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It was a historic weekend for wrestling in Iowa as the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union announced it would sanction the sport for the 2022-23 season. The Gazette's J.R. Ogden was at Xtream Arena in Coralville for the announcement during the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association state tournament and joins The Gazette's K.J. Pilcher and Hall of Fame coach Dick Briggs on the Pinning Combination to talk about the scene.
Now, what's next? There are a few questions to answer as the IGHSAU prepares for its first wrestling season and we break them down one by one.
Plus, it was another busy weekend of boys' wrestling tournaments and we preview this Saturday's conference tournaments.
The college segment comes second this week, with thoughts on Iowa’s win over Ohio State, the Hawkeyes’ chances against Penn State and Iowa State and Northern Iowa beating North Dakota State.