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Gable set for next stage

Dan Gable Wrestling Coach

By MATT LEVINS IOWA CITY “Dan Gable has been the face of amateur wrestling for the better part of the last half-century. During that span, Gable has done just about everything there is to do for the sport of wrestling,…

Should someone clean up MMA fighting?

BY JENNIFER JACOBS – desmoinesregister.com No one stopped 17-year-old Jerod Botts of Waverly from climbing into the cage for a mixed martial arts fight even though he was underage, didn’t have a parent’s permission and had never fought before. An…

Ex ISU Coach Jim Gibbons To Run for Congress

By KATHIE OBRADOVICH “¢ [email protected] Republican Jim Gibbons of Des Moines, a former Iowa State University wrestling coach, will run for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. The winner of the GOP primary will take on incumbent Democrat Leonard Boswell.…

Cael Tries To Clear The Air RE Cyclones

by SEAN KEELER State College, Pa. ” The wrestling room is bigger than a VFW hall, the mats wide as a country mile. Four high-definition televisions hang on the walls, each one placed strategically a few feet apart from the…

Lackey, Hand Put On Clinic in Quad Cities

For most high school athletes, particularly those competing in fall sports, what looms ahead mostly is a diversion at this stage of the school year. What Matt Lackey and Wes Hand are offering high school and upper-level middle-school wrestlers at…

Hawkeyes Hire Song as New Strength Coach

Andy Hamilton – Iowa City Press-Citizen Danny Song wasn’t certain what he was getting into three years ago when his search for a place to continue his wrestling career led him from New York to Iowa. He had just finished…

Paulsons Together Again In The Iowa State Wrestling Room

More than two years after their last matches at Iowa State, twins Trent and Travis Paulson remain inseparable. They live together, they train together and now they’re back at ISU together to continue their quest to become world and Olympic…

Success to Follow Dynamic Gallick Duo

AMES, Iowa “For Iowa State’s current 141-pound wrestling standout, a former Cyclone 141-pound NCAA champion is in his corner all the way this season. Luckily for Nick Gallick, it’s his workout partner, coach and older brother, Nate Gallick. The Gallick…

One Moore Reason to Cheer for the Hawkeyes

Andy Hamilton “¢ Iowa City Press-Citizen Nick Moore joked in May that he might hold off on making a commitment until next spring just to throw off all of the people who expected an announcement this summer that he was…