Author Archives: Jamie Vaske

HS Wrestling: Hawks Mangold Finishes Third At State Meet

HS Wrestling: Hawks Mangold Finishes Third At State Meet

West Delaware sophomore Mitchel Mangold entered this season as the team’s top returner after a 33-15 freshman campaign, and on Saturday afternoon he ended his sophomore season with a 44-7 record and a third place medal from the 2017 State Wrestling Tournament. Mangold went an impressive 5-1 in the tournament after falling 9-6 in the first

HS Wrestling: Henderson Wins Second Title

When North Linn’s Brock Henderson won a state title in his junior season he went a perfect 47-0 claiming the class 1A 113 pound title. Coming into this season Henderson was the favorite to repeat as champion, but making the jump to 120 pounds and suffering two losses throughout the season had some doubting whether

HS Wrestling: Western Dubuque Crowns Three Champions

Coming into this season Western Dubuque had crowned three state champions in its wrestling program’s history, but by the time this past Saturday night had ended Bradan Birt, Max Lyon, and Aaron Costello doubled that number to six. The Bobcats qualified seven wrestlers to this years state tournament and came home with four state medals,

HS Wrestling: State Wrestling Recap

The 2017 high school state wrestling tournament concluded Saturday night inside the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, and when it was all said and done saw 13 area wrestlers bring home state medals including five state champions. In class 3A Western Dubuque had its best finish in school history as they finished in fourth place

HS Wrestling: 29 Area Wrestlers Qualify For State Meet

The 2017 state wrestling tournament will take place this Thursday through Saturday at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, and this past Saturday 29 area wrestlers qualified for the state meet by placing in the top two of their weight classes at districts. In Maquoketa: The Beckman wrestling team had four wrestlers move on to

HS Wrestling: Class 1A and 2A Regional Dual Preview

Four area wrestling teams will compete for a chance to qualify for the 2017 state dual tournament tonight as they take part in regional duals. The West Delaware and Independence wrestling teams will head to Davenport Assumption high school for class 2A regional dual semifinals as the Hawks will take on West Liberty while the