North Dakota State head wrestling coach Roger Kish has announced the addition of North Dakota high school legend and former University of Minnesota standout Scott Glasser to his coaching staff as a volunteer assistant.
“We’re excited to add Scott to our staff,” said Kish. “He’s energetic, a great technical teacher, and will be an asset to North Dakota State as we produce a new generation of wrestlers.” Continue reading
Reigning NCAA Heavyweight National Champion represents the USA in Finland
USA Wrestling wrapped up another day of competition today at the World University Wrestling Championships in Kourtane, Finland. Minnesota heavyweight Tony Nelson competed for the men’s freestyle team in the 120 kg/264.5 lb. weight class and worked his way to fifth place, for the top USA finish of the day. Continue reading
Boynton physician releases new study on skin-infection treatment.
B.J. Anderson has spent years educating physicians, coaches, parents and athletes in the wrestling community on the importance of preventing and reducing skin infections in the sport.
His efforts have even earned him a nickname: “The Mat Doc.”
Anderson, a University of Minnesota Boynton Health Service physician, was once the physician for the Gophers wrestling team and now works with Augsburg College’s wrestling team. Continue reading at www.mndaily.com
Tony Nelson will wrestle a Canadian first round on Wednesday
KOURTANE, Finland – The United States claimed two medals in men’s freestyle on the opening day of the University World Championships on Tuesday.
Capturing a silver medal at 55 kg/121 lbs. was Zach Sanders (Lauderdale, Minn./Minnesota Storm), and winning a bronze medal at 74 kg/163 lbs. was Colton Sponseller (Glenmont, Ohio/New York AC). Continue reading at www.themat.com
Gopher prodigies Zach Sanders and Tony Nelson represent USA in Kourtane, Finland
The University of Minnesota has two wrestlers competing this week at the World University Wrestling Championships in Kourtane, Finland as members of the USA men’s freestyle team. Former Gopher Zach Sanders (Lauderdale, Minn.) and current heavyweight starter, and reigning NCAA National Champion, Tony Nelson (Cambridge, Minn.) after qualifying at the University Trials in Colorado Springs in late August. Continue reading
St. Cloud State University Athletics honored Derek Skala as its 2012 Male Student-Athlete of the Year at the recent St. Cloud State University Wrestling Team’s “Wall Ceremony” on Sept. 29 in St. Cloud.
In addition to the presentation of his Senior Athlete of the Year Award, Skala’s national championship banner that hangs on the wall in the SCSU wrestling room was also unveiled at the ceremony. Continue reading at scsuhuskies.com
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WASHINGTON D.C. — The 184 pound weight class bout at the 2012 NWCA All-Star Classic presented by the United States Marine Corps will feature a pair of returning NCAA All-Americans in Kevin Steinhaus of the University of Minnesota wrestling against Robert Hamlin of Lehigh University. Continue reading
KVSC’s John Peterson talks with SCSU coach Steve Costanzo on Sept. 29…Husky Sports Friday. Continue reading