2018-19 Buena Vista Wrestling News

  • Kerkhoff Takes Second to Lead Beavers at Cliff Keen-Mike Duroe Invitational
    January 13, 2019
    Senior Brad Kerkhoff was back in the line-up for the Buena Vista wrestling team at the Cliff Keen-Mike Duroe Invitational on Saturday, and went on to place second for the top finish on the team for the day.
  • Beavers Hosting Prairie Wolves in Tonight's Ballroom Brawl
    January 10, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista wrestling team returns home tonight (Jan. 10) for the first time since hosting the BVU Open at the start of December and will wrestle its final home dual of the year as it host Nebraska Wesleyan for an American Rivers Conference match-up beginning at 7:00 p.m. inside the Grand Ballroom of the Harold Walters Siebens Forum on the BVU campus.
  • Prairie Wolves Rally to Edge Beavers in Ballroom Brawl 26-21
    January 10, 2019
    STORM LAKE - With nearly a standing room only crowd on hand for the annual Ballroom Brawl on Thursday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team built an early double-digit lead, but visiting Nebraska Wesleyan rallied in the second half of the dual and held off the Beavers, 26-21 in an American Rivers Conference showdown.
  • Wrestling Places Ninth at Central Under Armour Invite
    January 06, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team had a handful of placewinners at it began the second half of its season on Saturday at the Central College Under Armour Invitational.
  • Wrestling Travels to Central to Take Part in Under Armour Invitational
    January 04, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team will take the mat for the first time in nearly a month when it takes part in the annual Central College Under Armour Invitational inside the H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse on Saturday in Pella, Iowa.
  • Wrestling Gearing up for Annual Ballroom Brawl Event
    January 03, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team is returning to action from the holiday break and will be hosting Nebraska Wesleyan in its first dual of the new year on January 10 inside of the newly renovated Siebens Forum Ballroom starting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Wrestling Goes 2-1 during Prairie Wolf Duals
    December 16, 2018
    LINCOLN, Neb. - The Buena Vista wrestling team heads into its holiday break on a high note after posting a pair of wins in three duals on Saturday at the Prairie Wolf Duals, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan.
  • Beaver Grapplers to Take Part in Prairie Wolf Duals
    December 14, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team will have one final day of competition before the holiday break and that comes on Saturday, December 15, when it travels to Lincoln, Neb., to take part in the Prairie Wolf Duals, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University.
  • Wrestling Dealt Tough 42-3 Road Loss at No. 11 Coe
    December 07, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in American Rivers Conference action on Friday night for the first time in a month, and the Beavers had a tough time against No. 11 Coe College as the Kohawks rolled to a 42-3 victory.
  • Wrestling Returns to A-R-C Action with Dual at Coe on Friday
    December 06, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team is back in American Rivers Conference action on Friday night when it makes the trip to Cedar Rapids to face No. 11 Coe College in a dual that starts at 7:00 p.m. inside of Kohawk Arena.
  • Rial to be Inducted into IHSAA Wrestling Hall of Fame
    December 04, 2018
    Buena Vista University head wrestling coach Mark Rial will be one of seven inductees enshrined into the 2019 Iowa High School Wrestling Hall of Fame on February 16, 2019, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
  • Three Beavers Place during Annual BVU Open
    December 01, 2018
    Shane Vaughan, Brad Kerkhoff and Parker Preul all placed for the Buena Vista wrestling team on Saturday during the team's annual BVU Open, as more than 200 wrestlers and 14 teams took part.
  • Wrestling to Host Annual BVU Open on Saturday
    November 29, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team is set to host the annual BVU Open on Saturday, December 1, inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
  • Red Raiders Hold On for 25-16 Victory Tuesday Afternoon
    November 21, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team picked up wins in three of its final matches against visiting Northwestern College (IA) on Tuesday afternoon, but it was the Red Raiders who used a strong start to help them hold off the Beavers in the end, 25-16.
  • Beavers Return Home to Host Northwestern (IA) on Tuesday
    November 19, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team looks for back-to-back dual victories when it returns back home to Siebens Fieldhouse to host Northwestern College (IA) in a dual slated for an early 4:00 p.m. start.
  • Preul Takes Fourth for Beavers at Auggie Brute-Adidas Open
    November 17, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team had just a handful of individuals that competed for the team during the annual Auggie Brute-Adidas Open, hosted by Augsburg College, on Saturday up in the Twin Cities.
  • Beaver Wrestling at St. John's on Friday Night
    November 16, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team heads up north to the state of Minnesota for a pair of outings this weekend, starting with a non-conference dual with the Johnnies on Friday night at 7:00 p.m.
  • Rial Wins First Dual as BVU Head Coach with 31-13 Victory at Saint John's
    November 16, 2018
    COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. - The Buena Vista wrestling team started strong and used bonus points to its advantage in the early matches, and the Beavers went on to give head coach Mark Rial his first dual meet victory at BVU with a 31-13 victory at Saint John's on Friday night.
  • Wrestling Notches a Pair of Runner-up Finishes at Dakota Wesleyan Open
    November 12, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team picked up a pair of runner-up finishes on Saturday afternoon as it took part in the annual Dakota Wesleyan Open in Mitchell, S.D. Shane Vaughn and Dylan Huntoon each captured silver medals while Brad Kerkhoff added a sixth-place finish.
  • Beavers Hang Tough but No. 13 Loras Picks up 32-6 Victory
    November 03, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team hung tough as No. 13 Loras visited Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon, but the Duhawks took advantage of early bonus points and were able to squeak out a few narrow victories along the way to get past the Beavers in the season opener for both sides, 32-6.
  • Beaver Wrestling begins New Era on Saturday
    November 02, 2018
    A new era is about to begin for the Buena Vista wrestling team as first-year head coach Mark Rial makes his Beaver coaching debut on Saturday, November 3, when his squad not only begins its season, but also kicks-off American Rivers Conference action by hosting Loras College in a 2:00 p.m. dual.
  • Mark Rial Named New BVU Head Wrestling Coach
    June 12, 2018
    Buena Vista University (BVU) Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, has announced the hiring of Mark Rial, as the University’s next head wrestling coach, pending the completion of a standard background check.