Past Articles

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USA Wrestling restructures its National Teams Department, promoting Bickley and McNab to Manager positions Gary Abbott USA Wrestling 10/10/2013 In the new structure, Associate ED Les Gutches will expand his effort in National Teams Administration, while Cody Bickley and Jaimie McNab take new manager positions. [Article]
Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown: No. 7 Six Women's Weights for 2016 Olympics Richard Immel USA Wrestling 10/10/2013 The No. 7 selection on the Olympic fight Top 10 Countdown goes to the IOC decision to expand to six women’s freestyle weight classes in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero, Brazil [Article]
WIBN Middle School All-Star Dual Meet to kick off NWCA All-Star Classic Weekend on Nov. 1 WIBN 10/10/2013 USA Wrestling will partner with the WIBN and Beat the Streets USA to create the Middle School All-Star Dual to kick off NWCA All-Star Classic week in Fairfax, Va. [Article]
Ottawa University in Kansas to add men's and women's varsity wrestling teams Ottawa University 10/09/2013 Ottawa University in Kansas, an NAIA school, will add both men's and women's wrestling programs to begin in the 2014-15 season. [Article]
Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown: No. 8 Social Media Charge Richard Immel USA Wrestling 10/09/2013 No. 8 on the Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown goes to the social media charge displayed by the wrestling community. [Article]
TDR this week: Popolizio, Russell, Culp, Dresser, Welker Takedown Radio 10/09/2013 [Article]
Burroughs named USOC Male Athlete of Month for September and Gray takes third in women's voting USOC 10/09/2013 World champion Jordan Burroughs was named USOC Male Athlete of the Month for September, and World bronze medalist Adeline Gray was third in the women's voting. [Article]
Iowa’s St. John to face Boston U.’s Taffur at 157 pounds at NWCA All-Star Classic Jason Bryant NWCA 10/09/2013 Defending National Champion Derek St. John of Iowa will face Boston University's Nestor Taffur at 157 pounds at the NWCA All-Star Classic [Article]
Eric Keller and Joe Russell to go ‘On the Mat’ this week Dan Gable Museum 10/08/2013 The show can be heard at or in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650. [Article]
Victory Wrestling Challenge set for November 22 in Omaha, Neb. with star wrestlers on card Victory Fighting Championships 10/08/2013 The event, which will raise funds for USA Wrestling, will feature freestyle and Greco-Roman matches with stars including Les Sigman, Trent and Travis Paulson, Justin Lester and more. [Article]
USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender finds time to lead important NGB Council for the USOC Gary Abbott USA Wrestling 10/08/2013 Bender chairs the NGB Council, which represents the interests of each individual sport organization in the U.S. Olympic family and its combined membership of over 13 million people. [Article]
Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown: No. 9 United 4 Wrestling Richard Immel USA Wrestling 10/08/2013 United 4 Wrestling in Los Angeles, Calif. takes the No. 9 spot in the Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown [Article]
All-Star Classic: Pennsylvania natives Schopp, Beckman get reacquainted at 133 pounds Jason Bryant NWCA 10/08/2013 Edinboro's A.J. Schopp will face Lehigh's Mason Beckman at 133 pounds at the NWCA All-Star Classic [Article]
The Coach-Parent Relationship: A Responsible Approach Responsible Sports 10/07/2013 To foster a positive relationship with your child's coach this year, consider these tips for how to approach it. [Article]
Taylor and Moreno Accept Invites to NWCA All-Star Classic at 165 Pounds Kacie Albert ELSM 10/07/2013 Penn State's David Taylor will take on Iowa State's Michael Moreno in the 165 pound match at the NWCA All-Star Classic [Article]
NCAA and PrimeSport announce NCAA Ticket Exchange and NCAA Experience for 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships NCAA 10/07/2013 The new official NCAA Ticket Exchange and the NCAA Experience will be launched for the 2014 NCAA Men's Wrestling Championships. [Article]
Olympic Fight Top 10 Countdown: No. 10 Battle at the Falls Richard Immel USA Wrestling 10/07/2013 In honor of wrestling being reinstated as an Olympic sport for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic games USA Wrestling will be counting down the top 10 moments in wrestling’s Olympic fight beginning with No. 10 the Battle at the Falls [Article]
Jason Goldman named Wrestler of the Week Craig Sesker USA Wrestling 10/07/2013 Goldman captured a gold medal in freestyle and a silver medal in Greco at the Veterans World Championships. [Article]
No U.S. medalists on final day of Dmitry Korkin International in Russia Petr Pavlov Special to USA Wrestling 10/06/2013 Competing on Sunday were Cam Simaz (pictured), Jack Jensen and David Zabriskie at 96 kg. [Article]
Taheri wins gold, Goldman & Nakamura silvers in Greco on last day of Veterans Worlds in Bosnia Gary Abbott USA Wrestling 10/06/2013 Mohammed Taheri (pictured) won the gold at 76 kg in Div. G. Taking silvers in Div. A were Jason Goldman (58 kg) and Michael Nakamura (63 kg). [Article]