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A Heartbeat Away | NCAA.org –

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“For an hour, Clarence Kennedy lay on an examination table and let a medical technician affix electrodes to his chest, then coat it with cool gel and glide a device over him that peered inside. “

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January 18, 2017 at 6:28 pm

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All Out | An NCAA Champion feature | NCAA.org

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“Before Alec Donovan became the NCAA’s first publicly gay wrestler, he had to win a lifelong match with a private pain that other gay athletes understand too well”

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January 18, 2017 at 6:28 pm

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As child of deported parents, Elmwood Park wrestler savors opportunity – Elm Leaves

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“Sometimes at the end of wrestling practice, Elmwood Park coach Neil Posmer asks his wrestlers if any of them want to come in at 6 a.m. the next day for early training.

Junior Olsi Rama’s hand always goes up.”

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January 18, 2017 at 6:28 pm

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NAIA National Wrestler of the Week – No. 4 (Jan. 18) – NAIA – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

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“Sammy Rosario of Cumberland (Tenn.) has been name the NAIA National Wrestler of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Rosario was chosen based on his performances from Jan. 8 – 14. The next wrestler of the week will be announced Wednesday, Jan. 25.”

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January 18, 2017 at 5:04 pm

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High School Wrestling: Graham set to face St. Edward – Springfield News Sun

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“Before going after its fifth consecutive Ohio High School Athletic Association team title, the Graham wrestling team is looking to defend its claim as the top program in Ohio regardless of division.”

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January 18, 2017 at 5:04 pm

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Blair (N.J.) remains No. 1 in Super 25 wrestling despite dual match loss | | USA Today High School Sports

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“Let the debate begin over what means more in the national high school wrestling rankings — tournaments or dual matches?”

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January 18, 2017 at 5:04 pm

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USM wrestler looks to capture national championship – The Portland Press Herald

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“Daniel Del Gallo entered the season with one goal: to get back to the NCAA Division III wrestling championships and this time earn All-America honors with a top-eight finish.”

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January 18, 2017 at 5:04 pm

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