- Entries close Oct. 10 for the 56th annual State 700 Club Jamboree in Ottumwa.
Shifts are available Saturday, Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. Registration forms are available at metro area bowling centers.
For more information, contact Jerri Casillas at (319) 233-5249.
- University of Northern Iowa volleyball standout Piper Thomas has been named a Missouri Valley Conference Scholar Athlete of the Week, MVC commissioner Doug Elgin announced Wednesday.
Thomas hit .354 with a team-best 36 kills as the Panthers opened league play with a pair of wins last weekend.
She also owns a 3.47 grade-point average with a major in movement and exercise science.
Track and field
- After five years as a volunteer, UNI track and field coach Jeff Coover has been promoted to a full-time assistant spot with the Panthers.
Since coming to UNI, Coover has helped pole vaulters Libby Torresani and Jenna Wexter to all-conference performances. He himself was the 2009 Big Ten pole vaulting champion at Indiana University.