Jul 242014

FARGO, N.D. – Three wrestlers have each moved within one victory of capturing prestigious USA Wrestling Triple Crowns in the Cadet division.

California’s Jaden Enriquez (126 pounds), Wisconsin’s Beau Breske (170) and Minnesota’s Keegan Moore (182) landed spots in the finals of the Cadet Nationals freestyle tournament Thursday afternoon at the Fargo Dome.

Those wrestlers already own Cadet Nationals titles in Folkstyle and Greco-Roman this year. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jul 242014

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) – Some of the best young wrestlers in the country have gathered in the Red River Valley this week for the annual Fargo Junior Nationals at the Dome, and some star power has come with.

Former Olympic champion Dan Gable was in Moorhead Wednesday for the Spuds wrestling fundraiser golf tournament. View/Continue reading at www.wday.com

Jul 222014

FARGO, N.D. – Idaho’s Jon Jay Chavez took all of the suspense out of his much-anticipated finals bout with Oklahoma’s Chandler Rogers.

Chavez stormed out quickly, hitting a five-point throw and a pair of turns to roll past Rogers 10-0 in just 80 seconds in the Junior Nationals Greco-Roman finals at 170 pounds.

The powerful Chavez was named Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament on Tuesday afternoon at the Fargo Dome. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jul 222014

FARGO, N.D. – It’s been nearly seven years since Justin “Harry” Lester won his last World medal.

But the two-time World bronze medalist is ready to make a run at World gold this year.

Lester downed University World silver medalist Pat Smith in two straight matches to win the Phase II World Team Trials in Greco-Roman on Tuesday afternoon at the Fargo Dome. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jul 222014

MANKATO — Minnesota State University’s Jim Makovsky is not the kind of wrestling coach to boast about his recruiting class, but it’s obvious from his demeanor and tone of voice that he’s pretty happy with who he has coming in this season.

Makovsky capped off his 2014 crop of recruits about two weeks ago when Vito DeGidio of Montana sent in his national letter of intent to attend MSU this fall. The incoming freshman gives the program eight new faces for the 2014-15 season, including two junior college transfers.

“I’m not saying we’re done because you never know who might show up the first day of practice, but these look like the new guys we’re going to get this year,” Makovsky said. “It’s a good group. Continue reading at www.mankatofreepress.com

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