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]

1A Regional Dual Pairings

AT – Alburnett Semi-Final Round #3-Alburnett VS. #53-Regina, Iowa City #9-Dike-New Harford VS. #18-East Buchanan, Winthrop AT – Don Bosco, Gilbertville Semi-Final Round #1-Don Bosco, Gilbertville VS. UR-Pleasantville #12-Ogden VS. #13-West Marshall, State Center AT – Lake MillsSemi-Final Round #7-Lake Mills VS. #29-Belmond-Klemme #8-Sumner-Fredericksburg VS. #23 Central Springs AT – Lisbon Semi-Final Round #2-Lisbon VS. [Read More]

2A Regional Dual Pairings

AT – Albia Semi-Final Round #8-Albia VS. #62-Knoxville #31-ADM, Adel VS. #39-Ballard, Huxley AT – Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Semi-Final Round #4-Clarion-Goldfield-Dows VS. #55-Roland-Story, Story City #9-Webster City VS. #25-Pocahontas Area AT – Creston/Orient-Macksburg Semi-Final Round #2-Creston/Orient-Macksburg VS. #43-Perry #10-Glenwood VS. #28-Atlantic AT – Independence AT – Independence Semi-Final Round #6-Independence VS. #37-Gilbert #18-Union, LaPorte City VS. #20 [Read More]

Schwartzhoff, Knights dominate Camanche sectional

CAMANCHE, Iowa — Patrick Schwartzhoff could have thrown in the towel. After beginning the season as a starter in the Davenport Assumption wrestling team’s lineup, the 145-pound senior lost his spot in early January to Stuart Schafer, a state qualifier last winter. “For a little bit there, I wasn’t very happy,” Schwartzhoff admitted. “I just [Read More]

Postseason finally arrives

CASCADE, Iowa — Mason Flynn wasn’t even sure he was going to wrestle this season. Now, he’s among four Wahlert wrestlers just one or two wins away from reaching their first state wrestling tournament. Flynn and teammates Anthony Dudek, Zach Kemp and John Patrick finished among the top two in their weight class at Saturday’s [Read More]

Sergeant Bluff-Luton wins sectional, send eight to districts

ORANGE CITY, Iowa | Sergeant Bluff-Luton is led by a group of postseason tested wrestlers. Saturday five champions at the Class 2A sectional showed why they thrive during this time of the season. The Warriors will advance eight to next week’s district meet in Sheldon on Saturday. That showing allowed SB-L to claim the section [Read More]

New Hampton takes 2A sectional

DECORAH — Saturday’s Class 2A sectional wrestling tournament at Decorah delivered a flare for the dramatic as the second spot for a regional duals birth went down to the final match at 285 pounds. After a long day of tough battles and wrestlebacks, just 2.5 points separated Oelwein and Crestwood for the runner-up spot behind [Read More]

Entriken redeems himself, Bosco take sectional crown

HUDSON — Three hundred and sixty-five days is a long time to wait to get another opportunity. Hudson’s Taylan Entriken didn’t waste any of that time. He used it to get better physically and more importantly, mentally. Considered one of the top 152-pound wrestlers in Class 1A a season ago, Entriken lost in sudden victory [Read More]

Lo-Ma repeats as sectional winner

TREYNOR – Riley Wohlers had to stop more than once to have his blood cleaned. At one point, he paused to dry heave into a garbage can. The Logan-Magnolia senior came back each time to continue his sectional championship wrestling match. He wasn’t doing it for himself – rather, a top finish would be a [Read More]

AHSTW wins its first wrestling sectional

OAKLAND – It doesn’t matter if the high school was named AvoHa, AvoHa-Shelby-Tennant, A-H-S-T or AHSTW. None of the wrestling programs associated with Avoca as its home base had ever won a sectional wrestling championship until the Vikings went out and did it on Saturday. AHSTW – the joint effort of Avoca, Hancock, Shelby, Tennant [Read More]