Atlantic’s Chase McLaren commits to Grand View

Atlantic’s Chase McLaren headed to Grandview

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Upper Iowa adds in state recruit

Colter Bye of Cresco, Crestwood made a name for himself last season as he steadily climbed the rankings before qualifying for his first state tournament and finishing 7th in class 2A. Now Bye has committed to wrestle for D2 Upper Iowa. He chose UIU over Luther, Wartburg, UW Lacrosse, and Northern State. He projects at…

Top Junior Cody Fisher Announces Verbal Commitment

What a weekend for Iowa State as they have added class of 2020 wrestler Cody Fisher of Woodward-Granger. This is the second major verbal this weekend with Pennsylvania’s Ryan Anderson making his announcement yesterday. Currently rated as the #13 wrestler overall in the state of Iowa, Fisher is a two-time state finalist and a big…

Kyler Rieck announces verbal commitment

Once again Division II power Minnesota State has dipped their toe into Iowa, this time they have reeled in Spirit Lake’s Kyler Rieck. The two-time state medalist in class 2A announced his decision on social media: View this post on Instagram Proud to announce my commitment to Minnesota State University! Go Mavericks! 👊🏼 A post…

Skyler Noftsger Commits to SDSU

Another Iowa senior has come off the board as IAwrestle has learned that Ballard’s Skyler Noftsger has committed to South Dakota State University. A two-time state medalist for the Bombers, Noftsger is currently rated #21 in the last edition of IAwrestle’s Fab 50 rankings. He projects at 165/174 pounds for the Jackrabbits. “I love the…

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…

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…

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…

State Champion Aden Reeves Switches Verbal Commitment

Last October many fans in Iowa were sad that one of Iowa’s top wrestlers announced his decision to leave the state when Albia’s Aden Reeves committed to Campbell University in North Carolina. Now, Reeves has decided to stay closer to home and has changed his commitment to wrestle for coach Kevin Dresser at Iowa State…

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…

Brady Fritz Commits to Wartburg

The Wartburg Knights have landed the commitment of three-time Iowa high school state medalist Brady Fritz of South Tama. A 2018 runner-up at the 132-pound weight class in 2A, Fritz took the time to give IAwrestle some insight on his decision. “I liked everything about Wartburg.” Fritz told IAwrestle, “The coaches are great, I felt…

Grayson Kesterson Commits to UW-La Crosse

There aren’t many of them left, but another top 50 wrestler in the state of Iowa has come off the board as Grayson Kesterson has committed to wrestle for UW-La Crosse. Ranked #47 in IAwrestle’s Fab 50, Kesterson projects as a 125-pound recruit on the next level. After wrapping up his career as a four-time…