Iowa senior wrestler Tony Ramos was credited with only winning one match against Michigan on Sunday, but his teammate Brody Grothus might care to differ. Grothus was in the midst of a back-and-forth match against seventh-ranked Eric Grajales at 149 pounds when he looked over to his bench and saw Ramos cheering him on. “Everything […]
Two teams ranked in the top 25. Eight out of the 10 weight classes featuring ranked matchups. But it’s six specific individuals who will stand out the most Sunday as the Iowa wrestling team takes on Michigan in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Senior Day. At least in coach Tom Brands’ mind. No. 3 Iowa will highlight […]
The Iowa 133-pounder talks about why it’s important to him to sign every autograph, and why teammate Cory Clark is a “wild, different cat.”
EVANSTON, Ill. — Freshman Cory Clark made a strong return to the Iowa wrestling lineup Friday, beating Northwestern’s Garrison White by major decision 10-1. Iowa won the dual 31-6. Clark has battled weight-management issues and lost his starting spot at 125 pounds for a month. Thomas Gilman struggled in his last couple of bouts, however, […]
The leadoff spot in Iowa’s wrestling order remains a mysterious scrap between two super-talented freshmen. Cory Clark held the 125-pound job and a spot in the top five of the national rankings until December, when weight-management woes created an opening for Thomas Gilman. A title at the Midlands Championships shifted Gilman into the front-runner position […]
Andy Hamilton of the Register recaps how the Cyclones, Hawkeyes, Panthers and Ed Winger Invitational fared last weekend. Hamilton also talks with Northern Iowa coach Doug Schwab, whose team beat seventh-ranked Missouri last weekend.
Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands talked about toughness in the days leading up to Saturday’s showdown with Minnesota.