Prep Wrestling

Wrestling in the Rockies

MANCHESTER - The West Delaware wrestling team took its preseason preparation to new heights this summer.Literally.Thirty wrestlers and 15 adults trave ...

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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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West Liberty’s Bryce Esmoil commits to wrestle at UNI

Bryce Esmoil was too young to remember the first wrestling meet he attended at the University of Northern Iowa.So, it isn't like the West Liberty seni ...

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Tristan Wirfs of Mount Vernon is The Gazette's 2017 Male Athlete of the Year

MOUNT VERNON - Tristan Wirfs is a big man with an even bigger presence. He exhibited a rare gift of meshing tremendous size with the athleticism of s ...

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2017 Gazette Athletes of the Year: A clean sweep for Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon fans have seen up close what the rest of Iowa learned at state tournaments: Tristan Wirfs and Libby Ryan are athletes with Division I tal ...

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Liberty names Joe Williams and Tom Van Dyke co-head wrestling coaches

NORTH LIBERTY - Liberty High School has yet to form a wrestling team but it already has two head coaches. Liberty Principal Scott Kibby announced Thu ...

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Matt Orton steps down as Cedar Rapids Jefferson wrestling coach

CEDAR RAPIDS - For more than two decades, Matt Orton has been working with other families, coaching and teaching.The Cedar Rapids Jefferson head wrest ...

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Tony Ramos, Kyven Gadson reach men's freestyle wrestling finals of U.S. Open

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Former NCAA champions from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University will have a shot at another national title. Former Hawk ...

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Dan Gable wants more opportunities for female wrestlers

It's been 20 years since Dan Gable was the University of Iowa's head wrestling coach, 20 years since the beginning of what Gable calls the promotional ...

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Maquoketa Valley wrestlers earn All-American honors

DELHI - While some students were getting some extra sleep, working a few extra hours or taking a family vacation, Maquoketa Valley freshman Chance Dow ...

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A wrestler’s ‘small trophy’ is worn proudly

CLARENCE - Every wrestler's goal is to end the match with a pin and, at North Cedar High School, those pins don't go unnoticed. Whenever a Knight wre ...

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IAwrestle to host “War at West Gym’ all-star dual

CEDAR FALLS - Western Dubuque's state champion trio and a pair of NCAA Division I wrestlers will highlight the inaugural #x201c;War at the West Gym#x2 ...

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Xavier wrestlers end season on high note

CEDAR RAPIDS - No other wrestler in Xavier history can say they have ever had a season quite like Josh Gerke's - and not many will be able to duplicat ...

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Nelson Brands commits to Iowa

Nelson Brands is staying home. The two-time state wrestling champion from Iowa City West tweeted his commitment to the University of Iowa Monday nigh ...

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Each point made a difference for Solon

DES MOINES - The state trophy has reached its new home in Solon. Well before the Solon caravan toted the hardware down I-80, each Spartan qualifier h ...

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