Class 1A & 2A State Dual Tournament Pairings

Class 1A and 2A wrestling teams booked spots at Wells Fargo Arena next Wednesday for the state duals tournament with regional titles Tuesday night. Here’s a look at the pairings and schedule. Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association rankings are used to determine seeds. Class 3A teams will compete in regionals Wednesday. CLASS 2A Quarterfinals, [Read More]

Knights claw their way back to state wrestling duals

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Davenport Assumption’s wrestling team did not anticipate a ninth consecutive trip to the state duals would hang in the balance with one bout to go Tuesday night. Unlike previous seasons when the Knights have coasted through the Class 2A regional team duals, this required every ounce of determination and effort. Thanks [Read More]

1A Regional Dual Results

Rankings are according to the mid-January IWCOA Dual Team Rankings. AT – Alburnett Semi-Final Round #3-Alburnett DEF. #53-Regina, Iowa City – 57-24 #9-Dike-New Harford DEF. #18-East Buchanan, Winthrop – 44-32 Final Round #3-Alburnett DEF. #9-Dike-New Harford – 39-36 AT – Don Bosco, Gilbertville Semi-Final Round #1-Don Bosco, Gilbertville DEF. UR-Pleasantville – 59-21 #12-Ogden DEF. #13-West [Read More]

IWCOA Dual Team Rankings

Class 1A School                                   Overall Ranking                  Record through 2/09/16 Lisbon                                                1                                              21-3 Don Bosco, Gilbertville                  2                                              22-3 Alburnett                                          3                                              21-4 Logan-Magnolia                              4                                              22-2 Sibley-Ocheyedan                           5                                              18-1 Sumner-Fredericksburg                 6                                              22-2 Westwood, Sloan                           7                                              24-3 Lake Mills                                          8                                              29-7 Dike-New Hartford [Read More]

William Penns Rios, Cuthbert Make Finals at MVC Open

Marshall, Mo.–Two Statesmen grapplers reached the finals and two more placed as William Penn competed at the Missouri Valley Open Sunday. 133-pounder Tommy Rios (Fr., Tucson, Ariz., Exercise Science) and heavyweight Matthew Cuthbert (Fr., Yucaipa, Calif., Sociology) both battled for individual crowns, but came up one win shy.  Rios finished 2-1 with one fall, eventually [Read More]

Do you have an interest in becoming a wrestling official?

The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association is making an effort to recruit wrestling officials.  In the future the Athletic Association will be involved with those efforts also, but for this year the IWCOA has taken the lead with their approval.  Below is the link to the informative You Tube video. Filmed and Edited by [Read More]

Coe nips Cornell in top-15 battle, 23-22

MOUNT VERNON – One point and a couple seconds was all that separated No. 11 Cornell and No. 15 Coe in a hotly-contested wrestling dual that went in favor of the visiting Kohawks, 23-22, before a big crowd Thursday night in the Small Multi-Sport Center. The Rams (10-7) took a 16-9 lead into intermission, but [Read More]

No. 8 Peacocks Celebrate Senior Day with 26-12 Win

The Peacocks welcomed the Vikings of Augustana University on Sunday for Senior Day in Fayette. Upper Iowa recognized their three seniors prior to the dual honoring Mitch Funk, Matt Paulus and Jordan Rinken. The trio has been in the UIU wrestling room for the last five years together. UIU won seven of the ten matches [Read More]