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100+ photos: Iowa wrestler Tony Ramos throughout the years

[ 0 ] March 22, 2014

Iowa’s Ramos wants ‘to dominate every match’ at NCAAs

[ 0 ] March 19, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tony Ramos walked into the interview room Wednesday on the eve of the NCAA Championships as a billboard of confidence. Iowa’s senior 133-pounder arrived at the pre-tournament news conference wearing a black shirt with three words written across his chest in gold and white letters: I will dominate. “I want to run […]

Clark or Gilman? Tom Brands settles Hawkeyes’ 125-pound decision

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014

In the end, Tom Brands opted for the guy who had the 125-pound job in the beginning. The Iowa wrestling coach confirmed Wednesday that Cory Clark will represent the Hawkeyes this weekend at the Big Ten Championships after splitting time throughout the season with fellow freshman Thomas Gilman. “I’ve been saying all year we’ve got […]

Hawkeye wrestlers still unsure about 125

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014

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 […]

Wrestlers ready to bounce back at Northwestern

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014

It’s all about the response.

Inside Wrestling: Andy Hamilton recaps the weekend

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

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.

Gophers frustrate Hawkeye wrestlers

[ 0 ] January 25, 2014

Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands talked about toughness in the days leading up to Saturday’s showdown with Minnesota.

Laux enjoying redshirt season

[ 0 ] January 24, 2014

Unlike other sports where being redshirted means being limited to just practicing, wrestling provides a different opportunity, of which Phillip Laux is taking advantage.

Heavyweight will be a key against Gophers

[ 0 ] January 24, 2014

Like many kids who grow up in Minnesota with a passion for wrestling, Ben Berhow was inspired by the goal to become a Minnesota Gopher.

Hawkeyes, Penn State dominate NCAA wrestling coaches panel rankings

[ 0 ] January 24, 2014

The first NCAA coaches panel rankings came out Thursday. Generally, these are a pretty good barometer for seedings at the national tournament. Top-ranked Penn State and No. 2 Iowa are the only teams with a wrestler in the top 14 at all 10 weights. Fifth-ranked Northern Iowa has six wrestlers in the rankings. The Panthers […]