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USA Wrestling: Two-time World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Iowa City, Iowa/Sunkist Kids/Hawkeye WC) has been withdrawn from the 2018 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary at 59 kg/130 lbs.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…

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…

Chris Dardanes leaving Hawkeye Wrestling Club

Chris Dardanes will be leaving Iowa City and the Hawkeye Wrestling Club to become a volunteer assistant coach at South Dakota State University. Chris, along with his brother Nick, have been members of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club for the past two seasons. Prior to coming to Iowa City they wrestled for the Univeristy of Minnesota. Chris…

Brooks, Sorensen Headed to Canada Cup

Former Hawkeye standout Brandon Sorensen will make his Senior level debut in Canada (Sam Janicki photo) What: 2018 Canada Cup Where: Guelph, Canada Who: Hawkeye Wrestling Club: Brandon Sorensen, Sammy Brooks When: Saturday, July 7th Two members from the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be competing in International action next month at the 2018 Canada Cup.…

Gilman, Ragan Earn Spots on United States World Team

University of Iowa press release: LINCOLN, Nebraska — Thomas Gilman and Alli Ragan swept their best-of-three series at Final X series in Lincoln, Nebraska, to earn spots on the United States world team at the 2018 UWW World Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 20-28.  Gilman defeated Daton Fix, 6-3, 2-1, to sweep the 57 kg…

HWC’s 2018 Riverside Golf Outing: Monday June 25th

LINK TO HWC SITE FOR REGISTRATION 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:           Monday, June 25th 2018 Where:        Blue Top Ridge Golf: Riverside Casino & Golf Resort®…

Hawkeyes Register for UWW Junior World Team Trials

The University of Iowa will be sending five of their athletes to Rochester, Minnesota to compete in this weekend’s Junior World Team Trials. In addition to the five current University wrestlers, incoming recruit Anthony Cassioppi is also expected to compete in the field. Winners of the event earn the right to represent the United States…

Spencer Lee sitting out World Team Trials

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa national champion Spencer Lee announced Saturday that he is not competing at the Senior Freestyle World Team Trials Challenge Tournament in Rochester, Minnesota, on May 18-20. Lee won the 2018 NCAA championship as a true freshman at 125 pounds. He joined the Iowa lineup in January and compiled…

Iowa Women’s US Open Results

  Five Senior-level athletes with Iowa ties wrestled at the U.S. Open in Las Vegas this week. A top 5 finish in the women’s division qualifies the wrestlers for the World Team Trials. Headlining the women were two runner up finishes by Laurie Louive (59 kg) and Rachel Watters (72 kg). Louive (NYAC/HWC) won by…