K.J. Pilcher
K.J. Pilcher is a reporter for SourceMedia Group, and he covers prep sports and college wrestling, among other things. His wrestling podcast, called the "Pinning Combination" is available here at TheGazette.com and also on iTunes.





Rathbun determined to remain the best

CENTER POINT — Center Point-Urbana’s Brock Rathbun finds himself as king of the hill instead of having to make the steep climb to the ... »

Sorensen knocks off top-ranked foe

IOWA CITY — Less than a month ago, Brandon Sorensen was still vying to be his team’s best wrestler at his weight.

In the ... »

Moore returns to Hawkeye lineup

IOWA CITY — Nick Moore has attended each practice, and hit the road with his University of Iowa teammates.

The only place he ha ... »

West’s Milani unbeaten after late start

CEDAR RAPIDS — Injury delayed the start of John Milani’s prep wrestling season.

Even though, the season is past its midway poin ... »

Wenger sets Prairie career wins record

Cedar Rapids Prairie has a storied wrestling tradition and senior Josh Wenger recently added to it.

Now, he now ranks highest on the H ... »

Washburn works toward strong finish

The writing is on the wall.

Well, it was a white board on the Alburnett wrestling room wall, but the message was just as important to ... »

Hawkeye Wrestling Club gets big boost from Arctic Plunge

IOWA CITY — The Hawkeye Wrestling Club continues to gain momentum.

Not only have recent accomplishments improved, but so has th ... »

Brands talks to media during weekly conference

The University of Iowa held its weekly media availability at the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Coach Tom ... »

Kuehl powers Jefferson to J-Hawk Invitational title

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dalton Kuehl stands 6-foot-6 and tips a scale about 250 pounds.

The frame comes with broad shoulders wide enough to car ... »

Iowa’s Dziewa looks to reignite fire

IOWA CITY — It was a side of Josh Dziewa not often seen in competition.

There have been glimpses, but the reaction to his recen ... »

Wenzel turns to pinning ways

MOUNT VERNON — Matt Wenzel has gone to the well over and over again. The well hasn’t dried up yet.

So, when he gets a ch ... »

Wartburg extends national duals title streak

Apparently Wartburg’s demise was greatly exaggerated.

Graduation depleted the lineup and left the Knights out of the preseason ranking ... »

Bigger, better Henderson

Bigger is better and even a smaller Brock Henderson was pretty good.

A year of growth and an off-season devoted to weight training is paying ... »

Hawkeyes remain atop NWCA team rankings

The University of Iowa gained despite already being No. 1.

The top-ranked Hawkeyes received all 12 first-place votes in the National Wrestlin ... »

Top-ranked Telford leads 10 Hawkeyes in AWN poll

The University of Iowa is represented at every weight class in the latest Amateur Wrestling News NCAA Division I rankings.

AWN released the n ... »

Sorensen knocks off top-ranked foe

IOWA CITY — Less than a month ago, Brandon Sorensen was still vying to be his team’s best wrestler at his weight.

In the ... »

Schwab talks cliff Keen and UNI tournaments

University of Northern Iowa Doug Schwab discussed the Panthers performance at the Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas last weekend and the upcomin ... »

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