Chris Bono to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

The Wednesday, November 8th edition of ‘On the Mat’ radio show will feature Chris Bono, head wrestling coach at South Dakota State and an NCAA champion for Iowa State in 1996, and Sammie Henson, head wrestling coach at West Virginia and a two-time NCAA champion for Clemson

‘On the Mat’ is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. Continue reading

J Robinson and Mark Ironside will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, January 27

Robinson is the head wrestling coach at the University of Minnesota. He had led the Golden Gophers to NCAA team championships in 2001, 2002, and 2007. Iowa wrestles at Minnesota Friday, January 30.

Ironside was an NCAA champion for the University of Iowa in 1997 and 1998. He currently provides match commentary for Iowa wrestling meets on KXIC radio and on television for the Iowa high school state wrestling tournament. Continue reading

Mack Reiter and Mark Ironside to go ‘On the Mat’ this Wednesday, February 26th

Mack Reiter will enter the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa on June 7. He wrestled for Gilbertville-Don Bosco and was the 13th person to win four Iowa high school state wrestling championships (2000-03). Reiter was also a three-time All-American for the University of Minnesota.

Mark Ironside was an NCAA wrestling champion for the University of Iowa in 1997 and 1998. He currently provides match commentary for Iowa wrestling meets on KXIC radio and on television for the Iowa high school state wrestling tournament. Continue reading