Class 3A Rankings – 12-22-15

Note: Wrestlers that are known to be injured and will miss significant time, or have yet to compete in the 2015-16 may not be included in these rankings. Team Previous 1 Fort Dodge (9) 1 2 Southeast Polk (9) 2 3 West Des Moines Valley (8) 3 4 Waukee (4) – 5 Dubuque Hempstead (6)…

Siouxland Conference Tournament Preview

  What: Siouxland Conference Tournament Where: Sioux Center High School Who: Central Lyon/GLR, MOC-FV, Okoboji, Boyden-Hull/RV, Sheldon-South O’Brien, Sibley-Ocheyedan, Sioux Center, West Lyon Ranked Teams 6th (2A)             Central Lyon Ranked Wrestlers 106 1st (2A)                        Gable Sieperda                                    Central Lyon GLR 113 No ranked wrestlers 120 No ranked wrestlers 126 No ranked wrestlers…

Hawkeye 10 Conference Tournament Preview

What: Hawkeye 10 Conference Tournament When: Saturday January 31st Where: Glenwood High School Who: Atlantic, Clarinda, Creston Orient Macksburg, Denison, Glenwood, Harlan, Carroll Kuemper, Council Bluffs Lewis Central, Red Oak, Shenandoah, Council Bluffs St Albert Ranked Teams None Ranked Wrestlers 106 2nd (3A)            Paxton Whiteaker                        Lewis Central 113 10th (2A)            Carter Cox                                   …

NEIC Conference Tournament Preview

What: NEIC Conference Tournament When: Saturday January 31st Where: New Hampton High School Who: Charles City, Crestwood (Cresco), Decorah, New Hampton, Oelwein, Waukon, Waverly-Shell Rock FOLLOW: Twitter- @IAwrestle (We will be LIVE all day) Ranked Teams 8th (2A)           Crestwood, Cresco Ranked Wrestlers 106 2nd (2A)            Noah Fye                                    New Hampton…

CIML Conference Preview

Ranked Tournament Teams 1 SE Polk (12) 3 Ft Dodge (6) 5 Dowling Catholic (4) 8 WDM Valley (6) 9 Johnston (7) 2014 106 Name School Class CIML State 1 Brody Teske Fort Dodge Fresh 3 Spencer Hutchinson WDM Valley Soph 7 Gauge Perrien SE Polk Fresh 9 Zach Price Johnston Fresh 10 Kyle Biscoglia…

2015 Ed Winger Classic Preview and Predictions

What: Ed Winger Classic When: Saturday January 24th – 9AM Where: Urbandale High School Who: ADM (Adel), Ames, Ballard (Huxley), Bettendorf, Burlington, Cedar Falls, Centerville, CB Thomas Jefferson, Dallas Center-Grimes, DM Roosevelt, Dowling Catholic Fort Madison, Indianola, Iowa City West, Johnston North Scott, Pleasant Valley, Southeast Polk, Urbandale & WDM Valley Ranked Tournament Teams 1…

2015 Bob Lueders Invitational Preview

What: Bob Lueders Invitational When: Saturday January 24th Where: Clinton High School Who: Camanche, CR Washington, Central Clinton, Clinton, Davenport Assumption, Davenport Central, Davenport North, Dubuque Hempstead, Dubuque Senior, Fairfield, Linn-Mar, South Hamilton, Mt Vernon, Muscatine, Epworth Western Dubuque, Wilton, West Carroll, IL, Morrison, IL, Lena-Winslow, IL Ranked Teams 3rd (2A) Davenport Assumption 3rd (IL…

Jerry Eckenrod Invitational

What: 2015 Jerry Eckenrod Invitational Where: Benton Community High School in Van Horne When: Approximately 9:30am (JV tournament starts at 8am with 1st round of Varsity  between 2nd and 3rd rounds of JV) Who: Benton Community, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Cedar Rapids Washington, Centerville, Davenport Assumption, Don Bosco, Eddyville-Blakesburg, Independence, La Porte City Union, Maquoketa, North Linn, Vinton-Shellsburg,…

Freakshow Results – Stroker claims 155 title

  The Freak Show is one the fastest growing wrestling events in the country. Unfortunately this tournament runs the same weekend as the Super 32 so we can’t get the best wrestlers under one roof.  The High School Elite Division had some of the best wrestlers in the country registered. A few of those wrestlers…

Conflict at Carver Preview

The 3rd annual Conflict @ Carver will take place on Sunday, Oct. 12th, 2014 at the legendary Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. The Conflict is a premier preseason folk style wrestling tournament for wrestlers in grades 3-12. There are many big name wrestlers expected to compete and there will be some great matches for any fan looking…

Friday Wrestling Round Up

Rounding up some wrestling news that you may have missed this week. For it being the offseason, it sure felt like a lot happened. First off, ‘On the Mat’ featured two prominent wrestling names in the state of Iowa. The first of those names was newly appointed Cyclone Assistant wrestling coach Trent Paulson, the other…

New Senior Recruiting Class Rankings

The Associated Wrestling Press released new class of 2015 rankings  on Monday with results from Fargo factored in. It should come as no surprise that several Iowans made the list, including two whom we recently interviewed in Fredy Stroker and Dayton Racer. Let’s start with the top ten overall: Anthony Valencia, Logan Massa, Myles Martin, Zahid Valencia,…

Overtime with Bettendorf’s Dayton Racer

Going “OVERTIME” with Dayton Racer is a lot easier over the phone than on the mat. The state champ from nationally ranked Apple Valley will be wrestling for Bettendorf this upcoming season. Bettendorf is the returning 3A State Champions and look to repeat with the addition of Racer. Just to name a few in their lineup…

Junior Freestyle Results Session IV

Place winning matches for today. All-American – Junior 138 – Logan Ryan 7th PLACE MATCH Champ. Round 1 – Logan Ryan (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye) Champ. Round 2 – Logan Ryan (Iowa) won by tech fall over Sheldon Davis (Nevada) (TF 15-4) Champ. Round 3 – Logan Ryan (Iowa) won by tech fall…

Final Cadet Freestyle Results Session

Five Iowa wrestlers had their final spots on the podium decided this afternoon as the medal round commenced action around 2:00 PM. Starting Team Iowa off was Noah Fye at 100. I was thoroughly impressed by his effort in the place winning match as he won by tech fall to finish 7th. Iowa hit a…

Junior Freestyle Results Session III

Quite the round this morning as Iowa entered with 29 wrestlers (and 26 of those made it through the first round today) and will only be leaving with eight. But, those eight wrestlers have officially earned All-American honors, with Iowans Fredy Stroker (145), Marcus Harrington (220), and Jake Marnin (HWT) all wrestling in the semifinals…

Junior Freestyle Results Session II

It was another solid round by team Iowa as 29 Juniors remain alive, and of that number 19 remain alive for a title. It is a little bit what we expected from Iowa’s Juniors to this point. So far all of the committed wrestlers to ISU, UNI, and Iowa remain alive in their brackets along…

Cadet Freestyle Results Session IV

The place winning matches have been decided for the five All-Americans on Team Iowa as Gannon Gremmel (220) was the only wrestler to make it to the finals. He did so on the back of  one fall and three tech falls to reach the finals. Anthony Sherry (152) has been a pleasant surprise for Iowans…

Junior Freestyle Results Session I

Much like the Cadets, we see that the participation by team Iowa explodes for the freestyle tournament, with 46 Iowans wrestling in the first session, and 46 of them wrestling this afternoon. Of that group, 26 of them emerged unblemished by the first round. Among the recruits competing, Iowa has Logan Ryan (138), Seth Gross…