Shoutout to Boone junior Dianna Slight for shattering the 3A 400m record by almost 2 seconds. Dianna finished the weekend with a gold in the 400 and the long jump. She also finished 2nd in the 100 and 3rd in the 200. Awesome work Dianna!!!
Congratulations to Des Moines Christian senior Oksana Covey for finishing her high school career as a 3x state champ. Oksana won the 400 and the 800 and was also part of the 2A distance medley state champions.
Congratulations to Kenna Sauer for setting a new PR and finishing 2nd in the 4A long jump at the state meet. Only a freshman, Kenna was also part of the 5th place 4×100 team. The future looks bright for this young stud!!
Shoutout to the Ankeny Centennial Distance Med for taking first at the state track meet Friday. Katie Saddoris and Sydney Reysack having both been working out with us for many years and it’s exciting to see there hard work pay off. Sydney was also part of the 5th place 4×100 squad and finished 8th in the 100M dash. Awesome work ladies!!
Shoutout to Hoover alum and Southern Miss senior Kourtlin Jackson for dropping a career high 40 points against Marshall Saturday night. Its the first time a C-USA player has scored 40+ in nearly 4 years.
Congratulations to the Ankeny Centennial Jaguars as they defeated Johnston in the 5A state championship 46-42. Seven Jaguars trained at our Ankeny AI location including Kendyl Lindaman, who was named to the all-tournament team, and Keanna Williams who dropped 13 points in the championship game. Awesome work ladies. We are excited to see all of your hard work pay off!!
Garrett has been working his way up in speed over that past few months. Here is he completing a run at 22 mph for 6 seconds. The all-time record is held by Cory Harding from Norwalk at 25 mph for 6 seconds.
Delfina Mihura as been working extremely hard this year at Acceleration Iowa and made her goal of making the Cheetah Club. To make the list an athlete must run 6 seconds unassisted at 17.0mph. Congrats Delfina!
At Acceleration Iowa we have a great team of trainers that create a fun upbeat atmosphere. Athletes of all ages encourage each other and push each other to improve each day. It’s amazing what you can do when you surround yourself with people who are in the pursuit of the same thing.