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. Advertisements

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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…

War at West Gym Teams + Match Order

When: 3/14/20 – Doors Open at 5PM Where: West Gym, Cedar Falls, Iowa Tickets: WaratWestGym.com or at door ($10) Watch: Trackwrestling Red Team Blue Team 1 Jalen Schropp Kayden Kauzlarich Folk 2 Gabe Greenlee Chet Buss Folk 3 Alexis Ross Emma Grimm Folk 4 Graham Gambrall Cael Rahnavardi Folk 5 Carson Taylor Dyson Kunz Folk…

Super Pee Wee State – Day One Results

Wath all the action live or archived HERE. Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Auben Sweeting of Husky Wrestling Club 2nd Place – Cohen Utesch of Little Panthers Wrestling 3rd Place – John Koch of Husky Wrestling Club 4th Place – Ryker Griffiths of Davis County Elite 5th Place – Hank Davis of Powerhouse Wrestling Club…

3A vs 2A vs 1A Dream Team Triangular

Every year we have the same debate. Which class is the best in Iowa? Enjoy and debate. 3A 106 Ryder Block (Waverly) Fr 44 0 113 Bailey Roybal (Waverly) So 39 1 120 Drake Ayala (Ft Dodge) Jr 45 0 126 Cullan Schriever (Mason City) Sr 16 0 132 Hunter Garvin (IC West) So 33 3…

2020 Iowa AAU State Championship – Final Results

A 3rd-4th Grade – 50 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Amir Newman-Winfrey of Hammer Time Wrestling Academy 2nd Place – Knox Ayala of Sebolt Wrestling Academy 3rd Place – Thayer Hagstrom of Hammerin Hawks 4th Place – Blaze Sorensen of Davis county elite 5th Place – Rylan Runyan of Sebolt Wrestling Academy 6th Place –…

2020 AAU State HUB

Feb 29-Mar 1, 2020 Wells Fargo Arena IAwrestle.com has you covered for all your 2020 Iowa AAU State Wrestling coverage. Refer to this post for updates throughout the week. Submit story ideas HERE. TWITTER | FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | YOUTUBE STATE TOURNAMENT ARTICLES 30 Years of AAU State Champions 2019 AAU Place-winners by Team SCHEDULE…

AAU State: B Division Preview + Predictions

60 lbs Match to watch: 2nd Rd match-up between Landon Gottschalk (DC Elite) and Urijah Courter (CIWC Team Intensity) will be as good as the finals match in this weight. Courter is a returning champ from A division last year while Gottschalk placed 3rd but was a champ in 2018. The winner of that is…

AAU State: A Division Preview + Predictions

50 lbs Match to watch: Semi-Final match-up between Thayer Hagstrom (Hammerin’ Hawks) vs. Amir Newman-Winfrey (Hammer Time). Both wrestlers are 3x SPW State Champions. Both qualified for AAU state last year at 50 lbs as second graders with Hagstrom placing 4th and Amir placing 7th. These two have never met but it will be one…