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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

Posted in Wrestling News

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

Posted in Wrestling News