Elizalde and Watson Lead Duhawks at CUW Open

MEQUON, Wis. (Duhawks.com) - The Loras College wrestling team competed at the Concordia University Wisconsin Open on Saturday. The Duhawks were led by 125 pound freshman Vinny Elizalde and 197 pound junior Malcolm Watson, as they both finished in second place. Sophomore 141 pounder Evan Weaver was the only other Duhawk place winner, finishing the tough tournament in sixth place.Elizarde had [Read More]

Hawkeyes Sweep at Iowa City Duals

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team opened its dual season with three wins Friday at the Iowa City Duals on Mediacom Mat at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes combined for a 29-1 individual record and totaled 19 falls in wins over Baker University (55-0), Iowa Central (49-3) and Cornell College (55-0). The home [Read More]

Mashek in fight for his life

FRUITLAND — It was just another September day, like any other autumn day for Tom Mashek. Mashek, after putting in a day of work as a teacher at Louisa-Muscatine Junior High School, spent some time at home with his family — wife, Julie, son, Max and daughters, Madison and Mallory. After a full day, Mashek [Read More]

Grand View continues to lock down the No. 1 spot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Grand View (Iowa) extended its reign atop the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll to 18-straight in the first regular-season edition, the national office announced Wednesday. The Vikings had 12 individuals land among the top 16 of their respective weight class to give the squad 150 points in the poll. Grand View [Read More]

Cyclones Defeat CMU 30-3 In Road Trip Opener

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. – The Iowa State wrestling team (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) kicked off its weekend road trip with a 30-3 win over Central Michigan (1-3, 0-0 MAC) in McGuirk Arena. Three Cyclones notched bonus-point wins in the effort. Kyle Larson and Earl Hall opened up the dual with a pair of victories at 125 and 133, [Read More]

UNI Wrestling signs Union’s Jacob Holschlag

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa wrestling head coach Doug Schwab has announced the signing of Jacob Holschlag as part of the 2014-15 Panther recruiting class. Holschlag is the reigning Iowa state champ at 160 pounds for Union High School in La Porte City. He plans to major in biology at UNI. He joins teammate [Read More]

UNI Wrestling Opens Dual Season Against Purdue, Indiana Tech

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNI wrestling gets it dual season underway on the road when it faces Indiana Tech and Purdue Sunday. UNI was the only Division I team to finish the dual season undefeated last year, 13-0. WRESTLING PURUDE The UNI-Purdue series dates back to 1929, with UNI leading 14-4. The Boilermakers finished 39th at the [Read More]

Cyclones’ Larson ready to satisfy his hunger

AMES — Kyle Larson got a taste of the big time last year for the Iowa State University wrestling team, enough to whet his appetite. Now, the former three-time state place winner from West Des Moines Valley High School wants the four-course meal. Larson, a redshirt sophomore, will get his chance at 125 pounds as [Read More]

Medal of Courage Recipient TAYLOR MORRIS, NAVY EOD TECH

Presented by Bill Nelson with Danielle Kelly Taylor Morris was a three-year wrestling letter winner at Cedar Falls. He was a first team all-conference selection as a junior and senior and a State Tournament Qualifier as a junior. After graduation in 2007, he joined the Navy with hopes of making it into Special Operations. It [Read More]

Outstanding American HAROLD W. TURNER, LIEUTENANT COLONEL, U.S. ARMY (RETIRED)

Presented by Bill Nelson Professing an exemplary career in service to his country, education and coaching, Lt. Colonel Turner has a distinguished resume. He parlayed his 1977 Industrial Technology degree from the University of Northern Iowa and an MS degree in Health Science Emergency and Disaster Management into his career work.  He taught and coached [Read More]