3 Hawkeyes earn top pre-seeds at B1G Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Sophomores Thomas Gilman and Sammy Brooks, and redshirt freshman Brandon Sorensen will make their Big Ten Wrestling Championships debut as the top seeds in their respective weight classes when the conference tournament begins Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The Big Ten Conference announced the pre-seeds Monday. Iowa is one of two schools with [Read More]

Highlights for Iowa Lakes Wrestling

It was a weekend of highlights for Iowa Lakes Wrestling at the NJCAA National Tournament held in Des Moines this past Friday and Saturday. Freddie Rodriguez won his second NJCAA national title at 125 lbs. as the Lakers finished 12th as a team with 59 points.  Rodriguez also claimed the Outstanding Wrestler Award for the [Read More]

Iowa Central wrestlers rally

Luke Moffitt knows the look of a championship squad and the Iowa Central wrestling coach was almost certain his team didn’t have it Friday morning after the first round of the NJCAA National Championships. The fifth-ranked Tritons dropped their first four bouts. They watched their top-ranked 157-pounder’s seven-point lead morph into an upset loss on a [Read More]

Logan Hopp Qualifies for NCAA DII Wrestling Championships

The Peacocks began the day with seven wrestlers hoping to punch their ticket to the NCAA Division II Championships in St. Louis, Mo. on Mar. 13-14, but at the end of the day only one UIU wrestler earned a spot in the field of 160 at this year’s national championship. Upper Iowa placed higher as [Read More]

Pozo, Mejias win 2nd titles for NIACC

DES MOINES | NIACC sophomore Nosomy Pozo finally has some more décor for the wall in his bedroom. His roommate, Yoanse Mejias, can add to the decoration around the apartment as well. As for the pair’s legacy, well that is secure as the duo from Miami became NIACC’s first two-time national champions since 1971. With [Read More]

Reivers tie for 8th at nationals

DES MOINES – Oscar Ramirez missed becoming Iowa Western’s first wrestler to win a national title. But the Reivers set plenty of other program bests while wrapping up their season at the NJCAA National Championships on Saturday. Five Reivers achieved All-American status by placing in the top eight at the Jacobson Exhibition Center. Ramirez (149 [Read More]

National Qualifiers Shine at NCAA Central Regional

DUBUQUE, Iowa (Duhawks.com) - Saturday had been circles on many team’s calendars all season long, as dreams were both made and shattered. The NCAA Wrestling Central Regional ended with three wrestlers in each weight class moving on and qualifying for the 2015 NCAA Wrestling Tournament in Hershey, Pennsylvania. For the third straight year Wartburg College was [Read More]