Top 10 Uncommitted Seniors in Iowa (#1-2)

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…

Michael Millage Gives IAwrestle a Recruiting Update

New Hampton’s Michael Millage might not show up on a search through the national rankings, but the soon-to-be senior has built his resume to the point that keeping him off those rankings will soon be a thing of the past. He showed up on Iowa high school wrestling fans’ radar when he won the 106…

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…

Michael Millage takes second at 2016 Freakshow

Waverly’s based Elite Takedown Wrestling Club sent four wrestlers out to Las Vegas for the 2016 Freakshow tournament. All four athletes will be bringing home hardware with each of them reaching the tournament semifinals, but it was Michael Millage who was able to punch his ticket to the finals for the opportunity to wrestle for…

Night of Conflict 2 Lineup Shuffle

  When one door closes another one opens. New Hampton’s Keaton Geerts had to withdraw from his match against Jason Renteria of Illinois due to a conflict. The good news is fans wanting to see Renteria battle it out with a New Hampton prep will still get their wish. Not only does the New Hampton program…

Overtime with Michael Millage

IA Wrestle: You finished runner-up as a sophomore this past season. What are your thoughts on that match with Josh Portillo? Michael Millage: It was a hard fought match and it obviously didn’t end the way I wanted but I feel like I controlled most of the match and wrestled until the whistle blew. Are you…

Millage, Isley take second at FloNationals

Four wrestlers from the state of Iowa will be heading home from Indiana University of Pennsylvania after competing in the 2016 FloNationals tournament. The tournament is produced by the national media organization Flowrestling, and has become a staple in the premiere postseason competition. Elite Takedown Wrestling Club members Gable Fox, Michael Millage, and Keaton Geerts…

Iowans and Recruits to Watch at Super 32 This Weekend

For some time now, the Super 32 tournament, which is resides in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been the pinnacle of preseason wrestling tournaments. Usually occurring the first weekend in November (this year that includes October 31st as well), the Super 32 draws talent from just about every state in the country, and it’s not uncommon…

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…

Top Iowan Performers from Disney

The Iowa team ended up taking fifth at the Disney Duals and while they are probably not completely satisfied with their finish, it was a great tournament for Iowa. And in that great team finish, there were also quite a few individuals that fared well too. Three Iowans were able to end the tournament with…

Team Iowa to Wrestle for Fifth at Disney Duals

After getting bounced in a tough semifinal matchup with a Pennsylvania team, Team Iowa went back to work at the Disney Duals, this time on the consolation side of the bracket. Their opponents would be a talented Ohio team, the Ohio Mafia and despite a fast start, Iowa wasn’t able to overcome the lightweight depth…

2A Semi-finals match-ups

106 – #4 Josh Keller (Columbus Community) vs #3 Noah Fye (New Hampton) 106 – Zach Thompson (Perry) vs #2 Michael Millage (Crestwood) 113 – #4 Derek Holschlag (Union) vs #6 Devin Phaly (Sergeant Bluff-Lutton) 113 – #2 Brennen Doebel (Clear Lake) vs Ryan Steffen (Crestwood) 120 – Brennan Swafford (Mediapolis) vs #1 Brock Rathbun…