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Wartburg defeats rival Luther 47-3

WAVERLY, Iowa– Top-ranked Wartburg (13-0 overall, 2-0 IIAC) defeated Luther 47-3 Thursday. Video provide by Wartburg Knight Vision Results: 125: #6 Arnulfo Olea (WB) win by fall at 2:40 vs. Sam Camacho (LC) WB 6-0 133: Connor Campo (WB) win by fall at 2:40 vs. Cody Hanson (LC) WB 12-0 141: #4 Cross Cannone (WB)…

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Wartburg Seeks Eleventh NWCA National Duals Title

The 2017 Multi-Divisional National Duals features 88 of the best D2, D3, NAIA, NJCAA and Women’s programs from across the country competing for a National Duals Meet Championship. Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 4000 Parnell Avenue Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 Tickets Adult- All weekend pass-$40 Student- All weekend pass-$30 Adult- Daily Ticket-$20 Follow Watch LIVE…

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From homeless to heavyweight—Miranda finds a family at Central

PELLA — Ramona Aparicio’s subcompact Geo Metro was touted for its bottom-of-the-market sticker price and its ultra-light three-cylinder engine that produced a fuel-efficiency rating near 50 miles per gallon. Promotional materials never mentioned it sleeps four. But for a tumultuous portion of Central College senior wrestler Jaime Miranda‘s (Aberdeen, Wash.) childhood, the Metro wasn’t just an economy…

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Top-ranked Wartburg Defeats No. 21 Cornell

WAVERLY, Iowa– Top-ranked Wartburg (5-0 overall) defeated No. 21 Cornell (3-4) 41-3 Friday. Complete results: 125: #5 Arnulfo Olea (WB) win by fall at 3:10 vs. Gage Griffin (CC)  WB 6-0 133: Dusten Reed (WB) win by fall at 2:01 vs. Brody Lamb (CC) WB 12-0 141: #4 Josh Martin (CC) win by 12-4 maj…

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No. 39 in #IAfab50 Brady Kyner Commits

The Wartburg Knights have landed a big in-state talent. Southeast Warren’s Brady Kyner has committed to the program. Kyner is a three-time Iowa state medalist and is projected to wrestle 125 pounds for the Knights. “Coach Keller and I have had a special bond from the start. All the schools I looked at, I found…

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IIAC Wrestler of the Week – Justin Kreiter

IIAC Wrestler of the Week   Justin Kreiter, Luther College Sr., 184lbs., Davenport, Iowa / North Scott In his first match of the season Kreiter pinned Travis Cripe of UW-Eau Claire in 6:34 No. 1 Kreiter’s fall pulled the Norse within five points of the Blugolds with two matches left Kreiter earned 2016 All-American honors…

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IIAC Wrestler of the Week – Logan Thomsen

  Junior Logan Thomsen (La Porte City) was named the Iowa Conference’s Male Athlete of the Week and the wrestler of the week, the conference office announced today. Logan Thomsen, Wartburg College Jr., 157lbs., La Porte City, Iowa / Union Upset the #2 ranked wrestler in DIII on his way to winning the 157 bracket…

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Wartburg adds Slade Sifuentes

The Wartburg Knights picked up a huge recruit by adding Lake Mills prep Slade Sifuentes. Coming into last year, Sifuentes didn’t have any state tournament results, but he was however a 2014 Preseason Nationals champion at 195 pounds. Sifuentes then had a strong 2016 season where he won the 1A state title at 195 pounds…

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No. 1 Wartburg Defeats Simpson 41-4

Wartburg Athletics INDIANOLA, Iowa– The No. 1 Wartburg wrestling team (1-0 overall, 1-0 IIAC) defeated Simpson (0-1, 0-1) 41-4 Wednesday to open the dual season. Wartburg 41, Simpson 4 Weight                   Summary                                                                           125 #4 Arnulfo Olea (WAR) pins Clayton Fenzl, 4:27 133 Dusten Reed (WAR) wins by forfeit 141 Zach Johnston (SIM) major dec. #7 Connor…

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IIAC Wrestler of the Week – Eddie Smith

Eddie Smith, Loras Prairie du Sac, Wis. / Sauk Prairie Wrestling – Wrestler of the Week   Eddie Smith, Loras College   Fr., 174lbs., Prairie du Sac, Wis. / Sauk Prairie On November 12, Smith helped lead the Duhawks to victory in a dual vs. UW-Stevens Point (30-12) Smith jumped out to a 6-1 lead…

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Top-Ranked Wartburg Opens Dual Season at Simpson

Top-ranked Wartburg opens its dual season tonight at 7 p.m. against Simpson College. Click here for the live video, The Series Wartburg holds the all-time series lead at 37-2 Wartburg’s lineup 125- #4 Arnulfo Olea 133- Dusten Reed 141- #7 Connor Campo 149- #7 Cross Cannone 157- Logan Thomsen 165- Brady Meyer 174- #2 Eric…

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Beavers Pick Up Placewinners at Multiple Events

The Buena Vista wrestling team sent individuals to two different locations on Saturday, but the Beavers still came away with a solid day overall with two at Luther College and four more out at the W & J Invite in Pennsylvania. Freshman 165-pounder Nick Richards came up with a runner-up finish at Luther, falling in…

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Duhawks Control UW-Stevens Point, 30-12

DUBUQUE, Iowa (Duhawks.com) – The Loras wrestling team posted a convincing win in its first dual of the season, besting UW-Stevens Point on Saturday afternoon, 30-12. Led by a corps of freshmen in Clint Lembeck, Guy Patron Jr. and Eddie Smith, the Duhawks won eight of 10 bouts, including a victory at 174# over the…