Chas Betts feeling a renewed sense of confidence

Sometimes all you need is a change of scenery, a fresh perspective and things start to click. U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) resident-athlete Chas Betts knows firsthand just how beneficial stepping away from the everyday norm can improve one’s abilities.

At the end of last summer, Betts, a 2009 U.S. World Team Member at 84 kg/185 lbs., took six weeks to travel to Europe to train and compete. Continue reading at

Ridgewater 3-1 at Minnesota/Iowa Duals

Ridgewater made a strong showing at the Minnesota/Iowa Duals on Saturday in Rochester, MN. Against four scholarship programs the Warriors went 3-1 on the day. The Warriors started out the day wrestling the number one NJCCA wrestling team in the country – Iowa Central. Ridgewater lost 37 -10. The only points for the Warriors were from Trevor Mahlum, winning by a pin, and Javior Portillo securing a major decision. Continue reading