Forfeits no longer affect high school wrestlers’ one-day limit

By Taylor Wilkerson National Federation of State High School Associations

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Effective with the 2013-14 season, forfeits in high school wrestling will no longer count toward a wrestler’s daily match limit. Currently, wrestlers are limited by rule to five matches in one day.

This change in Rule 1-4-2 was one of five rules changes made by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its April 8-10 meeting in Indianapolis. The changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. Continue reading

Change on the horizon for NCAA wrestling

Changes are coming to college wrestling – and they could lead to monumental shifts in the landscape of the sport.

NCAA officials met Saturday with college coaches at the National Wrestling Coaches Association annual convention in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to discuss the growing push to turn the National Duals into an NCAA-sanctioned championship event, as well as the implementation of video replay next season on an experimental basis. Continue reading at blogs.desmoinesregister.com