Iowa State Returns Home and Welcomes West Virginia

Follow Ross on Twitter @Rossbchek Who: Iowa State 5-5 (1-2) vs West Virginia 3-3 (2-1)* Where: Ames, Iowa | Hilton Coliseum When: Sunday, January 21st – 2:00 PM Watch: Cyclone TV (Subscription required) *West Virginia will wrestle Oklahoma State prior to this dual What a difference two weeks of the college wrestling season can make.…

Cyclone Lineup Preview 157-165

FULL SERIES: CYCLONE PREVIEWS 157: Depth Chart 157 Starter  Contender FR RFR SO Colston DiBlasi Chase Straw  Brady Jennings  Austin Stotts JR SR Returning for his sophomore season will be Missouri native Colston DiBlasi, who put together a 22-18 record as a rookie. While DiBlasi didn’t qualify for the NCAAs last season, he certainly made…

2016 UNK Holiday Inn Open Results

Elite – 125 1st Place – Danny Vega of Iowa State 2nd Place – Mitch Maginnis of Nebraska 3rd Place – Brenden Baker of Iowa State 4th Place – Cassidy Oshiro of Air Force 5th Place – Josiah Seaton of Colorado State University – Pueblo 6th Place – Oscar Marin of York (Neb.) 1st Place…

Top 10 Performances from UWW University’s

(Photos in this post provided by Sam Janicki – SJanicki Photo) This past weekend in Akron, Ohio played host to the UWW University National tournament and many college wrestlers from the state of Iowa traveled out in hopes of making a World Team. Iowa saw competitors from their power programs: Iowa, Iowa State, and Northern…

2016 Iowa State Redshirt Notebook

2015 was a quiet recruiting season for the Iowa State Cyclones, who followed their top 12 2014 class with a 20-25 ranked class (depending on which site you prefer) in 2015. Looking ahead to the 2016 recruiting class, you can tell that it is full of obvious hammers, with head coach Kevin Jackson pulling in…

Fargo Junior Greco-Roman Final Results

It was a solid day for the Junior Men as they picked up five Greco-Roman All-Americans which was important for a number of reasons. First off it doubled the All-Americans from a year ago when Brenden Baker, Chase Straw, and Jake Marnin all finished on the stand. Also, last year the Greco team finished a…

Fargo Junior Greco-Roman Session III Results

We started today with 20 Juniors in in search of a All-American finish at Fargo’s Greco-Roman tournament. In that group of 20 wrestlers, Iowa placed six of their wrestlers into the quarterfinals, which meant they needed only one win to reach All-American status. Two of those wrestlers punched their tickets to the semifinals, and Carter Isley…

Some other potential recruits at Fargo

After going through Iowa’s, UNI’s, and ISU‘s recruits that were participating in Fargo, I decided that I couldn’t leave these young men out either as a few of them could be big time recruiting targets. Starting with Jake Marnin, who had a pretty solid weekend himself as he made the consolation finals twice, taking home…

Let the Games Begin – Part III The Conculsion

It is time to wrap up the series by looking at the final two ranked wrestlers, as well as a non-ranked trio. I figured we better get this out, before all of the Iowa guys commit. Part I – Stroker, Hellickson, Thomsen (now a UNI commit), Steiert (also UNI commit, damn Schwab is cleaning up…