On the Mats by KJ Pilcher

Hawkeye wrestlers bring ‘bad attitude’ in a good way

IOWA CITY — Iowa heavyweight wrestler Bobby Telford says this year’s team has developed a bad attitude.

And that’ ... »

Iowa State tops CMU, 30-3

Iowa State improved to 3-0 this season with a lopsided win over Central Michigan University.

The Cyclones won nine of 10 matches, including t ... »

Grothus fighting to retain 149-pound spot

IOWA CITY — Brody Grothus entered the season with something to prove.

With competition and depth at 149 pounds, he was determined to h ... »

Coe beats Central

PELLA — Fifth-ranked Coe opened its dual schedule with a win.

Heavyweight Kirk Owens recorded a fall in the final match to secure a 23 ... »

Podcast: 'Pinning Combination' talks start of college wrestling

CEDAR RAPIDS -- In this edition of the 'Pinning Combination' podcast, The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and The Predicament's Wyatt Schultz talk about the ... »

Iowa wrestlers get back into competitive routine

The University of Iowa did what was expected to start the season.

So, what did Hawkeyes Coach Tom Brands take away from the first official co ... »

Iowa looking for lineup answers at Luther Open

The University of Iowa should have some answers to lineup questions after this weekend.

Those Hawkeyes vying for starting spots will h ... »

Iowa remains atop NWCA rankings


The University of Iowa remained the top-ranked wrestling team in the country.

The Hawkeyes received five first-place votes and ar ... »

UNI looks to keep building on recent accomplishments

CEDAR FALLS — University of Northern Iowa Coach Doug Schwab has constructed a competitive wrestling program.

The Panthers finis ... »

Single-dual tickets available for Iowa wrestling

The University of Iowa has single-dual tickets available through its athletic ticket office.

The home schedule opens Nov. 21 with the Iowa Ci ... »

Iowa opens title trek with nine ranked wrestlers

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa wrestling program has had its share of prominent performers and title contenders.

Recently, Tony R ... »

Angry and alone works for Moore

IOWA CITY — Describing someone as angry and alone doesn’t portray a pleasant portrait.

Well, unless the person is University of ... »

Podcast: Pinning Combination talks Iowa media day

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The Pinning Combination podcast returns from a long off-season to preview the Hawkeye wrestling season. The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher ... »

Fifth-grade teams assist with special moment

MARION — Sports can serve as a teaching tool, presenting intangibles that extend beyond competition.

Many learned an important ... »

Illinois sophomore commits to Iowa

Another highly-touted Illinois prep has decided to continue his wrestling career at the University of Iowa.

Nationally-ranked sophomore Jason ... »

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