Making the cut

CEDAR RAPIDS — When Xavier junior Chris Lembeck starts preparing for the wrestling season, it includes lots of hard work and little f ... »

Catching up with Maquoketa Valley wrestling

DELHI — The Maquoketa Valley Wildcats hosted their first home wrestling meet of the season last week, topping North-Linn and Central ... »

Seniors lead strong Union lineup

Union Community Coach Pat Hogan recognized the Knights had a special class three years ago.

The Knights are proving their longtime coach has ... »

UNI heads to Grapple in the Garden

Independence and New York City don’t share a lot of commonalities.

University of Northern Iowa heavyweight and former Mustangs prep Bl ... »

Cornell’s Hamm honors brother with win on Military Appreciation Night

MOUNT VERNON — Two years ago, Cornell College wrestler Brent Hamm experienced one of those unforgettable surprise reunions with an ac ... »

I.C. West’s Nelson Brands has rich wrestling background

IOWA CITY — Freshman Nelson Brands, a junior high state wrestling champion last year, is a rookie on the Iowa City West wrestling tea ... »

Lennie Zalesky builds California Baptist wrestling program

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Wrestling is a major sport in Iowa and a handful of other states.

One person who would like to see that gro ... »

Bettendorf edges Prairie for Five Seasons Duals crown

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Prairie made a statement, but just missed adding the exclamation mark at the end.

The Hawks message was ve ... »

Wrestling is Rohweder’s passion

IOWA CITY — Iowa City West’s Tanner Rohweder is obsessed with wrestling.

The three-time state medalist entertains the thought o ... »

Photo gallery: Brands vs. Brands swimming race

IOWA CITY -- Check out our photo gallery of the Brands vs. Brands 50-meter freestyle swimming race at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in ... »

The mat is meant for wrestling

CEDAR RAPIDS — The mat is a wrestler’s court. It’s their field, arena and gym.

Unlike team sports, wrestling is a ... »

Sacrificing to be the best

CEDAR RAPIDS — Xavier’s Josh Gerke has been wrestling for as long as he can remember.

He uses self control and the stren ... »

USA Wrestling Coach Bill Zadick visits HWC

IOWA CITY — Former University of Iowa national champion and two-time All-American Bill Zadick returned to the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex th ... »

Building on success

CEDAR RAPIDS — When measuring whether an individual should be considered “championship caliber,” it is important to tak ... »

Prairie’s Wenger passes early test

Cedar Rapids Prairie’s Josh Wenger considered it a good start.

He received exactly what he wanted, wrestling strong competitors in clo ... »

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