Young Athletes Need Time to Heal

In a recent column I mentioned the injury to my 13-year-old grandson who fractured his foot in the first game of a basketball tournament. Fortunately, the injury did not require surgery but the episode resulted in the end of his spring and summer basketball season, the end of his spring track season and the cancellation [Read More]

Results of 16U Greco Tournament

Championship Match 152 Arvin Khosravy (California) VPO1 Nicholas Fox (Iowa), 9-6 3rd Place 195 Mccrae Hagarty (Iowa) VPO1 Max Agresti (Delaware), 5-3 6th Place 285 Aidan Trujillo (Colorado) VFO Wyatt Smith (Iowa) 7th Place 94 Ryker Graff (Iowa) VSU Devin Bobzien (California), 13-0 138 Justin Avila (Iowa) VPO1 Yannis Charles (South Carolina), 15-13 145 Mike [Read More]

Junior Women Day 1 Results

112 Avery Ashley (Texas) VSU Eva Diaz (Iowa), 10-0 112 Eva Diaz (Iowa) VFA Dakota Propeck (Ohio), 0:41 112 Eva Diaz (Iowa) VSU1 Destiney Lofton (Minnesota), 14-1 112 Eva Diaz (Iowa) VFA Selena Colo (Washington),1:16 112 Hannah Hall (Florida) VPO Eva Diaz (Iowa), 5-0 117 Ella Schmit (Iowa) VSU1 Maya Davis (Illinois), 12-2 117 Madeline [Read More]

Junior Freestyle Match Results

1 Illinois 130 2 Pennsylvania 111 3 Michigan 107 4 Wisconsin 103 5 Iowa 98 Finals 126 Drake Ayala (Iowa) VSU Sergio Lemley (Indiana), 10-0 145Jordan Williams (Oklahoma) VPO1 Caleb Rathjen (Iowa), 4-3 160 Joshua Barr (Michigan) VPO1 Aiden Riggins (Iowa), 4-4 220 Christian Carroll (Indiana) VSU Ben Kueter (Iowa), 12-0 5th Place Match 106 [Read More]

16U Freestyle Place Match Results

Photos from the 16U & Junior Nationals can be found HERE 16U Runnerup 220 Jacob Walker (Iowa) Lost to Koy Hopke (Wisconsin), 10-0 3rd Place Finishers 152 Nicholas Fox (Iowa) VSU Dominic Bambinelli (Georgia), 11-0 195 Mccrae Hagarty (Iowa) VFA Carter Neves (Ohio), 2:55 4th Place Finisher 285 Maddux Borcherding-johnson (Iowa) Lost to Spencer Lanosga [Read More]

16U Freestyle Place Match Results

Iowa as a team finished in 8th place. 1 Pennsylvania 223 2 Minnesota 139 3 Ohio 122 4 New Jersey 120 5 Wisconsin 117 6 California 104 7 Arizona 75 8 Iowa 72 16U Runnerup is Jacob Walker of Waverly-Shell Rock 220 Koy Hopke (Wisconsin) VSU Jacob Walker (Iowa), 10-0 Finished 3rd 152 Nicholas Fox [Read More]

16U Women Session II Results at Fargo

94 Jillian Worthen (Iowa) VFA Sarahi Chavez (Oregon), 9-4 2:43 94 Gigi Bragg (Michigan) VSU1 Jillian Worthen (Iowa), 12-2 2:55 127 Sophia Barnes (Iowa) VFA Ashley Dehney (Massachusetts), 9-4 3:45 127 Sophia Barnes (Iowa) VFA Ciara Riner (West Virginia), 2-1 0:43 127 Alanna Haney (Washington) VPO1 Sophia Barnes (Iowa), 10-5 132 Mia Furman (Idaho) VFA [Read More]

16U Mens Freestyle Day 1 Results at Fargo

88 Griffin Rial (Colorado) VFA Dallas Canoyer (Iowa), 8-2 1:20 88 Lawson Eller (Minnesota) VSU Taye Jordan (Iowa), 10-0 1:00 88 Tyler Trant (South Dakota) VFA Taye Jordan (Iowa), 8-5 2:19 88 Dallas Canoyer (Iowa) VSU Braxton Nielson (Utah), 10-0 0:43 94 Tyson Roach (Louisiana) VPO1 Tyler Harper (Iowa), 9-2 94 Ryan Haynes (New Jersey) [Read More]

16U Womens Results Session I at Fargo

94 Abbeygael Cabuag (California) VFA Jillian Worthen (Iowa), 2-0 0:35 106 Jasmine Luedtke (Iowa) VSU Victoria Macias (Illinois), 10-0 1:37 106 Kiely Tabaldo (California) VSU Jasmine Luedtke (Iowa), 10-0 1:25 106 Kaylee Annis (Oregon) VPO1 Jasmine Luedtke (Iowa), 8-6 112 Neelie Parker (Texas) VSU Hope Chiattello (Iowa), 10-0 0:50 112 Katherine Bowen (Missouri) VPO Ava [Read More]