Western Junior Regional – Greco-Roman

What: Western Junior Regional – Greco-Roman Tournament Where: Las Vegas, Nevada When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017   Schedule: All times are CST 3PM – Preliminaries, Quartersfinals, Semifinals and Consolation 8PM – Consolations Semifinals, and Medal Matches (1st, 3rd and 5th) Note: The top four place-winners at each weight will automatically qualify for the Junior National Championships (Greco-Roman) in…

Brody Teske named ALL-USA Wrestling Third Team

Fort Dodge junior Brody Teske has been named to USA TODAY’s ALL-USA Wrestling Team. Teske picked up third team honors after finishing up his junior season winning the 3A 120 pound state title. Teske is a three-time state champion with a prep record of 135-0 winning 113 matches by bonus points. The 2016-17 American Family…

Freco Tournaments – April 22nd and 23rd

  Saturday April 22nd Ballard Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=253188009 Greco – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=253189009 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Benton Community Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=253180009 Greco – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=253181009 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Sunday April 23rd Iowa City, City High Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle –  http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=251175009 Greco – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=251176009 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Northwest Iowa – Storm Lake   Track Wrestling…

Potentially Dangerous 85: Whatcha gonna do with all that junk?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/85.mp3 Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. This weeks episode of Potentially Dangerous is presented by MyHouse. Hager and Ross discuss the latest happenings going on in the state of Iowa starting with the two recent class of 2017 committs. They also discuss where the old ISU staff may end up,…

State Champ Alec McDowell Commits to Iowa State

Maquoketa Valley’s Alec McDowell committed to Iowa State University where he is projected to wrestle 184 pounds. McDowell made IAwrestle’s All-State Team after running through the 1A 182-pound Iowa High School State Tournament. “Iowa State gives me a great opportunity academically with one of the best engineering programs in the country. Add that to the opportunity…

Freco Tournaments – April 15th

Saturday April 15th Belle Plaine Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=241148009 Greco – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=241147009 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Creston Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=327076 Greco – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=328076            

Freco Tournaments – April 8th & 9th

Saturday April 8th DM Lincoln Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=251172009 Greco –  http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=251173009 ________________________________________________________________________________________________ West Delaware Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=251178009 Greco –  http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=251177009 ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sunday April 9th Bettendorf Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle –  http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=68107 Greco – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=119010 _______________________________________________________________________________________________ South Tama Track Wrestling Direct Links: Freestyle – http://www.trackwrestling.com/freestyletournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=250167009 Greco –…

Overtime with Alex Thomsen

IAwrestle: First question is related to what we asked last year, was a honey bun the first thing you wanted to eat when you finished this season, or have you moved on to something else? Alex Thomsen: A honey bun was actually not on the craving list this year! I moved to Kit Kats; something…

McGwire Midkiff awarded 2017 Kirk Hageman Memorial Scholarship

The Kirk Hageman Memorial Scholarship Board of Directors is very proud to announce that McGwire Midkiff of Council Bluffs – Thomas Jefferson as the winner of the 2017 scholarship. McGwire capped off his outstanding high school wrestling career by capturing the 2017 class 3A state championship at 126 pounds and plans to continue his academic…

Mac Southard Commits to Iowa State

Mac Southard from Council Bluffs Lewis Central has committed to Kevin Dresser and the Iowa State Cyclones. Southard is a four-time Iowa state qualifier and two-time medalist. Southard had an incredible senior season winning the Council Bluffs Classic, Hawkeye 10 Conference Tournament and finishing runner-up to Joel Shapiro at the Iowa state championships. “I committed to…

Overtime with State Champion Bryce Esmoil

IAwrestle: How does it feel to be an Iowa high school state champion? Esmoil: It feels great. I fall asleep every night knowing I accomplished what I’ve been working towards for as long as I can remember. Winning another one next year will just add to the feeling. What was the biggest difference between last…

2017 USAW Cadets Folkstyle Nationals – Final Results

Cadet – 88 1st Place – Chance Lamer of Orange Crush Wrestling Club 2nd Place – Ronan Schuelke of Mat Rats 3rd Place – Drake Ayala of Sebolt Wrestling Academy 4th Place – Juan Sierra-Rodriguez of Arizona Grapplers Wrestling Cl 5th Place – Austin bush of Team Utah 6th Place – Mark Marum of Chain…

Nationally Ranked Wrestlers at Folkstyle Nationals

Here are a few guys to keep an eye on with finals approaching. Rankings taken from the most recent Flo rankings. Cadet 106 #14 Jeremiah Reno Liberty, MO Cadet 106 #12 Cullan Schriever Mason City, IA Cadet 120 #20 Cleveland Belton Temescal Canyon, CA Cadet 132 #4 @120 Beau Bartlett Wyoming Seminary, PA 106 #10…