Jun 282016
 

STILLWATER, Okla.–The National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum announced that the Legends interview with Arthur “Bucky” Maughan, who was inducted as a Distinguished Member in 2003, can be heard on the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

The show can be heard for free at halloffamelegends.org/2. It is also available via iTunes at halloffamelegends.org/itunes, Stitcher, Spreaker, and Soundcloud as well as an RSS link for use in other third-party podcasting applications like Downcasts, BeyondPod, and Podcast Republic. Continue reading »

Jun 262016
 

TULSA, Okla. – The All-Tournament Team in freestyle has been announced from the Junior National Duals, a dual meet competition featuring high school wrestlers representing state association teams.

An athlete must go undefeated in a minimum number of matches in that specific style to earn All-Tournament Team honors.

In freestyle, there were 44 athletes on the All-Tournament Team, representing 21 different states. Ohio, which won the championship this year, and Minnesota had the most All-Tournament Team members with five. Indiana had four on the All-Tournament Team, and Michigan, Arizona, Georgia and New Jersey had three members of the team.

Of the athletes on the All-Tournament Team in freestyle, the best records were held by Elijah Varona of Florida at 106 pounds, Malik Johnson of Missouri at 113 pound and Jesse Shearer of North Dakota at 182 pounds, all who had 9-0 records in the competition. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jun 242016
 

TULSA, Okla. – The All-Tournament Team in Greco-Roman has been announced from the Junior National Duals, a dual meet competition featuring high school wrestlers representing state association teams.

An athlete must go undefeated in a minimum number of matches in that specific style to earn All-Tournament Team honors.

In Greco-Roman, there were 51 athletes on the All-Tournament Team, representing 23 different states. Minnesota, which won the championship this year, had the most All-Tournament Team members with five. Four states had four on the All-Tournament Team, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Utah. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jun 242016
 

The St. Cloud State University wrestling team, which has won back-to-back NCAA Division II national championships in 2015 and 2016, was saluted in a pre-game ceremony at the Minnesota Twins game on June 23 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

The team was ushered onto the field to home plate for the pre-game ceremony, which included introductions on the Target Field video boards and an honorary first pitch by SCSU Coach Steve Costanzo. View photos and video at www.scsuhuskies.com

Jun 232016
 

TULSA, Okla. – Showing consistent skill throughout the lineup, Minnesota Blue came out fast and kept up the pressure, winning 11 of the 15 matches for a 42-21 victory over defending National Duals champion Illinois in the Junior National Greco-Roman Duals on Thursday.

Minnesota came out strong right away, winning five of the first six matches. That included bonus points in the first two matches, as Minnesota Blue jumped to a 9-0 lead. Taylor Venz came out quickly against Zack Crosby, with a takedown, a turn and then an quick first period pin at 195. Next up was Keegan Moore, who opened with a four-point throw and piled up the points for an 11-0 technical fall over Sergio Villalabos.

Thomas Helton won the first match for Illinois, a 6-3 decision over Sam Erckenbrack. The next three matches went to Minnesota, with decision victories by Matt Peterson at 100, Ashton Clark at 106 and Patrick McKee at 113. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jun 232016
 

Minnesota Storm wrestlers Paxton Creese and Anthony Jackson recognized

YORK, Pa. – The All-Tournament Teams in Greco-Roman and freestyle have been announced from this past week’s Cadet National Duals, a dual meet competition featuring 15-16 year-old wrestlers representing state association teams.

An athlete must go undefeated in a minimum number of matches in that specific style to earn All-Tournament Team honors. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org

Jun 192016
 

Scot Davis will finally get a chance to experience the Iowa state wrestling tournament.

The winningest prep wrestling coach in the nation with more than 1,000 dual victories will now be leading the Bishop Heelan program beginning next season.

“I am just excited about how important wrestling is in Iowa,” Davis said. “In Minnesota we have great wrestling but we are the best kept secret. We have the Minnesota Twins, the Minnesota Vikings, the Wild and we have hockey. Continue reading at siouxcityjournal.com

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