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Dubuque’s Atwater Receives Academic Honors

Scholar Teams of the Year and All-Academic Team honors for the 2016-17 NCAA Division III Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field seasons were announced Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The University of Dubuque women’s track and field team earned the prestigious academic honor in 2017. Courtesy Sparten […]

Storm Women, Smart and Fast

For the 10th year in a row the Simpson women’s cross country team has earned the title of All-Academic Team from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Courtesy Storm Athletics, click here! For a team to be considered for this distinction, it must have competed and compiled a team score […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For July 23, 2017: Ben Lindaman

  On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk MULTIS! with Ben Lindaman-WDM Valley-UNI and about the possibilities for our Iowans competing in the Thorpe Cup coming up in Germany this coming week. Feature Photo: Brandan Mortensen-UNI, Daniel Gooris-UNI and Ben Lindaman-WDM Valley-UNI ©Jim Kirby We also talk about our pros, Shelby Houlihan, Erik […]

Karissa Schweizer is a “Strong Runner Chick!”

Here is a new must bookmark for your browser.  The website “Strong Runner Chicks” recently published a story about Karissa Schweizer and nutrition.  Below is a segment of the article.  For the full article click here!  Courtesy Strong Running Chicks, click Here!  Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou  ©Michael Scott 2017. https://miscottrunning photo.shutterfly.com Hello SRC, happy Thursday! This week we […]

Cyclones 2017 XC Schedule

The 2017 Iowa State Men’s and Women’s Cross Country schedule is set. The 2017 slate has a similar look to it as 2016, as the Cyclones will run in three regular season contests before beginning their postseason chase at the Big 12 Championship. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! The season begins on Friday, Sept. 1 in Iowa […]

Your New Destination “Houlihan Run” In Sioux City

The Sioux  City Planning and Zoning Committee recently announced the naming of a stretch of road near East Sioux City High School in honor of Olympian and National Champion, Shelby Houlihan.  Ian Richardson of The Sioux City Journal made the announcement .                        Olympic runner […]

Hawks Represent USA at Pan Ams

This weekend University of Iowa track and field freshmen Nathan Mylenek and Laulauga Tausaga will represent the United States in the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru. Mylenek and Tausaga will trade in their black and gold for red, white, and blue and join 83 athletes to represent Team USA in the 3,000 […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For July 18, 2017: UNI Coach Dave Paulsen

  On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with UNI Panthers’ Head Coach Dave Paulsen.  We also get caught up on all of our Iowans competing professionally and overseas. Feature Photo: 2016 UNI Women’s MVC Championship Team ©Panthers Athletics All this and more on this week’s Next Level Iowa Podcast! http://media.blubrry.com/mouthofthemidwest/p/nextleveliowa.com/old/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/next-level-iowa-7-18-2017-Dave-Paulsen-71817-12.46-PM.mp3Podcast: […]

UNI’s Truniger to Represent USA at Pan AM Juniors

A fun run for UNI track and field’s Hannah Truniger turned into the opportunity to represent the U.S. in international competition this week. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Hannah Truniger-UNI ©Jim Kirby Truniger earned a spot on the national team competing in the Pan American Junior Championships set in Peru July 21-23. She took second […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For July 11, 2017: The Lisa Uhl Camp of Champions

  On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk about high school xc camp season that is going on across the country at this time every summer.  We checked in at the Lisa Uhl Camp of Champions to talk with Lisa, her husband Kiel Uhl and some of the others that make their […]