Balancing freestyle and Greco-Roman season with other sports

In the sport of wrestling, summer is prime freestyle and Greco-Roman season. With the Cadet and Junior Nationals taking place at the end of July, top wrestlers from across the country are preparing to compete against the nation’s best and for the right to be called a freestyle or Greco-Roman All-American or national champion. Other [Read More]

Iowa champ, Olympic medalist McIlravy in National High School Hall of Fame

Lincoln McIlravy, three-time NCAA wrestling champ, Olympic bronze medalist and five-time South Dakota state titlewinner, was the only wrestler among a dozen individuals welcomed into the National High School Hall of Fame in New Orleans on Thursday, July 2. A product of Philip, S.D., McIlravy, 39, found success at every level of his wrestling career. [Read More]

Iowa Freestyle Champions At USA Kids Nationals Freestyle

Champions Bantam 55 Timothy Koester, 75+ Dreshaun Ross, Intermediate 87 Daniel Max Magana, Schoolboy 77 Cullan Schriever Bantam 55 – Timothy Koester is 1st Champ. Round 1 – Timothy Koester (Iowa) over Landen Haines (Indiana) (Dec Dec 14-9) Quarterfinal – Timothy Koester (Iowa) over Zack Carr (Minnesota) (Fall Fall 2:15) Semifinal – Timothy Koester (Iowa) [Read More]

Iowa Greco Champions at USA Kids Nationals Greco

Bantam 55 Blake Fox, 75+ Dreshaun Ross, Intermediate 60 Anders Kittelson, 65 Kale Petersen, 87 Daniel Max Magayna, Schoolboy 77 Cullan Schriever, 105 Cade Devos Bantam 55 – Blake Fox is 1st Champ. Round 1 – Blake Fox (Iowa) over Tyler Wenzel (Wyoming) (Fall Fall 1:09) Quarterfinal – Blake Fox (Iowa) over Peyton Logan (Kentucky) [Read More]

Iowa Results for 5th Place Finish AAU Scholastic Duals

Match #1 Round 1: Team Iowa Black defeated Contender Elite 63-8 106 – Michael Millage (9. Team Iowa Black) over Jonathan Consorti (10. Contender Elite) Dec 5-2 113 – Jack Wagner (9. Team Iowa Black) over Brett Kaliner (10. Contender Elite) Maj 15-7 120 – Jacob Schwarm (9. Team Iowa Black) over Brandon Bach (10. [Read More]

United States sending strong team to Pan American Games

Olympic and World champion Jordan Burroughs shown after winning the 2011 Pan American Games title. USA Wrestling file photo. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs, World champion Adeline Gray and World medalist Andy Bisek will lead the 2015 U.S. Pan American Wrestling Team at the Pan American Games on July 15-18 in [Read More]

Magayna, Schriever and DeVos in hunt for Triple Crown

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. – After winning Kids National Greco-Roman gold medals today at the ASICS Kids Nationals, 11 top young athletes remain alive after the second leg of the coveted USA Wrestling Kids Triple Crown. These 11 athletes won gold medals at the USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals in Cedar Falls, Iowa in April, and won [Read More]

Borschel putting the fun back in wrestling

FORT MADISON — Jay Borschel could have been content staying on for a fourth year as an assistant wrestling coach at Northwestern University, where he coached Jason Tsirtsis to an NCAA championship and seven others to All-America status. But the former four-time Iowa state high school champion and NCAA champion for Iowa felt a higher [Read More]

Iowa Black, DAY 1 AAU SCHOLASTIC DUALS DISTRICT DIVISION RESULTS

Team Iowa Black Match #1 Round 1: Team Iowa Black defeated 10. Contender Elite 63-8 106 – Michael Millage (9. Team Iowa Black) over Jonathan Consorti (10. Contender Elite) Dec 5-2 113 – Jack Wagner (9. Team Iowa Black) over Brett Kaliner (10. Contender Elite) Maj 15-7 120 – Jacob Schwarm (9. Team Iowa Black) [Read More]