FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team opened its dual season with three wins Friday at the Iowa City Duals inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes combined for a 29-1 individual record and totaled 24 falls en route to wins over Baker University (59-0), Iowa Central (55-0) and Cornell […]
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Mitch Bowman grew up rooting for Iowa wrestling. Next year he’ll step into the program’s practice room as one of the Hawkeyes. The North Scott state finalist confirmed Friday morning that he committed to Iowa. Bowman, who compiled a 47-3 record as a junior, picked the Hawkeyes over a list of schools that included Grand […]
Penn State winning three consecutive national championships in wrestling was cause for concern that the gap between the Nittany Lions and the nation’s other college wrestling programs was widening.
Q. Have you seen anything in your leaders, St. John and Ramos and those guys? COACH BRANDS: Yeah, St. John and Ramos and Lofthouse, I know you’re going to ask about the duck thing, but if a guy makes a mistake, he’s still a leader. ============ Q. Luther Open going to be in place of […]
Iowa’s Derek St. John, the defending NCAA champion at 157 pounds, has withdrawn from Saturday’s NWCA All-Star Wrestling Classic due to an illness. He will be replaced at 157 by Lehigh’s Joey Napoli in the season-opening event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Iowa’s Tony Ramos (141 pounds) and Iowa State’s Michael Moreno (165 […]
Seth Gross kept his eyes on the lightweight battles Saturday morning inside the Iowa wrestling room. The tussles between former prized recruits reminded the three-time Fargo champion how he developed into a coveted prospect for Minnesota high school power Apple Valley. Gross committed to the Hawkeyes on Tuesday when he picked Iowa over Minnesota, Oklahoma […]
The consequences were unclear Monday for Iowa All-American wrestler Ethen Lofthouse after he was accused of illegally shooting a duck with a bow and arrow, then later admitting to police he intended to eat the dead duck. The University of Iowa athletic department, in a statement Monday morning it was “aware of the situation, and […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa wrestling program released its 2013-14 schedule Monday, and the calendar includes seven home dates and a return to the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. Iowa, the national attendance leader each of the last seven seasons, opens the home schedule on Mediacom Mat at Carver-Hawkeye […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa wrestler Sammy Brooks will represent the United States at the 2013 FILA Junior Pan American Championships in Santiago, Chile, on July 14. The event features athletes 17-20 years old competing for nations in North, Central and South America. Brooks will wrestle at 84 kg […]
By Roger Moore Special to the Register STILLWATER, Okla. – Rules for freestyle wrestling changed in early June. One of them caught Brent Metcalf’s attention: two 3-minute periods with an if-necessary sudden death overtime. At the 2013 United States World Team Trials on Saturday, the former Iowa Hawkeye showed why the changes suit him just […]