- The University of Northern Iowa women's soccer team moved up two spots to 12th in this week's United Soccer Coaches regional rankings.
It's the highest ranking ever for a Panther soccer team. UNI is off to a 7-1-1 start and opens Missouri Valley Conference play Friday when Illinois State visits the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex.
In NCAA rankings, UNI's Sarah Brandt is tied for No. 1 in the country in game-winning goals with four and junior goalkeeper Jami Reichenberger is tied for fourth in shutouts with six.
- Daniesha Watson was the top female finisher and Joe Hackett was the overall top finisher at the Mayor's Fun Run in downtown Waterloo.
Hackett ran his mile in 7 minutes, 29 seconds, while Watson finished in 7 minutes, 47 seconds to top hundreds of fourth-graders who participated.