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Panthers Off to a Good Start at Hawkeye Invite

Maddie McCalla set a meet record and put up the fifth-best time in UNI history to win the 400m dash and highlight a strong Panther performance at the Hawkeye Invitational that included nine top-three finishes and five event wins. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Isaiah Trousil-W. Burlington-UNI ©Mike Byrnes 2018 McCalla won the 400m dash […]

Hawks Get 7 Wins at the Hawkeye Invite

University of Iowa track and field team won seven events at the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday, adding to junior Laulauga Tausaga’s school record weight throw on Friday.  Courtesy Hawkeye Sports, click here! Feature photo: Karson Sommer-PV-Iowa ©Mike Byrnes 2018 Tausaga picked up her second win in the shot put (16.02m, 52-6 3/4). “I know there’s still more in the tank, especially after […]

Cyclone Distance Crew Out For a Strong Start!

A sweep of the 1,000-meter run highlighted Iowa State’s day at the Hawkeye Invitational Saturday. Dan Curts and Jasmine Staebler got the wins on the day for the Cylones, while Logan Schneider put up an impressive performance in the 60-meter hurdles. Courtesy Cyclone Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Logan Schnneider-ISU©Jim Kirby 2017   Dan Curts opened […]

Vikings Victorious at Fighting Bee Opener

The Grand View men’s track and field team traveled to St. Ambrose on Friday afternoon to compete in the Fighting Bee Opener.  The Vikings captured 1st place in the team standings behind 7 individual winners. Four Vikings hit national qualifying marks and one school record was set. Courtesy Vikings Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Michelle Carrillo-Storm […]

Fighting Bees Off to a Great Start

Women A balanced team effort and a national leading relay were just enough for the Fighting Bee women to win the Fighting Bee Opener. Courtesy Fighting Bees Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Ashley Plumb-St. Ambrose and Abby Sears-Bettendorf-St. Ambrose @Fighting Bees Athletics 2018   The Bees tallied 155 points to beat Grand View (140), Augustana (107), […]

Cyclones Back in Action at Hawkeye Invitational

With the winter break over, the Iowa State track and field team is back in action this weekend at the Hawkeye Invitational on Saturday. Competition begins with field events at 10 a.m. and running events at 12:30 p.m. inside the UI Recreation Building. Courtesy Cyclone Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jasmine Staebler-Clayton Ridge-ISU ©Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com A live […]

Season 7!!!!! Podcast For January 10, 2019: Joey Woodey and Track Guy

  On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk about the huge Track Guy event held Wednesday night in Iowa City, featuring Iowa greats, Randy Wilson-Knoxville-Oklahoma and Eric Sowinski-Iowa.  It was a great night and we talk about the great night of track and xc talk! We also found Iowa Hawkeye Director […]

Hawks Set to Host Their Invitational

The University of Iowa track and field team opens 2019 hosting the Hawkeye Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The teams competing include Bradley, Indian Hills, Iowa Central, Iowa State, Loyola, Northern Iowa, South Dakota, and Wichita State. The meet begins Friday at 1 p.m. (CT) with the weight throw at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For December 20, 2018: Erik Sowinski

Feature photo: Erik Sowinski©Michael Scott http://miscottrunningphoto.shutterfly.com On this edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we talk with All-American, National Champion and multiple time member of the USA World team, from the University of Iowa, Erik Sowinski. Erik talks about his immediate plans for racing and also discusses his long term plans for his competition. Mike […]

All Iowan Viking Shuttle Wins Award

Grand View women’s track and field shuttle hurdle relay team were recognized by Accusplit. Accusplit Relay Awards are given to those relay teams that ran the fastest times in their respective outdoor relay events. Courtesy Vikings Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Jessica VanZuuk-Norwalk-Grand View©Doug Wells 2018   GV shuttle hurdle relay consisting of Amara Taylor, Dimetrea Hamilton, Jessica VanZuuk, and Kaitlin Holschlag recorded the record time […]