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Archive for June 15th, 2017

Conviction of man accused of killing ex-N.J. wrestling star overturned | NJ.com

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“One of the three men convicted of robbing and killing a former New Jersey high school wrestling star in Florida nearly five years ago will get a new trial.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 15, 2017 at 11:22 pm

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Lefever’s wrestling career isn’t over yet | Sports | journalreview.com

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“Riley Lefever isn’t through wrestling just yet.

The standout wrestler, who finished with an impressively decorated career at Wabash College, is headed to State College to train with the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club at Penn State.”

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June 15, 2017 at 11:22 pm

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Minnesota Storm stops ferocious comeback from Illinois to win Cadet Greco National Duals title, 40-38 – TheMat.com

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“The 2017 Cadet Greco-Roman National Duals championship match came down to the day’s final bout as Minnesota Storm squeezed by with a 40-38 win over Illinois for its second-consecutive Cadet Greco National Duals title.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 15, 2017 at 11:22 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Illinois Athletics – Evans, Martinez Named Dike Eddleman Athletes of the Year

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“The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) announced Thursday that softball’s Nicole Evans (Glen Ellyn, Ill.) and wrestling’s Isaiah Martinez (Lemoore, Calif.) are recipients of the 2016-17 Dike Eddleman Awards, which are presented annually to the top Fighting Illini female and male athlete. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 15, 2017 at 11:22 pm

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Dan Gable Action Figure now available from NWHOF Dan Gable Museum – TheMat.com

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“The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum is releasing the first ever Dan Gable action figure. This is a limited series of 100 that celebrates Dan Gable’s Gold Medal performance at the 1972 Munich Olympics where he did not surrender a point.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 15, 2017 at 4:12 pm

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Bleise Becomes Newest Gopher – GopherSports.com

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“Minnesota today announced that Steve Bleise, a two-time NCAA qualifier while at Northern Illinois, will join the Gophers this fall.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 15, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

A Movie Review: “American Wrestler: The Wizard” – The Guillotine

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“I thought this might be a good time of year to try something a little different. A new wrestling movie was released on my Playstation last month, so I figured I should watch it. Since I ended up thinking it was a good film, I decided a movie review was in order.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 15, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Posted in Wrestling News