Lamer joins South Dakota State coaching staff

The South Dakota State wrestling team and head coach Chris Bono announced former Jackrabbit standout Chad Lamer as volunteer assistant.

As a collegiate athlete, Lamer was a four-time All-American and won three consecutive national titles at the Division II level for SDSU in 1994, 1995 and 1996. He won back-to-back titles at 177 pounds before claiming his final title at 190 pounds. Continue reading

Day 3 Recap: Lester eliminated, no medals for U.S. in Greco-Roman

LONDON — Heading into the 2012 Olympic Games, U.S. Greco-Roman coach Steve Fraser believed each of his six wrestlers was capable of earning an Olympic medal in London.

As it turns out, the U.S. Greco-Roman wrestling will leave London without an Olympic medal after the final American Greco-Roman wrestler to take the mat, Justin Lester, was eliminated from the competition on Tuesday night. Continue reading at www.intermatwrestle.com

Day 2 Recap: Coleman, Betts, Byers eliminated in first session

LONDON — After a tough first day for the U.S. Greco-Roman wrestling team at the 2012 Olympic Games, things went from bad to worse on Monday after three more wrestlers, including a three-time World medalist, were eliminated in the first session of the day at the ExCel Centre in London. Continue reading at www.intermatwrestle.com