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Archive for June 2nd, 2017

Family says Clare wrestler who died from crash was champion in life – MLive.com

“Amante Young found a new family, moved to a different state and started a better life.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Merrill defeats Hancock, Mossing named OW at 2017 University Nationals in Akron – TheMat.com

“In a stunner, Zach Merrill (Norman, Okla./NYRTC) defeated 2017 Junior and Senior World Team member G’Angelo Hancock (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC/Sunkist Kids) with a 10-0 technical fall in the 98 kg/216 lbs. finals of the 2017 Greco-Roman University Nationals on Friday afternoon in Akron, Ohio.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Schultz wins OW, joins Johnson as back-to-back champions at UWW Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals in Akron, Ohio – TheMat.com

” Greco-Roman prodigies Cohlton Schultz and Malik Johnson are heading back to the Cadet World Championships after knockout performances at the UWW Cadet Nationals held at the Louis and Freda Stile Athletic Field House on the campus of the University of Akron on Friday. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Gary Mayabb joins Mat Chat with David Mirikitani – Trackwrestling

“Longtime wrestling official and high school coach Gary Mayabb joins David Mirikitani to talk about his new role as the manager of Greco-Roman programs at USA Wrestling.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Inside the relentlessly intricate world of Iowa’s Tom Brands – Des Moines Register

“Before you read this story, think about Tom Brands for a few seconds.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

National Wrestling Hall of Fame Honors Weekend underway in Stillwater, Okla., June 2-3 – TheMat.com

“The National Wrestling Hall of Fame will host its 41st Honors Weekend in Stillwater, Okla. this weekend. Included in the weekend are the following activities:”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Freestyle World Team Trials preview at 125 kg/275 lbs. – TheMat.com

“For two Olympic cycles, Tervel Dlagnev was the top U.S. star at super heavyweight, making two Olympic teams, winning two World medals and competing in four World Championships. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 2, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Posted in Wrestling News