• ESPN wrestling feature on Willie Burton to be guest speaker in Independence

    ESPN E60 series recently ran a wrestling story on a young man from Kentucky that was narrated by Dan Gable.  This story has touched the hearts of many across America and is truly one of the most inspiring stories for any young athlete to see.  “We are very excited to announce Willie Burton will be [Read More]

  • UNI Opens Home Season Against No. 3 Iowa Central

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Panther wrestling team opens its home dual season with No. 3 Iowa Central Community College at 1 p.m. Saturday. Fans are encouraged to bring a donation for the Toys for Tots program. Toys and monetary donations will be accepted at the east doors. All fans, including season ticket holders, are asked [Read More]

  • ISU Pens Four During Early Signing Period

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State wrestling head coach Kevin Jackson has announced the signings of four future Cyclones. Each wrestler signed his National Letter of Intent last week for the 2015-16 season. The incoming class currently includes two of Intermat.com’s top-100 wrestlers. The group has also won a total of three national titles and five [Read More]


    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Former University of Iowa head wrestling coach Gary Kurdelmeier will be recognized as Iowa’s honorary captain Saturday when the top-ranked Hawkeyes host Iowa State at 7 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Mat at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Kurdelmeier won the  177-pound NCAA championship in 1958, but he is probably best remembered for elevating the Hawkeye [Read More]

  • Interview with Mike Allen

    This month’s interview is with Mike Allen, a leader in the wrestling world.  Mike is a former East Waterloo and UNI wrestler.   He later coached at Waterloo Central, being part of many high school wrestlers lives, both on and off the mat.   Mike is even more visible and better known for his outstanding career as [Read More]

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