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Vikings Strong Showing at Nationals

The final day of the 2019 Indoor Track and Field National Championships took place on Saturday, March 2nd.  The Vikings had a strong showing on the third and final day of the meet. Courtesy Vikings Athletics, click here! Feature photo: James Plummer-GVU©Doug Wells 2019   James Plummer (SR/Columbia, South Carolina) competed in the shot put finals […]

Vroom, Vroom, Broom by Darren Miller

When the University of Iowa track and field teams packed for the Big Ten Conference Indoor Championships, they loaded starting blocks and mini hurdles. What they didn’t bring to Ann Arbor, Michigan, last weekend was a broom. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here. Feature photo: Jenny Kimbro-Iowa and Jaylan McConico-Iowa©Darren Miller-Hawkeyesports.com Juniors Jaylan McConico and Jenny Kimbro […]

D3 Indoor National Championships Qaulifiers

Iowans and Iowa connections qualifying for D3 Indoor T&F Championships Boston, MA March 8-9, 2019 Feature photo: Bella Solis-Bettendorf-Loras ©DuHawks Athletics 2018 Women 60M-Gabrielle Noland, Loras.  Alison Beeman, Dubuque.  Terrianna Black, Loras.  Alanna Muhammad, Wartburg-Waterloo East. 200M-Alison Beeman, Dubuque.  Gabrielle Noland, Loras. 400M-Emma Cochrane, Cornell-Mt. Vernon. 3,000M-Cassidy Christopher, Wartburg-Cedar Falls. 5,000M-Carina Collet, Warburg.  Kassie Rosenbum, Loras-Clayton […]

Hawks’ Jenny Kimbro by Darren Miller

 Joey Woody observed something that stuck with him shortly after taking over as director of track and field at the University of Iowa. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, Darren Miller-HawkeyeSports.com, click here!  Feature photo: Jenny Kimbro-Iowa©Darren Miller hawkeyesports.com 2019 He was watching the women perform at the NCAA Championships and noticed that a majority of points were being […]

Knights’ Men Win Conference

The No. 9 Wartburg College Knights men’s track and field team finished first out of the nine competing programs at the 2019 American Rivers Conference Championships with 177 points. The championship is the first for the men’s program since 2015 and 10thoverall as a program. Courtesy Knights Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Wartburg Men’s Track©Knights Athletics 2019 […]

Cyclones Men Finish 2nd at Conference

The No. 20 Iowa State men’s track and field team had its best indoor conference meet in 22 years, finishing second Saturday at the 2019 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships. The Cyclone men came in second for the first time since 1997 and their 109-point haul marks a second-straight indoor campaign hitting a […]

Panthers Men and Women Place High at Conference

The UNI men finished second, the Panther women finished fourth, Connor Ham was named the Most Outstanding Track Athlete and 14 individual and a pair of relay teams earned All-Conference honors to highlight the final day of the Missouri Valley Indoor Conference Championship Sunday at the UNI-Dome. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: UNI Men’s […]

Next level Iowa Podcast For February 21, 2019: Indoor Conference Prep

Feature photo: Oksana Covey-DM Christian-S. Dakota St.©Jim Kirby On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast, as Mike preps for his calling of the SEC Conference Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, we talk about all the upcoming conference meets featuring our Iowa athletes. We also look ahead to when our Iowa Pros are competing across the country […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For February 12, 2019: Blake Boldon

Feature photo: ©Jim Kirby 2016 On this edition of the Next level Iowa Podcast we talk about results featuring the big Iowa State meet this past week in addition to all the other meets featuring our Iowa athletes. We talk with Drake Relays Director, Blake Boldon about the exciting news featuring our Iowa High School Athletes […]

Panthers Find Success at ISU Classic

UNI Track and Field concluded a successful weekend at the elite Iowa State Classic at the Leid Rec Center in Ames with 45 top eight finishes and wins by Maddie McCalla in the 400m and Evan Long in the 200m. The men’s 4×400-meter relay team took second by less than a 100th of a second […]