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By Gary Abbott USA Wrestling
The Rumble on the Rails will be a historic competition featuring top powers in international wrestling
NEW YORK, N.Y. – USA Wrestling and Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. has announced that three of the world’s wrestling superpowers, the United States, Russia and Iran, will come together in solidarity to compete in a unique wrestling event in Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal in New York City on Wednesday, May 15. Continue reading
Once again, Judson Preskitt is headed north.
The Wyoming Seminary senior wrestler verbally committed to the University of Minnesota on Tuesday, choosing the Golden Gophers over Cal Poly, UNC, Iowa State and Penn State. Continue reading at blogs.citizensvoice.com
Minnesota junior Tony Nelson recently won his second NCAA championship at heavyweight and became the program’s fifth two-time NCAA champion. Nelson finished the season with a 33-1 record to improve his overall record to 98-11 with one season remaining.
InterMat recently caught up with the Golden Gopher big man. Continue reading at www.intermatwrestle.com
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will celebrate the success of the 2012-13 wrestling season on Sunday, May 5, with the annual Wrestling Awards Banquet.
The social event will be held at the Ramada Hotel (1330 Industrial Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55413), beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. with the awards presentation slated to get underway at 7:30 p.m. Cost of the event is $35 per person.
Parties interested in attending the banquet should contact Mary Christensen-White in the wrestling office by calling 612-625-1013 or sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVPs must be submitted before April 26, 2012.
A U.S. wrestling official said the Iranian national team will compete on American soil for the first time in a decade next month as part of an effort to impact upcoming votes on the sport’s Olympic future.
Rich Bender, the executive director of USA Wrestling, confirmed today that teams from Iran and Russia will meet May 15 at New York’s iconic Grand Central Station. Officials also are close to finalizing an event four days later in Los Angeles, Bender said. Continue reading at www.desmoinesregister.com
The Boston University administration announced on Monday, April 1, that it is eliminating its wrestling program. The domino effect from this decision can lead to other institutions making similar decisions if we don’t act now. Now, more than ever, we need the help of the entire wrestling community to save this team. Continue reading at www.nwcaonline.com