What Else Can I Say?

Everybody is hurting today. In one way or another, very many people were effected by today’s news that the NCAA was cancelling it’s winter sports championships. What can I say that hasn’t already been said? As the leaks came through today that the NCAA tournament was cancelled, I didn’t really know what to do. I…

Iowa Claims 2020 Big Ten Title in New Jersey

This is Iowa’s first conference championship since 2015, and its first outright title since 2010. In 2015 the Hawkeyes were co-champions with Ohio State. This is the fifth time the Hawkeyes have been led to a title under head coach Tom Brands. Capping off his first Big Ten title was Lee, who piled up a…

Medal Round Matches from 2020 Big Ten’s

Matches begin at 11:00 AM CT 133 Consolation Semifinal: #3 Austin DeSanto decision #4 Travis Piotrowski (Illinois), 3-1 3rd place match: #3 Austin DeSanto vs #1 Seth Gross (Wisconsin) 141 Consolation semifinals: #4 Chad Red (Nebraska) decision #3 Max Murin, 3-1 SV 5th place match: #3 Max Murin vs #6 Mitch McKee (Minnesota) 184 Consolation…

Grand View Wins Ninth Consecutive NAIA Title

It was a weekend for the history books for Grand View wrestling and head coach Nick Mitchell. The Vikings claimed the 2020 NAIA title by nearly doubling up on second place Menlo (157 to 84.5) and putting 10 wrestlers on to the podium, including four finalists. One of those finalists was 197-pound standout Evan Hansen…

Panthers in Third Place after Day 1 in Tulsa

It wasn’t quite the day the way wanted, but Northern Iowa came out of Session II of the Big 12 Championships with two finalists, nine wrestlers still in the competition, and just 1.5 points behind second place Iowa State. “It’s important that you respond, and what we talked about last time: how are we going…

Hawkeyes Sit in First Place After Day One

The Iowa Hawkeyes sit in the lead for the team race at the of Day one in Piscataway, New Jersey in front of Nebraska and Ohio State. The squad punched four through to tomorrow afternoon’s finals session, and nine of their wrestlers will contend for a medal on Sunday. The Hawkeyes have a 20 point…