Rachel Watters to Compete at Final X State College

Six more spots on Team USA will be decided this weekend in Pennsylvania as USA Wrestling moves to the second leg of their “Final X” series. The three week long event kicked off last weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska with a pair of wrestlers with Iowa ties each clinching their spots on the 2018 World Team.…

Watters goes 1-1 at Junior Worlds

Some Iowa wrestling fans woke up to some tough news this morning, as former Ballard prep Rachel Watters was eliminated from the Junior World tournament after going 1-1 at 72 kg. It was the second trip to the Junior World tournament for Watters, who was fifth a year ago at the same weight. Watters opened…

Rachel Watters gets Junior World draw

Iowa native Rachel Watters will begin her quest for a Junior World title in Macon, France tomorrow at 3:00 AM Central. Watters drew the top line in the bracket and will face France’s Pauline Denise LeCarptentier in her first match. Watters was also a member of the 2015 Junior World team where she finished fifth.…

Junior Women’s Triple Crown Places Watters In Good Company

If you have spent much time following wrestling you have undoubtedly heard of the coveted “Junior Triple Crown”. This is a rare occurrence in which a Junior-level-athlete wins, in the same season: USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Nationals (Fargo) USA Wrestling Freestyle Nationals (Fargo) It is an amazing accomplishment with a short list…

Junior Women’s Nationals Final Results

2016 USAW Junior Women`s FS Nationals Results for Iowa Junior Women`s FS 105 – Felicity Taylor’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Felicity Taylor (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye) Champ. Round 2 – Felicity Taylor (Iowa) won by fall over Trina Nguyen (California) (Fall 1:09) Champ. Round…

Rachel Watters returns to Fargo Finals

2016 USAW Junior Women`s FS Nationals Results for Iowa Junior Women`s FS 105 – Felicity Taylor’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Felicity Taylor (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye) Champ. Round 2 – Felicity Taylor (Iowa) won by fall over Trina Nguyen (California) (Fall 1:09) Champ. Round…

2016 Women’s Fargo Preview

Look for the Iowa Women to bring home some hardware next week at the Freestyle National Championships in Fargo, ND. The Team Iowa women will have eight wrestlers competing; three at the Cadet level and six at the Junior level (with one wrestler competing in both the Cadet and Junior divisions). Cadet Division: The Cadet…

Potentially Dangerous: Episode #16 – World Championships Thoughts

http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/potentially_dangerous_16.mp3 Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. Join Tony Hager, Lars Underbakke, Ross Bartachek  on the Potentially Dangerous podcast this week breaking down the most recent news in the state of Iowa. This week the guys talk about a The 2015 World Championships, a little recruiting, and the last big match up at the Night of Conflict.…

Rachel Watters Named 2015 ASICS American

Last week ASICS America unveiled their 15th annual Girls High All-American Wrestling Team, which is the only national all-star team for which female high school wrestlers from all four grade levels are eligible. It came of little surprise that Ballard’s Rachel Watter made the list as a First Team selection. Watters was one of three first team…