Wrestling

Nine Hawkeyes ranked in TOM preseason poll

Practice has begun for NCAA Division I wrestling programs. The ranking of this year’s individual field has started as well.

Theopenmat.com released its preseason individual rankings Wednesday. The University of Iowa has nine of 10 sta [...]

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Independence’s Straw commits to ISU

Chase Straw already has a sister on the Iowa State campus.

The Independence senior has adopted a few more brothers.

Straw confirmed he verbally committed to wrestle for Iowa State Coach Kevin Jackson and the Cyclones next year.

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Borschel, LeClere entering IHSAA Wrestling Hall of Fame

Jay Borschel and Dan LeClere shared the spotlight, winning their fourth state title in the same year.

It’s only fitting that the former University of Iowa teammates make their way into another exclusive list together.

Borschel a [...]

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Cornell’s Dean, ODU’s Dechow meet in all-star dual

The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced Tuesday the wrestlers for the 184-pound matchup of the NWCA All-Star Classic.

Cornell’s Gabe Dean and Jack Dechow, of Old Dominion, will competed in the annual exhibition event Nov. [...]

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The Good and The Bad of Iowa’s wrestling schedule

The University of Iowa wrestling schedule has been out for some time now. I was discussing some of the duals with The Gazette’s Scott Dochterman. I decided to offer my take on the “Good,” “Bad” and Ugly” o [...]

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Ramos drops World Championships opener

Former University of Iowa NCAA champion Tony Ramos lost his opening match of the 2014 FILA Men’s Freestyle World Championships early Monday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Ramos represented the U.S. at 125 1/2 pounds and fell to Mongolia [...]

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Ramos and Metcalf set to take on the world

Tony Ramos has always backed his attitude with his actions.

The former University of Iowa three-time All-American and NCAA champion has some work ahead to match his current expectations against the best in the world. He wants to send an addi [...]

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Iowa tied for second in WIN’s preseason rankings

Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine has released its 2014-15 preseason NCAA Division I team and individual rankings.

The University of Iowa is tied with Cornell for second, four points back of the University of Minnesota in the opening installmen [...]

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A summer break?

Long hot days and warm summer nights are over for high school athletes in Iowa.

The baseball season is over and the football season is upon us.

During those summer months, many athletes are putting in their time in multiple spor [...]

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Brands named as World Team coach

The University of Iowa wrestling program already was well represented on this year’s USA Wrestling’s World Team.

Former Hawkeye NCAA champions Brent Metcalf and Tony Ramos earned a spot on the team and now they will be joined b [...]

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McDonough third at University World Championships

Matt McDonough has a new achievement to add to his medalist.

The former University of Iowa NCAA champion and Linn-Mar state titlist is now a World medalist.

McDonough recorded a 12-2 technical fall over Ukraine's Petro Bileichuk, f [...]

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St. John joins NDSU wrestling staff

Derek St. John built a wrestling career on taking on all challenges.

The former University of Iowa national champion and the Hawkeyes' 18th four-time All-American will face a new one.

North Dakota State University announced Monday [...]

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Iowa all-stars dominate Canada on mat

INDEPENDENCE — Former Wartburg coach Jim Miller went to Chase Straw with an interesting proposition at the beginning of the season — a chance to wrestle Canada.

It might have not been on as big a stage as the Summer Olympics, b [...]

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Jefferson’s Baker joins local team for international dual

Cedar Rapids Jefferson’s Brenden Baker entertains a chance to wrestle international.

So, he embraced the chance when it was presented.

Baker will be one of a select group of wrestlers to face the FILA Cadet Canadian Team on Thur [...]

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McDonough challenges for World University Team spot

Matt McDonough knows how special it is to represent the United States in a World-level event.

The 2010 U.S. Junior World Team and current U.S. Senior National Team member is determined to earn another chance to compete on that stage.

S [...]

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