The No. 6 Saint John’s wrestling team begins its 2011-12 season at the Wisconsin-Stevens Point Open this Saturday, Nov. 5. The tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m. at Stevens Point Area High School in Stevens Point, Wis.
MARSHALL, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University head wrestling coach Jesse Nelson has announced a schedule change for the 2011-12 season. The Mustangs were scheduled to participate in the Auggie Open at Augsburg College on Nov. 19. SMSU will instead travel to Moorhead, Minn. to compete in the Concordia-Moorhead Open on Nov. 19 at 9 a.m.
Mel Radford is a sophomore JV wrestler at a Michigan high school with a rich mat tradition, following in the footsteps of older brother Cole, a senior starter and team captain. Like most high school wrestlers, Mel has to deal with issues such as tough practice sessions, concerns about weight, balancing academics, sports and a social life, and living up to coaches’ — and teammates’ — intense expectations. In fact, some wish Mel weren’t on the team.
Mel is actually Melinda, the only girl in the wrestling room at Ashton High outside Detroit, and the lead character in Alfred C. Martino’s latest novel, Perfected by Girls, now available from Coles Street Publishing. Continue reading at intermatwrestle.com
Four Gophers are scheduled to wrestle this Sunday at the Warren Williams/Daktronics Open, on the campus of South Dakota State University. Seth Lange, Scott Schiller, Logan Storley and Joel Bauman and will all be on the mat inside Frost Arena.
The first NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for the 2011-12 season has been released. Overall three conferences are represented in the Top 10 and eight conferences represented in the Top 25.
MN/USA Wrestling video interview with U.S. Olympic Education Center (USOEC) – Northern Michigan University Greco-Roman wrestler Zac Nielsen.
Jared Lawrence talks about Joe Russell’s impact at the University of Minnesota and beyond on theguillotineflo.com.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 6-ranked Augustana wrestling team ushers in the 2011-12 season Sunday at the Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D.
The Vikings were picked third in the 2011-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll and sixth in the country by the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association.