CEDAR RAPIDS - After placing fourth at the state wrestling meet last season, Cedar Rapids Kennedy had a few holes to fill.
It appears the Cougars have armed themselves with a corps of promising freshmen.
Three of Kennedy's six pins we ... »
IOWA CITY - Cory Clark is not wrestling and will miss his second straight dual.
Phil Laux will step in at 133 pounds for the three-time All-American and two-time national finalist against rival Iowa State this weekend. How long this will continu ... »
IOWA CITY - Oliver Martin began swimming when he was a 6-year-old.
He had immediate success against the state's top swimmers in his age group. A year later, he took the next step, traveling to face national competition.
At age 7, when he ... »
INDEPENDENCE - Wrestling is more than just a sport for Jaymus Wilson.
The Alburnett sophomore views it as a lifestyle that he began about the age of 4.
"I dedicate a lot of time to the sport," Wilson said. "I've grown up into it. It's a ... »
LISBON - Chase McLaughlin has some business to tend to for his senior season.
Lisbon's returning state runner-up would possess the same attitude, if he had already reached the top of the podium.
"There's always unfinished business," McLa ... »
IOWA CITY - Alex Meyer knows his strengths.
Iowa Coach Tom Brands understands when his senior 174-pounder is at his best. After all, toughness and a relentless motor have worn down opponents for 70 career victories and an All-American finish las ... »
INDEPENDENCE - Independence has hosted an entertaining and competitive first weekend of the wrestling season.
As good as those tournaments have been, they will pale in comparison to what is planned and what it could produce in the future.
Th ... »
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon's Jack Cochrane was catching passes and tackles just 17 days ago in the Class 2A state football semifinals.
The first-team all-state linebacker made the quick switch to getting pins and takedowns.
Cochrane had ... »
The buzz is starting to get a little louder for Iowa's dual against South Dakota State.
So, it's understandable that Hawkeyes Coach Tom Brands expects a "beehive" type atmosphere for their matchup.
"I said we weren't looking ahead past P ... »
Iowa begins a busy stretch of its early schedule.
The competition is expected to be a little tougher.
The third-ranked Hawkeyes open Big Ten action Sunday against Purdue, traveling to Holloway Gymnasium in West Lafayette, Ind., beginning ... »