Brock Henderson commits to Coe College

Brock Henderson, a senior at North Linn, capped off his career a two-time Iowa high school champion, and followed that up by committing to Upper Iowa University. After thinking the decision over, Henderson has decided to switch his commitment and will now wrestle for Coe College. “After a true consideration of all of my options,…

Noah Hughes-Reilly Commits to Loras College

Two-time Iowa High School state qualifier Noah Hughes-Reilly has committed to wrestle for Loras College. The Valley High School senior reached the 3A 120 pounds semi-finals where he would face two-time state champion, Brody Teske. Hughes-Reilly would go on to lose his match against the eventual champ and then came back for a fifth place…

Gavin Babcock commits to Central College

Southeast Polk’s Gavin Babcock will be staying local, as the 170-pound 3A runner-up has committed to wrestle for Central College. After a 1-2 record at the state tournament as a junior, Babcock made a big jump rising to #3 in IAwrestle’s final 3A rankings. His senior state tournament run saw him defeat three ranked wrestlers…

US Open – Men’s Freestyle – Results

What: US Open – Men’s Freestyle Tournament Where: Las Vegas, Nevada When: Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28 Results: 57KG – Tony Ramos – Round of 32 – defeated Kyle Pedretti, 10-0 Round of 16 – defeated Roman Bravo-Young, 12-2 Quarters – defeated Frank Perrelli, 5-5 criteria Semis – Nathan Tomasello Kyle Pedretti – eliminated Round…

Simpson College seeking Full-Time Assistant Wrestling Coach

Simpson College seeks candidates for a full-time Assistant Wrestling Coach. Qualified candidates will demonstrate the ability to assist the Head Coach with all phases of the NCAA Division III program including planning practice sessions and competitive coaching situations; identifying and successfully recruiting academically qualified and athletically talented student-athletes; teaching, mentoring and coaching; developing well-rounded student-athletes;…

Wartburg’s Devos, Loras’ Patron Jr. Headline Iowa Conference Wrestling Awards

The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its end-of-season wrestling awards Wednesday, March 29, 2017 with Wartburg’s Eric DeVos (Okoboji, Iowa/Waverly-Shell Rock) and Loras’ Guy Patron Jr. (Harvey, La./Jesuit) headlining the announcement as Iowa Conference MVP and Freshman of the Year, respectively. Loras College, first year head coach TJ Miller was voted IIAC Coach of the Year. In addition,…

Knights Prepare to Make History in DIII National Championship

Who: Central College, Coe College, Cornell College, Loras College, Luther College, Wartburg College, and University of Dubuque What: NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship Where: LaCrosse Center, LaCrosse, WI When: Opening round begins at 11 a.m.     125: #5 Arnulfo Olea (Wartbrug) vs. Joey Aumann (Plymouth State) Zachary Beckner (Ferrum) vs. #2 CJ Pestano (Central)…

Division III Central Regional Final Results

Qualifiers by team: Wartburg (10), Central (5), Loras (4), Luther (3), Cornell (2) Coe (2), Millikin (2), Augustana (2), University of Dubuque (1) 125: CJ Pestano (Central) defeated Arnulfo Olea (Wartburg) by a 3-1 decision. Travis Jones (Millikin) qualifies with a third place over Jan Rosenberg (Coe) by 15-6 major decision. 133: Chris Williams (Millikin) defeats Cam Timok (Central) by…

Division III Central Regional Finals Matches

Top 5 Team Score Update: 1. Wartburg (161.5) 2. Central (103.5) 3. Coe (101.5) 4. Loras (91) 5. Luther (77) 125: Arnulfo Olea (Wartburg) vs. CJ Pestano (Central) 133: Chris Williams (Millikin) vs. Cam Timok (Central) 141: Cross Cannone (Wartburg) vs. Clint Lembeck (Loras) 149: Kenny Martin (Wartburg) vs. Aaron Engle (Cornell) 157: Logan Thomsen (Wartburg) vs. Jimmy…

Wartburg Team Favorite for NCAA DIII Central Regional

What: NCAA Division III Central Regional Championship Who: Coe College, Central College, Buena Vista University, University of Dubuque, Loras College, Luther College, Simpson College, Wartburg College, Nebraska Wesleyan, Cornell College, Augustana College, Huntingdon College, Knox College, University of the Ozarks, Millikin and MacMurray. Where: Five Flags Center Dubuque, IA When: First-round matches begin at 9:00…

Battle of the Burgs Recap

The Wartburg Knights defeated the Augsburg Auggies in the 2017 Battle of the Burgs by a score of 20-13. Entering intermission, the Knights trailed by a score of 9-6, but were able to rally back winning four matches after the break. The Knights defended their status as the top team in Division III. 125 lbs. #5…

Battle of the Burgs Features #1 Knights

Who: #1 Wartburg College vs. #2 Augsburg College What: 2017 Battle of the Burgs When: 2/2/2017 7:30 p.m. Where: Si Melby Hall, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN Arguably the most exciting dual in all of Division III will take place tonight, February 2nd, in Si Melby Hall as the #1 Wartburg Knights take on the #2…

IIAC Season Heats Up With Conference Dual Tournament

By Allix Williamson The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will host the 2017 IIAC Duals on Saturday, January 21, at two locations. The tournament will be hosted by both Luther College and the University of Dubuque. The IIAC features three teams ranked within the Top 25, Wartburg (1), Central (10), and Coe (13). The nine conference schools…