Sam Loyd Commits to Grand View

For the second straight day, Nick Mitchell has picked up the commitment from yet another lightweight prospect in the state of Iowa as New London’s Sam Loyd will wrestle for Grand View. “I chose Grand View because of the Championship Lifestyle, Coach Mitchell and Reedy want you to succeed in life and not just wrestling.” Loyd…

Overtime with state champion Chance Throndson

We have been talking to many of the top wrestlers around the state of Iowa as they head into there senior season. Perhaps one of the most overlooked wrestlers in the senior class is state champion Chance Throndson of Riceville. I recently caught up with Chance to talk about his plans moving forward. IAWrestle: After…

Gable Fox Commits to UNI

The Panther Train has picked up it’s second addition for the 2018 recruiting class as #23 on the IAwrestle Fab 50 as Don Bosco’s Gable Fox has committed to the Panthers. “The biggest part in my decision was the type of environment that I’d be able to surround myself with everyday.” Fox said on his…

Overtime with Don Bosco’s Gable Fox

In Iowa high school wrestling, Don Bosco is one of the most successful 1A programs over the last decade (Eric Schares ran the numbers and Bosco is a top 10 tournament team, and is the second best dual team), so it should come to little surprise that one of the state’s top wrestlers, Gable Fox,…

Top 10 Uncommitted Seniors in Iowa (#9-10)

Last week IAwrestle unveiled our Pre-Summer Fab 50 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, and no longer includes the (now graduated) class of 2017. As we near the pinnacle…

Alex Thomsen Commits to Nebraska

The state’s top junior, Alex Thomsen of Underwood high school, has informed IAwrestle that he will be heading to Nebraska after he wraps up his high school career. An undefeated three-time state champion, Thomsen’s stock exploded as a freshman when he defeated Drew West at the state tournament, and would go on to reach the…

Brock Henderson commits to Coe College

Brock Henderson, a senior at North Linn, capped off his career a two-time Iowa high school champion, and followed that up by committing to Upper Iowa University. After thinking the decision over, Henderson has decided to switch his commitment and will now wrestle for Coe College. “After a true consideration of all of my options,…

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…

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…

Brock Henderson commits to Upper Iowa

Brock Henderson, a senior at North Linn, capped off his career last week with another state title at The Well. The two-time state champ and four-time Iowa state place-winner has informed IAwrestle that he will continue his wrestling and academic career at Upper Iowa. Henderson finished his high school career with a record of 175-9, which included an…