College Wrestling

Wrestling Weekend That Was: Spencer Lee isn't Iowa's only formidable freshman

The whistles have blown and the college wrestling season is in full swing. Prep wrestling teams have begun practice and it won't be long until hot gym ...

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New names, ‘no drama’ for Iowa wrestling in sweep at Iowa City Duals

IOWA CITY - Kaleb Young exemplifies the mental makeup of the new-look Iowa wrestling team.After narrowly missing a spot atop the lineup at 174 pounds, ...

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Iowa’s Joey Gunther grows into new weight class

IOWA CITY - Joey Gunther is heavier, happier and a little less hungry. The University of Iowa sophomore has made a "smooth" transition to a bigger we ...

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Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Cam Shaver commits to wrestle at Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cam Shaver has been exposed to University of Iowa wrestling for nearly his whole life. He has been a lifelong fan and has wrestled the ...

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Iowa wrestling not settling for rebuilding status

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Coach Tom Brands has never been scared by the unknown.After all, he once talked about interplanetary dominance while ta ...

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Lighter Sam Stoll feels good as he returns from second knee surgery

IOWA CITY - Iowa heavyweight Sam Stoll doesn't sound like he's ready to trade in his place at center mat for center stage any time soon. Stoll showed ...

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Danny Vega leaves Iowa State wrestling team due to homesickness

AMES - The distance proved to be too much for Iowa State redshirt freshman wrestler Danny Vega. Wrestling coach Kevin Dresser said on Monday the Tucs ...

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Kevin Dresser has the ammunition he needs to improve Iowa State wrestling

AMES - The honeymoon is over.Iowa State wrestling had 12 placewinners at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open on Saturday. But the Cyclones only came away ...

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UNI's Max Thomsen and Drew Foster compete in All-Star Classic

CEDAR FALLS - Northern Iowa's Max Thomsen and Drew Foster ended last season as All-Americans. The Panthers duo will start this season as All-Stars. ...

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Iowa State wrestling brings new attitude into Kevin Dresser’s first season

AMES - Associate coach Mike Zadick ran the first practice of the Kevin Dresser era at Iowa State. He let his grapplers wrestle on their own to see whe ...

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UNI Panthers poised for big wrestling season

CEDAR FALLS - Northern Iowa wrestling coach Doug Schwab believes this could be the best team of his tenure with the Panthers. Bluntly, he said after ...

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Drew Foster keeps same approach that helped him ascend to All-American status

CEDAR FALLS - Drew Foster didn't get a second look from many in college wrestling circles at the start of last season. He gained plenty of attention ...

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Iowa wrestling to host wrestle-offs this weekend

IOWA CITY - Fans will get their first chance to see University of Iowa wrestlers in competition this weekend. The Hawkeyes will conduct wrestle-offs ...

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Iowa State wrestling media day notes: Marcus Harrington moving to heavyweight

AMES - Iowa State's only returning NCAA qualifier is bumping up to heavyweight. Marcus Harrington went form 197 pounds to weighing about 240 pounds. ...

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Iowa opens NWCA Coaches Poll in seventh

Iowa returns two All-Americans and three more wrestlers with NCAA Championships experience. The Hawkeyes also have some young talent ready to step in ...

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