• Sesker Slant: Best duals need to be more accessible on TV

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – There was some top quality, easy-to-find wrestling on television Sunday. The Big Ten dual meet between No. 5 Nebraska and No. 13 Michigan. The meet was televised on the Big Ten Network and featured two good programs with strong teams. It was an entertaining dual that had superb, professional announcers expertly [Read More]

  • Hawkeyes Fall at No. 1 Oklahoma State

    STILLWATER, Oklahoma — The third-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team lost to top-ranked Oklahoma State, 24-11, in front of 7,809 fans at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Sunday. Iowa scored bonus points in two matches but lost three one-point decisions to lose for the first time in four meetings with the Cowboys. “This sport is wild. It’s a [Read More]

  • UNI Wrestling Knocks off #13 Central Michigan, 17-16

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – No. 22 UNI wrestling knocked off its first top-15 opponent of the year to give Doug Schwab a win in his 100th dual as the Panthers’ head coach. UNI improved to 5-2 overall and 3-0 in the MAC with a 17-16 win over No. 13 Central Michigan (2-1 / 1-1 MAC). [Read More]

  • Robinson leads condensed squad of Storm wrestlers at Cornell

    MT. VERNON, Iowa — Resting a handful of wrestlers, Simpson sent a small squad to Cornell’s Matman Invitational on Saturday in preparation for the stretch run of the season. Noah Robinson was the Storm’s top performer, going 2-2 at 184 pounds. After starting the day with a loss, he earned a win by forfeit and [Read More]

  • Cyclones Drop Heartbreaker In Chapel Hill

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Iowa State wrestling team (1-6, 1-3 Big 12) fell to North Carolina (5-3, 0-1 ACC), 20-17 in a dual that came down to the final bout of the evening. The Cyclones won four of the six bouts including two by bonus-point margin. Redshirt senior, No. 12 Earl Hall put on an offensive [Read More]