Davenport Assumption finds new wrestling coach

Davenport Assumption has been one of the premier wrestling programs in the state of Iowa in recent memory. Former head coach, and NCAA D1 national champion, Pete Bush had long been the face of the program. Bush stepped down as the head coach shortly after the conclusion of the 2018 state wrestling tournament and the…

Meet The Top 10 Class of 2019 Wrestlers

With the latest release of IAwrestle’s Fab 50, we break down the top 10 wrestlers in the class of 2019. The Fab 50, compiled by rankings guru Lars Underbakke, considers athletes who have at least one high school season under their belts. The list is a combination of folkstyle, freestyle and Greco results. Longevity also came into…

Taylor named state winner of Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Friday announced the state and regional winners for the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award (TSHSEA). The award recognizes and celebrates the nation’s most outstanding high school senior female wrestlers for their excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, citizenship, and community service. Regional winners are selected from state winners,…

Iowa/USA State Greco – Cadet Results

Cadet – 88 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Brandon O`Brien of Sebolt Wrestling Academy 2nd Place – Khyler Carstarphen of Viking Wrestling Club Round 1 Brandon O`Brien (Sebolt Wrestling Academy) won by tech fall over Khyler Carstarphen (Viking Wrestling Club) (TF 13-0) Round 2 Brandon O`Brien (Sebolt Wrestling Academy) won by tech fall over Khyler…

Iowa/USA State Greco – Junior Results

  Junior – 113 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Carson Taylor of Sebolt Wrestling Academy 2nd Place – Austin Kegley of Prairie Hawks Wrestling Club 3rd Place – Devin Harmison of Pleasant Hill 4th Place – Jaymus Wilson of Super Squirrels Round 1 Carson Taylor (Sebolt Wrestling Academy) won by tech fall over Austin Kegley…

Dave Schultz High School Excellence Awards regional winners announced

STILLWATER, Okla. – The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Thursday announced the state and regional winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA). The DSHSEA recognizes and celebrates the nation’s most outstanding high school senior male wrestlers for their excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, citizenship, and community service. Regional winners are selected…

2018 IAwrestle Postseason Fab50 High School Rankings

IAwrestle has unveiled our newest Fab50 rankings, identifying the top 50 wrestlers in the state of Iowa. The list, compiled by rankings guru Lars Underbakke, considers athletes who have at least one high school season under their belts. Here is where things stand as we near the end of the 2018 school year. The list…

Broderson Seeking to Build on Breakthrough Sophomore Season

Chances are that by now you know the name Julien Broderson. Just over two months ago the Davenport Assumption standout won his second straight title in Class 2A by defeating Southeast Valley’s Kyler Fisher by fall in the finals. One of the state of Iowa’s most dominant wrestlers this past season, Broderson capped off his…

All-American Lance Runyon Chasing Stop Signs This Summer

“I can compete with the best guys in the country.” It may sound like a boastful statement, but if the last 12 months have taught us anything about Lance Runyon its that those words are true. A star wrestler on the nation’s #39 ranked high school team, Southeast Polk, Runyon’s performance over the last year…