• Plan Now To Prevent Burnout Later

    Can you feel it? The time is drawing near. If you’re coaching or competing, you’re probably either already back on the mat or about to be. Preseason tournaments are starting. Official practice start dates are getting closer and closer. After a long, eventful summer of freestyle and Greco, folkstyle season is nearly here! This is [Read More]

  • Holding, Wicks inducted into Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame, 20th straight year with a wrestler

    Two Cyclone wrestling legends were inducted into Iowa State’s Athletics Hall of Fame during ceremonies this weekend in Ames, Iowa, 1928 NCAA champion Arthur Holding and 1968 NCAA champion Reg Wicks. Since the creation of the Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1997, a wrestler has been inducted every year, for an amazing 20 [Read More]

  • The greatness of Dan Hodge

    How do you measure the greatness of a wrestler? Dan Hodge Most of us would start with national and conference titles. Then, factor in won-loss records, pinning percentages, how many points put on the board … all those statistical measures are key to determining a wrestler’s greatness. Other factors to consider: various honors and awards [Read More]

  • Agony in Ames Preview #3

    Date: October 29 Location: Sports Iowa Complex. Ames, IA In this inaugural event hosted by the Cyclone Wrestling Club and Gomez Wrestling Academy, we will get to see some of the nation’s best talent square off at Sports Iowa Complex in Ames. Leading up to competition, we will be releasing two in-depth match-breakdowns weekly. This [Read More]

  • Mat Talk Online Iowa State NCAA champion Joe Gibbons

    Joe Gibbons goes ‘On The Mat’ This week’s edition of “On the Mat” is Wednesday, September 21 with Joe Gibbons, NCAA wrestling champion for Iowa State at 142 pounds in 1985 and a four-time Iowa high school state wrestling champion. “On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable [Read More]

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