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Hawks’ Plock Makes Her Presence Felt at Big 10’s by Jack Rossi

Senior Jahisha Thomas became the conference’s undisputed top jumper, senior Brittany Brownrepeated in the 200 meters, and Briana Guillory grabbed her first Big Ten Indoor title as the Hawkeyes completed the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Saturday. Courtesy Jack Rossi, Hawkeyesports.com, click here! Feature photo: Sarah Plock-City High-Iowa ©Mike Brynes 2018 After becoming the first Hawkeye […]

Luque and Chapman Motivate Cyclones at Big 12’s

The Iowa State track and field teams added two more individual titles en route to putting together some of the top team performances of the Big 12 Era on Saturday at the Big 12 Indoor Championships at Lied Recreation Athletics Center. The Cyclones got individual titles from Larkin Chapman in the women’s 1,000-meter run, while […]

Correy Leads Panthers at Conference

The University of Northern Iowa track and field program concluded the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships on Sunday, with the Panthers posting a stellar closeout to the league capper. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Tiffany Christiansen-Eagle Grove-UNI©Panthers Athletics 2018 A total of 16 Panthers earned All-Conference honors on Sunday, to add to UNI’s […]

Svendsen Making the Most of Senior Year For the Jennies

Central Missouri Track and Field enjoyed another successful day at the MIAA Championships. With one day of competition left, the Mules are in third place with 26 points through five events, and the Jennies are in fourth with 26.25 points after seven events scored. Courtesy Jenny Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Nicole Svendsen-Dowling Cent Missouri©Jenny Athletics […]

Schweizer Sets SEC Record…Again

Mizzou Track & Field senior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) captured her sixth career conference title with a Southeastern Conference Indoor meet record performance in the 3,000m run Saturday at the SEC Indoor Championships. Schweizer’s title was one of three scoring performances for Mizzou on the first day of competition at Gilliam Indoor Stadium, as she […]

Storm’s Kalinay Succeeds On and Off the Track

Senior Dylan Kalinay has been quite active in his four years on the Simpson men’s track and field team, earning himself IIAC Track Performer of the Week 10 times in his career. Courtesy Storm Athletics, click here! Feature photo:  Dylan Kalinay-S. Tama-Simpson©Jim Kirby-2018 Kalinay recently ran a career-best 6.96 seconds in the 60m sprint at […]

“Heroism…” by Terry Herrsom For the Sioux City Journal

Following this past weekend’s USATF Indoor Nationals and Sioux City Native Shelby Houlihan won the 3K and the 1500m, the Sioux City Journal published the following article.  For the full article click here! Feature photo: Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Arizona St©Latinos Corriendo 2018 On Monday, the day after winning national championships on consecutive days for a second year […]

Dutch Ready For Conference

In their final warmup to the Iowa Conference Championships, the Central College men’s and women’s track and field teams continued their preparation at the Wartburg Invitaional Saturday afternoon. Courtesy Dutch Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Kennedy Morris-Earlham-Central©Dan L. VanderBeek Photography-2018 The men secured a second-place finish out of eight teams while the women placed sixth out […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For February 20, 2018: Mason Tope and Jessica Heims

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we cover last weekend’s meets leading up to the conference meets and preview the upcoming conference meets. We talk with Mason Tope-Dav. Central-Loras about transitions from xc to indoor and outdoor seasons.  We also catch up with Rio Paralympian Jessica Heims-CR Prairie-UNI about her goals for […]

Relays Announce the Return to Olympian Andre DeGrasse

Andre De Grasse, a three-time Olympic medalist, is set to highlight the return of the invitational 100 meters to the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee Blake Boldon, the Franklin P. Johnson Director of the Drake Relays, announced Thursday, Feb. 15. Courtesy Drake Relays.  Feature photo: Andre De Grasse©www.independentsportsnews.com-2016 Video announcement, click here! De Grasse’s Blue Oval […]