Overtime with State Champion Bryce Esmoil

IAwrestle: How does it feel to be an Iowa high school state champion? Esmoil: It feels great. I fall asleep every night knowing I accomplished what I’ve been working towards for as long as I can remember. Winning another one next year will just add to the feeling. What was the biggest difference between last…

Keaton Geerts Wins State Title on Torn ACL

What was thought to be just a sprain turned out to be something much more serious. During practice this week Keaton Geerts’ leg kept locking up and he decided to get it checked out. The news wasn’t great. The two-time state champion and future Northern Iowa Panther suffered a torn ACL back in February, prior to…

Bryce and Drew West commit to Northern Illinois

The state’s top two remaining seniors are finally off the board as Solon’s Bryce and Drew West have officially committed to wrestle at Northern Illinois. In February both wrestlers eclipsed 200 career wins on the same night during regional duals. Bryce would go on to tie the state record by winning his 210th match in…