Here is an interview with future South Dakota State wrestler Ashton Barker of Iowa City West. Ashton finished third at last winters state tournament.
Everyone who has ever been involved in wrestling can agree on one thing, IT IS TOUGH! At four years old, I was introduced to the sport. Wrestling room in our basement, older brothers using me as a practice dummy, and a Dad giving us weekly practices. I learned fast it was a tough sport. [Read More]
Navy Capt (ret) Mike McGrath shares his account of being a Prisoner of War during the Vietnam War and the resiliency it took to endure the 6 year imprisonment.
Interview with Sam Barber of the Air Force Academy. He was formerly head coach at Upper Iowa in Fayette and the head coach at Augsburg in Minnesota. He also at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
Blaize Cabell may not have won the 2017 Dave Schultz Memorial International, but he certainly stole the show. In the 97 kg semifinals, Cabell faced a formidable opponent Russia’s Abdusalam Gadisov, a 2014 World champion and 2015 World silver medalist. Trailing 6-0 late in the second period, Cabell executed a beautiful inside trip, taking Gadisov [Read More]
Brian Keck tragically passed away at the age 48 during a trip to Mexico in November, 2019. Keck worked with USA Wrestling to found the Preseason Nationals in 2008, a major early season national folkstyle wrestling event for athletes of all ages. The first event was held in Des Moines, then spent nine years in Cedar [Read More]
Sandy Stevens introduced the Carr Family. Nate Carr accepted for the family. The Carr Family, which included nine boys and seven girls, received the Bowlsby Family Legacy Award, on Saturday. Every boy in the family (Willie, Fletcher, Joe, Jimmy, Jerry, Nate, Solomon, Michael and Mark) wrestled and Fletcher, Joe, Jimmy, Nate and Michael earned All-America [Read More]
Marv Reiland induction to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. He was wrestling coach at Eagle Grove then the Activities Director at Iowa City West High School.
Cael Happel receiving the Bob Steenlage Iowa High School Wrestler of the Year Award. Presented by Les Steenlage and introduced by Sandy Stevens
Corky Stuart of BGM received the Russ Smith Community Impact Award at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. Sandy Stevens did the introduction and Corky gave his acceptance talk.