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.

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Union’s Thomsen takes down top-ranked foe

INDEPENDENCE — Max Thomsen received a charge from his hometown supporters.

The four-time state champion from Union Community ga ... »

Fay excited to wrestle at World Cup

Moza Fay considers it a great test at a good time.

The U.S. World team hopeful is excited for another opportunity to take on the world ... »

Hawkeyes commit Kemerer returns to Iowa

INDEPENDENCE — University of Iowa wrestling fans have the chance to get to know Mike Kemerer before he dons a Hawkeye singlet.

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Williams will take over Solon wrestling program

Blake Williams will return to coaching.

The time away from running a program was short.

On the heels of the announcement that he ... »

Williams ends 12-year tenure as Prairie wrestling coach

CEDAR RAPIDS — Family came first for Blake Williams.

His wife and two children were at the heart of his latest decision.

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Ramos, Metcalf and McDonough post wins at Agon V

CEDAR RAPIDS — Tony Ramos and Brent Metcalf have ignited Iowa crowds in the past.

With some heated exchanges and some fireworks ... »

Metcalf and Pico set to collide at Agon V

CEDAR RAPIDS — Brent Metcalf and Aaron Pico stood face-to-face and glared eye-to-eye.

Metcalf may have seen a little bit of him ... »

Best of lightweights past and present battle at Agon V

CEDAR RAPIDS — The best of the past and the present are set to collide.

Henry Cejudo captured gold at the lightest weight for t ... »

McDonough excited to compete in hometown

CEDAR RAPIDS — One of the Metro’s top wrestlers returns home.

Matt McDonough carved his niche as four-time state medalis ... »

Ohio State’s Logan Stieber wins Hodge Trophy

Ohio State four-time NCAA champion Logan Stieber another first for the Buckeyes wrestling program.

In becoming the first Buckeye wrestler to ... »

Agon Wrestling Championships come to Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Agon Wrestling Championships will host its fifth program in the City of Five Seasons.

The event dubbed “I ... »

“Gadson Strong Day” set for April 6

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum announced Monday that April 6 will be declared “Gadson Strong Day” in Waterloo, ... »

Iowa’s Clark earns team’s Most Valuable Wrestler award

The University of Iowa wrestling program held its annual awards banquet March 27 in Iowa City.

Sophomore 133-pounder Cory Clark received the ... »

Iowa’s work begins to return to top

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The University of Iowa produced its best postseason finish in five seasons.

Unfortunately for the Hawkeyes, th ... »

Former Hawkeye leads Ohio State to team title

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Ohio State’s Tom Ryan has waited for this opportunity.

He devoted the time and made some difficult deci ... »

Metcalf and Pico set to collide at Agon V

CEDAR RAPIDS — Brent Metcalf and Aaron Pico stood face-to-face and glared eye-to-eye.

Metcalf may have seen a little bit of him ... »

Iowa State’s Gadson brings home NCAA title

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Kyven Gadson completed a questionnaire that asked what his hometown of Waterloo was known for more than anything els ... »

Three Hawkeyes, ISU’s Gadson advance to semifinals

 

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Three University of Iowa wrestlers and Iowa State's Kyven Gadson remain in the running for gold.

The Hawke ... »

Iowa’s Gilman fights way to quarterfinals

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The day revealed the character of many wrestlers.

While upsets defined a crazy and unpredictable day, University of ... »