Clark Places 2nd in Return to the Mat

After 7 months off the mat Cory Clark made his return at the SFU International in Burnaby, British Columbia.   Clark lead the day off with a 10-0 TF over Ty Peth (Simon Fraser).  In his second match of the day Clark used a TD and series of gut wrenches to defeat Riley Prough (Simon Fraser)…

Cory Clark to Compete at SFU Open

NCAA champion Cory Clark will make his Senior level International debut this weekend in British Columbia, Canada competing at Simon Frasier University’s SFU Open. The tournament, which also goes by the name the Clansman International (the Clansman is the mascot of SFU), will make the first official competition for the Clark since he came away…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Sending Six to Dave Schultz

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be sending six wrestlers to next week’s Dave Schultz Memorial International, which is celebrating its 20th year. The tournament will host all three style of Senior level competition with the HWC sending five Men’s freestyle wrestlers, and one Women’s freestyle wrestler. Greco-Roman will kick the competition off on Wednesday, November…

HWC’s Ragan to compete at Beat the Streets – LA

BY RICHARD IMMEL – USA Wrestling LOS ANGELES – The U.S. roster has been finalized for a historic women’s freestyle dual meet against Japan at the Beat the Streets Los Angeles 4th Annual Benefit to be held in “Little Tokyo” on October 29. All 10 of the U.S. participants have qualified for a World Team…

Sammy Brooks Clinches Spot on U23 World Team

FINAL RESULTS BY TEAM U23 World Team Trials Results for NYAC/HWC Sunday 86 KG – Samuel Brooks’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Samuel Brooks (NYAC/HWC) won by tech fall over Shabaka Johns (Indiana Pride Wrestling Academ) (TF 10-0) Quarterfinal – Samuel Brooks (NYAC/HWC) won by tech fall…

HWC’s Sammy Brooks and Alex Meyer to Compete at U23’s

Two wrestlers from the Iowa City based Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be heading North this weekend to compete at USA Wrestling U-23 World Team Trials in Rochester, Minnesota. Recent University of Iowa graduates Sammy Brooks and Alex Meyer will look to get their post-collegiate career kicked off at the event while another Iowa prep, Colton…

Boris Novachkov Joining Hawkeye Wrestling Club

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club continues to add talent as our own Tony Hager is reporting that former Olympian Boris Novachkov will begin training in Iowa City. A native of Bulgaria, Novachkov has a deep history of training in the United States with Mark Perry, who took over as head coach of the HWC this spring. “I’m excited…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Des Moines Golf Outing – September 21st

When:           Thursday, September 21st 2017 Where:          Echo Valley Country Club Norwalk, IA Schedule:       12:00pm – Registration Starts 1:00pm – Golf Cost:              $1000 per Foursome with Sponsorship $800 per Team $300 per Hole Sponsorship $200 per Individual Other Notes:  Lunch will be served before the event and hor douvres will be served after golf. View the flyer…

The Mark Perry Effect

Earlier this spring, Tom Brands and company made a big splash in the wrestling community when they lured alum Mark Perry back to Iowa City to head up the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Prior to his return to the Hawkeye program, Perry was the associate head coach at the University of Illinois and widely considered one…

Gilman Wins Silver at UWW World Championships

By the University of Iowa PARIS, France — University of Iowa All-American Thomas Gilman dropped a 6-0 decision to Japan’s Yuki Takahashi in the gold medal match of the 2017 UWW World Championships in Paris, France, on Friday. Gilman, who was competing in his first senior level World Championships, will bring a silver medal back…

Thomas Gilman Receives Draw at World Championships

University of Iowa All-American and United States World Team member Thomas Gilman has received his draw for the 2017 World Championships in Paris, France. Gilman will face Ukraine’s Andrey Yatsenko, whom is currently ranked 10th at 57kg in the first round. Yatsenko’s most recent success was at the 2016 European Wrestling Championships where he picked…

Alli Ragan Headlocks Into The World Championship Finals

*Please note Alli Ragan has not officially signed with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Details* By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling PARIS, France – 2016 World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) will get another chance to win a World title, after qualifying for the finals at 60 kg/132 lbs. at the World Championships on Thursday…

Alli Ragan Receives World Championships Draw

By Richard Immel – USA Wrestling PARIS – Four U.S athletes have weighed in and received their draws for the second day of women’s freestyle action at the 2017 World Championships being held at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. Taking the mat on Thursday for the U.S. are World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Colorado Springs,…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Okoboji Golf Outing this Friday

When:            Friday, August 4th 2017 Where:          Emerald Hills GC 808 US Hwy 71 Arnolds Park IA , 51331 Schedule:      11:00am – Registration Starts 11:30am – Lunch 12:30pm – Golf Cost:              $650 Foursome $200 Hole Sponsor $165 Individual Included in price: HWC engraved Mission Belt and Buckle And don’t forget: Proceeds from this event will…