HWC Trio Earn Hardware in France

Three wrestlers from the Iowa City based Hawkeye Wrestling Club earned some more hardware this past weekend, as Sammy Brooks, Cory Clark, and Brandon Sorensen all finished on the podium at the Grand Prix de France Henri Deglane. The event capped off a successful International trip for the HWC, with the club earning four international…

Gilman Wins Bronze at 2019 Ivan Yariguin

The HWC is coming home with hardware. It may not be the yellow medal that the crew originally set out for, but Thomas Gilman won a bronze medal at 57 kg for Team USA on Friday morning. Fellow HWC member Forrest Molinari was also in the bronze medal match at 65 kg, but she fell…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Returns to Action Next Week

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club squad will return to action this month with eight athletes taking to mat across the globe. The HWC is currently comprised of six active men’s freestyle wrestlers, and five women. Currently both the men and women’s wrestlers are training at their respective Team USA camps with the men in Colorado Springs…

Clark wins anticipated battle with Ramos at AWL I

The American Wrestling League debuted its inaugural event on Friday night inside the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The two squads competing were captained by 2018 World Champions Kyle Dake and David Taylor with the winning team bringing home the Mike Duroe Cup. The dual was led by a plethora of well credentialed…

Catch Wrestling Seminar Prior to AWL Event

The biggest star in the modern revival of catch-as-catch-can wrestling and the nation’s leading wrestling author/historian will be special guests when the American Wrestling League (AWL) holds its premier event Friday, Nov. 30, at the U.S Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. The AWL event will feature some of the greatest freestyle wrestlers in the nation…

Fans React to Joe Colon’s Bronze Medal Performance

Joe Colon made the best of his opportunity at his first World Championships. In the bronze medal match, Colon finished his amazing run with a 13-2 technical fall over Mohammedbagher Yakhkeshi of Iran. Fans reacted to his performance as you expected… .@Joe_colon61kg is the sixth native born Iowan to medal at the World Championships.1. @dannygable 2.…

HWC’s Alli Ragan withdraws from World Championships

USA Wrestling: Two-time World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Iowa City, Iowa/Sunkist Kids/Hawkeye WC) has been withdrawn from the 2018 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary at 59 kg/130 lbs. in women’s freestyle due to an injury. Ragan, who qualified for her sixth straight Senior World Team with her victory in Final X in Lincoln on…

Joe Colon Going to Budapest, World Championships

Release courtsey of UNI Athletics Former Panther All-American Joe Colon will be competing in his first Senior World Championships set for Oct. 20-21 in Budapest. Colon (Fresno, Calif./Titan Mercury WC/Valley RTC) will compete in the 61 kg men’s freestyle competition after Nahshon Garrett (Tempe, Ariz./Sunkist Kids) has withdrawn from the 2018 World Wrestling Championships due to injury.…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Des Moines Golf Outing – Sept 27th

REGISTER HERE Featuring HWC athletes and Coaches. Four Person Best Shot Hole Prizes Lunch All proceeds go to support Hawkeye Wrestling Club athletes to pursue World and Olympic Championships. When: Thursday, September 27th 2018 Where: Echo Valley Country Club   Schedule: 12:00pm – Registration Starts | 1:00pm – Golf Cost: $1000 per Foursome with Sponsorship…

UNI, Iowa, Iowa State all to be represented in Poland this weekend

BY GARY ABBOTT, USA WRESTLING | SEPT. 04, 2018,1:35 P.M. (ET) The United States will have athletes in all three Olympic disciplines to major international tournaments held side-by-side in Warsaw, Poland, September 7-9.The women’s freestyle event is called the Poland Open. In men’s freestyle, the tournament is entitled the Ziolkowski Memorial. In Greco-Roman, the competition…