Denver’s Cael Krueger Staying In-State

Denver’s Cael Krueger staying in state. Find out where he is going.

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WAAAY Too Early Look at Class 1A

Well here it is, folks. Your way too dang early class 1A season preview. We listed all of the returning state placewinners, qualifiers, and district qualifiers. This should give everyone a pretty good idea of what weight ranges will be stacked, and where there might be some holes. All wrestlers are listed at their weights…

Jaymus Wilson Commits to Vikings

Another Fab 50 big board member has made his college decision. Earlier this week Alburnett standout Jaymus Wilson announced his decision to join Grand View to continue his wrestling career. A three-time state medalist in Class 1A, Wilson has progressively climbed his way up the podium nearly reaching the peak this past winter where he…

John Henrich makes his commitment

One of the top wrestlers in Iowa has ended his recruitment and made his college choice. Two-time state champion John Henrich of Akron Westfield has committed to the University of Nebraska. He chose the Cornhuskers over the Iowa Hawkeyes. He told IAwrestle “The right degree, the right coaches and the right mindset to become the…

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…

Former Hawkeye named head coach at Sibley-Ocheyedan

Former Iowa Hawkeye wrestler Tyler Halverson has been named the new head wrestling coach at Sibley-Ocheyedan. Halverson wrestled for Iowa from 2008 to 2012. In high school Halverson was a three-time state placewinner and state champion wrestler at Cherokee-Washington High School. “I’m pumped for this opportunity to be the head coach.” Halverson told IAwrestle. “I…

Ben Strandberg Taking Over West Central Valley Program

Sibley-Ocheyedan’s Ben Strandberg is on the move as IAwrestle has learned he has accepted a new job in the West Central Valley school district. One of the more successful programs in western Iowa, Strandberg has been instrumental in getting the Sibley-Ocheyedan recognition not just in the state of Iowa, but nationally as well. “I am…

State Champ Logan Schumacher commits to Cyclones

  Martensdale St. Mary’s State Champ Logan Schumacher’s college decision ultimately came down to two Division I programs, go east and wrestle for up and coming Campbell University or stay closer to home and wrestle for coach Dresser and the Cyclones.  IAwrestle was informed Friday morning that Coach Dresser and the Cyclones was the final choice…

Kaleb Reeves Commits

Kaleb Reeves of Sigourney-Keota has made his college decision, as IAwrestle has learned that the three-time state medalist is headed to Cedar Rapids to wrestle for Coe College. After going 29-19 as a freshman Reeves saw vast improvement going 91-18 over the previous two seasons, before putting together a 58-2 record. That’s led to the…

Nunemaker Commits to Loras

Three-time state qualifier Braydon Nunemaker has made his college decision as the East Buchanan prep will join a growing Loras DuHawk recruiting class. The 2017 state medalist was also a Corn Cob National champion last March. After taking fourth place at 145 pounds as a junior, Nunemaker was figured to be one of the title…

Felicity Taylor’s College Decision is IN!

One of Iowa’s top women wrestlers has made her college decision. South Winn’s Felicity Taylor is headed across the boarder to McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois. The nation’s #2 ranked Women’s wrestler at 106 pounds, Taylor is a big lightweight get for the program. “I went to the college on a visit and it felt…

Hunter Hagen Commits to NIACC

West Hancock’s Hunter Hagen has made his college decision, as the wrestler took to social media to announce that he signed to wrestle for NJCAA power NIACC next season. A two-time Iowa high school state medalist, Hagen caught up with IAwrestle on his decision, which among the reasons included opportunity to compete and proximity to home,…

Tanner Sloan Commits to SDSU

Another big name from the state of Iowa is headed to the state of South Dakota. Alburnett’s Tanner Sloan has committed to wrestle for Chris Bono and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. “There academics fit right up my alley with the programs they offer for Agriculture. The environment up there I super cool and I…

Donny Schmit Commits to Upper Iowa Peacocks

Wapsie Valley’s two-time Iowa High School State champion, Donny Schmit has informed IAwrestle that he will attend Upper Iowa University next fall. Heath Grimm’s Peacocks recently qualified six for the Division II National Championships and are ranked sixth nationally. “Upper Iowa is close to home. Being near the farm and family really influenced my decision.”…