Willie Miklus Moving Back Home

Southeast Polk alum Willie Miklus will finish his sixth year at Iowa State University. Last March, the NCAA granted Miklus a sixth year after missing the majority of 2014 and 2017 seasons due to injuries. “I’m excited to be moving back to Iowa and be closer to my family. I’m moving into a great program…

Buena Vista University Hires Mark Rial

Buena Vista University (BVU) Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, has announced the hiring of Mark Rial, as the University’s next head wrestling coach, pending the completion of a standard background check. Rial has been employed by Royal Flooring in Urbandale, Iowa, since 2017 where he works with builders and home owners on new construction and…

Iowa Central Lands State Champion Boone McDermott

Break out senior star, Boone McDermott has decided to stay in-state to wrestle for Iowa Central Community College. Boone McDermott was this years class 2A state champion at 220 pounds and ended the year ranked tenth in the country by FloWrestling. “Being a part of a program that has produced some absolute beasts is exciting.…

Andrew Knaack Returns To North Tama

For the last 27 years North Tama has been combined with Gladbrook/Reinbeck for the wrestling program.This coming season, North Tama will once again be split and they have brought back alum, Andrew Knaack to lead the program. “This is a very exciting opportunity for me and this community. For this community, it will mean supporting…

Former Cadet World Team Member Selects Iowa

The University of Iowa has landed former Cadet World Team Member and Minnesota State Champion, Aaron Cashman, as first reported by Andy Hamilton. Cashman was ranked 49th in the Class of 2018 according to The Open Mat. “Recruiting slowed down when colleges thought I already made a commitment. Kevin Jackson invited me to go to…

PD118 – We let Allix on Podcast….BAD idea

  Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Nic Ryder and our catch all worker Allix Williamson. Allix and Nic take over Potentially Dangerous this week and they’re all over the map. From actual wrestling news to Allix’s top cute list (not sure…

SF07.1 – Doug Reiter makes Tom Brands apologize to Mack

  Shots Fired is the latest weekly podcast from IAwrestle. Each week Mack Reiter and Eric Schares give you unfiltered greatness as they shout out their opinions on everything from Wrestling to early-2000’s hair styles. On this week’s Shots Fired podcast Reiter and Schares discuss Mack going to New York, BTS/Trials preview, the grind of…

PD117 – Don’t Ruin the Best State Tournament

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Eric Schares and Lars Underbakke. Show topics: NEW Fab50 rankings are in. Seeding the IAHSAA State Championships…yay or nay? Controversial call at the Iowa/USA State Championships. Girls numbers declining in freestyle Rate and review Potentially Dangerous…

SF06 – Don’t worry IAHSAA, we got it from here

Shots Fired is the latest weekly podcast from IAwrestle. Each week Mack Reiter and Eric Schares give you unfiltered greatness as they shout out their opinions on everything from Wrestling to early-2000’s hair styles. On this week’s Shots Fired podcast Reiter and Schares the Minnesota coaching musical chairs, Pan American Championships + Euro talk and…

Iowa/USA Girls State Freestyle Championships Final Results

Intermediate Girls – IG-1 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Cadence Christensen of Viking Wrestling Club 2nd Place – Kambree Westendorf of Female Elite Wrestling 3rd Place – Giavonna Prothero of Hammer Time Wrestling Academy Round 1 Kambree Westendorf (Female Elite Wrestling) won by tech fall over Giavonna Prothero (Hammer Time Wrestling Academy) (TF 10-0) Round…

Jeff Breese Leaving Buena Vista for Lake Erie Position

After four seasons at the Buena Vista helm, Jeff Breese has accepted a new position in Ohio at Lake Erie College. Breese will become the second head coach in program history. Head Coach Jeff Breese said, “I am thrilled to be only the second wrestling coach in the history of Lake Erie College Wrestling.   This…

Trio of Iowans and Louive Receive Seeds at U.S. Open

Women’s wrestling seeds 50 kg 1. Victoria Anthony (Sunkist Kids) 2. Whitney Conder (U.S. Army WCAP) 3. Amy Fearnside (Titan Mercury WC) 4. Erin Golston (New York AC) 53 kg 1. Haley Augello (New York AC) 2. Sarah Hildebrandt (New York AC) 3. Cody Pfau (Titan Mercury WC) 4. Dajan Treder (unattached) 5. Gabriellle Weyhrich…

Doug Schwab Contract Extended Through 2024

  UNI Athletics Release University of Northern Iowa Director of Athletics David Harris has announced a three-year contract extension for UNI wrestling head coach Doug Schwab. Schwab’s contract will be extended through March 31, 2024. “Doug has done a tremendous job with the UNI Panther wrestling program,” Harris said. “His passion for Panther wrestling is…

SF05 – “We WANT to sponsor Pat Downey”

    Shots Fired is the latest podcast on the IAwrestle Podcast Network hosted by Mack Reiter and Eric Schares. Former Minnesota wrestlers surprise JRob and Marty Morgan at their Hall of Fame induction. Mack talks about the night Minnesota won the NCAA title. They also dig into their US Open favorites and who is…

PD114 – Harrington maybe out at ISU + Iowa Recruit/Transfer Talk

  Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Tony Hager and Ross Bartachek. Show topics: Iowa State continues to stockpile Iowans Does Iowa State need extra upper weights do to another transfer? Huge weekend in Iowa City Can Iowa land Austin DeSanto? Short…

SF04 – Mack thinks the Pitt Classic is a conspiracy

Shots Fired is the latest podcast on the IAwrestle Podcast Network hosted by Mack Reiter and Eric Schares. On this episode the guys pat themselves on the back. Discuss the young guys entering the US Open and US Open thoughts. Beat the Streets talk (spoiler: Mack’s going this year! And he already knows one of…

Norwalk’s Alanah Vetterick Commits to Midland University

The past year has been an opportunity for Alanah Vetterick to step back, find herself and study the sport of wrestling to re-evaluate her style. The Norwalk Senior underwent bilateral labral surgery in August and November of 2017, with hopes to repair it for her long term goals. It won’t be easy coming back to…