Record 4 Iowa Wrestlers named Academic All-American

The Tom Brands Era of Iowa Wrestling continues to raise the bar for academics.  A record four Iowa Hawkeye wrestlers were named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team.  Brandon Sorensen, Michael Kemerer, Alex Marinelli, and Spencer...

HWC Banquet in Des Moines is a huge success

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club Banquet in Des Moines Saturday night was a huge success. Even though Mother Nature provided a challenge, over 300 people attended the banquet and over $50,000 was raised for the Hawkeye Wrestling Club.  What a great showing of support that...

The World Cup in Iowa City – Let’s do it again

What an amazing experience the World Cup was this weekend at Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa USA.  The competition at the international level is amazing. Wrestling fans were very entertained and let the wrestlers know.  The University of Iowa, the Iowa City...

Warner named 2017 Tri-County Male Athlete of the Year

Iowa Wrestling freshman Jacob Warner was named as the 2017 Tri-County Male Athlete of the Year by the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame. Warner received the award at the GPSHOF introduction banquet on April 7 at the Peoria Civic Center. Warner won his third state...

Cassioppi receives IWCOA awards

Incoming Iowa Wrestling recruit Anthony Cassioppi received two awards.  The IWCOA (Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association) named Cassioppi as the 2018 3A Scholastic Wrestler of the Year and the 2018 3A Outstanding Wrestler of the Year. Cassioppi, from...

The World Cup…is HERE!

When you walk by a big statue of Dan Gable and then see the flags of countries coming into town to compete in freestyle wrestling, you are in the right place. The World Cup is indeed here. A great assembly of freestyle wrestlers from around the world will do battle...