Watters Will Return to UWW Junior World Championship

Iowa native Rachel Watters will return to her third Junior World Championship. Watters defeated Andrea Sennett (McKendree Bearcat WR) in a two-straight finals matchup, securing gold with a 10-0 techincal fall and 12-3 decision. Watters will serve as the Junior representative at 72kg in Finland this summer. On her path to the finals, Watters defeated…

Iowa/USA Girls Freestyle State Results

Novice Girls – Novice 2 1st Place – Reanah Utterback of Female Elite Wrestling 2nd Place – Alexys Petersen of Female Elite Wrestling Round 1 Round 1 – Alexys Petersen (Female Elite Wrestling) won by fall over Reanah Utterback (Female Elite Wrestling) (Fall 1:56) Round 2 Round 2 – Reanah Utterback (Female Elite Wrestling) won…

Three Iowans in USA Wrestling Senior Women’s Rankings

Today, USA Wrestling released its Senior Women’s Freestyle Rankings. 48 kg/105.5 lbs. 1. Victoria Anthony, Tempe, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids) 2. Cody Pfau, Brush, Colo. (Titan Mercury WC) 3. Erin Golston, Colorado Springs, Colo. (NYAC) 4. Marina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif. (TMWC) 5. Regina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif. (TMWC) 6. Katlyn Pizzo, Madison Heights, Mich. (Unattached) 7. Vanessa…

Pair of Iowans pick up National Wrestling Hall of Fame Awards

STILLWATER, Okla. — The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Monday announced the state and regional winners for the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA) and the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award (TSHSEA). The awards recognize and celebrate the nation’s most outstanding high school seniors for their excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, citizenship…

Twin Rivers Girls Nationals Duals – Full Results

The Midwest Black Mambas were crowned the 2017 Twin Rivers Girls National Champions today. You can watch full results and archived matches HERE.  Twin Rivers Girls Pool #1 Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Midwest Black Mambas 2nd Place – Nebraska White 3rd Place – Iowa Black 4th Place – Iowa PV Spartans 5th Place –…

IWWR: Megan Black is a University National Champion!

Several of Iowa’s top wrestlers traveled to Oklahoma City this past weekend to compete in the USA Wrestling University Nationals and the USMC Girls Folkstyle Nationals adding a University National Championship to the growing list of Iowa’s female wrestling accomplishments. USA Wrestling Women’s University Nationals, Oklahoma City, March 25 Megan Black of Batavia is a…

IWWR-High School Edition: FEW Championships

As the conference championships were in full swing at the college level, so too was the Female Elite Wrestling Championships Sunday morning in Norwalk. 108 wrestlers from five states took to the mats in the 3rd annual event. The High School Champions were: 108 Felicity Taylor, Spillville (South Winneshiek) 115 Tateum Park, Davenport (Davenport North)…

AAU State Girls Championships

A – Kind-2nd Grade – 35 1st Place – Ashlyn Whitehead of Ecs 2nd Place – Jillian Whitehead of Ecs Round 1 Round 1 – Ashlyn Whitehead (Ecs) won by fall over Jillian Whitehead (Ecs) (Fall 1:54) Round 2 Round 2 – Ashlyn Whitehead (Ecs) won by fall over Jillian Whitehead (Ecs) (Fall 0:22) Round…

IWWR-College Edition: WCWA Nationals

The growth of women’s wrestling is not just taking place at the high school level – where it is the fastest growing sport in the nation – it is also taking place at the college level. There are currently 31 college programs that offer women’s wrestling, most of which offer scholarships. By way of comparison,…

IWWR-College & Senior Edition

Louive Takes 4th at the Schultz It was a week without competition at the college level as the women prepare for the WCWA Nationals this Friday and Saturday, February 10-11. At the senior level however, we had one adopted Iowan hard at work in Colorado. Dave Schultz Memorial International Open-February 2nd Colorado Springs, CO Lauren…