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Archive for May 3rd, 2017

After Two Olympics, Greco-Roman’s Ben Provisor Qualified For His First World Championships – TeamUSA.org

“Ben Provisor was just like a lot of aspiring young wrestlers when he entered high school.

He had a goal of winning a state championship.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:32 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

J’DEN’S JOURNEY: Cox’s struggle in school provides work ethic for wrestling – Clay Center Dispatch On-Line: Ncaa

“Before J’den Cox became a wrestler, he was a dentist.
Students from Benton Elementary School would come to his first-grade class, sporting a variety of issues. Some teeth could be pushed out of place with a flick of the tongue, others were hanging by a thread, all in desperate need of removal.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:32 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Style and substance: Kasper earns Duke’s highest honor – Mansfield News Journal

“He’s become known at Duke University for his loud sports jackets and even louder rise up the ranks from unheralded 184-pound wrestler to All-America heavyweight and beyond.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Longtime high school coach Ken Whitley assaulted at Green Run High | Courts & Crime | pilotonline.com

“Longtime high school coach Ken Whitley was injured and briefly hospitalized after a run-in with a high school basketball player and his mother at Green Run High on Monday night in which the participants widely disagree on what happened.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Longtime football and wrestling coach assaulted in parking lot at Va. school | USA Today High School Sports

“A longtime football and wrestling coach in Virginia was assaulted and briefly hospitalized after a run-in with a high school basketball player and his mother on Monday night.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Nic Bedelyon to be elevated to top assistant – Rider University Broncs

“With John Hangey being elevated to Rider Wrestling Head Coach as of this coming July 1, he’s announced that Nic Bedelyon will be promoted as his top assistant coach.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Four Wrestlers Join Hawkeye Wrestling Club | IAwrestle

“Four former University of Iowa wrestlers will continue their competitive careers as members of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club in Iowa City, Iowa. Graduating seniors Thomas Gilman, Cory Clark, Alex Meyer, and Sammy Brooks have all accepted positions within the club.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 3, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News