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Schweizer Ends Mizzou Career With Sixth Championship

Mizzou Track & Field senior Karissa Schweizer (Urbandale, Iowa) and redshirt junior Gabi Jacobs(Bloomington, Ill.) each closed the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on a high note, as Schweizer captured her sixth NCAA title in the 5000m run, while Jacobs finished fifth in the discus. Schweizer’s national title was her 10th career All-America […]

Gustafson Big Showing For Bowling Green at Nationals

Bowling Green State University’s Aliyah Gustafson and Rachel Walny concluded their seasons Thursday evening at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. Gustafson finished 15th in the shot put and Walny placed 18th in the 10,000. Courtesy Falcons Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Aliyah Gustafson-IA City-Bowling Green ©Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com For Gustafson, the result makes […]

Staebler and Luque All-Americans For Cyclones

The Iowa State women’s track and field team started their NCAA Outdoor Championships with a pair of Second Team All-America honors Thursday evening at Hayward Field. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Jasmine Staebler-Clayton Ridge-ISU ©Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com Jhoanmy Luque earned her 11th career All-America honor, earning Second Team All-American via her 11th place finish in the […]

Hogs’ Jacobus 9th at NCAA’s Decathlon

After finishing day one of the Decathlon in 11th and 14th-place, respectively, Derek Jacobus and Gabe Moore wrapped up the men’s decathlon Thursday afternoon with a ninth and 16th-place finish, respectively, at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships on the campus of the University of Oregon. Courtesy Razorback Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Derek Jacobus-CR Kennedy-Arkansas©DarrenMiller/hawkeyesports.com   […]

Panther’s Smith-First Team All-American

UNI track and field’s Jacob Smith earned First Team All-American honors with a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 50.60 seconds. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo:Jacob Smith-Burlington ND-UNI©DarrenMiller/hawkeyesports.com  “I could not be more proud of what Jacob has accomplished this year,” said head coach Dave Paulsen. “He’s as hard […]

Next level Iowa Podcast For June 5, 2018: NCAA D1Nationals Preview

On this edition on the Next Level Iowa Podcast we get you ready for D1 Nationals this week in Eugene, Oregon.  We talk about all our Iowans competing and we check in with Iowa Hawkeyes’ Director of Track and Field Joey Woody, Cyclone Assistant Coach Jeremy Sudbury and Panthers’ Head Coach Dave Paulsen. We also talk […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For May 28, 2018: Nationals

Feature photo: Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Arizona St©Latinos Corriendo-2018 On this edition of the Next level Iowa Podcast we talk about the D3 and NAIA Nationals which were held last week, we look ahead to the D1 Nationals and we talk about the Prefontaine Classic. All this and more on the Next Level Iowa Podcast!   http://media.blubrry.com/mouthofthemidwest/p/nextleveliowa.com/old/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/show-668-May-28-2018-nats-preview-52818-10.24-AM.mp3Podcast: […]

Champion Vikings Head to Nats

The Grand View men’s and women’s track and field team will be competing in the NAIA National Track and Field Championships over the weekend. The women’s team qualified in six events while the men’s team qualified in four events. The 67th annual men’s and 38th annual women’s NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships will […]

“Sliding Safely to Eugene” by Darren Miller

Matt Manternach played baseball at Monticello (Iowa) High School, so he knows how to slide. But it is the sport of track and field that led him to the University of Iowa and after a sliding, runner-up finish in his heat of the men’s 800-meter run Friday at Hornet Stadium, he is on his way […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For May 15, 2018: Conference Wrap-Sydni Milani-Mark Fairley-Tanasha Atwater

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we look at all the conference meets that took place last weekend.  We talk with Conference champions Tanasha Atwater-Day. Central-Dubuque and Mark Fairley-Dubuque-Central.  We also talk with rising star, Sydni Milani of SE Polk as she prepares for the State Meet and joining the Cyclones next year. […]