Iowa Greco Roman Place Match results

FINALS 100 Brandon O’brien (Iowa) Dec Daniel Sheen (Illinois), 8-5 160 Cade Devos (Iowa) Dec Ryan Cody (Florida), 5-1 170 Angel Garcia (Pennsylvania) Dec Lance Runyon (Iowa), 7-0 285 Luke Luffman (Illinois) T-Fall Spencer Trenary (Iowa), 10-0 3rd Place Matches 126 Adam Allard (Iowa) Dec Nick Masters (Georgia), 11-11 220 Gabe Christenson (Iowa) T-Fall Cade [Read More]

Iowa Greco Roman Semifinals & Consolation Results

SEMIS 100 Brandon O’brien (Iowa) Dec Kaleb Casey (Wisconsin), 14-7 160 Cade Devos (Iowa) Dec Weston Milnes (Colorado), 11-2 170 Lance Runyon (Iowa) Fall Dajun Johnson (Wisconsin), 4:37 220 Jace Punke (Illinois) Dec Cody Fisher (Iowa), 10-0 285 Spencer Trenary (Iowa) Dec Donovan King (Michigan), 8-8 Consolations 126 Adam Allard (Iowa) Dec Theorius Robison (Colorado), [Read More]

Senior Spotlight: Kaleb Krall, Wapsie Valley

Do you have any family who wrestled before you? How did they do? My dad is my only family member who wrestled before me. He was part of a state dual championship team. Did you catch on to wrestling quickly or was it a gradual process? It was a gradual process, I started wrestling in [Read More]

Iowa Junior Greco Results, Day 1

100 Lauden Edwards (Illinois) VFA Marwan Altall (Iowa), 16-4 2:59 100 Brandon O’brien (Iowa) VSU Jack Goodrich (Utah), 11-0 2:08 100 Brandon O’brien (Iowa) VSU Rory Burright (Illinois), 14-0 1:16 100 Marwan Altall (Iowa) VFA Rory Burright (Illinois), 8-0 0:29 100 Brandon O’brien (Iowa) VPO1 Carson Nishida (Illinois), 6-5 100 Kaden Ercanbrack (Utah) VSU Marwan [Read More]

Iowa 16U Greco Roman Place Match Results

A great run for the 16U Greco Roman team from Iowa. A National runner-up in Adam Ahrendsen.  The team finished in 6th place with seven all Americans. Championship Match 160 Bradley Gillum (Illinois) Dec Adam Ahrendsen (Iowa), 6-3 3rd Place Match Results 113 Stevie Barnes (Iowa) Dec Trae Mcdaniel (Tennessee), 6-3 120 Joey Cape (Illinois) Dec  [Read More]

Senior Spotlight: Cole Rathjen, Ankeny

  When did you begin wrestling? Who got you started? I started wrestling when I was in kindergarten for the Ankeny Wrestling Club (AWC). Even though they didn’t take kindergarteners at the time, my dad asked if we could come anyway, that was the start of my career and also the start of my dad [Read More]

Day One Results for 16U Iowa Greco Roman Team

106 Trenton Ward (Utah) VSU1 Cooper Hanson (Iowa), 11-1 3:47 106 Gable Porter (Iowa) VSU Tanner Wallace (Oregon), 10-0 1:38 106 Shelton Chastain (Oklahoma) VPO1 Gable Porter (Iowa), 8-8 106 Reid Nelson (Minnesota) VFA Cooper Hanson (Iowa), 10-2 2:37 106 Gable Porter (Iowa) VPO1 Koy Buesgens (Minnesota), 4-3 106 Gable Porter (Iowa) VSU1 Cael Larson [Read More]

Sesker Slant: Fargo is still a special place

FARGO, N.D. – It’s not the easiest place in the world to get to. And maybe it’s not high on the list of most popular summer vacation destinations. But thousands of people still flock to eastern North Dakota every July. When you say “Fargo” to anyone who follows wrestling, everyone knows what you are talking [Read More]

Senior Spotlight: Michael Moore, Des Moines North-Hoover

When did you start wrestling? Who introduced you to the sport? My dad got me into it after I got beat up in elementary school. He didn’t want me to be a push over when I was growing up. Wanted me to be able to defend myself and be tough. Do you have any family [Read More]

Place Match Results for Iowa Junior National Freestyle

100 Daniel Sheen (Illinois) Dec Brandon O’brien (Iowa), 2-1 to finish as National Runner up 113 Drake Ayala (Iowa) T-Fall Nico Provo (Connecticut), 19-8 to finish as NATIONAL CHAMPION 160 Padraic Gallagher (Ohio) T-Fall Cade Devos (Iowa), 12-2 to finish as National Runner up 132 Cael Happel (Iowa) T-Fall Nathaniel Pulliam (Missouri), 11-1 to finish in 3rd Place 170 Alex [Read More]