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DRAKE RELAYS/IOWA CONNECTIONS FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Team USA members unless otherwise indicated in italic   By Mike Mahon. Feature photo: Dalilah Muhammad©Jim Kirby 2019   200 Men (Prelims, Sun Sept. 29, Semis Mon. Sept. 30; Finals, Tues., Oct. 1) Kenny Bednarek, Indian Hills CC   Women (Prelims, Mon., Sept. 30; Semis, Tues., Oct. 1; Finals, Wed., Oct. 2) Brittany Brown, former Iowa […]

6 Defending Champs Among 61 Drake Relays Alumni at World Track & Field Championships

Reigning World champions Kori Carter, Sam Kendricks, Brittney Reese, Katerina Stefanidi and Christian Taylor headline a list of 61 Drake Relays alumni who will compete in the 17th IAAF World Championships that start this Friday, running through Oct. 6 in Doha, Qatar. By Mike Mahon. Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Bowerman and Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Bowerman©Jim Kirby 2019   […]

Cyclones Ranked High in Early Season Polls

The No. 5 Iowa State cross country team finished third place at the John McNichols Invitational on Saturday. It was a stacked field that the Cyclones ran against as five of the Nation’s top-25 teams were in attendance. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Edwin Kurgat-ISU©Luke Lu cyclones.com 2019   The Cyclones finished with 66 […]

Hawk’s Brown Readies For World Championships

Former University of Iowa All-American Brittany Brown has added red, white, and blue to her wardrobe in 2019. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Brittney Brown-Iowa ©Hawkeyesports.com 2019 Brown represents Team USA at the 2019 World Championships next week in Doha, Qatar. She is racing the 200 meters beginning Monday, Sept. 30. The semifinals are Oct. 1, […]

Iowans In Doha!

Many of you were in Drake Stadium in late July, for the USATF Outdoor Championships, to witness outstanding performances from many of the World’s Best Track and Field athletes. Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou, Shelby Houlihan-SC East-ASU and Jenny Simpson-Webster City©Mike Brynes 2017 Now the time has come for those athletes to compete in the World Championships in […]

Duhawks’ Men Ranked High Regionally

In the first installment of weekly rankings released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the Loras College men’s cross country team is ranked fifth in the Central Region. Courtesy Emily Zadny/Duhawks Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Loras Men’s Cross Country©Duhawks Athletics 2019 The Duhawks maintained their position from the […]

Big Efforts For Hawks’ Karson Sommer

If it’s a big race, the University of Iowa knows it will receive a big effort from Karson Sommer. “When the lights go on, I don’t have to worry about who will show up,” said Randy Hasenbank, Iowa’s associate head coach for cross country/track and field. Courtesy Darren Miller/Hawkeyesports.com, click here! Feature photo: Karson Sommer-PV-Iowa©Mike Byrnes […]

Cross Country Update Week 5!

There has been plenty of heat and humidity in Iowa this week, but if the extended forecast holds true, we will see more Fall like conditions, soon, in the days to come. Despite Mother Nature’s desire to turn up the burners, there have been some outstanding high school meets this week, with more to come. […]

Iowans Propel Panthers in Normal

Wal Khat finished seventh to lead the UNI men to a fifth-place finish, and Katie Nimrod finished 15th to lead UNI to a sixth-place finish at the Illinois State Invite at the Weibring Golf Club in Normal. Feature photo:Panthers’ Men Cross Country©Panthers Athletics 2019     Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here!   Khat finished the […]

Kleve and Thomas Lead Mizzou to Victory

Mizzou Cross Country continued the 2019 season in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday morning, competing in the Commodore Classic. The Tigers had both the men’s and women’s teams post top-5 finishes as the women placed fourth with 141 team points while the men came in fifth with 136. Junior Sarah Chapman (Maidenhead, England) finished 11th overall […]