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Archive for October 2nd, 2016

State compels group to look at restoring UD wrestling – Delawareonline.com

“Twenty-five years after the University of Delaware eliminated its varsity wrestling program, another effort has surfaced to have it reinstated.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

October 2, 2016 at 11:03 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Askren, Mesenbrink to wrestling Hall of Fame – Lake Country Now

“Ben Askren and John Mesenbrink, two people who played a predominant role in turning around the fortunes of the Arrowhead High School wrestling program, will be inducted into the George Martin Wisconsin Wrestling Hall of Fame in November.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

October 2, 2016 at 11:03 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Exclusive: Revived World Combat Games taking shape as working group meets to plot new course – Inside The Games

“A working group convened to assess the feasibility of reviving the World Combat Games is set to propose a more cost-conscious event at next month’s International Federations (IF) Forum in Lausanne.”

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October 2, 2016 at 11:03 pm

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Kyle Snyder on the ‘pure joy’ of the Olympics | Sports – WBAL Home

“A little over a month ago, Team USA concluded the 2016 Rio Games with 46 gold medals. Woodbine’s Kyle Snyder is one of the American winners.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

October 2, 2016 at 11:03 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

From mat to pulpit – Times-Standard

“Dan Russell — who went from being a world-wrestling champion to senior pastor of Battle Ground Foursquare Church in Washington state — will be the special guest at an event for all men in the community.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

October 2, 2016 at 11:03 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Derek Holschlag commits to UNI | IAwrestle.com

“It looks like Northern Iowa has gotten its first verbal commitment in the class of 2017 as Union wrestler Derek Holschlag announced on Twitter that he will enroll in Cedar Falls next season. Holschlag is a three-time state medalist for Union and will join his brother Jacob on the team.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

October 2, 2016 at 9:38 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Lyon grapplers drop home opener to Emmanuel, 27-19 – Lyon College

“Lyon College freshman wrestler Miyuki Pugrad (FR/La Palma, Calif.) made quick work of Emmanuel College’s Ahlana Williams in the 130-lb. weight class Saturday afternoon, but the Scots managed just three wins on the mat as they dropped a 27-19 dual at the hands of the Lady Lions in James C. Becknell Gymnasium.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

October 2, 2016 at 9:38 pm

Posted in Wrestling News