Deitchler ready after concussion scare

As an 18-year-old, Jake Deitchler was a rising star for the United States in Greco-Roman. Barely two years later, he was ready to quit.

How is that possible for someone who dedicated most of his early life to a sport which requires so much? With such a promising future, what would lead someone to suddenly re-focus his attention elsewhere? Continue reading at

No. 3 Minnesota hits the road against Central Michigan and No. 2 Oklahoma State

The No.3 Minnesota Gopher wrestling team will hit the road for the last time this semester, for a pair of dual matches. On Friday Dec. 2, Minnesota will travel to the state of Michigan to take on defending MAC Conference Champions, the Central Michigan Chippewas.  The Gophers and Chippewas will hit the mat at 6:30 p.m. CST. Minnesota will turn around and head out to the state of Oklahoma and battle with the No.2 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys. The Gophers and Cowboys will square off on Sunday Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. CST. Continue reading