Jul 222015

St. Cloud, Minn. – St. Cloud State head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo and his staff of assistant coaches has announced the newest class of Huskies student-wrestlers. Seven student-wrestlers have signed letters of intent and will join the SCSU wrestling team for 2015-16. This group includes Alexander Jimenez (El Paso, Tex.), Brandon Briggs (Capron, Ill.), Chavez Farris (Ferndale, Mich.), James Pleski (Forest Lake, Minn.), Jordan Aquino (American Canyon, Calif.), Lucas Westrich (Lakeville, Minn.) and Mark Voss (Monticello, Minn.). Continue reading »

Jul 222015

FARGO — The Concordia wrestling team will be adding the 138-pound Junior Greco-Roman national runner-up next season. Future Cobber Ty Johnson of Woodbury, Minn., finished in second place behind fellow Minnesotan Ben Brancale of Eden Prairie at the USA Wrestling ASICS/Vaughan Junior and Cadet National Championships on Tuesday at the Fargodome. Brancale defeated Johnson 5-1 in the final.

A throw in the first period gave Brancale a 5-1 lead. Johnson was not able to overcome the deficit. A flurry of takedown attempts in the final minute of the second period by Johnson were all defensed by Brancale. Continue reading at www.inforum.com

Jul 202015

FARGO — Patience paid off for Shakopee, Minnesota’s Alexander Lloyd at the USA Wrestling ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships Monday at the Fargodome. Lloyd defeated Brock Hardy from Brigham City, Utah, 5-4 to win the 132-pound cadet Greco-Roman national championship.

“I stayed patient and controlled my ties,” said the 16-year-old Lloyd, who finished sixth in 2014. “Usually I’m not as patient as I was this week but it just came out that way. I knew that if I stayed patient and controlled on my ties I could be on top of the podium instead of like last year where I ended up losing.” Continue reading at www.inforum.com

Jul 172015

The Clash National High School Duals is excited to announce an exclusive webcast partnership with Trackwrestling’s Trackcast to deliver The Clash XIV live webcast on January 1-2, 2016.

The Clash is a premier national high school wrestling tournament held annually in Rochester, Minnesota. 32 of the best high school wrestling programs from around the country will gather at Rochester Community & Technical College January 1-2, 2016 for this unique two-day, dual-format wrestling tournament. Continue reading »

Jul 162015

WATERLOO, Iowa—The most influential name in international wrestling will be recognized alongside several of the biggest names in U.S. Greco-Roman history during the 2015 World Championships in Las Vegas.

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum will induct Dremiel Byers into the Alan & Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions. Nenad Lalovic will receive the Alan Rice Leadership Award and the 2007 U.S. team that won the Greco-Roman World Championships will receive the Legacy Award. Continue reading »

Jul 152015

TORONTO, Canada – Team USA turned in a superb performance with two gold medals, one silver and a bronze as the Pan American Games wrestling competition kicked off at the Hershey Centre.

Andy Bisek and Jon Anderson won gold medals, Bryce Saddoris a silver medal and Spenser Mango a bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling on Wednesday night.

The U.S. compiled an impressive 10-2 record on one of the best days in American Greco in recent history. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

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