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Archive for June 21st, 2016

The urban legends of Ray Brinzer – ST267 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“Of all of the stories you’ve heard about Ray Brinzer over the years, have you ever wondered which ones were real and which ones have morphed into urban legends? On Episode 267 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we’ll talk with Brinzer and get the real deal on some of those stories that have sometimes taken on a life of their own.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 21, 2016 at 11:18 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Easton school board approves JaMarr Billman as wrestling coach – The Morning Call

“Following a Hall-of-Fame coach like Steve Powell and keeping one of the most storied wrestling programs in the country viable is the ultimate challenge that was presented to JaMarr Billman when he was handed the keys to Easton Area High School’s wrestling program on Tuesday evening.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 21, 2016 at 11:18 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

A Day in the Life of Olympic Wrestler Robby Smith – PublicNow.com

“Robby Smith, who will represent the U.S. at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, has a long track record of wrestling success. He was a three-time state place winner for San Ramon High School in Danville, California, excelled in the Greco-Roman program at Northern Michigan University, and placed fifth at the World Championships in 2013 and 2015. And thanks to a successful run in the Olympic Team Trials this past spring, Smith will be competing for a medal in Greco-Roman at 130 kg/286 lbs in Rio.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 21, 2016 at 9:52 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

The USGA Blew It, Wrestling Should Learn From It – The Open Mat

“In the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament on Sunday, Dustin Johnson was preparing to putt on the fifth green when his ball moved.  He called in a rules official, they discussed what happened and he was told it would not be a penalty. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 21, 2016 at 8:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Wynn Michalak Named Assistant Wrestling Coach – Michigan State Athletics

“Former Central Michigan All-American and U.S. Senior Nationals Champion Wynn Michalak has been named assistant wrestling coach, first-year head coach Roger Chandler announced on Tuesday.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 21, 2016 at 8:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News