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Catching Up With Shelby Houlihan

Shelby Houlihan -SC East-ASU © Michael Scott 2016, www.miscottrunningphoto.shutterfly.com With the USATF Nationals coming up later this month, we caught up with Shelby Houlihan training in Utah.  Last week Shelby broke 2:00 in the 800m, which puts her with Shanon Rowbury in the only two Americans who Ran under 15:00 for the 5K, under 4:00 […]

Heims Comes Up Gold in Season Opener

UNI track and field athlete Jessica Heims opened her season for Team USA at the Para Athletics Grand Prix in Grosseto, Italy, last weekend and will return home with a trio of gold medals. Courtesy  Jerek Wolcott – Jerek.wolcott@uni.edu: Feature photo: Jessica Heims-CR Prairie-USA Olympian©Bill Calloway The sophomore at UNI announced her presence on the national stage earlier […]

Duhawks-National Champions!

With a performance that will be talked about for years to come, the Loras women’s track & field program did what no other team at Loras College had ever done before, win an NCAA National Championship. It took a combined effort from each one of the qualifiers, but at the conclusion of the final event, […]

Drake Relays Alums Perform Well at Natty’s

Drake Relays Outstanding Performer Ross Among 15 Champs Competing At NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships Feature photo: Rebeka Topham-Griswold-Wichita State ©Jim Kirby-2016   AUSTIN, TEXAS – Fifteen Drake Relays champions, led by double winners Faith Ross of Kentucky and Amira Young of Minnesota, will be performing in the NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field […]

Des Moines Prepares For USA Outdoor Championships

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This preview lists anticipated athletes expected to compete at USA Outdoor Championships. Watch for additional names of more Olympians competing in the near future.) In less than two months all eyes around the world will be focused on Des Moines when it hosts the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships July 25-28. Feature […]

Cyclones Claims Three Individual Titles at Conference

The Iowa State track and field team wrapped up the 2019 Big 12 Outdoor Championships with three individual titles, an individual award and a historic team effort for the Cyclone men. Cailie Logue picked up her second title of the weekend in the 5,000-meter run, while Keira Christie-Galloway got her first Big 12 outdoor crown. For […]

Hawks Take Conference Title at Home

The University of Iowa won the Men’s Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the fourth time in school history with 116 points on Sunday. The last time the Hawkeyes won was in 2011, the most recent time that they hosted. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Carter Lilly-SC East-Iowa ©Stephen Mally/Hawkeyesports.com “The guys […]

Panthers Dominate at Conference

The UNI men’s track and field team dominated the final day of the Missouri Valley Championship to cruise its second consecutive title and ninth in program history Sunday in Terre Haute, Indiana. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: UNI Men’s Track Team©Panthers Athletics 2019 Four Panthers earned individual titles and 13 earned All-Conference honors on […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For April 24, 2019: Drake Prep and Time With the Iowa Hawkeyes

Feature photo: Grand Blue Mile 2019 ©Jim Kirby 2019   On this edition of the Next level Iowa Podcast we get amped up for the Drake Relays and also stop by the Iowa Hawkeye Senior Banquet to talk with Coach Woody and some of the Hawks.  It’s going to be a great Drake relays’ weekend! All this and […]