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Former Iowa wrestler Tony Ramos talks to the media in the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex on Monday, April 4, 2016. The Olympic Trials will take place at Carver-Hawkeye Arena April 9-10. (The Daily Iowan/ Jordan Hansen)

Ramos heads to North Carolina

April 28, 2016

Former Iowa national champion Tony Ramos is headed to North Carolina as an assistant coach. Earlier this month, during the April 9-10 Olympic Trials, Ramos announced his intentions to leave the Hawkeye...

Iowa head coach Tom Brands and assistant coach Ryan Morningstar react during the 174 pound bout of Session V of the 2015 Division 1 Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. Kokesh defeated Evans 6-4 in overtime. (The Daily Iowan/Rachael Westergard)

Wrestling picks off 2 top recruits

April 21, 2016

The Iowa wrestling team got a huge boost on Wednesday as Spencer Lee (2017) and Gavin Teasdale (2018), both of Pennsylvania, declared they would head to the Hawkeyes. “After a long recruiting process,...

Iowas Daniel Dennis grabs fellow Iowa alum Tony Ramos during their 57kg Championship match at the U.S Olympic Wrestling Team trials at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Dennis will be competing for the gold this summer in Rio. (The Daily Iowan/Valerie Burke)

Hansen: The painful saga of Ramos

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] April 12, 2016

Tony Ramos has every right to leave the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. He can think he was betrayed. He can think he was slighted. The team bringing in another wrestler in the form of Daniel Dennis at the...

What Happened, Whats Next: Olympic Trials Session 1

What Happened, What’s Next: Olympic Trials Session 1

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] April 9, 2016

Former Iowa wrestlers did not fare well in Session One of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials. Brent Metcalf (65 kg) and Bobby Telford (125 kg) both lost in their opening round matches, knocking...

Former Iowa wrestler Tony Ramos talks to the media in the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex on Monday, April 4, 2016. The Olympic Trials will take place at Carver-Hawkeye Arena April 9-10. (The Daily Iowan/ Jordan Hansen)

U.S. wrestling lands in IC

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] April 5, 2016

In just a few short days, Carver-Hawkeye will play host to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, the most important and challenging tournament of the year for the sport. Split into three parts...

Hawkeye woes mount up

Hawkeye woes mount up

Adam Hensley, [email protected] March 22, 2016

Hawkeye fans collectively felt the agonizing taste of defeat this past weekend; both the men’s basketball and wrestling teams fell short of expectations. A similar pain struck Hawkeye faithful on New...

Iowa 125-pounder Thomas Gilman celebrates his semifinal pin of Ohio States Nathan Tomasello during the NCAA Championships at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday, March 18, 2016. Gilman pinned Tomasello 37 seconds into overtime. (The Daily Iowan/Valerie Burke)

Iowa pushes three (of four) to NCAA Finals

March 18, 2016

By Jordan Hansen [email protected] NEW YORK — Three Iowa wrestlers will compete for an NCAA individual title in tomorrow's finals. Thomas Gilman (125), Cory Clark (133), and Brandon Sorensen...

Iowas 133-pounder Cory Clark isolates the arm of Ohio States Johnni DiJulius during the first round of the Big Ten Championships at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Iowas Clark defeated Dijulius in a decision 7-3. (The Daily Iowan/Anthony Vazquez)

Pondering Iowa on the mat

March 8, 2016

With the Big Ten Championships now done and in the books, there’s quite a lot to take away from the tournament. Iowa picked up two individual titles from 133-pounder Cory Clark and 184-pounder Sammy...

Iowa senior Edwin Cooper Jr. waits on the mat at the Iowa vs. Indiana Wrestling match inside Carver-Hawkeye on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Iowa defeated Indiana, 45-0. (The Daily Iowan/Courtney Hawkins)

Wrestling searching for championships

Jordan Hansen, [email protected] March 4, 2016

POWER RANKINGS | IOWA WRESTLERS Hungry. That’s how Iowa 133-pounder Cory Clark described the overriding feeling in the team’s locker room as it prepares for the Big Ten Championships. No wrestler...

Iowas Edwin Cooper Jr. moves toward North Carolina States Tommy Gantt at 157 pounds during the NWCA National Duels Championship Series on Monday, Feb. 22. 2016 in Carver-Hawkeye.  Gantt defeated Cooper Jr., 13-5 in a major decision. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

Iowa wrestling falls for first time to Wolfpack

JORDAN HANSEN, [email protected] February 23, 2016

  A trickle of fans were already heading to the Carver-Hawkleye exits before Iowa heavyweight Sam Stoll dropped to the mat in pain during the Hawkeye wrestling team’s 21-17 loss to North Carolina...

Iowa 157-pounder Michael Kelly wrestles Luke Frey of Penn State at Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pennsylvania on Sunday, February 8, 2015. Kelly defeated Frey, 7-4. The No. 1 ranked Hawkeyes defeated the No. 5 ranked Nittany Lions, 18-12. (The Daily Iowan/Tessa Hursh)

Wrestling flunks ‘true’ test

Courtney Baumann, [email protected] February 23, 2016

  North Carolina State put up a fight. In fact, it was the first true test Iowa had to face as a team since its “Grapple on the Gridiron” dual with Oklahoma State. This one, though, did...

Iowa 141-pounder Topher Carton is thrown down by Nebraskas Anthony Abidin during the Iowa-Nebraka match in the Devaney Center in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 21-11. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Hawkeyes wrestlers prep for different style

Courtney Baumann, [email protected] February 18, 2016

With wrestlers such as Thomas Gilman, Edwin Cooper Jr., and Sammy Brooks, the Iowa wrestling team is known for trying to speed up the pace. However, when North Carolina State comes to visit Feb. 22...

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