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Fargo Legacy: Alabama | Rokfin
Alabama’s championship drought came to an end back in 2016 when Sam Latona broke through with a Greco-Roman title at 88 pounds in the 16U division.
Fargo Legacy: Alaska | Rokfin
With 68 medals all-time, Alaska’s recent production has been pretty significant with 20 percent of the state’s total haul coming in 2018 and 2019. Of the 14 medals won in the last two tournaments, seven have come in Greco-Roman and five in women’s freestyle.
Fargo Legacy: Arizona | Rokfin
Arizona has reeled off at least 14 All-Americans in five of the last seven years, with 18 of the state’s 48 champions coming since 2013.
Fargo Roster Release: Wisconsin Rolling Deep – FloWrestling
America’s Dairyland is bringing a couple huge mens’ teams and two small but talented women’s teams to Fargo
Tokyo Olympics: WFI President pins hope on wrestling contingent to win at least 4 medals – RepublicWorld.com
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brijbhushan Sharan Singh on Wednesday said that the country is expecting the Indian contigent to bag four medals at the highly-anticipated Tokyo Olympics.
Hildebrandt ready for the challenge of the Olympics – King University
For the third time in as many Olympic Games, King University will have at least one participant. Former Tornado women’s wrestler Sarah Hildebrandt will compete in August for the United States of America.
Vikings to Take on North Dakota State at Sanford Pentagon – The Guillotine
The Augustana wrestling team will make its Sanford Pentagon debut on December 4 with a dual against NCAA Division I North Dakota State. The dual, presented by Dental Comfort Center and River Ridge Oral Surgery, will begin at 2 p.m. on Heritage Court.
MatBoss Q&A: Glen Lanham, Duke head wrestling coach
Duke’s wrestling program has seen considerable success under the guidance of head coach Glen Lanham. The Blue Devils had consecutive top-25 finishes (2018-2019) and put together a streak of six consecutive years with an All-American (2015-2020).
InterMat Wrestling – Robinson Solidifies Personal Identity After Unsteady Roots are Uncovered
Unlike many other sports, wrestling provides an equal opportunity to all youth, high school, collegiate, and elite-level athletes regardless of their age, size, gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, familial structure, and various other factors.
SPIRE Institute and Academy announces new wrestling program to be coached by Olympic gold medalist Kenny Monday – TheMat.com
SPIRE Institute and Academy (IA), an elite athletic boarding school in Ohio, recently announced Olympic gold medalist Kenny Monday as the coach for their new wrestling program.
Heads Up – A USAW Coaches Council Podcast: Ep. 10 featuring Jessica Medina, Zac Dominguez and Kyle Martin is now available for streaming and download – TheMat.com
In episode 10 of Heads Up, a USA Wrestling Coaches Council podcast, Mike Clayton and Mike Hagerty sit down with Jessica Medina, the National Women’s Freestyle Assistant Coach, Zac Dominguez, a USA Wrestling Board Member and Chair Person of the USAW National Coaches Council and Kyle Martin, a USAW Gold Certified Coach and the Pennsylvania Cadet National Team head coach and Cadet director.
Fargo Rosters: Missouri, South Carolina, South Dakota, Washington – TheMat.com
Starting on July 1, USA Wrestling will start publishing the state team rosters for the 2021 USMC Junior and 16U Nationals set for Fargo, N.D. State teams will be posted whenever a final roster has been submitted and confirmed with the state association.
#Tokyo2020 Olympic Games Entries | United World Wrestling
United World Wrestling has confirmed the 289 final entries and the top-four seeds for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games. Wrestlers from 60 different nations, along with Aker AL OBAIDI (EOR), who will compete on the IOC’s Refugee Olympic Team, will compete for Olympic gold at the Makuhari Messe August 1-7.
Wrestling Adds Frank Yattoni to Coaching Staff – Lindenwood University Athletics
Story LinksLindenwood wrestling head coach Jimmy Rollins announced the addition of Frank Yattoni to his staff.
UNC Wrestling Adds Kizhan Clarke For 2021-22 Season – University of North Carolina Athletics
Kizhan Clarke, a 2020 NCAA qualifier at 149 pounds for American University, where he ranks 17th in program history in wins, is transferring to wrestle next season at the University of North Carolina.
Hawkeyes Announce 2021 Hall of Fame Class – University of Iowa Athletics
The National Iowa Varsity Club and the University of Iowa Athletics Department announced its 2021 Hall of Fame class Tuesday.
Zion Clark, a San Diego wrestler and track star, is going for the gold – PB Monthly
San Diego athlete Zion Clark, who has the words “No Excuses” tattooed across his back, doesn’t let anything get in the way of his success — not even missing limbs.
Shuck named head coach of Bellarmine wrestling – Bellarmine University Athletics
Bellarmine University Director of Athletics Scott Wiegandt announced Wednesday that Ned Shuck has been hired as the head coach of the Bellarmine University wrestling team.