Casey Swiderski looks back on amazing prep career, ahead to Iowa State
May 25, 2022Shaking his arms, rocking from side to side and exhaling, Casey Swiderski could hardly contain himself while being introduced at last year's Who's Number One event.
10 Must-Watch Final X Era WTT Matches
May 18, 2022The Final X era of the World Team Trials Challenge tournament has a brief but memorable history. A tournament was held in 2018 and 2019 to determine which wrestlers would face each other for the World team spot in each weight class. The format was scrapped for the 2021 World Team Trials since the Olympics were held the same year due to the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games.
Vote John Smith For Olympic Hall Of Fame
May 11, 2022John Smith is one of the best wrestlers in the world. In fact, FloWrestling recently selected him as the greatest American wrestler ever as it counted down the top 100 wrestlers in U.S. history.
Club Coaches Are Changing Wrestling Across The Country
Mar 23, 2022Kale Petersen’s win in the 138-pound 2A Iowa High School State finals made a statement about prep wrestling in America today. The score was 8-5 over Cam Phetxoumphone of Webster City — a senior returning two-time state champion.
Cowboys Searching For 'Crazy Effort' In Bigger, Better Big 12
Mar 3, 2022A decade ago, the Big 12 tournament consisted of four teams with one of them on its way to another conference.
Big 12 Championships Preview
Feb 28, 2022The Big 12 Championships are being held at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on March 5-6. Oklahoma State continues to dominate the Big 12 since its formation in 1997. The Cowboys have won 18 of 25 tournaments contested, including the past nine.
Air Force Wrestler Led Final Flight Out Of Afghanistan
Feb 21, 2022The final flight out of Afghanistan following a two-decades-long conflict left the tarmac on August 30, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Lt. Colonel Alex Pelbath was the commanding officer of the flight — and he is a wrestler.
Time-Crunched Mastrogiovanni Battles Back From Injury, Late Deficit
Feb 16, 2022Forgive Trevor Mastrogiovanni for getting off to a slow start in one of the biggest matches – at least as far as environment – of his wrestling life.
Wisconsin vs Northern Iowa - Preview And Predictions
Feb 15, 2022In one of the best duals of the week, the Wisconsin Badgers will travel to Cedar Falls to take on the Northern Iowa Panthers on Thursday at 8:00 pm (ET). Take a look below at the probable lineups for the dual along with a breakdown of each match.
AJ Ferrari Out For Rest Of 2022 Season
Feb 15, 20222021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari will not be wrestling for the remainder of the 2022 NCAA season due to injuries suffered in a car accident on January 24th. Oklahoma State student journalist Braden Bush reported on Twitter that Oklahoma State head coach John Smith broke the news on his radio show.
2022 Iowa State Tournament College Guide
Feb 14, 2022There will be a total of 36 wrestlers competing in Wells Fargo Arena this weekend who have already signed to compete at the next level. While Div I leads the way with 28 wrestlers, and Iowa leads all teams with 10 recruits, all five levels of college wrestling will be represented.
Bout At The Ballpark: Iowa vs OSU & USA vs the World Match Notes!
Feb 12, 2022We are having a wrestling bonanza here in the heart of Texas. USA and international stars will compete in freestyle plus Iowa and Oklahoma Stat renew college's greatest rivalry all inside the gargantuan $1.2 billion dollar Globel Life Field.
AJ Ferrari Gives First Update Since Car Accident
Feb 11, 20222021 197 lbs national champion AJ Ferrari took to social media this evening for the first time since being involved in a serious car accident on January 24th. While the Oklahoma State star did not confirm he was coming back to the mat this season, he did give Cowboy fans hope saying, "Healing up and getting strong... I haven't made a decision yet, but hopefully coming back soon...second national championship coming soon." Watch the full post below to get the entire quote from Ferrari.
Iowa State vs Northern Iowa Is A Must-Watch Dual
Feb 10, 2022Iowa State coach Kevin Dresser says that Northern Iowa coach Doug Schwab will never defeat his team from this point going forward. That’s a bold statement given the recent history between these in-state programs.
Coach Smith vs Coach Brands: By The Numbers
Feb 10, 2022We're night upon the 55th meeting between the bluest of college wrestling's bluebloods. Directing those programs are the Hawkeyes' helmsman Tom Brands, now in year 16 of his tenure, and John Smith, who is in his 31st year of corraling the Cowboys.