Northwestern Red Raiders top Waldorf Warriors

ORANGE CITY – The Waldorf College men’s wrestling team received wins from Kyle Penalosa and Zach Milks in a 41-7 loss to Northwestern College during Thursday’s dual meet. Two technical falls and a fall propelled the Red Raiders (8-5), who are receiving votes in the latest National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) poll. Northwestern won [Read More]

Seniors lead Central wrestlers in victory over Simpson

PELLA — Starting the night with first period-falls by two of its seniors provided all the momentum that the Central College wrestling team needed to dispatch Iowa Conference rival 33-12 Simpson College Thursday night. Seniors A.J. Pestano (Torrance, Calif.) and Aaron Anderson (Clarion, Iowa, Clarion-Goldfield HS)opened the dual with a bang. The duo gave the [Read More]

St. Cloud St. Downs Upper Iowa in NSIC Showdown

The #8 Upper Iowa wrestling team suffered their first loss in Northern Sun Conference action tonight at #2 St. Cloud State University. The Huskies claimed wins in nine of the ten matches including a pair of wins by fall and a tech fall to post a 35-3 victory and earn at least a share of [Read More]

Storm wrestlers fall to Central in season finale

PELLA, Iowa – The Simpson wrestling team collected a pair of pins but No. 22 Central took the dual, winning 33-12 in the season finale Friday night. Jason Kiehne pinned Tristan Clark at 141 and Jason Clark won by fall over Mike O’Connor at 157 for the Storm (2-11, 0-7 Iowa Conference). Central got four [Read More]

Waldorf shoots for strong finish at nationals

OKLAHOMA CITY – Eight members of the Waldorf College women’s wrestling team are ready to put it all on the line in this weekend’s Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) National Championships. Hope Cordoviz (101 pounds), Rose Heurtelou (109), Marinna Vela (123), Rachael Coleck (130), Bailey McLaughlin (136), Justice Losee (143),Cherydan James (143) and Harmony Maitland [Read More]

NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Grand View (Iowa) locks down the No. 1 ranking in the fifth regular-season edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The final regular-season edition will be released on Feb. 24. Top 25 Highlights (historical information dates back to 2000-01) • Grand View (Iowa) pushes [Read More]


OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Coe College wrestling team moved up to 14th in the latest NWCA Top 25 Poll. Coe also had a pair of wrestlers ranked in the top two in the nation. Defending National Champion Farai Sewera (Roselle, Ill./Lake Park) remained at number one at 165 pounds for the seventh-straight week. Ryan Harrington [Read More]

Central wrestling squad up to No. 22 in rankings

PELLA—The Central College wrestling team jumped up one spot in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III rankings, advancing to the No. 22 slot. In the individual rankings, 197 pounder Matt Seabold (junior, Burlington) remains No. 3 and Ryan Vandall (junior, Phoenix, Ariz., Moon Valley HS) fell to No. 8 at 165 pounds. [Read More]

Cooper Moore Name MAC Wrestler of the Week

CLEVELAND, Ohio – UNI wrestler Cooper Moore was named the MAC Wrestler of the Week for a win over a top-10 opponent in front of a sold-out crowd at the West Gym. Moore, a junior from Jackson Minnesota, avenged a loss from the Cliff Keen Invite with a decision in sudden victory over Iowa State’s [Read More]