Archive | December, 2014

Big Ten names Telford Wrestler of the Week

Iowa senior heavyweight wrestler Bobby Telford was named co-Big Ten Wrestler of the Week following his first Midlands title. Telford defeated No. 1-ranked Mike McMullan (Northwestern) on Tuesday evening to secure Iowa’s fourth individual title at the Midlands. The senior won in spectacular fashion, grabbing a late takedown to win 4-2 after taking a hit […]

TaxSlayer Bowl: Ticket sales about normal, says bowl president

TaxSlayer Bowl President and CEO Rick Catlett said Wednesday that ticket sales have been about where he thought they would be. JACKSONVILLE, Florida — Ticket sales for the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl are “right at 60,000,” President and CEO Rick Catlett said on Wednesday morning. “We’re a little over 60,000 right now, and we’re very pleased and satisfied […]

Notebook: Iowa gets four first-place finishes at the Midlands Championships

The Iowa wrestling team earned four championships at the Midlands Championships Tuesday. EVANSTON, Illinois — Iowa grabbed first place victories at four weights at the Midlands Championships on Tuesday evening — Cory Clark at 133, Mike Evans at 174 (his second Midlands title), Nathan Burak (who wrestled unattached) at 197, and Bobby Telford in heavyweight action. The […]