DES MOINES — The eyes widen.
Nerves, excitement, cheers and tears were all wrapped up into two days of wrestling at the third annual Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) Girls State Tournament on Frida…
A battle of three WaMaC West neighbors ensued at Benton on Thursday as the Bobcats hosted Center Point-Urbana and Vinton-Shellsburg during Senior Night for the program.
Saturday saw 17 teams and 78 ranked wrestlers fill out Benton Community Jr/Sr High for the 2021 Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invitational, where Benton, Union and Vinton-Shellsburg compete among some…
Union’s return to the mat saw them host neighboring Don Bosco for a clash of powerhouse programs on Tuesday, but it would be the Dons on top with a 59-13 score at the final buzzer.
Despite limited numbers heading in to the Zimmerman Invitational at Maquoketa on Saturday, Vinton-Shellsburg wrestling placed seventh and three Vikings took top placings at their weights.
Vinton-Shellsburg wrestling continued WaMaC dual action with a trip to South Tama on Thursday, defeating Clear Creek-Amana 36-30 and falling to the host Trojans 52-29.
Union’s Adam Ahrendsen will be staying in the Cedar Valley to continue his wrestling career past high school, committing to the University of Northern Iowa over the weekend.
With two cautions already called against Union's Jack Thomsen, he couldn't afford a third. He and Solon's Hayden Taylor were deadlocked at two apiece in the fifth bout, and any mistake would c…
Cole Whitehead has made a habit of close wins. A 3-1 win in the opening round led to a 3-0 win in the second. It only stands to reason that his semifinals match would follow suit.
With 55 seconds to go in Friday's third-round consolation match at the state wrestling tournament, Brady Ortner could've tried to sit on his 10-8 lead.
With all four entering as heavy favorites to advance to their respective semifinals matches, the Union wrestlers didn't disappoint.
DES MOINES - It hasn't been pretty for Cole Whitehead. But the Center Point-Urbana junior has done what only three others in his weight division have.
Brady Ortner looked like he belonged. In his opening-round matchup against Grinnell's Brock Beck - the fourth-place finisher in last season's 120-pound bracket - Ortner competed wire to wire.
Brady Ortner isn’t prone to outbursts of emotion. In the winners’ space on the podium to celebrate his gold in the 126-pound division at Saturday’s wrestling sectionals, requests popped up fro…
Conference tournaments ruled the day over the weekend for area wrestlers with many coming away with valuable prizes.