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…

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Top 10 Uncommitted Seniors in Iowa (#9-10)

Last week IAwrestle unveiled our Pre-Summer Fab 50 rankings, identifying the top 50 wrestlers in the state of Iowa. The list, compiled by rankings guru Lars Underbakke, considers athletes who have at least one high school season under their belts, and no longer includes the (now graduated) class of 2017. As we near the pinnacle…

2016 Junior Freestyle Preview

Looking over this Junior group there are a lot factors to be positive about as the team will look to go for the third straight summer of producing at least one Junior national champion. This group of wrestlers has produced two Cadet national champions, two Cadet runner-ups, and has earned a total of 18 All-American…

2016 Greco Preview

With only a small number of wrestlers competing in the Greco-Roman style out at the Asics/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals we will be combing our Cadets and Juniors together in one preview. Over the past few years Team Iowa has struggled in Greco-Roman at Fargo, especially in the Juniors division, but that is mainly due…

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…

Coleman Comes Up Big in First Period

#1 Marcus Coleman (Ames) 33-1, Jr. over #2 Anthony Sherry (Glenwood) 34-5, So. (Dec 3-0). 1st Place – Marcus Coleman of Ames 2nd Place – Anthony Sherry of Glenwood 3rd Place – Austin Stotts of West Des Moines 4th Place – Bryce Pilcher of Cedar Falls 5th Place – Nick Brushaber of Dallas Center-Grimes 6th…

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…

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…

Fargo Cadet Freestyle Session III Recap

Session III was concluded earlier this afternoon and Team Iowa put together a much stronger freestyle performance thus far as nine wrestlers have assured themselves of All-American status at the Fargo Dome. Kyle Biscoglia (100) is one of those wrestlers remaining as he made the semifinals of his weight class. So far he has recorded…

Fargo Cadet Greco-Roman Final Results

Iowa entered the final round of the Cadet Greco-Roman compeition with four wrestlers looking to finish up their All-America status. Two wrestlers made it into the third place match, while Iowa also placed a wrestler in each of the fifth and seventh place matches. Aden Reeves (106) got things started off right for Iowa when…

Fargo Cadet Greco-Roman Session III Recap

Iowa entered Day two of the Cadet Greco-Roman tournament with nine wrestlers all competing for a spot on the podium and forever being known as a Fargo All-American. Only four wrestlers would make it through the infamous blood round (the last match a wrestler needs to win to make the podium). Two Iowans will go…

IA Wrestle Fargo Cadet Preview

This year Iowa will be taking a talented group* into the Fargo High School National Championships, and while only a pair of Cadet All-Americans will be returning for Team Iowa, they are bringing plenty of experience that hopefully will make a push to put multiple guys on the stand. A year ago, Iowa took 11th…