Warriors battle in Blue Chip OCU Open

OKLAHOMA CITY – Six members of the Waldorf University women’s wrestling team battled in the Blue Chip Oklahoma City University (OCU) Women’s Open, closing out the two-day tournament on Saturday. “The ladies wrestled hard this weekend,” Waldorf coach Tyreece Gilder said. “We had some gutsy performances both in wins and losses.” Freshman Dennielle Phillip earned [Read More]

Anthony Ashnault to make Rutgers’ first appearance at 51st All-Star Classic

Manheim, Pennsylvania — When Anthony Ashnault takes the mat at on November 5 at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center, he’ll be doing something no Rutgers wrestler has ever done — compete in the NWCA All-Star Classic. Ashnault, a two-time All-American, will face returning NCAA runner-up Bryce Meredith of Wyoming at 141 pounds in the seventh matchup [Read More]

Altieri Opens Year Ranked Nationally for WPU

Oskaloosa–John Altieri (So., Warwick, R.I., Sociology) will begin his second collegiate career on the national radar as the NAIA’s preseason top-20 poll was released Wednesday. The 125-pound sophomore, who was 22-15 and qualified for nationals last year, is rated ninth in the NAIA.  His ranking has helped William Penn to 4.5 points and an unofficial [Read More]

“Congrats to all the Iowa wrestlers who placed at Super 32”

Another weekend of action packed wrestling is in the books as the Super 32 drew to a close yesterday afternoon. More than 440 middle school wrestlers competed in one of the top events of the season and below we take a look at the top place winners in each of the weight classes. 70-pounds Iowa’s [Read More]

Defending national champion Grand View opens the year at No. 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the fourth-straight season, Grand View (Iowa) garners the No. 1 ranking in the preseason edition of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Vikings, who won an NAIA record fifth-straight national title last season, garnered 142.5 total points. Top 25 Highlights (historical information dates back [Read More]

Paulson Brothers Selected For IHSAA Hall Of Fame

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State assistant coaches and former Cyclone wrestlers Travis and Trent Paulson will be inducted into the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Wrestling Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2017. The Paulson twins are two of eights inductees announced Thursday by the IHSAA. The duo hails from Council [Read More]

Upper Iowa Adds Five New Hall of Fame Members

The Upper Iowa University Athletics Department inducted five new members into its Hall of Fame on Saturday night, Oct. 8.  The UIU Athletics Hall of Fame grew to 193 members with the inductions as more than 150 family, friends and alumni came together to celebrate.  The five newest members all took time at the podium [Read More]