From the Publisher

The first day of wrestling practice has finally arrived.  It doesn’t seem that long ago that we just had the state tournament. Taking a looking at last year’s state tournament, in 3A we have six returning champions and thirteen total finalists coming back.  The team race could come down to Saturday evening with a battle [Read More]

Cyclones Sign Five In Class Of 2020

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head wrestling coach Kevin Dresser announced today that his team has signed four wrestlers in the early signing period for the class of 2020. Dresser will be adding Cody Fisher, Ben Monroe, Zach Redding, Cam Robinson and Drew Woodley to his roster in 2020-21. “We are very excited about these five new [Read More]

Taylor and Watters win titles at Missouri Valley Open

Missouri Valley Open – 101 1st Place – Nina Pham of Wayland Baptist University 2nd Place – Iverly Navarro of University of Providence 3rd Place – Jaclyn McNichols of King University 4th Place – Pauline Granados of Mckendree University 5th Place – Jennesis Martinez of Colorado Mesa University 6th Place – Junnette Caldera of University [Read More]

Panthers Fall to Northwestern 24-20

EVANSTON, Ill. – UNI Wrestling fell just short on the road in the dual season opener at Northwestern. The Panthers recorded a pair of major decisions and a pin by Taylor Lujan at 184, but an injury forfeit at 197 sealed a 24-20 victory for the Wildcats. Northwestern started the match with a 7-0 lead [Read More]

Hawkeyes Blank Mocs in Season-Opener

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa Wrestling team opened the 2019-20 season Sunday with a 39-0 shutout of Tennessee-Chattanooga at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes swept 10 bouts, scoring bonus points in five matches and punctuating the dual with a first-period fall at heavyweight. Redshirt freshman Tony Cassioppi put the final touches on the shutout, [Read More]

No. 12 Iowa State Tops Bucknell, 24-15

AMES, Iowa – The No 12 Iowa State wrestling team (1-0, 0-0 Big 12) topped Bucknell (0-2, 0-0 EIWA), 24-15 in the dual season-opener. The Cyclones won six of the 10 bouts and were aided by bonus-point victories from Jarrett Degen (major decision), David Carr (technical fall) and Marcus Coleman (fall). How It Happened Alex [Read More]

Diaz Reaches FR-SO Finals, Rodriguez with Fast Pin at GVU Open

Altoona–The Statesmen wrestling team recorded several strong efforts with its tournament squad as it competed at the Grand View Open Saturday. In an event that was broken into two separate divisions (Freshman-Sophomore and Open), William Penn had 10 grapplers tally at least one victory. Open Division No individual came away with a faster win than [Read More]

Cockman, Peta earn placings for Simpson at Luther Open

DECORAH, Iowa — The Simpson wrestling team competed in a tough field on Saturday in the Luther College Open as Dalton Cockman and Jason Peta both placed in their respective weight classes for the Storm. Cockman started his day with a loss to Cornell’s Nic Jarvis, but rebounded and won his next three matches at [Read More]

Central Wrestling Squad Picks up Four Fual Wins in Michigan

ADRIAN, MICH.  — The Central College wrestling team grinded out four victories at the Adrian College duals Saturday, including a 21-20 win over No. 12 Alma College (Mich.) The Dutch (5-0) also defeated Ohio Northern University (22-20), Adrian College {Mich.} (23-16) and the Milwaukee School of Engineering {Wis.} (51-0). “A day like this on a [Read More]

Grand View Open Results for Open Division

Open – 125 1st Place – Eric Barnett of Wisconsin 2nd Place – Kyle Biscoglia of Northern Iowa 3rd Place – Corey Cabanban of Iowa State University 4th Place – Justin Portillo of Grand View 5th Place – Ethan Rotondo of Wisconsin 6th Place – Matt Randone of Loras 1st Place Match Eric Barnett (Wisconsin) [Read More]