Next Level Iowa For November 3rd, 2015

Coach Dave Paulsen ©Panthers Athletics

Coach Dave Paulsen
©Panthers Athletics

This week on the Next Level Iowa Podcast we cover all the conference xc meets from last weekend and look ahead to the regional meets looming in the coming weeks.  We also talk with new UNI Panther Head XC, Track and Field Coach, All-American Dave Paulsen.

The Next Level Iowa Podcast For 10-27-2015

Kyle Kepler-Utah ©Jim Kirby

Kyle Kepler-Utah
©Jim Kirby

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we will talk with Webster City/Fort Dodge Native, former UNI Panther athlete and UNI head coach, now the head women’s cross country, track field coach for the Utah Utes, Kyle Kepler.  We will also cover all the NAIA and DII conference meets from last weekend and look ahead to the DIII and DI conference meets this weekend.  We will also ask penetrating questions such as “should the Iowa High School State Meet copy the old Seminole Valley Stampede tradition of having a horse lead the races this Saturday in Fort Dodge?”  😉  We cover it all on this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast.

Next Level Iowa Podcast: October 20, 2015

Layne Anderson and Diane Nikuri ©Jim Kirby

Layne Anderson and Diane Nikuri
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On this edition of the Next Level iowa Podcast we cover the Wisconsin Adidas Invite, Pre-Nationals in Louisville, the Bradley Invite and the DIII meets in Wisconsin.  We also talk with University Iowa Hawkeye Head Cross Country Coach Layne Anderson about all the Iowans on the Hawkeye squad.

Next Level Iowa Podcast 10-13-15: A Talk With Zach Baker

Zach Baker-Eddyville-Blakesburg Fremont ©Des Moines Register

Zach Baker-Eddyville-Blakesburg Fremont
©Des Moines Register

On this week’s edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Eddysville Blakesburg Fremont alum Zach Baker about his great post high school career, his upcoming trip to Kenya and some of his struggles along the way.  This and much more on the Next Level Iowa Podcast.

Next Level Iowa Podcast October 7, 2015

Alana Enabnit-Clear Lake-Warburg-Cal. Baptist ©Jim Kirby

Alana Enabnit-Clear Lake-Warburg-Cal. Baptist
©Jim Kirby

On this edition of The Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with Clear Lake State Champion, Wartburg All American and now Grad. student and running for Cal. Baptist College in Riverside, CA, Alana Enabnit.  Forever courageous and forever a smile on her face, Alana has endured much adversity in her running career, but now healthy again, is trying to bring herself and her new team to championship form.

Mike and I also cover last week’s meet results and talk about Obsie Birru’s sensational Twin Cities’ Marathon as well as other Iowan’s road race achievements.

 

Podcast fro September 30, 2015

Alec Baldwin-Spirit Lake-Black Hills State ©Jim Kirby

Alec Baldwin-Spirit Lake-Black Hills State
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On this week’s edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we cover Griak and some of the other meets taking place throughout the country featuring Iowa athletes and we talk to Black Hills State’s, and the Pride of Spirit Lake, Iowa  Alec Baldwin about his victory at The Roy Griak Invitational.

 

Next Level Iowa Podcast For September 22, 2015

The Roy Griak Invitational ©Jim Kirby

The Roy Griak Invitational
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On this week’s podcast Mike and I discuss the Augustana Twilight Meet In Sioux Falls, The St. Olaf Invite and The Woodie Greeno Meet in Lincoln, NE.  We also look ahead to Griak and anticipate the upcoming xc action involving our Iowa Athletes.

This Week’s Podcast Now Posted!

Gary Wilson and Roy GriakThis week’s podcast is now posted!  On this week’s podcast we talk results and we also talk with the former University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Head Coach and Co-Founder of the Roy Griak Invitational, “The Great One” Coach Gary Wilson.  We will discuss Suzy Favor Hamilton’s new book and look ahead to the next important xc meets!

Next Level Iowa Podcast: Sept 8, 2015 (28:12)

Madison Waymire-DCG-Iowa ©Hawkeye Athletics

Madison Waymire-DCG-Iowa
©Hawkeye Athletics

On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we get everyone caught on some of last week’s early cross country meets and we will chat with Iowa Hawkeye and Dallas Center Grimes Alum Madie Waymire.  Don’t forget to download our podcast from iTunes.

FIRST SHOW BACK! Just for you!!!!

ISU Coach Andrea Grove McDonough  ©Jim Kirby

ISU Coach Andrea Grove McDonough
©Jim Kirby

We are so excited to be back!  We love doing this!  Thanks to all of our new sponsors, fans and supporters!

On this week’s show we cover the latest NCAA D1 rankings, preview the season and talk with Assistant Coach for the Iowa State Cyclones Andrea Grove-McDonough.  What a great guest and what a great opening podcast!