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Knights Men and Women Out Well Early

Women The Wartburg women’s indoor track and field team opened its 2018 campaign with a win at its own annual Chelsey M. Henkenius Open Saturday. The Knights won the 12-team meet with 228 points. Courtesy Knights Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Sam Holtz-S. Tama-Wartburg©Knights Athletics 2017 New this year, was the addition of a meet MVP […]

Dutch’s Fairley Athlete of the Week

Central College men’s track and field runner Mark Fairley (senior, Dubuque) swept the 1,000-meter and 5,000-meter runs at the Prairie Wolf Indoor Invitational Friday night, helping him to be named the Iowa Conference men’s indoor track events performer of the week. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Mark Fairley-Dubuque Sr-Central©Jim Kirby 2018 Fairley has previously […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast #654 January 24, 2018: Dylan Kalinay

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we cover all of the latest indoor meet results featuring our Iowans and adopted Iowans, and we talk with Simpson Senior Dylan Kalinay-S. Tama-Simpson and his preparation and goals for this coming indoor and outdoor seasons. Mike and I also consider some of the other “NEXTIE” […]

Iowans Among Big Scorers For Golden Gophers

The No. 13 Golden Gopher women’s track & field team wrapped up day two of the Larry Wieczorek Invitational hosted by the University of Iowa with a second-place team finish behind scoring finishes in five different events on the second and final day of the competition on Saturday. Courtesy Golden Gophers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Elyse […]

Covey and TerWee Help Lead Jackrabbits

South Dakota State wrapped up the last meet of the weekend on Saturday evening. The Jim Emmerich was one of two meets hosted by the Jackrabbits, with notable teams competing in the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. Courtesy Jackrabbits Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Oksana Covey-DM Christian-S. Dakota St.©Jim Kirby 2017  Highlighting the afternoon was sophomore Bryant Courter‘s […]

Iowans Help Coyotes at Jackrabbit Classic

South Dakota sophomore Chris Nilsen improved his nation-leading pole vault mark at the Jim Emmerich Alumni Invitational on Saturday inside the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. South Dakota captured seven events at the meet. Courtesy Coyotes Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Karina Dufoe-Adel-S.D.©Mike Brynes 2018   The Coyotes captured the women’s team race on Saturday with 130 points. […]

Hawks Pleased at Big Home Meet

There was standing room only inside the UI Recreation building as Hawkeye fans watched some of the best collegiate and professional track and field athletes set top times in the NCAA and world on Saturday during the final day of the Larry Wieczorek Invitational. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Ryan Dorian-City and Iowa and […]

Panthers Good Showing on the Road

The University of Northern Iowa track and field program hit the road for the first time in 2018, with the Panthers competing in the Jim Emmerich Invite on Saturday. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo:  Jordan Pingel-Pella-UNI©Mike Byrnes Minnesota placed first on the men’s side, while South Dakota won for the men. Both the […]

Buchheim Leads Storm at the Prairie Wolf

Emily Buchheit finished third in the 1,000-meters run to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the Prairie Wolf Indoor Invitational on Friday afternoon. Courtesy Storm Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Emily Buchheim-Dub. Hemp.-Simpson ©Jim Kirby Buchheit turned in the Storm’s top finish in the running events, finishing the 1,000 in 3:21.38. Bucheit finished two […]

Alex Gouchenour: 2017 NEXTIE AWARD WINNER-Multis!

Alex Gochenour, Logan Magnolia HS and U of Arkansas graduate led a USA 1-5 sweep of the Thorpe Cup Heptathlon.  Gochenour who has graduated and is competing professionally had a score of 5,898 in securing the win. Kurtis Brondyke, Clinton HS and Central College, has also graduated from college and is training and coaching at […]