Battle Of The Burgs: A Wrestling Rivalry Like No Other

Staggering. Incredible. Unprecedented. Mind-boggling.

These words accurately describe the wrestling rivalry between Augsburg and Wartburg. Affectionately known as the Battle of the Burgs, these two teams have dominated Division III for over 25 years.

Want proof? Either Augsburg (located in Minneapolis, Minnesota) or Wartburg (located in Waverly, Iowa) has won every D3 NCAA championship since 1995.

The rivalry is so fierce that it was featured on the front page of “The New York Times” sports page on March 5, 2012, in a story called Locked in a Struggle for Supremacy. It actually received top billing over Tiger Woods and the NBA. Continue reading at →