The Chris Bono Era at Wisconsin Set to Begin

It has already been a week since the news came out that Chris Bono, formerly the head coach of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, would be moving to Wisconsin to take up the vacancy left by Barry Davis. The move has been considered a resounding win for the Badgers, with Bono’s skills clearly having been…

Reader, Winn to compete in a loaded 86kg field

Athletes Competing 2015 World Team member – Jake Herbert, Ann Arbor, Mich. (New York AC/Cliff Keen WC) 2015 Bill Farrell International champion – Ed Ruth, Tempe, Ariz. (Sunkist Kids) 2015 Olympic Trials Qualifier champion – Kyle Dake, Ithaca, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC) 2015 Olympic Trials Qualifier runner-up – David Taylor, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion…

Reader Takes Silver at Bill Farrell

The first leg of the USA Olympic Team Trials qualifier wrapped up yesterday in New York, but no wrestlers with Iowa ties were able to clench the one spot berth that would assure them a spot in April’s Iowa City trials. The setup of the tournament allowed the top American finisher in every bracket a…

Former Cyclone Reader takes 5th at Yasar Dogu

Fomer NCAA champion for the Iowa State and now current assistant coach for South Dakota State, Jon Reader finished 5th at the Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul, Turkey today. Reader opened the day with a dominant pin over Turkey’s Kadir Yaziki and then followed that with another victory over Serdar Boke of Turkey as well.…

Brent Metcalf and Jon Reader headline Flo Premier League 3

Originally posted 12/4/2014 Just a friendly reminder that this weekend former Hawkeye Brent Metcalf and Franklin Gomez will highlight the Flo Premier League 3 event and former Cyclone Jon Reader will be taking on Jake Herbert. In order to watch this event you will need FloPro (the premium streaming service of Flowrestling. Prices are $150/year or $20/month).…