Memo to the International Olympic Committee on the heels of a preliminary vote to drop wrestling at the 2020 Olympics: You’ve got a fight on your hands. Dan Gable, arguably the most iconic American name in the sport, vowed to work at changing the decision before a final vote in September. “The thing is, because [...]
FRIDAY’S DUAL MEET What: Iowa at Illinois Mat Matters: The second-ranked Hawkeyes (16-1, 6-0 Big Ten) can clinch a share of their fifth Big Ten dual title in six years Friday night with a victory at No. 8 Illinois (6-4, 2-4). Iowa is coming off a 22-16 victory against then-No. 1 Penn State. The Nittany [...]
Penn State started the season as the favorite to trot off with wrestling’s NCAA championship trophy for the third time in a row. And make no mistake, it still is. That remains true, even after third-ranked Iowa kicked the No. 1 Nittany Lions’ 20-dual win streak to the college curb Friday in a raucous, 22-16 [...]
Andy Hamilton and Bryce Miller of the Register will be in Iowa City tonight to cover the Iowa-Penn State wrestling dual meet.
The controversy over the high school dual meet postseason is brewing and there is a big meet Friday night in Iowa City between the Hawkeyes and Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lions. College and high school wrestling with Andy Hamilton
Iowa 141-pounder Mark Ballweg is becoming more and more of a sure thing in his senior season.
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore Nick Moore has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. The weekly honor is the first of Moore’s career. Moore, a 165-pound native of Iowa City, Iowa, climbed to No. 13 in the national polls following an [...]
Andy Hamilton covers college and high school wrestling for The Des Moines Register. He will host a live chat at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays through the remainder of the season.
Andy Hamilton of The Des Moines Register is in Iowa City tonight covering the Hawkeyes’ dual meet against fourth-ranked Ohio State. It may take several seconds for the most recent tweet to load.