Minnesotan Mike Fuenffinger places 10th
PATTAYA, Thailand — All four U.S. Greco-Roman wrestlers were eliminated from medal contention on Wednesday at the 2012 FILA Junior World Championships at the Eastern Sports Training Center in Pattaya, Thailand.
Mike Fuenffinger (Hibbing, Minn./Minnesota Storm), Lucas Sheridan (Concord, Calif./Hoosier WC) and Wyatt Baker (Anaheim Hills, Calif./NYAC) all finished in 10th place during the final day of Greco-Roman competition. Continue reading at www.themat.com
By David Pickle – NCAA.org
The 2013 Division II Winter National Championships Festival has been moved from Cleveland to Birmingham, Ala., because of challenges involving the hotel block in Cleveland.
The Festival – which will feature Division II national championships in men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women’s indoor track, and wrestling – will be conducted March 3-9, 2013, at Birmingham’s CrossPlex multisport facility. The dates and schedule of events will not be affected by the change of venue. The Gulf South Conference and the City of Birmingham will serve as co-hosts. Continue reading
Proceeds from the walk/run will benefit the Tim Larson Memorial Fund.
Tim was tragically killed October 8th 2011. He was a former wrestler at St. Cloud State and was an avid runner finishing 15 marathons in his lifetime! Continue reading
Minnesotans Mike Fuenffinger and Destin McCauley to compete
The United States will send an experienced team to the 2012 FILA Junior World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, September 4-9.
To be eligible for the FILA Juniors, athletes must be 17-20 years old and cannot turn 21 during the 2012 calendar year. Continue reading at www.themat.com
The 2012 MN/USA Wrestling Annual Awards Banquet is set for Sunday, September 16th at the Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course in Jordan, MN. For more information and to pre-register visit www.mnusawrestling.org.
Jake Short and Nick Wanzek have been teammates and competitors since their very first tee-ball game back in first grade.
The Simley High School seniors have continued their athletic careers together through elementary, junior high and high school until arriving, finally, at their final year with the Spartans. But that’s not goodbye: Their next stop — together, of course — is the University of Minnesota, where both have given oral commitments to wrestle for the Gophers. Continue reading at www.twincities.com
Minnesota Head Assistant Coach Brandon Eggum talks to Takedown Wrestling. Listen at www.intermatwrestle.com