Copyright, 2013 Register and Tribune Company The NCAA wrestling committee is proposing groundbreaking change to its championship format, the Des Moines Register has learned. A model presented Tuesday to the NCAA’s Division-I sports management cabinet, if approved, would fuse the individual tournament and dual-meet tournament into a single national title event. Anthony Holman, NCAA associate [...]
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Kurt Backes spent recent years carving his career path from lessons he learned on the mat. Beginning next month, he’ll utilize the education he received in the classroom. The Iowa volunteer assistant wrestling coach said Tuesday that he is leaving the Hawkeyes for a job at Wells Fargo in Des Moines. “I’m going to use [...]
The Rumble on the Rails will feature a couple wrestlers with Iowa connections. Brent Metcalf, a two-time NCAA champion at Iowa, and former Northern Iowa wrestler Jordan Holm were selected to wrestle for the U.S. squads, which will compete on May 15 against Russia and Iran at New York’s Grand Central Station. Metcalf will compete [...]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: DES MOINES, Iowa – University of Iowa wrestlers Tony Ramos and Derek St. John advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships following quarterfinal wins today. The Hawkeyes have five wrestlers alive in the wrestle-backs and sit in fourth place overall with 39 points. Penn State leads the team race with [...]