Brands Receives Contract Extension

  IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands has received a three-year contract extension, and the UI Athletics Department announced Friday it will begin exploring possibilities for a new wrestling training center. Both announcements were made by University of Iowa Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary [Read More]

Foley’s Friday Mailbag: September 22, 2017

What determines a great athlete? Is it muscular strength? Endurance? The ability to jump, run quickly and stay coordinated? Opinions are as numerous as the physical activities that qualify athletes for consideration. This week, Sports Illustrated attempted to tackle the question by rating their top 50 fittest athletes. Overall the sporting news stalwart fared well, [Read More]

UNI Wrestling Releases 2017-18 Schedule

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNI wrestling will battle at least three teams that finished in the top 10 at the 2017 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships. The Panthers are set to host Missouri, which finished fifth. The team also will travel to Oklahoma State and Cornell, which finished third and eighth at nationals, respectively. HOME [Read More]

Among the greatest wrestling upsets in NCAA history

Among the greatest wrestling upsets in NCAA history, three stand out: Larry Owings’ 13-11 victory over Dan Gable in 1970, Dwayne Keller’s 4-2 decision over Rick Sanders in 1968 and Steve Marianetti’s 13-10 triumph of Lincoln McIlravy in 1995. Those memories still burn bright in the victors’ minds and remind fans and wrestlers that no [Read More]

#17 Devin Winston vs #6 AJ Ferrari At Agony In Ames

Photo: Austin Bernard Another matchup of highly ranked upperweights has been released for Agony in Ames. One of this year’s marquee bouts will feature Fargo champs in Devin Winston of Missouri and AJ Ferrari of Texas. The two will wrestle at 182 pounds, where Devin Winston is currently ranked 17th in the country. Winston, a junior at [Read More]

Michaela Beck vs Alex Liles At Agony In Ames

Michaela Beck vs Alex Liles At Agony In Ames The matchups continue to roll in for the second annual Agony in Ames, and our second announced matchup will feature two of the best young women in the country. Cadet world teamer Alex Liles will be competing against Fargo champ Michaela Beck at 132 pounds. Liles [Read More]

Garret Thompson, Logan-Magnolia, commits to Northern State University

I am happy to announce that I have verbally committed to continuing my education and wrestling career after this school year at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. I am blessed to have so many people to thank. First, my parents and family for supporting, encouraging, and getting me here. Second, I have been lucky [Read More]

Coe College dedicates the J. Barron Bremner Wrestling Facility

Coe College, Mr. Larry Lee, Vice President of Facilites and Operations (and Iowa wrestling freshman Spencer Lee’s dad) ranks Coe’s new wrestling digs at the top!  Listen to what he has to say about the new J. Barron Bremner wrestling facility at the following Link: