Iowa State Wrestle Off Matchups

Cardinal v. Gold SCRIMMAGE Matchups – Saturday at 11 a.m. at Lied Rec IAwrestle will be providing live updates via Twitter NOTE: These are not official wrestle offs but a scrimmage.  Ryan Leisure v. Noah Nemer Hank Swalla v. Alec McDowell Alex Mackall v. Sinjin Briggs Corey Cabanban v. Jakob Allison Chase Straw v. Isaac…

WAAAY Too Early Look at Class 3A

Welcome to the WAY too early 2018-19 class 3A Iowa High School preview. While we haven’t contacted coaches yet, we thought that it would be fun to look back at who returns and give a few thoughts as we get closer to the season. THESE WEIGHTS AREN’T ACCURATE OF WHERE WRESTLERS WILL BE THIS SEASON. There…

Iron Elite Fall Nationals – Day Two Results

WATCH ARCHIVED MATCHES FROM IRON ELITE NATIONALS  Youth K-2 Boys – 45 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Tate McCuen of Team Porcelli 2nd Place – Colton Hamill of X-Factor Elite 3rd Place – Brayton Foster of Hammertime Wrestling Academy 4th Place – Oliver Wilke of Southern door 5th Place – Ronnie Coppernoll of DWC 6th…

2018-19 IAwrestle Season Pass

The IAwrestle season pass, powered by TrackCast, is now available to purchase for all of our wrestling fans. Fans have the option to purchase the live stream of individual events for $10-15 (depending on the event) or they can choose the Season Pass option, which will bring 25+ events for the convenient price of $65.…

HWC’s Alli Ragan withdraws from World Championships

USA Wrestling: Two-time World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Iowa City, Iowa/Sunkist Kids/Hawkeye WC) has been withdrawn from the 2018 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary at 59 kg/130 lbs. in women’s freestyle due to an injury. Ragan, who qualified for her sixth straight Senior World Team with her victory in Final X in Lincoln on…

Iowans Featured on Takedown TV

This week on Takedown TV; One-on-one with Tom Brands and Doug Schwab, three top 100 recruits make their commitments, inside look of St. Cloud State’s workouts with the United States Marine Corps, The Open Mat “On Campus” tour heads to Army West Point 00:00 – University of Iowa’s Head Coach Tom Brands 03:44 – University…

Governor Kim Reynolds to speak at C-RTC 100 Event

As we progress into October and the official start of wrestling season, the Cyclone Regional Training center is asking ALL CYCLONES to come out and support their final 2018 Cyclone Regional Training Center Fund Raising event.   The C-RTC 100 is on Thursday night, Oct. 11 in Ankeny. Attached is a flyer with some specific…

Hawkeyes add Fargo Champ to 2020 Recruiting Class

The Iowa Hawkeyes have landed two-time Arizona state champion Jesse Ybarra. The junior from Sunnyside High School is currently ranked No. 12 in The Open Mat’s latest rankings at 120 pounds. This summer, Ybarra broke through the rankings winning the Cadet freestyle national championship at 120 pounds over Ankeny’s Caleb Rathjen.  Ybarra projects at 141…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Des Moines Golf Outing – Sept 27th

REGISTER HERE Featuring HWC athletes and Coaches. Four Person Best Shot Hole Prizes Lunch All proceeds go to support Hawkeye Wrestling Club athletes to pursue World and Olympic Championships. When: Thursday, September 27th 2018 Where: Echo Valley Country Club   Schedule: 12:00pm – Registration Starts | 1:00pm – Golf Cost: $1000 per Foursome with Sponsorship…

2018-19 IAHSAA Iowa Preliminary Classifications

IAHSAA has released the 2018-19 IAHSAA Iowa Preliminary Classifications Report of Wrestling Teams & Co-ops Team Name Enroll -ment Class Head School Co-oping Schools (if Applicable) ACGC 176 1A ACGC AGWSR, Ackley 113 1A AGWSR, Ackley AHSTW, Avoca 156 1A AHSTW, Avoca Akron-Westfield 129 1A Akron-Westfield Albia 262 2A Albia Alburnett 155 1A Alburnett Algona…

Is Drake University the home of the next D1 Wrestling Program?

Via TheOpenMat By Earl Smith Saturday, Mike Moyer the Executive Director of the NWCA sat down with Takedown Radio to discuss various topics that involve his organization, one of which was adding new programs, specifically one at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In August a presentation was made to the administration at Drake about…

Hawkeyes 2018-19 Season Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The 2018-19 schedule released Friday by the University of Iowa wrestling  program includes seven home dates, including an Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup against Iowa State on Saturday, Dec. 1. Iowa opens the home schedule Nov. 17 against Princeton, before hosting duals on three consecutive Saturdays beginning Nov. 24. The Big…