Drew Bennett Commits to Northern Iowa

Fort Dodge’s Drew Bennett announced today that he will join former teammate Triston Lara at the University of Northern Iowa. The two-time state place-winner is considered one of the top lightweight recruits in the state for the class of 2018, and is rated the no. 11 wrestler in our latest Fab 50. Bennett was our…

Agony in Ames Preview

Five Iowa high school wrestlers will be back on the mat for the Agony in Ames, which benefits the newly created Cyclone-Regional Training Center (C-RTC). Two of the Iowa high school wrestlers in the event will enter as large favorites in their ranked matchups, as Cullan Schriever (Mason City) and Joel Shapiro (Valley – WDM)…

Drew Bennett Taking on Malik Johnson

The results are in! Fort Dodge prep Drew Bennett was the winner of our Twitter poll that asked you, the fans, to select the final wrestler from Iowa to receieve a match at the “Night of Conflict”. The results were overwhelming as almost 800 fans selected Bennett to return to the event for his second…

Top 10 Uncommitted Seniors in Iowa (#7-8)

Earlier 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 of…

2017 NHSCA High School Nationals – March 24th – 26th

Freshman Division  March 24th – 26th  Virginia Beach Convetion Center 1000 19th Street Virginia Beach, Virginia  23451 145 – Chance Downs (Maquoketa Valley) – placed 7th at 145 in 2017 __________________________________________________________________________________ Junior Division  March 24th – 26th  Virginia Beach Convetion Center 1000 19th Street Virginia Beach, Virginia  23451 120 – Drew Bennett (Fort Dodge) – placed 3rd twice at…

Kanen Storr wins NHSCA national title

Add national champion to the ever growing list of accomplishments for future Iowa State Cyclone Kanen Storr, as he came out on top of a tough field of wrestlers to win the NHSCA Senior division. This tournament victory comes just one week after Storr was downed 4-3 in the FloNational finals. Storr started his tournament…

2016 NHSCA National wrestling championships primer

What: The 27th National High School Coaches Association National wrestling championships *Each grade is separated into their own division. Where: Virginia Beach, VA When: April 1-3, 2016 Schedule Breakdown (Note these are Eastern Times): Thursday, March 31, 2016    6-8pm Wrestler Registration and Weigh Ins Coaches Registration Friday, April 1, 2016 9am Wrestling Begins Saturday, April…

Fort Dodge wants to finish how they start – at the top

Since the 2008 season there have been a total of three schools that have won the 3A traditional team state title in Des Moines, but this year a new school will look to try and buck that trend by winning their first team title since the 1985 season. After watching schools like Bettendorf, Southeast Polk,…