HWC Des Moines Banquet on May 1

The 2020 Hawkeye Wrestling Club Banquet will be on Friday, May 1 at the Downtown Marriott in Des Moines. This is a great event every year and an important fundraiser for the HWC. There will be updates from coaches and wrestlers. The doors open at 6 PM and the program...

Iowa in the new Track and InterMat Rankings

New rankings by TrackWrestling and InterMat are out after the Conference and NCAA Qualifying Tournaments this weekend. The NCAA will release brackets to the National Tournament tomorrow (Wednesday) at 5 PM CST.  If the NCAA brackets look anything like these rankings,...

Spencer Lee named Wrestler of the Week

Spencer Lee has been named as the Iowa Wrestling Fan Blog & Podcast Wrestler of the Week. Lee dominated the field in winning his first Big Ten title at 125 lbs. After a Quarterfinal pin and a tech fall in the Semifinals, Lee defeated Devin Schroder of Purdue by a...

A rundown of Big Tens

The Iowa Wrestling team captured their first outright Big Ten title since 2010.  I wanted to share a few thoughts about the 2020 Big Ten Wrestling Championships. For starters, what great wrestling to watch.  The overall depth and high quality wrestling that took place...

Reyna and Henson win state titles

Incoming Iowa Wrestling recruits Bretli Reyna and Wyatt Henson captured state titles.  Reyna rolled through the competition with a tech fall, major decision, and fall on the way to the finals where he won by a tech fall for the 3A 145 lbs. title. This was the fourth...

Big Ten Preview: Tony Cassioppi

The Big Ten has been home to the best Hwt wrestling in the country for years. The #1,2,3, and 6 rated wrestlers in the country are in the Big Ten.  That will make for quite a Big Ten Conference Tournament. I was a little bit surprised that Mason Paris of Michigan was...