Week One Potential Matchups to WATCH

By Rob Hill Happy early Christmas. Weekends are now filled with Iowa high school wrestling tournaments and this weekend is a monster. Several #1 vs #1 matchups could go down in Independence and all eyes will be on insane 138 pound field featuring four top ranked wrestlers. Here are some potential matches you will not…

Hawkeyes Handle the Pressure in Ames

125: Spencer Lee (IOWA) over Alex Mackall (IOST) (TF 17-2 2:53) 133: Austin DeSanto (IOWA) over Todd Small (IOST) (MD 16-4) 141: Ian Parker (IOST) over Carter Happel (IOWA) (SV-1 6-4) 149: Pat Lugo (IOWA) over Jarrett Degen (IOST) (Dec 4-3) 157: David Carr (IOST) over Kaleb Young (IOWA) (Dec 6-1) 165: Alex Marinelli (IOWA)…

2020 Iowa High School Post-Season Sites and Assignments

  Following approval on Friday morning by the IHSAA’s Board of Control, sectional and district tournament assignments for the 2020 wrestling postseason are now available. Sectional tournaments for Class 2A and Class 1A are scheduled for Saturday, February 8. The first- and second-place winners in each weight class then advance to district tournaments. District tournaments…

Grand View Open on Season Pass – Team List + Rosters

  WHEN: 11/16/2019 WHERE: Southeast Polk High School – Google Map WATCH: LIVE + ARCHIVED MATCHES     TEAMS LISTED ON TRACKWRESTLING 1 Baker, KS 2 Benedictine, KS 3 Briar Cliff, IA 4 Buena Vista, IA 5 Central Methodist, MO 6 Central Missouri, MO 7 Cumberland, TN 8 Doane, IA 9 Ellsworth Community College, IA…

Hawkeyes Intrasquad Results + Today’s Matchups

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa wrestling program wrestled eight matches Thursday at the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex. Results are below. Preseason matches resume Friday at 3:30 p.m. (CT). The public is invited to attend. Admission is free. Fans in attendance will be asked to remove your street shoes prior to entering the…

Class 3A Top Teams Returning Points from 2019

Continuing with our early look at the Iowa High School wrestling landscape, we’ll take a look at what the top 3A teams have returning. Class 3A has six returning state champions, 55 returning place-winners and 123 qualifiers from 2019. Fort Dodge is in the top spot, with 85 returning points from last season’s third place…

Class 2A Top Teams Returning Points from 2019

By Rob Hill (Cover photo by Cam Kramer – IAwrestle.com) Continuing with our early look at the Iowa High School wrestling landscape, we’ll take a look at what the top 2A teams have returning. Class 2A has five returning State Champions, 61 returning Place Winners, and 122 Qualifiers from 2019. Union is returning all their…

2019 Night of Conflict Match Order

IAwrestle has added one more great match to the 2019 Night of Conflict card on Saturday, October 19th. The Night of Conflict will take place at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo, IA and will feature some of the state’s top talent. The event doors open at 5:30 PM with the first whistle…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Des Moines Golf Outing

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, Sept 26, 2019 Where: Echo Valley Country Club Schedule: 2:00pm – Registration Starts | 1:00pm – Golf Register Online: $1000 per Foursome with Sponsorship $800 per…

Class 1A Top Teams Returning Points from 2019

                                               By Rob Hill It is never too early to start looking at the Iowa High School wrestling landscape.  Every year we say goodbye to the graduating seniors and they leave a small…

David Carr after Junior Worlds Semis

TheMat.com Press Release TALLINN, Estonia – Three U.S. wrestlers won semifinal matches on Tuesday night, to qualify for the men’s freestyle gold-medal finals on Wednesday at the Junior World Championships. Advancing to the finals will be David Carr (Canton, Ohio/Titan Mercury WC/Cyclone WC) at 74 kg/163 lbs., Lucas Davison (Chesterton, Ind./Wildcat WC/Chicago RTC) at 92…

Jesse Delgado Signs On With C-RTC

Per C-RTC Release: AMES, Iowa – Today Cyclone Regional Training Center Director, Kevin Dresser, announced the addition of Jesse Delgado as a Resident Athlete of the C-RTC. Prior to the C-RTC, Delgado had been training with the Illinois Regional Training Center. “We have the unique opportunity to hire Jesse as a resident athlete in the…

Iowa Finishes Top Three in Junior Men’s Freestyle

100 pounds 1st – Daniel Sheen (Illinois) dec. Brandon O’Brien (Iowa), 2-1 3rd – Cael Keck (Missouri) dec. Samuel Hayes (Illinois), 6-2 5th – Andrew Dalrymple (Alaska) pin Cameron Hines (Connecticut), 3:38 7th – Robert Gardner (Pennsylvania) tech. fall Noah Savageau (North Dakota), 13-2, 3:00   106 pounds 1st – Andre Gonzales (California) fall Blake…

Iowa Women Finish Top Ten at 16U National Championships

USMC 16U NATIONALS At Fargo, N.D.Women’s freestyle results 94 pounds 1st – Sterling Dias (Nevada) dec. Isabella Morales (Washington), 8-0 3rd – Heaven Fitch (North Carolina) dec. Eva Diaz (Florida), 12-4 5th – Alexandra Szkotnicki (Maryland) pin Avery Kibelbek (Tennessee), 1:38 7th – Makayla Young (Ohio) dec. Madison Avila (California), 12-5 100 pounds 1st –…