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Archive for August 1st, 2017

Fix, Deakin, Valencia and Steveson receive draws for day two at Junior World Championships – TheMat.com

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“The four remaining U.S. men’s freestyle wrestlers have received their draws for the 2017 Junior World Championships in Tampere, Finland.”

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August 1, 2017 at 1:34 pm

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Former Lion transitions to college wrestling – Leavenworth Times

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“A career of growth on the mat took Lansing High wrestler Carson Rhoads north to Storm Lake, Iowa, at Buena Vista University, an NCAA Division III institution.”

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August 1, 2017 at 10:49 am

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Wrestler, coach and official James McCloughan presented Medal of Honor for acts of valor during Vietnam War – TheMat.com

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“On July 31, President Trump awarded South Haven, Mich. native James McCloughan the Medal of Honor, the most prestigious personal military decoration, for his acts of bravery and valor on the battlefield while serving the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

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August 1, 2017 at 10:49 am

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World Championships preview in women’s freestyle wrestling at 55 kg/121 lbs. – TheMat.com

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“This is a non-Olympic weight class, but there was a World Championships in Budapest in November 2016 where Mayu Mukaida of Japan claimed the gold medal. Mukaida is dropping to 53 kg in Paris, so Haruna Okuno is expected to be Japan’s entry.”

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August 1, 2017 at 10:49 am

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Penn State Wrestling: Junior Worlds and Monty Burns – Black Shoe Diaries

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“This week your Junior Team USA squad wrestles the World Championships in Tampere, Finland. “

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August 1, 2017 at 9:24 am

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