OTC wrestlers Betts, Bisek set sights on winning Olympic trials

Chas Betts and Andy Bisek wrestled together in elementary school. Then in high school. Then in college. Then at the Olympic Training Center. Now, they await the biggest jump. The OTC residents, competing in different weight classes in Greco-Roman, both hope to crack the London Games this summer, with Betts… Continue reading

Lensing receives Britton Scholar-Athlete Award

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced Thursday Augustana’s Cody Lensing has been honored with the 2012 Dr. William Britton Scholar-Athlete Award for Academic Excellence. The award recognizes the conference’s top male student-athlete. A senior from Moundsview, Minn., Lensing is majoring in biochemistry with a minor in philosophy and holds a… Continue reading

Collegians eye Olympic Trials

Five wrestlers with eligibility remaining look for elusive berth To make an Olympic team requires a special commitment from a special athlete. Usually that commitment includes a full-time dedication to that particular discipline. In other words, rarely do American high schoolers or collegians make the United States’ freestyle or Greco-Roman… Continue reading