It was formed in 1922 as the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Association and today the Iowa Conference changed its name to the American Rivers Conference. The division three conference includes eight schools in the state of Iowa.
That’s league commissioner Chuck Yrigoyen (YOUR-again). The changes was prompted by the recent addition of Nebraska Wesleyan and the possibility of further expansion beyond the borders of Iowa.
The conference offers 11 sports for men and 11 for women.
The Iowa Hawkeyes may be running low on linemen for the season opener against Northern Illinois. Todd Kimm reports.