Des Moines Christian senior, Kenzie Mayse, is Acceleration Iowa’s newest member of the Cheetah Club. She ran an impressive 17mph unassisted for 6 secs. Kenzie is wrapping up her winter training and is putting her focus towards track. We wish her all the best this track season! Keep up the great work Kenzie!
Urbandale senior Jessi Carver signed her Letter of Intent to continue her soccer career at Northwestern College in Orange City! Jessi has lettered for three years at midfielder for the J-Hawks, and was a co-recipient of the Hustle Award on last season’s varsity team. Congratulations Jessi! Keep up the great work and good luck this season!
Congratulations to Johnston’s Jack Bergstrom for committing to Iowa State! Jack has worked extremely hard this off season and is looking to 3-peat the 400-meter hurdles at the Relays. Keep up the great work Jack!
Former Waukee Warrior and Acceleation Iowa athlete Corbin Lowe has been doing well in his freshman year at Central Missouri State. He ran 22.57 indoor 200m for a 2nd place finish this past Friday. Corbin has come a long ways since his Freshman year at Waukee when he was concentrating on Baseball. Through hard work he developed into an outstanding runner and his passion for the sport of track and field has only grown with his first taste of success his Sophomore year. Under the leadership of Coach Brent Heitland he was a part of the 2014 state championship team, where he ran legs on the winning 4x100m and 4x200m relay teams … Ran a leg on the state champion 4x400m relay team in 2013 … Named 2013 Elite All-State in the 200m, 4x100m and 4x200m relays … Named All-State in 2012 for the 400m dash, 4x400m and DMR relays. We look forward to hearing more from Corbin as the season continues!
Good luck to all of our athletes at the state tournament this weekend. Its exciting to see everyone’s hard work paying off. We will be keeping our eyes on Centennial wrestlers Steve Stych and Alec Helmkamp wrestling at 106# and 145#. We are also looking forward to watching Kaden Sauer (Dowling/152#) and Tucker Ksiazek (Bondurant-Farrar 170#). Good luck!!!
AI athlete and WDM Valley Freshmen Andrew Rottinghaus (pictured just left of the trophy in front row), had a season to remember! Qualifying for state as a freshmen is a huge accomplishment and we cannot wait to see what else Andrew has in store over the next 3 years! Keep up the great work Andrew!!
Shoutout to Ankeny Centennial alum and Arkansas Freshman Keaton McKinney on beginning his college career with a solid outing in an 11-4 win over North Dakota this weekend. Keaton pitched 3 1/3 innings allowing one run and 4 hits. Good luck this season Keaton!!!
Senior Cory Harding is a big guy at 200 lbs. but he can also run 25 mph for 6 straight seconds!!! Cory plans on walking on at Iowa State University to play for Paul Rhodes and the Iowa State Cyclones. We also look forward to watching him run on the the track this spring for Norwalk! Great work Cory!