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…

Brody Teske Visits Penn State

It appears that Cael Sanderson will stop at nothing when it comes to courting the nation’s top recruits, with Fort Dodge standout Brody Teske posting on Instagram a picture of his unofficial visit this past weekend. The three-time Iowa high school state champion is among the top lightweight recruits in the country has been entertaining…

Liberty High School Announces Co-Head Wrestling Coaches

Liberty High School principal, Scott Kibby has announced it’s first ever wrestling coaches as Tom Van Dyke and Joe Williams were announced as co-head coaches for the program. The Iowa City District school will enter varsity competition next season. Both coaches come in from Iowa City’s two other public school programs, with Van Dyke a…

Gavin Babcock commits to Central College

Southeast Polk’s Gavin Babcock will be staying local, as the 170-pound 3A runner-up has committed to wrestle for Central College. After a 1-2 record at the state tournament as a junior, Babcock made a big jump rising to #3 in IAwrestle’s final 3A rankings. His senior state tournament run saw him defeat three ranked wrestlers…

A Full Offseason on Tap for Valley’s Joel Shapiro

Over the last year and a half there aren’t many wrestlers in Iowa that have seen their stock spike like Valley wrestler Joel Shapiro’s has. After winning five straight matches to take third as a sophomore at 145 pounds, Shapiro added some size and went on a tear during the summer, upsetting top 10 ranked Nate…

Nelson Brands commits to Iowa

Iowa City West junior Nelson Brands has verbally committed to wrestle at the University of Iowa. This past weekend, Brands won his second state title for West downing Fort Dodge’s Cayd Lara in the 152 pounds 3A finals. According to Brands it was his uncle, Tom, who is the head coach for the Hawkeyes that…