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Hawkeyes Host the Hawkeye Invitational

THIS WEEK  The University of Iowa track and field team hosts the Hawkeye Invitational on Friday and Saturday to kick off the 2020 season. The teams competing include Hawkeye CC, Indian Hills CC, Iowa Central, Northern Illinois, Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois Edwardsville, and Western Illinois. The meet begins Friday at 2 p.m.(CT) with the weight […]

Ryan Schweizer Wins Mile at Blue & Gold Invite: First Race in Two Years

The University of Notre Dame track & field program returned to the oval for the first time since the 2019 ACC Indoor Championships on Friday, with several Irish student-athletes recording notable season-opening performances at the Blue & Gold Invitational at the Loftus Sports Center Courtesy Fighting Irish Athletics, click here!  Feature photo:Ryan Schweizer-Dowling-Notre Dame©Jim Kirby […]

Logue and Pollard are Big 12 Scholar-Athletes of the Fall Sports Season

Today the Big 12 Conference announced its Fall Scholar-Athletes of the Year. Junior Cailie Logue was named 2019 Big 12 Women’s Cross Country Co-Scholar-Athlete of the Year, while Junior Thomas Pollard was named the 2019 Big 12 Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Courtesy Cyclones Athletic Department, click here! Feature photo:Thomas Pollard-Gilbert-ISU and his […]

Iowan’s Cross Country Season Wrap

The 2019 Cross Country season will be one that Iowans will remember for a long time because it was a good one at ALL levels. Feature photo: NCAA D1 Women’s Nationals ©Michael Scott 2019http://miscottrunningphoto.shutterfly.com   At the high school state meet in Ft. Dodge there were many highlights but a few stood out above the rest: […]

Kohut-JacksonLead Gophers at Nationals

  Abby Kohut-Jackson finished 110th to lead the Golden Gopher women to a 28th-place team finish while Alec Basten represented the Minnesota men with a 166th-place showing as the University of Minnesota cross country team raced at the NCAA Championships at LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday morning. Courtesy Golden Gophers Athletics, click here! Feature […]

Iowans Help Defenders at Nationals

Men The Dordt Defender men’s cross country team finished 16th at the NAIA National Championship on Friday, November 22 in the 8,000 meter race hosted in Vancouver, Washington. Courtesy Defenders Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Dordt Women’s Cross Country©Defenders Athletics 2019   The Defenders were in 18th place after 2,000 meters and moved up as a […]

Mustangs End Season On a High Note

Looking to end the 2019 season on a high note, Morningside College put three runners in the top 175 of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Championships Friday, Nov. 22. Courtesy Mustangs Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Ro Paschal-Morningside©Mustangs Athletics 2019   Senior Emmalee Fundermann (Anthon, Iowa) topped the women’s team efforts for head coach Dave […]

Natty Champ Kurgat and All-American Logue Lead Cyclones!

Men Iowa State’s Edwin Kurgat capped off a historic season by winning the 2019 NCAA Men’s Cross Country individual national title. The 2018-19 Gary Thompson Iowa State Male Athlete of the Year ran a 10k time of 30:32.7 to finish over four seconds clear of the field. Courtesy cyclone Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Iowa State […]

Maverick Leaders Have Big Goals

Four personalities … differing as many do on any college campus. Four personalities are seeking a strong finish to the 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ cross-country season. Making their differences focus on goals set by Morningside College head coach Dave Nash when they compete at the Fort Vancouver Historic Site Friday, Nov. 22. Courtesy […]