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Archive for May 11th, 2017

OTM474: Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame inductees Chad Zaputil and Travis Paulson | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“Chad Zaputil and Travis Paulson, 2017 inductees into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa, will go “On the Mat” on Thursday, May 11.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Wrestlers in Business network wants to get busy raising the sport’s profile – Democrat & Chronicle

“Steve Sanko said that years ago he wandered away from wrestling.

When Sanko’s sons put on headgear, singlets and stepped on to mats, he found himself drawn back to the sport of his youth.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Iowa State champion wrestler Kyven Gadson surprises Norwalk student – Des Moines Register

“When Kadan Borcherding-Johnson was called to the principal’s office at Lakewood Elementary in Norwalk on Thursday afternoon he thought he was in trouble.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Fumita, Izumi Strike Greco Gold for Japan at Asian C’ships | United World Wrestling

“Japan was the big winner on the last day of Greco-Roman at the Asian Senior Championships with two gold medals and a silver, while its women had to settle for two silvers as that competition got underway on day 2.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

The 7: ‘Vision Quest’ has us jogging in circles down memory lane with Blu-ray release | The Spokesman-Review

“It is easily the most beloved of all the movies ever filmed in Spokane.

The 1985 film tells the story of Louden Swain, a high school wrestler who gets it into his head to drop two weight classes to wrestle the best wrestler in the state. Along the way, he meets a woman who schools him in life and love.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 5:55 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Here We Go Again: University Duals Forced to Pull Plug on Greco – FivePointMove

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It’s in, then it’s out. Then back in. And now it’s out. Again.

Despite the best efforts of those involved, Greco-Roman wrestling will NOT be featured at the 2nd annual University Duals. Slated for next weekend (May 20th-21st) at the George Mason University Field House in Fairfax, Virginia, lack of participation is the apparent reasoning behind the outcome. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 5:55 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Spencer Lee Blog: Torn ACL, state finals loss and heading to Iowa | USA Today High School Sports

“Spencer Lee is a two-time Junior World champion wrestler and a Cadet champion who is considered one of the top pound-for-pound high school wrestlers in the nation. Lee, from Franklin Regional (Murrysville, Pa.) is a multiple American Family Insurance ALL-USA selection. A three-time state champion head to the University of Iowa, Lee lost for the first time in his high school career in the 126-pound PIAA final, losing 6-5 to Austin DeSanto of Exeter (Pa.).”

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Written by Jason Bryant

May 11, 2017 at 3:55 pm

Posted in Wrestling News