What Are They Up to Now…? Chad Lamera person posing for the camera

I was able to interview HWC legend Chad Lamer about his time with the HWC and what he has going on with his life. Before joining the HWC, Chad Lamer was a four-time All-American, winning three consecutive national titles at the Division II level for South Dakota State University. With the HWC: -University World Freestyle […]

Dan Dennis Farewella man looking at the camera

Olympian Dan Dennis Leaving HWC I was able to ask him a few questions… When are you leaving? “Not determined 100% –I will be in Iowa City and in the room on and off through the fall.” Why are you leaving? “There isn’t an easy answer to this, I love Iowa City-I love the Iowa […]

HWC member Jeremiah Moody has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.a close up of a sign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 6, 2021 STATEMENT FROM THE IOWA WRESTLING PROGRAM IOWA CITY, Iowa – Former University of Iowa wrestler and current Hawkeye Wrestling Club member Jeremiah Moody has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.   Moody is expected to begin a six-month treatment plan starting in mid-October at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  “I do […]

Randy Novak Receives Rob McReynolds Passion Awarda close up of a sign

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Hawkeye Wrestling Club announced Friday that former HWC president Randy Novak has been named recipient of the third annual Rob McReynolds Passion Award. Novak served as HWC president from 2017-21. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident oversaw unprecedented growth in HWC fundraising and engagement. He is credited with raising the HWC profile […]

Beth and Steve Reese Receive Rob McReynolds Passion Awarda group of people posing for the camera

July 15, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beth and Steve Reese Receive Rob McReynolds Passion Award IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Hawkeye Wrestling Club announced Wednesday that Beth and Steve Reese have been named recipients of the second annual Rob McReynolds Passion Award. The Reeses are HWC supporters from Des Moines, Iowa. They are recipients of an […]

Dan Dennis to begin as HWC CoachDan Dennis Returns 1

We are excited to announce that Dan Dennis will be returning an HWC Coach! “Dan Dennis ranks high as a coach. He ranks high as a Hawkeye. And he ranks high in our locker room.  He is the best choice for a lot of reasons starting with his popularity among our HWC athletes. There is […]

Steve Cannon vs Iditarod [again] for the HWCCopy Of Copy Of Vita Verde Glitz And Glam 768x402 1

Some of you may remember the indomitable Steve Cannon. He has raised money for the HWC in years past by racing the Iditarod Trail Invitational in Alaska. Steve is from Iowa AND is a Hawkeye Alum. He has competed in nearly 100 marathons, a 350-mile bike ride across Alaska, a 1000 mile run around Lake […]

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With the season fast approaching I wanted take a minute and thank the sponsors of our Trap Shoot– Deery FordIowa Retina ConsultantsAce Auto RecyclersStreb ConstructionDefense SoapRiverside Casino and Golf ResortHawkins Wealth ManagementNewell MachineryIronside ApparelTwin Image Salon SpaWestport TouchlessScheelsTheisens We are grateful and appreciative of support these sponsors give the HWC– please help us in supporting […]

Mark Reiland’s Last Interview With HWCgraphical user interface

To start with– what the heck are you up to now?– Since you were very young wrestling has been a huge part of your life– 2 State Titles at Eagle Grove– 2 time NCAA All American at the University of Iowa including a National Championship in 1991, and 19 years of High School Coaching at […]

“Do You Want to Fight?” -Larry Leea person and a dog posing for the camera

Most everyone knows about your son Spencer, but tell us about the rest of your family? Spencer’s mother Cathy and I got married for 33-years ago. We met in France before the start of the fall semester of my junior year in college.  Funny, but true story… Cathy and I were athletes in the Olympic […]