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…

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.

Union wrestling kept their undefeated conference streak alive with wins over South Hardin/BCLUW and Dike-New Hartford at South Hardin on Thursday.

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.

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. 

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