Learning to Lose: Why You Shouldn’t Be Discouraged If Your Kid Doesn’t Win

By Jennie Koenig Last year, my son Silas, a 4th grader at the time, got his first champion medal. He worked hard for it. He had won 2nd place or lower over, and over, and over. And then, finally, he got to stand on that champion spot on the podium.   This year, he has…

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2019 King of the MAC – Final Results

6 & Under Novice – 32-37 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Hank Davis of Powerhouse 2nd Place – Hudson Martinez of Cobra Wrestling 3rd Place – Grayson Werner of Warrior wrestling family 4th Place – Isaac Steinshouer of Elkhorn Wrestling Club Round 1 Hank Davis (Powerhouse) won by fall over Isaac Steinshouer (Elkhorn Wrestling Club)…

Iron Elite Fall Nationals – Final Results

Archived Video Boys PK-K – 40 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Drake Cooreman of Wabasso 2nd Place – Pryce Clark of Prior Lake Round 1 Drake Cooreman (Wabasso) won by fall over Pryce Clark (Prior Lake) (Fall 0:12) Round 2 Drake Cooreman (Wabasso) won by forfeit over Pryce Clark (Prior Lake) (FF) Round 3 Boys…

14U National Duals Preview

It’s National Duals season and Team Iowa is ready to head to USA Wrestling’s 14U (formerly known as the Schoolboy) tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. Obviously turnover plays a big role in this team year-to-year, but this age group experienced an all-time high as recent as 2017 where our state managed to bring home the top…

2019 AAU Twin Rivers Youth Girls National Duals – Final Results

Pool #1 – Iowa Black Guaranteed 5th place Match #1 Round 1 Black Mambas Black defeated Iowa Black 65-0 50 – Fern Jewett (Black Mambas Black) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 58 – Angelina Gochis (Black Mambas Black) over Katie Biscoglia (Iowa Black) TF 18-3 65 – Zoey Jewett (Black Mambas Black) over Annibelle Juarez (Iowa Black) Fall 2:52 73 – Caley Graber (Black Mambas Black) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 82 – Val Hamilton (Black Mambas Black) over Addy Brown…

2019 AAU Lee Pamulak Middle School National Duals – Final Results

Pool #1 – Iowa Black Guaranteed 1st place Match #1 Round 1 Iowa Black defeated Legends of Gold 46-36 75 – Trevon Oehme (Legends of Gold) over Connor Fiser (Iowa Black) Dec 3-1 80 – Sloan Johannsen (Legends of Gold) over Ethan Skoglund (Iowa Black) Fall 3:56 85 – Kade Blume (Iowa Black) over Hayden Schroeder (Legends of Gold) SV-1 3-1 90 – Ayson Rice (Legends of Gold) over Derrick Bass (Iowa Black) Fall 3:35…

2019 Iowa AAU Super PeeWee State Day 1 – Final Results

Kindergarten – 38 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Lane Mcclintock of Iowa Elite Wrestling Club 2nd Place – Hudson Burns of Iowa Elite Wrestling Club 3rd Place – Jack Kloser of HardDrive Wrestling Club 4th Place – Corbin Vazquez of Highland Wrestling Club 5th Place – Theo Tollakson of Team Porcelli 6th Place – Jones…