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Cyclones Earn High Marks at Conference

Edwin Kurgat won his second Big 12 title of the weekend in the men’s 5,000-meter run Sunday at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Kurgat and Dan Curts led an ISU 1-2 in the 5K, with the Cyclones bringing home an additional four silver medals and three bronze medals during Sunday’s competition at […]

Hawks Make History at Big Tens

The University of Iowa track and field team concluded Championship Sunday at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a historic day inside the Haugh Track & Field Complex. The Hawkeyes became the first team in Big Ten history to win the women’s long jump, triple jump, discus, and shot put at the same meet. Courtesy […]

Panthers Win at MVC Championships

The UNI track and field men’s squad captured the Missouri Valley Conference team title thanks to double-digit points in multiple events and one relay victory, and head coach Dave Paulsen was named Coach of the Year. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jasmine Blue-CR Jeff., Maddie Bell-Hudson, Maddie Irmen-Assumption and Lyndsie Schinkel-Ankeny©Jim Kirby 2017  The […]

Schweizer Adds Another SEC Crown

Mizzou Track & Field senior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) and redshirt junior Gabi Jacobs(Bloomington, Ill.) each captured conference titles on the final day of competition at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships Sunday in Knoxville, Tenn. Each repeated as SEC Champions for the second year in-a-row, as Schweizer won the 5000m run and Jacobs […]

Cylones Braced For Big Weekend at Conference

The championship season begins for the Iowa State track and field program this weekend when the Cyclones compete at the 2018 Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Baylor at Clyde Hart Stadium in Waco.     Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jasmine Staebler-Clayton Ridge-ISU ©Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com Competition begins on Friday, […]

Vikings Conference Champions

Four conference event titles, 18 All-Conference athletes, and two top scorer award were earned this weekend along with the Grand View men’s track and field team capturing their first Heart of America Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships team title. The women’s team brought home third following the two-day event at Baker’s Liston Stadium. MEN’S […]

Hawks Poised For Big Tens

THIS WEEK  The University of Iowa track and field team opens the 2018 postseason at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in Bloomington, Indiana, Friday through Sunday. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Photo: Laulauga Tausaga-Iowa©Darren Miller/Hawkeyesports.com  FOLLOW ALONG Fans can follow results at hawkeyesports.com/tracklive. Notable results from each meet will be posted on the team’s official twitter […]

Strong Showing For Mustangs at Drake

Morningside College finished second in the men’s race and third in the women’s race in the Iowa college division distance medley relays in Saturday’s action at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. Courtesy Mustangs Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Michelle Mumm-Neola-Morningside©Jim Kirby 2018   The Mustangs’ men’s distance medley team of Jacob Green, a senior from […]

Iowans Take Home Lots of Hardware From the Relays

The 109th edition of the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee thrilled nearly 40,000 fans over four days of action with tremendous performances across all divisions. Monday, April 30, the best of those performances were honored with the announcement of the Relays Most Outstanding Performers. Courtesy Drake Relays, click here! Feature photo: Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou©Jim Kirby 2018 Those […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For May 1st 2018: Drake Wrap-Brenda Martinez, Alex Wilson, Brette Corey and Michelle Mumm

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we look back at last weekend’s Drake Relays and talk to a variety of athletes such as Olympian Brenda Martinez, now professional Alex Wilson-Mt. Vernon Lisbon-UNI, Brette Corey-W. Dubuque-UNI and Michelle Mumm-Neola-Morningside. Feature photo: Olympian Brenda Martinez ©Jim Kirby 2018 We also look ahead to the […]