Alex Marinelli on Potentially Dangerous Podcast

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Ross Bartachek. Today’s show welcomes the return of Alex Marinelli who is the 165 pound starter for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Alex catches up with Ross on the recent updates in his life – including marrying his middle school sweetheart,…

Iowa Hawkeyes 2019-20 Schedule

Technology is a beautiful thing. It’s September 7, 2019 and the University of Iowa has yet to officially announce their competition schedule. However, thanks to the power of the internet and perhaps more importantly the go to hub for all wrestling statistics, Wrestle Stat has pieced together the Hawkeyes schedule based on the schedules released…

Best of Brands 174/184

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

Best of Brands 157/165

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

Sokol Reopens Recruiting

The University of Iowa’s wrestling team took a couple blow this Monday. Earlier this evening Flowrestling reported that the Hawkeyes’ 2021 verbal commitment Ryan Sokol decided to reopen his recruitment. The news comes just hours after the Des Moines Register’s Cody Goodwin put out a report that lightweight Jason Renteria has decided to leave the…

Iowa Duo Featured in Flowrestling’s Top 20

With the new school year quickly approaching that means its time for high school ranking services to begin updating their class rankings for each grade after factoring in summer results. Last week Flowrestling’s Willie Saylor updated his class of 2020 rankings, and instead of listing the top 100 he doubled down and expanded his list…

Best of Brands 141/149

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

Best of Brands 125/133

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

Iowa’s Last NCAA title Revisited

As we near the beginning of the 2019-20 season it felt appropriate to take a moment and reflect back on Iowa’s past. This season will be the ten year anniversary of the program’s 2010 NCAA title run which was capped off by a 134 team point performance in Omaha, Nebraska. The title was Tom Brands’s…

Running Through Iowa’s Lightweight Lineup Scenarios

With the official arrival of Gavin Teasdale, the Iowa Hawkeyes find themselves with options aplenty in the lower weights. This will give the program the most depth in this department since possibly during the early Brands-era when the team was packed with All-Americans at the first three weights with notable names Matt McDonough, Joe Slaton,…

Gavin Teasdale Transferring to Iowa

Big news in Iowa City, as PA Power Wrestling has reported that former top recruit in the class of 2019, Gavin Teasdale will be transferring to Iowa. The Pennsylvania based media outlet featured Teasdale on a recent episode of their podcast talking bout the wrestlers decision to join the team. According to the interview Teasdale…

Final X – Lincoln Preview

  Last weekend in New Jersey provided but just a taste of things to come as USA Wrestling World Team qualification process wraps up this weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska with Final X – Lincoln. Hosted by the University of Nebraska this weekend’s field features six wrestles with a tie to the state of Iowa competing,…

Sam Stoll to Continue Competing with HWC

Sam Stoll is staying in Iowa City. Yesterday, in an article published by the Quad City Time’s sports writer Steve Batterson Tom Brands was quoted as saying that the All-American heavyweight will stay in Iowa City to continue training with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. While this may not be earth shattering news that another former…