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LIVE: Iowa vs. Michigan State wrestling

[ 0 ] December 6, 2014

Chad Leistikow is in Iowa City on Saturday night for tonight’s dual between Big Ten Conference foes Iowa and Michigan State. Join him at 6:45 p.m. for match-by-match coverage, and add your comments to the in-dual experience. Enjoy! Live Blog LIVE: Iowa vs. Michigan State wrestling 

LIVE: Iowa State at Iowa wrestling

[ 0 ] November 29, 2014

Andy Hamilton and Chad Leistikow are in Iowa City on Saturday night for the intrastate dual between the Hawkeyes and Cyclones. Join them at 6:45 p.m. for match-by-match coverage, and add your comments to the in-dual experience. Enjoy! Live Blog LIVE: Iowa State at Iowa wrestling 

Iowa wrestler takes bronze medal at Junior Worlds

[ 0 ] August 10, 2014

Iowa wrestler Thomas Gilman took home a bronze medal Sunday at the Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. Gilman, a sophomore from Council Bluffs, defeated Vladimir Kurdin of Kazakhstan 11-6 in the 121-pound bronze medal match. He finished the event with a 4-1 record. Gilman outscored his first two opponents 20-0 before winning 4-4 on […]

Iowa wrestlers face rugged road schedule, host Duals in 2015

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

Iowa is returning to the National Duals – and the National Duals are returning to Iowa. After a one-year absence from the event, the Hawkeyes roll out their home mats on Feb. 15 for the National Duals Regionals and play host to the championship a week later in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The dual event, which hasn’t […]

Brent Metcalf wins gold at FILA Golden Grand Prix

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

The Iowa athletics department issued this press release today: ===== IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa national champion Brent Metcalf won a gold medal at 65 kg/143 lbs. at the FILA Golden Grand Prix Finals on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Metcalf scored six unanswered points in the second period to defeat Magomed Muslimov of […]

Hawkeyes land first Class of 2015 wrestling recruit

[ 0 ] July 14, 2014

Wrestling at Iowa had been Cash Wilcke’s dream as far back as he can remember, and he outlined some steps a few years ago that he figured would bring that vision closer to reality. A fourth-place finish at the state meet as a freshman competing against 170-pound upperclassmen grabbed the attention of wrestling fans across […]

Survey: Help enhance your HawkCentral experience

[ 0 ] July 11, 2014

We’re grateful that so many of you make us a trusted home for Hawkeyes sports coverage. And we want to serve you even better, giving you focused, improved, in-depth information and access year-round. So this is your chance to tell us what you want and how we can guide your Iowa sports experience across every […]

Ethen Lofthouse hired at Utah Valley

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

For the second time this week, a senior on Iowa’s 2014 wrestling team has landed a job as a college assistant. Utah Valley announced Wednesday that it has hired Ethen Lofthouse as the program’s volunteer assistant. The two-time All-American replaces former Iowa State standout Cyler Sanderson, who left the program to train with the Nittany […]

Dan Gable tells us which Iowans could have been MMA stars

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

Dan Gable pondered the question. Dan Gable loves to ponder those what-if kinds of questions. Which former wrestlers in his wrestling-zany life would have been cut from the kind of bloody, bruised cloth that makes up the multi-million dollar world of mixed-martial arts? Who could survive — and thrive — in The Octagon, a place […]

Matt McDonough medals at University Worlds

[ 0 ] July 8, 2014

FROM IOWA SPORTS INFORMATION: Two-time NCAA champion Matt McDonough took home a bronze medal Tuesday at the 2014 University World Championships in Pecs, Hungary. McDonough scored eight unanswered points in the second period to earn a technical fall at 125.5 pounds over Ukraine’s Petro Bileichuk 12-2 and earn his first career medal in international competition. […]