Beavers Edged Twice in Non-Conference Action

SIOUX CITY – The Buena Vista wrestling team looked to bounce back following a tough weekend at the Iowa Conference duals with a pair of non-conference road duals on Tuesday in Sioux City.  The Beavers, however, came up just short, falling 23-14 to host Morningside College before losing a narrow 23-22 match-up with Northwestern College (IA). [Read More]

Dual Spotlight: #2 Iowa Travels to #1 Minnesota

Projected Bouts: 125 – #5 Thomas Gilman (So.) vs.  UR Ethan Lizak (Fr.) 133 – #5 Cory Clark (So.) vs. #1 Chris Dardanes (Sr.) 141 – #5 Josh Dziewa (Sr.) vs. #4 Nick Dardanes (Sr.) 149 – #2 Brandon Sorensen (Fr.) vs.  UR Jake Short (Fr.) 157 – #15 Mike Kelly (Sr.) vs. #1 Dylan [Read More]

Brandon Sorensen named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa redshirt freshman Brandon Sorensen has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the second time this season, the conference office announced Tuesday.   Sorensen, a native of Cedar Falls, Iowa, defeated defending NCAA champion and previously undefeated Jason Tsirtsis of Northwestern, 3-2, in double overtime on Jan. [Read More]

Iowa, Minnesota remain atop USA Today/NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll

Manheim, Pennsylvania — Unbeaten Iowa and Minnesota remained steady atop the most recent USA Today/NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll released on Tuesday. The Hawkeyes (10-0) and Golden Gophers (10-0) will meet on Friday, January 30 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis with the nation’s No. 1 ranking on the line. The Gophers escaped fifth-ranked Penn [Read More]

Phillips and Steger Named Champpions of the Week

DUBUQUE, Iowa (Duhawks.com) - The Loras College Athletic Communications office announced on Tuesday that juniors Kaitlin Phillips and Nick Steger were named Champpions of the Week, presented by Champp’s Americana. For Steger, it is the second time he has received the award and Phillips’ first. Kaitlin Phillips led the charge for the Duhawks in Saturday’s 70-69 win over No. 25 Luther. [Read More]

Best Time Of The Year

The cold is setting in but the middle and end of the season is heating up.  In this article, I want to go over how to keep the body healthy from now until the end of the season.   The first thing is making sure you are getting enough sleep.  The number one action you [Read More]

Duhawks Make Statement at IIAC Duals

INDIANOLA, Iowa (Duhawks.com) - With everything that the Loras College Wrestling program has endured over the last month, they were looking for a strong statement this weekend at the Iowa Conference Duals. Despite leaving with a 1-2 record, the Duhawks showed great resolve and dedication to the program, resulting in promising individual results. In their first [Read More]

Shorthanded Southeast Polk shows depth at Ed Winger

In a roundabout way, Jason Christenson liked the challenge placed in front of his Southeast Polk wrestling team Saturday. Three of his top stars watched the Ed Winger Classic from the bleachers, increasing the degree of difficulty for the No. 1 Rams and putting them in a position they’ve grown accustomed to during their two-month [Read More]