athletics-Dan L. Vander Beek-2017 Fairley became the third Dutch runner in the five years to win […]

Cyclone Men and Women are Team Regional Champions

Women The No. 20 Iowa State cross country team is headed back to the NCAA Championships for the ninth-straight year. The Cyclones won the Midwest Regional, capturing their sixth regional title since 2010 and first since 2014. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here!  Dan Curts and Andrew Jordan-ISU ©Jim Kirby 2017 After unofficially trailing by a point […]

Schweizer Repeats as Regional Champion

Mizzou Cross Country senior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) took first at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships in Ames, Iowa on Friday as the Tiger senior won her second straight NCAA Midwest Regional title. Schweizer destroyed the competition, finishing more than 20 seconds ahead of the runner-up. Schweizer was one of three Mizzou runners to earn […]

DuHawks Dominate Regionals

The Loras men’s cross country team went back-to-back as the Duhawks repeated as NCAA Central Region Champions on Saturday. Led by senior Brien Nugent who finished fourth place overall, Loras placed three runners in the top-six and five in the top-30. The women’s team finished 12th out of 32 teams, led by freshman Kristan Brown […]

Schweizer, Repeats as SEC’s Runner of the Year

Mizzou Cross Country senior standout Karissa Schweizer(Urbandale, Iowa) repeated as the SEC Women’s Runner of the Year, announced Wednesday (Nov. 8) by the league office. The award comes on the heels of her second consecutive SEC Cross Country Championship, as she finished with a 6K time of 19:36.3, an incredible 30 seconds ahead of the […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast for November 8, 2017: Iowa State Women’s Coach Andrea Grove-McDonough

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Iowa State’s Women’s Coach Andrea Grove-McDonough about the Cyclone men and women as they prepare for the Midwest Regional Meet in Ames this Friday. We also talk about the NAIA conference meet results from last week and look ahead to the upcoming D1 […]

Iowans Represent at GPAC Championships

The Sioux City Journal Published an article on the GPAC Cross Country Championships, below is an excerpt from that article.  To read the full article and to see full results, click here!  Feature photo: Northwestern Men Cross Country 2017 ©Red Raider Athletics Northwestern and Dordt won team titles Saturday while individual firsts came from both races in […]