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Archive for January 2017

Nation’s last two Division I unbeatens stand atop of USA Today/NWCA Coaches Poll | NWCA

“With just under a month remaining in the dual meet portion of the college wrestling season, Division I is left with two unbeaten teams — Oklahoma State and Penn State. For the 13th week in a row, the Cowboys (10-0) and Nittany Lions (10-0) are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the USA Today/NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll released on Tuesday.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2017 at 10:37 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Jackson to leave post at end of season – Des Moines Register

“Embattled Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Jackson, whose Cyclones are 1-9 in duals and have suffered several heavy defeats, is leaving the program and will be re-assigned elsewhere in the athletic department, the school announced Tuesday afternoon.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2017 at 6:32 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Belleville News-Democrat – McKendree student wants to share stories of immigrants like herself

“Ramirez is also a Change Ambassador on campus and a member of the university’s first women’s wrestling team. “It was the only women’s wrestling program offered at the time in the state of Illinois,” she said.”

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January 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

King County teen wrestled in 16-state tourney, not knowing he had mumps | The Seattle Times

“The national mumps outbreak could’ve been made worse by a Washington high school wrestler who competed in a 16-state tournament before he knew he was infected with the contagious disease.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Seth Gross thrives under Jackrabbit leadership – TheMat.com

“South Dakota State’s 133-pounder Seth Gross has made a statement loud and clear. He’s coming for the 133-pound NCAA title.

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Pulling Redshirts: How It Works Out For Freshman Wrestlers? | FloWrestling

“Penn State coach Cael Sanderson sent shockwaves throughout the wrestling community last Friday when he unleashed Mark Hall from his redshirt for the Nittany Lions’ colossal dual with Iowa in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

These Pokemon Commercials Feature an Olympic Wrestler With Machamp – Geek.com

“Despite Pokemon Sun and Moon having released a bit ago, that isn’t stopping Japan from releasing a couple of new television commercials promoting the game, namely with the Japanese female wrestler Saori Yoshida.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Posted in Wrestling News