State Champion Aden Reeves Switches Verbal Commitment

Last October many fans in Iowa were sad that one of Iowa’s top wrestlers announced his decision to leave the state when Albia’s Aden Reeves committed to Campbell University in North Carolina. Now, Reeves has decided to stay closer to home and has changed his commitment to wrestle for coach Kevin Dresser at Iowa State…

Albia’s Aden Reeves commits

Albia junior Aden Reeves has made the decision to take his talents out to North Carolina and has committed to Campbell University.  Reeves is currently ranked #18 at 120 pounds in Flowrestling’s rankings. Our own Ross Bartachek caught up with Aden on the commitment. “I just feel like Campbell is a great fit for me.” Reeves told…

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…

Aden Reeves Looks to Grow From 2016 Experience

Last year it was hard to find a freshman in Iowa that had more hype surrounding him than Albia’s Aden Reeves. Prior to winning his first varsity match Reeves opened eyes across the country by earning top finishes in both Greco-Roman and freestyle at USA Wrestling’s Cadet National Championships. It didn’t take long for Reeves…

Aden Reeves returns to the Night of Conflict

Last year was a first for the Night of Conflict, but out of all 31 competitors, Aden Reeves stood alone in one respect. He was the only freshman that competed in the event, taking on seasoned veteran Justin Portillo at 113 pounds. This year Reeves will be the first participant from Iowa to return to…

2016 Cadet Freestyle Preview

Returning All-Americans 2015 106 Aden Reeves 4th The Cadet Fargo team is needing to do some reloading after most of the 2015 All-Americans will be moving up to the Juniors division. Albia’s Aden Reeves (120) is the only returning freestyle All-American on this squad, but you don’t have to look to far to find talent…

Potentially Dangerous 34: State Dual, CIML changes and GLITTER issues

http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/episode34.mp3 Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. Join Tony Hager, Ross Bartachek, Eric Schares and special guests Cater Happel, Aden Reeves, and Adam Feller this week on Potentially Dangerous as we catch up with Tony Ramos as he gets ready to compete in Russia and the Olympic Team Trials. Later in the show we…

Thomsen leads underclassmen in InterMat rankings

Last week, InterMat finished their updated class rankings with a total of three Iowa natives making the freshman and sophomore list. The list is available on InterMat for Platinum subscribers, and you can go back and view our write up on the 2017 junior class, and 2016 senior class. It’s no surprise to see Alex…

Iowans and Recruits to Watch at Super 32 This Weekend

For some time now, the Super 32 tournament, which is resides in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been the pinnacle of preseason wrestling tournaments. Usually occurring the first weekend in November (this year that includes October 31st as well), the Super 32 draws talent from just about every state in the country, and it’s not uncommon…

InterMat Updates 2018-20 Recruiting Class Rankings

InterMat has now released their final updated recruiting class rankings for all classes – if you missed the seniors and juniors post, you can direct your attention here. Making the lists in the younger recruiting classes becomes much more of an accomplishment than one might think. For starters InterMat only lists 25 freshmen, and just…

Flowrestling Releases New High School Rankings

Flowrestling has released new weight class rankings after the ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet Nationals (Fargo) and Iowa placed 11 wrestlers on the list, with an additional four Hawkeye commits and one Panther commit also making the top 20 weight class rankings. Rankings – Flowrestling 106: #11 Aden Reeves (FR) – Albia 106: #20 Kyle Biscoglia (SO)…

Fargo Cadet Freestyle Final Results

While Team Iowa had a rough medal round in which their wrestlers went 3-6 – including two of those losses in the finals. Despite all that, Iowa put together a top five team finish by racking up 36 points. The first Iowan in the finals, Alex Thomsen (120), put up a ton of points with…