SE Polk earns state duals top seed; Fort Dodge rests wrestlers

Fort Dodge has its focus on a Class 3A state wrestling team title. That much was clear after the No. 32 nationally ranked Dodgers sat many of their top wrestlers and lost to Indianola 63-11 in a state duals regional final Wednesday night. The state duals, which are wrestled the day before the three-day traditional [Read More]

Lancers come out ‘dull’, fall in regional final

CEDAR RAPIDS — Korbin Caves had no trouble pinpointing what went wrong Wednesday night for North Scott’s wrestling team. “We came out dull,” the 285-pound senior said. “You can’t do that when it is a good team like (Cedar Rapids) Prairie. You’ll get your butts kicked.” Class 3A seventh-ranked Prairie prevented No. 14 North Scott [Read More]

Clinton qualifies for state duals, Bulldogs fall

Clinton qualifies for state duals: Clinton’s wrestling team earned its first trip to the Class 3A state duals in 13 years Wednesday night with victories over Iowa City High and seventh-ranked Cedar Rapids Kennedy in Cedar Rapids. The River Kings knocked off the Little Hawks 39-23 in the regional semifinals and flattened the Cougars 44-26 [Read More]

Don Bosco, Indee, New Hampton headed to state duals

GILBERTVILLE — Despite counting 13 underclassmen on its roster of 20, Don Bosco of Gilbertville punched its ticket to its 21st State Duals tournament Tuesday. The Dons fought off a strong effort by No. 12 Ogden to win a 1A regional final in Gilbertville, 44-31. “We kind of knew the match-ups with Ogden would be [Read More]

No. 5 Generals punch ticket to state duals

SIBLEY, Iowa | The fifth-ranked (1A) Sibley-Ocheyedan wrestling team defeated both Alta/Aurelia and West Lyon here Tuesday and won an Iowa Class 1A regional dual tournament. The Generals downed Alta/Aurelia 48-32 in the semifinals and West Lyon 45-25 in the championship round. Garrett Sayler (160) and Hunter Dejong (182) both went 2-0 with two pins [Read More]

Rebels secure first berth to state duals

SLOAN, Iowa | Hunter Rea won the final match by fall to give sixth-ranked (1A) Westwood a 42-33 win over AHSTW in a Class 1A regional dual championship here Tuesday. The Rebels entered the final match, a matchup between Rea and Tyler MacGregor at 145 pounds, with a 36-33 lead. Westwood defeated Hinton 50-27 in [Read More]

Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s perfect dual season sends it to state

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa | If Sean Kellogg is going to top his last trip to the dual team state tournament he is off to a good start. The lone senior on the Warriors’ roster, Kellogg sealed wins in both duals with a pair of pins at the Class 2A regional dual meet here Tuesday night. [Read More]