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Next Level Iowa Podcast For January 24, 2019: Blake Boldon

Feature photo: Olympian Ricky Robertson Drake Relays win the 2018 Slam Dunk Competition©Jim Kirby 2018 On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast, even though the weather outside is frightful talking Drake Relays is so delightful! We talk with the director of the Drake relays, Blake Boldon.  Blake makes some big announcements about the Drake Relays’ Slam […]

DuHawks Shine at Sol Butler Classic

  The Loras men’s and women’s track and field team competed at the Sol Butler Classic on Saturday Jan. 19 with both teams combining for the sweep in the team race, with the men finishing with 70 points and the women with 63 points. Courtesy DuHawks Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Bella Solis-Bettendorf-Loras©DuHawks Athletics 2018 NOTABLES […]

Iowans Run Well in Houston Marathon and Half

Feature photo: Reed Fischer-Drake©Jim Kirby 2017 Marathon 9) Tyler Jermann (ISU Alum)-2:13:29 28) Kallin Khan (Iowa City)-2:22:28 59) Austin O’Brien (Pleasant Valley HS, Central College)-2:31:25 125) Christopher Malloy (Iowa City)-2:43:53 9) Katy (Moen) Jermann (Wapsie Valley HS and ISU)-2:33:41 Half Marathon 10) Reed Fischer (Drake U) 1:02:06 24) Kevin Lewis (Ottumwa HS and I of Iowa) […]

Many Iowans in Action This Past Weekend

Teams listed have former Iowa preps on their rosters. Feature photo: Payton Wensel-Lin Mar-Iowa©Brian Ray Hawkeye Sports Larry Wieczorek Invitational at Iowa-Iowa, Iowa State, Minnesota, Missouri. Click here! Dutch Athletics Classic at Central College-Truman St, William Penn, Simpson, Central. Click here! Sol Butler Classic at Dubuque-Loras, University of Dubuque, Clarke. Click here! Hilltop Invitational at Cornell-Coe, […]

Throwers Lead the Way For Vikings

Men The Grand View men’s track and field team traveled to St. Ambrose on Friday afternoon to compete in the Fighting Bee Opener.  The Vikings captured 1st place in the team standings behind 7 individual winners. Four Vikings hit national qualifying marks and one school record was set. Courtesy ©Vikings Athletics, click here! Feature Photo: James Plummer-GVU©Doug […]

A Hawkeye to Watch: Briana Guillory by Darren Miller

Briana Guillory dabbled with several sports growing up and she was unsure what to expect when she signed up for track and field as a sophomore at Deer Valley (California) High School. Courtesy Daren Miller and Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Briana Guillory-Iowa © Hawkeye Athletics 2019 Previously, she had attended camps for basketball, softball, […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For January 17, 2019: Dan Fitzsimmons

Feature photo: Dan Fitzsimmons-S. Dakota©Coytoes Athletics 2019 On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with University of South Dakota Cross/Country Track Coach, Dangerous Dan Fitzsimmons.  We talk with Dan about all the Iowa Athletes he has on his Coyotes’ roster. We also talk about last week’s Iowa Invitational and the big meet […]

Panthers Off to a Good Start at Hawkeye Invite

Maddie McCalla set a meet record and put up the fifth-best time in UNI history to win the 400m dash and highlight a strong Panther performance at the Hawkeye Invitational that included nine top-three finishes and five event wins. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Isaiah Trousil-W. Burlington-UNI ©Mike Byrnes 2018 McCalla won the 400m dash […]

Hawks Get 7 Wins at the Hawkeye Invite

University of Iowa track and field team won seven events at the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday, adding to junior Laulauga Tausaga’s school record weight throw on Friday.  Courtesy Hawkeye Sports, click here! Feature photo: Karson Sommer-PV-Iowa ©Mike Byrnes 2018 Tausaga picked up her second win in the shot put (16.02m, 52-6 3/4). “I know there’s still more in the tank, especially after […]

Cyclone Distance Crew Out For a Strong Start!

A sweep of the 1,000-meter run highlighted Iowa State’s day at the Hawkeye Invitational Saturday. Dan Curts and Jasmine Staebler got the wins on the day for the Cylones, while Logan Schneider put up an impressive performance in the 60-meter hurdles. Courtesy Cyclone Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Logan Schnneider-ISU©Jim Kirby 2017   Dan Curts opened […]