Harrington fits in with Kohawks

CEDAR RAPIDS — A former club coach planted the seed in Ryan Harrington’s head. As a result, Harrington’s college wrestling career is taking root at Coe College. “It’s a great time, a great team and program,” the Kohawks’ sophomore 174-pounder said. “It’s working out really well, I think.” Harrington will get his first taste of [Read More]

Simpson Storm wrestlers ready for regionals

INDIANOLA, Iowa – The Simpson wrestling team heads to Dubuque, Iowa on Saturday for the 2015 NCAA Central Region Championships. The last guaranteed tournament of the season, eight Storm wrestlers will try to punch their ticket to nationals from one of the country’s toughest regions. Coming off the program’s best dual season since 2005-06, head [Read More]

14th annual Border Battle

The boards of directors of the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame, located in Cresco, Iowa, have announced that on Friday March 6th they will host the 14th annual Border Battle, featuring the top senior wrestlers from southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. The “Border Battle” will take place in the Crestwood High School gym at 7:00 [Read More]

5 Hawkeyes Top RPI Rankings

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Five Hawkeyes are ranked at the top of their class in the latest NCAA RPI rankings released Thursday by the NCAA.   Cory Clark (133), Brandon Sorensen (149), Sammy Brooks (184), Nathan Burak (197), and Bobby Telford (285) are ranked No. 1 in RPI at their respective weight classes. Three more Hawkeyes are in the top five, including Thomas Gilman (5th/125), Josh Dziewa (4th/141), and Michael [Read More]

NCAA announces qualifier allocations for 2015 DI Wrestling Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA has announced the qualifier allocations for the 2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships as listed in the chart below. Each qualifying tournament was awarded spots per weight class based on current year data. Each wrestler was measured on the following: Division I winning percentage at the weight class, rating percentage index (RPI) [Read More]

Central wrestlers eye bids to national meet

PELLA— With berths to the NCAA Division III Championships on the line, the Central College wrestling team takes on some of the nation’s top squads Saturday at the NCAA Division III Central Regional. Dubuque’s Five Flags Center is the site of one of six qualifier meets taking place nationwide. Wrestlers from 13 schools are vying [Read More]

5 UNI Wrestlers Earn RPIs, MAC Allocations Announced

INDIANAPOLIS – The Mid-American Conference will automatically send 33 wrestlers to the 2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships based on the qualifier allocations announced today. UNI will compete at the MAC Championships March 7-8 in Columbia, Missouri. Five Panthers are ranked in the top-33 of the NCAA rankings, while a sixth Panther earned an RPI ranking. [Read More]

Previewing the 2015 NCAA Wrestling Central Regional

DUBUQUE, Iowa (Duhawks.com) - This Saturday has been circled on the calendar for every Division III collegiate wrestler all season. It marks a culmination of hard work paying off and either punching a ticket to the 2015 NCAA Wrestling Tournament or the season coming to an end. With 13 teams being represented this year at the [Read More]

Race for the Hodge Trophy

As all Division I teams prepare to compete at qualifying tournaments for the NCAA Championships the next two weekends, the following is a list of undefeated wrestlers — including stats and notes — who are considered top contenders to win the WIN Magazine/C.H. Dan Hodge Trophy. The winner of the award, named after Oklahoma’s former [Read More]

ICCAC set to host 2015 NJCAA Wrestling Championships

DES MOINES – The 2015 NJCAA Wrestling Championship is right around the corner. The stage and brackets are set and ready to crown 10 new champions. The tournament will be held at the Jacobson Exhibition Center in at the Iowa State Fair Grounds in Des Moines, Iowa. The wrestling will take place on February 27th [Read More]