Sam Loyd Commits to Grand View

For the second straight day, Nick Mitchell has picked up the commitment from yet another lightweight prospect in the state of Iowa as New London’s Sam Loyd will wrestle for Grand View. “I chose Grand View because of the Championship Lifestyle, Coach Mitchell and Reedy want you to succeed in life and not just wrestling.” Loyd…

Shea Ruffridge Commits to Grand View

Pocahontas Area senior Shea Ruffridge has committed to continue his wrestling career at Grand View University. A two-time state medalist, Ruffridge is coming off a season where he placed fourth at 120 pounds. “Grandview felt like the right fit for me.” Ruffridge told IAwrestle, “The coaching staff, teammates, and environment is second to none.” Ruffridge…

Tanner Abbas Commits to Grand View

Another top 50 Iowan is coming off the board as Clarion-Goldfield-Dows standout Tanner Abbas has committed to wrestle for Grand View. The #44 ranked wrestler in IAwrestle’s Fab 50, Abbas is the top instate commitment for Nick Mitchell. A three-time state medalist, Abbas tied his career best finish at the state tournament this past February…

Brandon Wright Added as a Volunteer Assistant at Indiana

By Indiana Athletic Communications BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana wrestling head coach Duane Goldman announced the addition of Brandon Wright to the Hoosiers’ coaching staff. Wright, Indiana’s first RTC athlete with hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, joins the Hoosiers as a volunteer assistant coach. “Having a US National Team member and Indiana native on…

Grand View Releases 2017-18 Schedule

Day Time Event Location November 4 9:00 PM Cyclone Open  Ames, IA 11 9:00 AM Grand View Open  Des Moines, IA 18 9:00 AM Coe Turkey Open  Cedar Rapids, IA December 2 9:00 AM Luther Hill Invitational  Indianola, IA 5:00 PM Dual vs. Benedictine  Atchison, KS 9 9:00 AM Doane Open  Crete, NE 18 Desert…

Chad Lowman Returns Home to Coach Grand View Vikings

Former two-time national champion and three-time All-American Chad Lowman returns back to Grand View after a one year at Cumberland University as a full-time assistant. Lowman coached as a graduate assistant at Grand View University for two years prior to accepting the position at Cumberland. During those those two years Lowman help the Vikings win…

Graceland University Announces the 2017-18 Recruiting Class

LAMONI, IA – As the Graceland University Wrestling program heads into its fifth season, Head Coach Zack Mullins is pleased to announce 13 student-athletes in the Graceland University Wrestling Recruiting Class Fall 2017. Mullins said, “We are very excited about this group of guys joining our program and Graceland community! We believe these guys will fit…

Eric Thompson Returns to NLWC

Cael Sanderson has added another national champion to his room, as Eric Thompson will be returning to State College, Pennsylvania this time to coach the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club (NLWC) at Penn State University. A three-time NAIA champion, Thompson is among the all-time greats that Grand View coach Nick Mitchell has produced during his time…

Grand View’s Reedy promoted to Associate Head Coach

Grand View Wrestling Assistant Coach Paul Reedy has been promoted from Head Assistant to Associate Head Coach. Reedy has been a key component to the success of the Grand View wrestling program. Alongside of head coach Nick Mitchell, Reedy has help build a dynasty program, earning 6 straight national titles in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. In the past…

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…

Jarel Arbegast Commits to Grand View

West Fork’s 2017 state finalist, Jarel Arbegast, announced via social media Monday that he has committed to wrestle for Grand View University. Arbegast finished second in the state in the 1A 170 lb. division. Arbegast was defeated by Taylan Entriken of Hudson in the finals.  

Des Moines to host NAIA Wrestling National Championships

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that the 2018 and 2019 NAIA Wrestling National Championships are heading to Des Moines, Iowa. The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (Catch Des Moines) serves as the official host of the events, which take place at the Jacobson Exhibition Center…

Grand View Crowns Five and Shatters Record with 234.5 Points

Team Race: 1-Grand View (234.5), 19-Briar Cliff (27.5), 22-Morningside (26), 30-Northwestern (14), 38-Graceland (3.5), 39-Waldorf (2.5), 39-William Penn (2.5)   133: Jacob Colon (Grand View) defeated Mitch  Pawlak (Indiana Tech) by 12-1 major decision.                     141: Josh Wenger (Grand View) defeated Dillon Kifer (Jamestown) by 15-7 major decision.  …

Grand View Sends Six Into NAIA Championships Finals

Top 25 Team Score 125   Champ Semis & 5th WB Semifinal – 1 Adrian Camposano (Campbellsville (Ky.)) 19-1 won by decision over 5 Devane Dodgens (Life (Ga.)) 28-4 (Dec 4-3) Semifinal – 3 Troy Lakin (Menlo (Calif.)) 27-6 won in sudden victory – 1 over 2 Matthew Nguyen (Eastern Oregon) 29-8 (SV-1 8-6) Cons. Round…

Grand View Locks Up Sixth Straight NAIA National Championship on Day One

Team Race: 1-Grand View (126.5), 21-Briar Cliff (19), 21-Morningside (19), 25-Northwestern (14), 38-Graceland (3.5), 39-Waldorf (2.5), 39-William Penn (2.5) 125: Keegan Hessler (Morningside) remains on the consolation side of the bracket, taking on Olson Delisca (Southeastern).   133: Jacob Colon (Grand View) has reached the semifinals. He will face David Berg (Midland). Cartland Allen (Graceland)…