Sloan earns spot on world team

RALEIGH, N.C. – South Dakota State University wrestler Tanner Sloan will represent the United States in international competition later this summer after winning the 97-kilogram division at the UWW Junior Freestyle World Team Trials over the weekend. A native of Alburnett, Iowa, and a member of the Jackrabbit Wrestling Club,… Continue reading

Lee overcomes back injury, blood stoppages, big deficits to make Junior World Team

RALEIGH, N.C. — The gash on Brayton Lee’s forehead left the Minnesota freshman bloodied and bandaged Saturday at the conclusion of the World Team Trials, but that was nothing compared to what he encountered last week. His back hurt so much last week that he ordered an Uber ride to… Continue reading

Sloan readies for UWW World Team Trials

RALEIGH, N.C. — South Dakota State University wrestler Tanner Sloan is scheduled to compete for a spot on the United States national team at this weekend’s UWW Junior Freestyle World Team Trials. Competition begins at 10 a.m. Eastern Time Friday at Reynolds Coliseum on the North Carolina State University campus… Continue reading

World Team Trials Await Nine Gophers

Nine current and former Gophers are set to compete at the 2019 World Team Trials in Raleigh, North Carolina. At the senior freestyle level, former Gophers Zach Sanders (57kg), Jayson Ness (65kg), Brett Pfarr (86kg), and Tony Nelson (125kg) will compete. The only current ‘U’ grappler competing at the highest… Continue reading

U23 World Team decided at final day of 2019 Women’s Nationals

Shilson qualifies for the U23 World Championships in Budapest in October IRVING, Texas – Three past age-group World champions help make up the 2019 U23 World Team, which was decided on Sunday afternoon on the final day of the Women’s National Championships in Irving, Texas. The 2019 U23 Worlds are… Continue reading

The world team: A goal and dream achieved for Park’s Zach Silvis

There’s always a new goal for Park’s Zach Silvis. At the beginning of his wrestling career, it was learning the different techniques and movements to become the best wrestler possible. Then, he focused on bigger things. Much bigger things, including a 44-kilogram Greco championship that placed Silvis on the United… Continue reading