2023 USA Wrestling 16U Greco-Roman National Duals results. June 7-8 at Loves Park, IL.
3-point takedown approved for NCAA wrestling
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Thursday approved making all takedowns in wrestling worth 3 points, effective with the 2023-24 season.
Members of the Wrestling Rules Committee, which proposed the change, agreed that increasing the scoring for takedowns by an additional point will enhance the sport by rewarding offensive actions and risk-taking.
The committee also agreed there was a need to create a more appropriate point differential between takedowns and escapes and incentivize offense when competitors are in the neutral position.
Dragon Wrestling Locks in 2023-24 Slate
MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU Moorhead wrestling has solidified its schedule ahead of the winter 2023-24 season. The Dragons will host seven home duals throughout the year as well as its annual Dragon Open early in the season.
MSUM will begin its year with a pair of open tournaments, first at the Jimmie Open on November 4 and then at the DWU Open on November 11. The Dragons competed at both opens last season. The Kris Nelson-led squad will then host the University of Jamestown on November 16 to open the dual season. Following the battle with the Jimmies, MSUM will compete at the Younes Hospitality Open, hosted by Nebraska-Kearney on November 18. To close out the open slate, MSUM will host the annual Dragon Open on December 3 inside Nemzek Fieldhouse.
College Recruiting: Wells flips commitment to Minnesota
Four-time state champion Tyler Wells of Princeton has switched his commitment from St. Cloud State to the University of Minnesota for next season.
Paul Ehrhard 1933-2023
Hall of Famer Paul Ehrhard passed away on June 2, 2023. He was 89 years old. Ehrhard was a long-time coach at Albert Lea High School in Albert Lea, Minn. He was inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006.
NDSU’s Silvis Qualifies for U20 World Championships
FARGO, N.D. – NDSU wrestling’s Zach Silvis headlined performances for the Bison at the U23 Nationals and U20 World Team Trials in Geneva, Ohio last weekend.
Silvis won the 55kg Greco-Roman challenge tournament and best-of-three finals at the 2023 U20 World Team Trials, qualifying for the USA Wrestling U20 World Team.
College Recruiting: state finalist Misgen to Minnesota State University Mankato
Makota Misgen of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva has committed to wrestling for Minnesota State University Mankato next season.
Bismarck State reintroduces wrestling to school’s athletic lineup
BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – Bismarck State Athletics is adding men’s wrestling to its ever-growing list of sports that the school offers.
Beginning in the 2024-2025 school year, BSC will field a wrestling team. They will join the Minnesota College Athletic Conference.
“We are excited to announce that wrestling, one of the school’s premier athletic programs until after the 1998 school year, has been reborn.” BSC Athletic Director Myron Schulz said. ” As BSC continues to grow academically, athletics will be a driver that attracts student-athletes to Bismarck.” Continue reading at kfyrtv.com →