Team Sebolt Wrestle-Offs this Sunday on IAwrestle

Cover photo by Cam Kramer | IAwrestle.com Wrestling is back baby! Team Sebolt will be participating in an upcoming dual tournament at Legends of Gold July 19-21st. IAwrestle will have archived video throughout the dual tournament which will feature 16+ teams from across the country (Teams + Rosters will be released next week). For additional…

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Iowa Wesleyan University Leaving NCAA

Mt. Pleasant, IA – June 9, 2020 – On June 8, Iowa Wesleyan University informed the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that it intends to apply for National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) membership. The University believes its mission, academic programs, geographic location, and commitment to quality athletics aligns with the philosophy and goals within the NAIA.…

Wartburg Adds State Placewinners Doyle and Proffitt

Wartburg lands two instate talents to start the week off. Independence’s Matthew Doyle and Waverly-Shell Rock’s Carter Proffitt both announced on Instagram their committed to the Knights. “The culture at Wartburg is unmatched. I believe that I will be able to reach my highest potential at Wartburg.” Doyle told IAwrestle. Doyle finished runner-up in Class…

Girls High School FAB50 Rankings

  IAwrestle has unveiled our first set of girls Fab50 rankings, identifying the top 50 wrestlers in the state of Iowa. These are a combination of folkstyle and freestyle results. This list is driven by results at major tournaments such as high school state and Fargo. Rankings are available for our subscribers only.

William Penn Lands National Champion Rachel Watters

William Penn University just landed a big home state name. Rachel Watters, a Ballard-Huxley graduate, has accepted a graduate assistant position. “Rachel is exactly what we are looking for in a coach; she has tons of wrestling knowledge and experience, but most importantly she aligns with our values. She understands what it means to develop…

Waukee’s Cody Anderson Commits to Wisconsin

  According to our own Lars Underbakke, Waukee’s Cody Anderson will be continuing his academic and wrestling career at the University of Wisconsin. Anderson finished his career 153-34, placing third at 152 pounds in Class 3A. The four-time state place-winner (3rd, 5th, 3rd, 3rd) will be walking on to Chris Bono’s program. “I loved everything…

IHSAA State Duals Schedule Set Through 2025

State Duals to stay on current schedule   The IHSAA’s wrestling advisory committee met in Boone on Feb. 27 to discuss the future of the state dual team tournament and wrestling’s postseason.   Asked to consider possible date and venue changes for state duals and their effects on sectional tournaments, the group preferred the IHSAA…

Former Wartburg Wrestler Aaron Wernimont to be inducted into NWCA DIII Hall of Fame

MANHEIM, Pa. – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its 2020 Division III Hall of Fame inductees, with former Wartburg wrestler Aaron Wernimont selected as one of five inductees. Wernimont, a 2009 Wartburg graduate and native of Pocahontas, Iowa, was a three-time All-American and two-time NCAA Champion at 157 lbs., as a four-year member of the Wartburg wrestling team.…

Iowa High School State Seeding Breakdown

By Kolton Jensen Before the start of the 2018-2019 wrestling season, the IHSAA announced they would be seeding the state tournament for the first time. When the brackets came out, fans weren’t happy with the seeds. The complaints led to a tweak in the seeding criteria for the 2020 State Tournament. Fans weren’t as upset…

Waaaay Too Early Class 3A Rankings

  Team Rankings Ranked Southeast Polk (8) Waverly-Shell Rock (8) Bettendorf (10) Linn-Mar, Marion (6) Iowa City West (6) Fort Dodge (7) Waukee (8) Ankeny (5) Norwalk (6) Indianola (6) 106 Nathaneal Jesuroga Southeast Polk So. Bowen Downey Indianola So. Blake Gioimo CR Prairie So. Carter Freeman Waukee Fr. Kael Kurtz Iowa City West Fr.…

War at West Gym Final Results

Photos by Sam Janicki Bryce Parke (Team Red) over Dominik Ridout (Team Blue) Fall 2:41 Jalen Schropp (Team Red) over Kayden Kauzlarich (Team Blue) Fall 3:28 Lilly Luft (Team Blue) over Mariah Webster (Team Red) Maj 20-7 Gabe Greenlee (Team Red) over Chet Buss (Team Blue) Fall 1:50 Alexis Ross (Team Red) over Emma Grimm…