Boyd and Shilson earn silver, three others advance to repechage

ATHENS, Greece – Alara Boyd and Emily Shilson earned silver medals in women’s freestyle at the 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece, on Thursday night. In the 65 kg/143 lbs. finals, Boyd faced off against Honoka Nakai from Japan. Boyd drew a passivity point in the first period to… Continue reading

Boyd and Shilson sail to Cadet World Championships in women’s freestyle

ATHENS, Greece – The U.S. Cadet women’s team sent three of four wrestlers to the second day of competition, including Emily Shilson and Alara Boyd, who earned bids to the World finals. The championship matches are set for Thursday night at 6 p.m. local time (11 a.m. ET). Shilson put… Continue reading

Guillotine Grapevine: Chad Shilson on growing women’s wrestling in Minnesota and beyond

Centennial High junior Emily Shilson is representing Team USA at the Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece this week. Her father Chad is part of the coaching staff with Team USA and is one of the active people within Wrestle Like A Girl trying to get state high school associations… Continue reading

Boyd and Shilson breeze through to Cadet World semifinals

ATHENS, Greece – Two U.S. women’s wrestlers, Alara Boyd and Emily Shilson, advanced to the semifinals in the first day of women’s action of the 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday morning. Medal hopes for all four of the today’s U.S. wrestlers remain alive. 2016 Cadet World… Continue reading

Shilson, Baker, Figueroa and Boyd receive draws for Cadet Women’s World Championships

ATHENS, Greece – The U.S. Cadet women’s freestyle team is set to begin its 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece, after receiving draws for Wednesday’s competition. Emily Shilson, a two-time Cadet freestyle national champion and two-time Junior national champion, will open her first World tournament against Aldynai Darzhaa of… Continue reading