Waukee’s Cody Anderson Commits to Wisconsin

  According to our own Lars Underbakke, Waukee’s Cody Anderson will be continuing his academic and wrestling career at the University of Wisconsin. Anderson finished his career 153-34, placing third at 152 pounds in Class 3A. The four-time state place-winner (3rd, 5th, 3rd, 3rd) will be walking on to Chris Bono’s program. “I loved everything…

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Drake Ayala Announces Verbal to Hawkeyes

The long-awaited moment has finally arrived. The state’s top prep wrestler and national standout Drake Ayala has announced today that he has committed to the University of Iowa. As one of the most coveted lightweight preps in the country, Ayala had offers from numerous programs, but in the end the Fort Dodge native opted to…

IHSAA State Duals Schedule Set Through 2025

State Duals to stay on current schedule   The IHSAA’s wrestling advisory committee met in Boone on Feb. 27 to discuss the future of the state dual team tournament and wrestling’s postseason.   Asked to consider possible date and venue changes for state duals and their effects on sectional tournaments, the group preferred the IHSAA…

Former Wartburg Wrestler Aaron Wernimont to be inducted into NWCA DIII Hall of Fame

MANHEIM, Pa. – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its 2020 Division III Hall of Fame inductees, with former Wartburg wrestler Aaron Wernimont selected as one of five inductees. Wernimont, a 2009 Wartburg graduate and native of Pocahontas, Iowa, was a three-time All-American and two-time NCAA Champion at 157 lbs., as a four-year member of the Wartburg wrestling team.…

Iowa High School State Seeding Breakdown

By Kolton Jensen Before the start of the 2018-2019 wrestling season, the IHSAA announced they would be seeding the state tournament for the first time. When the brackets came out, fans weren’t happy with the seeds. The complaints led to a tweak in the seeding criteria for the 2020 State Tournament. Fans weren’t as upset…

Waaaay Too Early Class 3A Rankings

  Team Rankings Ranked Southeast Polk (8) Waverly-Shell Rock (8) Bettendorf (10) Linn-Mar, Marion (6) Iowa City West (6) Fort Dodge (7) Waukee (8) Ankeny (5) Norwalk (6) Indianola (6) 106 Nathaneal Jesuroga Southeast Polk So. Bowen Downey Indianola So. Blake Gioimo CR Prairie So. Carter Freeman Waukee Fr. Kael Kurtz Iowa City West Fr.…

War at West Gym Final Results

Photos by Sam Janicki Bryce Parke (Team Red) over Dominik Ridout (Team Blue) Fall 2:41 Jalen Schropp (Team Red) over Kayden Kauzlarich (Team Blue) Fall 3:28 Lilly Luft (Team Blue) over Mariah Webster (Team Red) Maj 20-7 Gabe Greenlee (Team Red) over Chet Buss (Team Blue) Fall 1:50 Alexis Ross (Team Red) over Emma Grimm…

War at West Gym Preview

When: 3/14/20 – Doors Open at 5PM Where: West Gym, Cedar Falls, Iowa Tickets: WaratWestGym.com or at door ($10) Watch: Trackwrestling Folkstyle Matches: Jalen Schropp vs Kayden Kauzlarich Here we have a battle of 2A state champions, with Kauzlarich making the jump up a weight to take on Schropp. In last month’s state finals Schropp defeated Kauzlarich’s teammate,…

NCAA announces field for D1 Championships

Note: This information came from the NCAA. We are aware they originally listed the wrestlers at 141 twice and did not list the 149 wrestlers. This post has been updated. NAME SCHOOL RECORD CONFERENCE At Large Nic Aguilar Rutgers 24-11 Big Ten Jakob Camacho NC State 20-6 ACC At Large Justin Cardani Illinois 16-10 Big…

War at West Gym Teams + Match Order

When: 3/14/20 – Doors Open at 5PM Where: West Gym, Cedar Falls, Iowa Tickets: WaratWestGym.com or at door ($10) Watch: Trackwrestling Red Team Blue Team 1 Jalen Schropp Kayden Kauzlarich Folk 2 Gabe Greenlee Chet Buss Folk 3 Alexis Ross Emma Grimm Folk 4 Graham Gambrall Cael Rahnavardi Folk 5 Carson Taylor Dyson Kunz Folk…