• Broderson, Robertson claim state titles

    DES MOINES — The redemption tour is complete. Julien Broderson lost twice during the regular season. He avenged both defeats in the postseason. A year after not making it out of districts, the Davenport Assumption sophomore is an Iowa Class 2A state wrestling champion. Broderson knocked off second-ranked Ryan Gorman of New Hampton in the [Read More]

  • Unbeaten Penn State caps unbeaten season with National Duals crown, ends season No. 1

    Manheim, Pennsylvania —  After a stellar performance in front of a hostile crowd of 14,000-plus at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on Sunday, Penn State stands as the nation’s lone unbeaten team in Division I wrestling at the conclusion of the regular season. The 14-0 Nittany Lions won their second straight NWCA National Duals Championship and [Read More]

  • Nelson Brands, Max Lyon capture second state wrestling championships

    DES MOINES — Iowa City West’s Nelson Brands preferred the repeat performance. Western Dubuque’s Max Lyon favored his first title run a little more. They both can agree this year’s state tournament was twice as nice. Brands and Lyon each won their second consecutive state titles at the Iowa high school Class 3A state wrestling tournament [Read More]

  • Bryce West claims third state wrestling title, Solon edges New Hampton in 2A team race

    DES MOINES — Solon’s Bryce West rose to his feet and calmly held three fingers in the air. The gesture signified the select group he joined with his third state title. He doesn’t have enough digits to show a more elite accomplishment. Top-ranked West handled Denver-Tripoli’s No. 7 Blake Steege, 15-5, for the 120-pound title [Read More]

  • NE Iowa wrestlers claim four titles

          DES MOINES — Trent Johnson had one goal at the beginning of the high school wrestling season — become a state champion. The Dike-New Hartford senior realized that goal Saturday night at the Class 1A state tournament with an emotional 6-2 victory over Dylan Schuck of Sibley-Ocheyedan. Johnson went through his bracket [Read More]

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