Blair’s Merola Coming for No. 2 Peyton Robb at Night of Conflict

A couple of highly ranked out of state wrestlers will take center stage at the Night of Conflict as #2 ranked Peyton Robb of Owatonna, Minnesota will take on #6 Andrew Merola from Blair Academy in New Jersey. The gem of South Dakota State’s recruiting class and one of the top seniors in the 2018,…

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Top 5 Uncommitted Juniors in Iowa – 2019

It’s officially September 1st and for fans that follow high school recruiting they already know what that means. Today marks the official start of contact between college coaches and high school wrestlers entering their junior year of high school. While most colleges are still working on building their 2018 recruiting class, they are also starting…

Western Dubuque Coach’s Son To Undergo Brain Surgery

Date and Time: Sat, September 2, 2017 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT Add to Calendar Location: Sam’s 4400 Asbury Road Dubuque, IA 52002 View Map PLEASE RSVP The St. Columbkille Knights of Columbus will be hosting a benefit cookout to assist the Bahl family with upcoming medical and travel expenses. Matthew is a recent…

Potentially Dangerous 97: Transfer backlash + thoughts on Senior Worlds

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week features hosts Tony Hager and Ross Bartachek. This show begins with the guys recapping the fall out from last week’s podcast discussing high school transfers before giving their thoughts on the 2017 World Championships. Show schedule as follows: 3:00…

Dan Dennis Writes Another Chapter

The life journey of Dan Dennis will continue outside the walls of the University of Iowa. Dennis tells IAwrestle he has decided to step away from the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. “Tom (Brands) was supportive of the decision.” Dennis told IAwrestle, “He understood, but he didn’t want me to leave.” When asked if he has a…

2017-18 IIAC Wrestling Schedule

Saturday 11.4.17 Wrestling Central Super 8 Invitational 9 a.m. Platteville, Wis. Loras Super 8 Invitational 10:00 AM Platteville, Wis. Wartburg College Nebraska Wesleyan 5:00 PM Lincoln, NE Buena Vista Super 8 Invite 9:00 a.m Platteville, Wisconsin Dubuque MacMurray Open 9:00 a.m Jacksonville, Illinois Friday11.10.17Wrestling UW-Platteville Loras 7:00 PM Dubuque, Iowa Live Video Saturday11.11.17Wrestling Nebraska Wesleyan…

Grand View Releases 2017-18 Schedule

Day Time Event Location November 4 9:00 PM Cyclone Open  Ames, IA 11 9:00 AM Grand View Open  Des Moines, IA 18 9:00 AM Coe Turkey Open  Cedar Rapids, IA December 2 9:00 AM Luther Hill Invitational  Indianola, IA 5:00 PM Dual vs. Benedictine  Atchison, KS 9 9:00 AM Doane Open  Crete, NE 18 Desert…

The Mark Perry Effect

Earlier this spring, Tom Brands and company made a big splash in the wrestling community when they lured alum Mark Perry back to Iowa City to head up the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Prior to his return to the Hawkeye program, Perry was the associate head coach at the University of Illinois and widely considered one…

Anthony Sherry Commits to Iowa State

Kevin Dresser continues to pull in the state’s top talent, as he has now landed his fourth in-state commit for the class of 2018 in Glenwood’s Anthony Sherry. A three-time state placewinner, Sherry is also the fourth wrestler from IAwrestle’s Fab 50 to commit to Iowa State in this class. Sherry announced his decision on…

Gilman Wins Silver at UWW World Championships

By the University of Iowa PARIS, France — University of Iowa All-American Thomas Gilman dropped a 6-0 decision to Japan’s Yuki Takahashi in the gold medal match of the 2017 UWW World Championships in Paris, France, on Friday. Gilman, who was competing in his first senior level World Championships, will bring a silver medal back…

Thomas Gilman Receives Draw at World Championships

University of Iowa All-American and United States World Team member Thomas Gilman has received his draw for the 2017 World Championships in Paris, France. Gilman will face Ukraine’s Andrey Yatsenko, whom is currently ranked 10th at 57kg in the first round. Yatsenko’s most recent success was at the 2016 European Wrestling Championships where he picked…

7th Annual Schwab Mob Golf Outing

The PWC is gearing up for the 7th Annual Schwab Mob Golf Outing. It is a 4 person best shot event at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. It will be held August 26, 2017 with a 10am shotgun start. $100 per person/$400 team. Registration includes greens fee, golf cart rental, meal and a drink ticket to…

Alli Ragan Headlocks Into The World Championship Finals

*Please note Alli Ragan has not officially signed with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Details* By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling PARIS, France – 2016 World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) will get another chance to win a World title, after qualifying for the finals at 60 kg/132 lbs. at the World Championships on Thursday…

Alli Ragan Receives World Championships Draw

By Richard Immel – USA Wrestling PARIS – Four U.S athletes have weighed in and received their draws for the second day of women’s freestyle action at the 2017 World Championships being held at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. Taking the mat on Thursday for the U.S. are World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Colorado Springs,…