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Archive for June 9th, 2017

Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports : The Two-Way : NPR

“Women and men will compete together in mixed relays at the next Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee says, announcing a slate of changes for Tokyo 2020. The IOC says it will get close to gender balance among Olympic athletes, boosting women to nearly 49 percent, from 45.6 percent in Rio.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Spot on U.S. team has to go through Lincoln; former Husker standouts Burroughs, Green in the mix | Sports | omaha.com

“Jordan Burroughs and James Green get to stay home in their quest to earn spots on another U.S. world team.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Lincoln College Hires Mena as Head Wrestling Coach – Lincoln College

“Lincoln College is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Mena, as the newest Wrestling Coach and Fitness Center Manager. Mena will take over a program that is rich in tradition winning two national titles and placing in the nation ten times. Most recently, the Lynx squad place 4th in the 2017 national tournament.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

District 11 will have its own sports Hall of Fame – Sports – Standard Speaker

“When it comes to Pennsylvania high school athletics, District 11 can hold its own with any district in terms of producing top-notch athletes, coaches, officials and administrators.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

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Going to mat for Canada | The Kingston Whig-Standard

“Kingston Wrestling Club’s Tyson Fletcher and Connor Quinton are honoured to be competing for Canada at a dual meet in Japan next month.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

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U.S. Freestyle World Team Trials Challenge Tournament seeds released – TheMat.com

“USA Wrestling has released the seeds for each weight class for the Challenge Tournament at the 2017 U.S. Freestyle World Team Trials, which will be held at the Bob Devaney Center at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. on June 10.”

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June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

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U.S. women receive draws for Junior Pan American Championships in Peru – TheMat.com

“Eight American women have weighed in and received their draws for the women’s freestyle competition at the Junior Pan American Championships being held at the Villa Deportiva Nacional Videna in Lima, Peru on Saturday.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm

Posted in Wrestling News