The time has arrived for Iowa State

AMES — The clock on the wall in the Harold Nichols Wrestling Complex read 149 days, 19 hours, 48 minutes, 32 seconds as Iowa State head coach Kevin Jackson began his preamble at Monday’s media day. That is how much time remains before the NCAA Championships begin at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. As [Read More]

Reid named new coach at Alfred State

Paul Reid had all but given up on his chances of becoming the new head wrestling coach at Alfred State College, had put the possibility out of his mind and was ready to move on to his third season as an assistant coach at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. And then, in the [Read More]

Dan Gable to attend autograph signing during preseason nationals

WATERLOO, Iowa—The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum will host a special autograph signing with Dan Gable on Friday, Oct. 24 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The signing will take place at the Wellness and Recreation Center in Cedar Falls prior to weigh-ins at USA Wrestling’s Pre-season Nationals. This is one of [Read More]

IHSSN and IHSAA Renew Partnership

Boone, IA (October 20, 2014) – The IHSAA (Iowa High School Athletic Association recently announced the renewal of its partnership with the IHSSN (Iowa High School Sports Network). The renewal features a 3-year extension through 2018-2019 with an automatic extension through 2023-2024. The IHSSN retains the rights to the following state championship events: Baseball at [Read More]

Hawkeyes add longtime fans, friends, neighbors to wrestling class

Paul Glynn was 5 when he joined Bettendorf’s youth wrestling club, taking up a sport that ultimately introduced him to his best friend and future neighbor. Jacob Woodard first stepped on the mat the following year and later moved a couple doors down from Glynn. Their first singlets were black and gold, and they’ve been [Read More]

Shaw, Glosser join Iowa class during busy recruiting day

Keegan Shaw knows what he’s getting into next year. The two-time state medalist from Southeast Polk has seen Iowa wrestling practices. He’s heard what they’re like from former high school teammates. He’s been prepped on what to expect by his uncle, Jessman Smith, a two-time All-American for the Hawkeyes. “He’s told me the first two [Read More]

Mediapolis’ Erickson picks Iowa

MEDIAPOLIS — Cole Erickson was still up in the air about where he wanted to wrestle at the college level next year. But once he stepped foot inside the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex at the University of Iowa in Iowa City last Saturday, the Mediapolis High School senior knew he had found his wrestling home [Read More]