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Archive for June 20th, 2016

No federal charges in death of teen found in wrestling mat | 12NEWS.com

“The Department of Justice announced Monday that they found “insufficient evidence to support federal criminal charges” in the death of Kendrick Johnson, the Valdosta, Ga., 17-year-old found dead inside a wrestling mat at his high school in January 2013.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 10:23 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Montville teens ID’d as victims of fatal crash off Route 287 – Daily Record

“The Rutgers University wrestling team website lists Cali as a freshman team member who red-shirted during the 2015-16 scholastic year after winning two district championships and compiling an 89-28 record at Don Bosco. He also placed third in the NJSIAA state tournament as a senior at 132 pounds.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 10:23 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Five Point Move Interviewed on Coach Lindland’s Blog – FivePointMove

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It doesn’t happen often. Sure, writers and journalists can be interviewed by others in their field. That kind of thing actually occurs quite often in all facets of media.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 10:40 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Do Defending Champs Perform Better at World Championships or Olympic Games? – The Open Mat

“In wrestling, the world championships and Olympic Games have a lot in common.  They both feature the same styles of wrestling, they each serve as the yearly championship for the sport and you see a lot of the same names winning and medaling in both. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 9:04 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Jeremiah Tobias promoted to head wrestling coach – Alma College Athletics

“Alma College Athletic Director Steven Rackley announced today (Monday, June 20, 2016) that Jeremiah Tobias has been named the head coach of the Scots’ wrestling program. Tobias, who has served as the associate head coach since May 2011, replaces Todd Hibbs, who resigned after five years at the helm of the program. Tobias becomes the seventh head coach in the history of the program, which resumed competition in 2011 after being dormant for 27 years.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 9:04 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Sherdog Prospect Watch: Logan Storley

“Most mixed martial artists who turn pro are in a hurry to get fights under their belt and sign with a major organization, whether it be Bellator MMA, the World Series of Fighting or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However, unbeaten welterweight prospect Logan Storley sounds like an exception to the rule.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 7:40 am

Posted in Wrestling News

All-Iowa Awards: Wrestler’s sportsmanship inspires others – Des Moines Register

“In the time it took to walk across the wrestling mat and embrace some people he’d never hugged before, Amed Castro-Chavez delivered the state’s most visible moment of sportsmanship this year.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 20, 2016 at 1:34 am

Posted in Wrestling News