Fargo Cadet/Junior Nationals Schedule

When: July 12-20, 2018 Where: FargoDome 1800 University Drive North Fargo, ND  SCHEDULE FOR 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS: Sunday, July 15 – Cadet Women’s Freestyle Finals at 1:30 p.m. CT Monday, July 16 – Cadet Men’s Freestyle Finals at 1:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, July 17 – Junior Men’s Freestyle Finals at 1:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, July…

2018 Iowa Fargo Rosters

What/When: U.S. Marine Corps Junior and Cadet Nationals in Fargo, N.D., July 14-20. Iowa returns 18 Fargo All-Americans, led by 2017 Cadet freestyle national champion Drake Ayala. The Iowans boast nine nationally ranked wrestlers. Cadet Freestyle 88 – Brandon O`Brien, Khyler Carstarphen, Camron Phetxoumphone 94 – Carter Fousek, Jace Rhodes 100 – Lane Cowell, Caden…

Iowans in National High School Rankings

National wrestling sites FloWrestling and The Open Mat have put out new national rankings within the last 10 days removing the graduated seniors. We have compiled a list of all of the Iowa High School wrestlers and wrestlers who have committed to in state schools who made the rankings from either site. The Open Mat…

Iowa Set for Disney Duals – Team Rosters

When: JUNE 23rd – JUNE 28th, 2018 Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Iowa Black Jaymus Wilson Kolton Crawford Caleb Fuessley Zachery Thompson Eli Loyd Zach Stewart Deville Dentiss Kaleb Krall Triston Westphal Edwards Anthony Zach Brandon Tessau Triston Licht Greg Hagan Chance Strough Wade Mitchell Garet Sims Iowa Gold Donovon Handon Robert Howard Cauy Fitch…

2018 Junior National Duals – Freestyle Pool Results

B POOL – Iowa Guaranteed 3rd place Match #1 Quarterfinal Iowa defeated Florida 49-20 132 – Drew Bennett (Iowa) over Malyke Hines (Florida) TF 18-7 138 – Frankie Tal-Shahar (Florida) over Zach Price (Iowa) TF 16-6 145 – Gable Fox (Iowa) over Ethan Basile (Florida) Dec 6-4 152 – Killyan Green (Iowa) over Ethan Woods (Florida) TF 17-7 160 –…

2018 Junior National Duals – Final Results

Team Iowa took sixth overall in the Greco-Roman portion of Junior National Duals. Top performers for Team Iowa were Gabriel Kjeldgaard (152) who went 6-1, Tyrell Gordon (195) who was 4-0, Boone McDermott (220) who was 5-1, and Spencer Trenary (285) who was 4-0. A POOL – Iowa Guaranteed 2nd place Match #1 Quarterfinal Iowa…

Iowa Junior Duals Roster

Below is the *tentative* roster Team Iowa will put out this week for USA Wrestling Junior National Duals. Lineup and wrestlers are subject to change. 100 Cole Nelson 106 Austin Kegley Ethan Wood-Finley 113 Grant Harbour Thurman Christensen 120 Aden Reeves Kyle Biscoglia Daniel Kimball 126 Duncan Delzell Dylan Albrecht Kaden Anderlik 132 Drew Bennett…

Team Iowa Cadet National Duals Preview

Team Iowa is headed west this weekend to Spokane, Washington as Iowa’s USA Wrestling Cadet team gets ready to compete in the National Duals. The tournament will take place over four days beginning with Greco-Roman on June 13th through the 14th before ending in with the freestyle competition on June 15th and 16th. The action…

Andrew Knaack Returns To North Tama

For the last 27 years North Tama has been combined with Gladbrook/Reinbeck for the wrestling program.This coming season, North Tama will once again be split and they have brought back alum, Andrew Knaack to lead the program. “This is a very exciting opportunity for me and this community. For this community, it will mean supporting…

West Liberty names new wrestling coach

The West Liberty Comets have been a program on the rise and in contention in the 2A team race for the last few years. Coach Jeff Wiele was named the class 2A coach of the year last season but decided after the season to step down from his head coaching position. The move makes way…

Six Iowans medal at UWW Cadets Nationals

Six wrestlers from the state of Iowa are coming home with some hardware, as each earned All-American status at UWW’s Cadet freestyle nationals in Akron, Ohio. Finishing on the podium for Iowa was a trio of wrestlers from Southeast Polk, Mason City star Cullan Schriever, Logan Magnolia’s Logan Thompson and freshman phenom Drake Ayala of…

Creston names new wrestling coach

The Creston Orient-Macksburg program has found it’s new head wrestling coach and they didn’t have to go far. Creston alum, and former assistant coach, Cody Downing has been named the next coach of the Panthers replacing the great Darrell Frain. Downing’s father was also the head coach prior to Frain and Cody has been around…

John Henrich Quietly One of the Best Wrestlers in Iowa

You probably haven’t heard of John Henrich. Or if you have you probably don’t know much about him. Wrestling for Akron-Westfield high school, in Iowa’s smallest class, in the northwestern part of the state, Henrich doesn’t receive a lot of the attention his peers in eastern or central Iowa typically garner. Potentially one of the…