Preseason Nationals Preview

The Midwest’s premier preseason tournament will come to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls this weekend. 1,500 wrestlers are slated to compete in the high school division of the Cliff Keen Preseason Nationals on Saturday. The wrestling will begin at 9 AM. The high school tournament is separated into two divisions, Freshman/Sophomore and Junior/Senior. The Freshman/Sophomore [Read More]

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]