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…

Dayton Racer Transferring to Ohio State

Iowa Central NJCAA national champion Dayton Racer has found a new home in Division I wrestling as he announced that he will be transferring to Ohio State University on his personal Twitter account. “I wanted to create the best opportunity to achieve my goal,” Racer said on his commitment to the Buckeyes, “I want to…

Tucker Black Signs with Upper Iowa

The Upper Iowa Peacocks received another addition to their 2017 recruiting class, this time from NJCAA All-American Tucker Black of NIACC. Black finished the season with a 20-10 record while earning the NJCAA Central district 165-pound title before finishing seventh at the national tournament. “The environment,” Black said on why he chose Upper Iowa, “The…

Tritons Victorious in NJCAA National Championship

Team Race: 1. Iowa Central (150), 5. Ellsworth (77.5), 6. Iowa Western (70), 7. NIACC (67), 8. Iowa Lakes (62) 125: Todd Small (Iowa Central) defeats David Campbell (Clackamas) by a 4-3 decision. 133: Zak Hensley (Iowa Central) finishes in 2nd following a 10-6 loss to Sean DeShazer (Northeast Oklahoma). 157: Dayton Racer (Iowa Central) is the NJCAA National…

NJCAA National Championship Finals Matches

Team Race: Iowa Central (2)-135 pts., Ellsworth (5)-71.5 pts., NIACC (6)-67 pts., Iowa Western (7)-64 pts., Iowa Lakes (8)-63 pts. 125: David Campbell (Clackamas) vs. Todd Small (Iowa Central) 133: Zak Hensley (Iowa Central) vs. Sean  DeShazer (Northeast Oklahoma) 157: Dayton Racer (Iowa Central) vs. Brett Bradford (Rochester) 184: Preston Lauterbach (Iowa Western) vs. Haszell West (Clackamas) 197:…

NJCAA National Championships Day Two Preview

Team Race: Iowa Central (2)-91 pts., Ellsworth (5)-54.4 pts., NIACC (6)-52.5 pts., Iowa Western (8)-48 pts., Iowa Lakes (9)-46 pts. 125: Justin Folley (Ellsworth) will face David Campbell (Clackamas) on the top half of the bracket. Todd Small (Iowa Central) will face Cole Verner (Western Wyoming). Brennen Doebel (NIACC) remains on the back side of…

Four Iowa Schools in Top Five in latest NJCAA Rankings

Team Rankings 1 Northeastern Oklahoma 2 Iowa Central 3 Iowa Lakes 3 Iowa Western 5 Ellsworth 6 Clackamas 7 SW Oregon 8 Otero 9 Lincoln 9 Northwest Wy 11 Camden 11 Niagara 13 Harper 14 North Idaho 14 Rochester 16 Western Wy 17 Northwest Kansas Tech. 18 Barton 18 Labette 19 Colby 19 Highline 19…

NJCAA Individual and Team Rankings

Team Rankings (IOWA TEAMS) – #1 – Iowa Western #2 – Iowa Lakes #5 – Iowa Central #9 – Ellsworth #T11 – NIACC   Individual Rankings (IOWA TEAMS) 125 – #3 – Brian Maas (Iowa Lakes) #8 – Todd Small (Iowa Central)   133 – #1 – Zak Hensley (Iowa Central) #2 – Blake Walker…

Postseason College Tournament Dates & Info

  NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament Where: Council Bluffs, Iowa When: February 26-27 Where to watch: FloPro Brackets: http://njcaawrestlingcb.com/tournament.asp Iowa Teams: Ellsworth, Iowa Central, Iowa Lakes, Iowa Western, NIACC Schedule Friday February 26th 9:30am CST- Championship 1st Round 12:00pm CST- Championship 2nd Round, Consolation 1st & 2nd Rounds 6:15pm CST- Championship Quarterfinals & Consolation 3rd Round 8:30pm…

NJCAA Results from NWCA Duals

ELLSWORTH – SEMIFINALS (Guaranteed 4th) Match #1 Champ. Round 1: Ellsworth CC defeated Labette Community College 38-4 125 – Tepra Wright (Ellsworth CC) over Dakota Jones (Labette Community College) TF 16-0 133 – Cy Trindle (Labette Community College) over Jermaine Pryor (Ellsworth CC) Maj 14-1 141 – Bobby Alexander (Ellsworth CC) over Jake Pattinson (Labette…

Ellsworth tops NJCAA wrestling rankings.

NJCAA TEAM RANKINGS Rank/Team/Total Points 1 Ellsworth 76 2 Muskegon 63 3 NIACC 51 4 Clackamas 47 5 Iowa Lakes 46 6 Iowa Central 45 7 Northeastern Oklahoma 43 8 Springfield Tech 32 9 Iowa Western 30 10 North Idaho 29 11 Niagara 24 12 Colby 21 13 Western Wy 19 14 Harper 18 14…

Joe Parisi Open Freshman Results

Once again Mike Kemerer was able to capture another open title, this time the freshman division of the Joe Parisi. This marks the straight weekend that Kemerer has won a 149 pound bracket adding this title to his Grand View and Harold Nichols titles earlier this month. This is going to be a fun next…

Luther College Open Results

It might have gotten lost in all of the coverage of the Grapple on the Gridiron, but the annual Luther College Open was held yesterday in Decorah, Iowa. It comes to no surprise that the Knights of Wartburg sent a strong team to the tournament, picking up six finalist and three champions in the Elite…

Iowans in DII and JUCO Wrestling – 2015-16 Edition

DII In State School Class Hometown/High School Upper Iowa University – 20 DII Zach Bruns Fr North Fayette Valley Mitch Funk R-Sr Central Community Nick Georgean R-So Davenport Assumption Lance Hinschberger R-Fr Belle Plaine Logan Hopp R-Jr New Hampton Avery Jacobs Fr New London Alex Mitchell R-Fr Charles City Lincoln Monroe R-Jr North Fayette Valley…