Ali Gerbracht Named 2020 Kirk Hageman Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Ali Gerbracht of AGWSR Named 2020 Kirk Hageman Memorial Scholarship Recipient

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Wartburg Adds State Placewinners Doyle and Proffitt

Wartburg lands two instate talents to start the week off. Independence’s Matthew Doyle and Waverly-Shell Rock’s Carter Proffitt both announced on Instagram their committed to the Knights. “The culture at Wartburg is unmatched. I believe that I will be able to reach my highest potential at Wartburg.” Doyle told IAwrestle. Doyle finished runner-up in Class…

Wrestling Clubs Move Toward Online Instruction

We are living in unprecedented times. While we all hunker down in our homes staving off the global pandemic that is COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, businesses across the country are shutting down while we all wait out the virus. For wrestling clubs across the country, this poses new difficult challenges. As one of those…

Easton Larson Picks Grand View

The reigning nine-time national champions Grand View have landed the talents of four-time state medalist Easton Larson out of Don Bosco. Projecting at 133 or 141 pounds, Larson will be a solid lightweight addition for the Vikings as they look to push their streak to 10 straight in 2021. Since entering the Don’s lineup Larson…

Duhawks Add Iowa Duo to 2020 Class

Loras College has added a pair of in-state preps this week as  Drew Venteicher of Bedford-Leonx and Zach Roeder of Bellevue both announced their commitment to the Duhawks this week. Both wrestlers project as middleweights for the Duhawks, who ended their season ranked as the top Division III program in the country. Drew will make…

Waukee’s Cody Anderson Commits to Wisconsin

  According to our own Lars Underbakke, Waukee’s Cody Anderson will be continuing his academic and wrestling career at the University of Wisconsin. Anderson finished his career 153-34, placing third at 152 pounds in Class 3A. The four-time state place-winner (3rd, 5th, 3rd, 3rd) will be walking on to Chris Bono’s program. “I loved everything…

IHSAA State Duals Schedule Set Through 2025

State Duals to stay on current schedule   The IHSAA’s wrestling advisory committee met in Boone on Feb. 27 to discuss the future of the state dual team tournament and wrestling’s postseason.   Asked to consider possible date and venue changes for state duals and their effects on sectional tournaments, the group preferred the IHSAA…

Iowa High School State Seeding Breakdown

By Kolton Jensen Before the start of the 2018-2019 wrestling season, the IHSAA announced they would be seeding the state tournament for the first time. When the brackets came out, fans weren’t happy with the seeds. The complaints led to a tweak in the seeding criteria for the 2020 State Tournament. Fans weren’t as upset…

Waaaay Too Early Class 3A Rankings

  Team Rankings Ranked Southeast Polk (8) Waverly-Shell Rock (8) Bettendorf (10) Linn-Mar, Marion (6) Iowa City West (6) Fort Dodge (7) Waukee (8) Ankeny (5) Norwalk (6) Indianola (6) 106 Nathaneal Jesuroga Southeast Polk So. Bowen Downey Indianola So. Blake Gioimo CR Prairie So. Carter Freeman Waukee Fr. Kael Kurtz Iowa City West Fr.…

War at West Gym Preview

When: 3/14/20 – Doors Open at 5PM Where: West Gym, Cedar Falls, Iowa Tickets: WaratWestGym.com or at door ($10) Watch: Trackwrestling Folkstyle Matches: Jalen Schropp vs Kayden Kauzlarich Here we have a battle of 2A state champions, with Kauzlarich making the jump up a weight to take on Schropp. In last month’s state finals Schropp defeated Kauzlarich’s teammate,…