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Nine Olympic Trials champs to compete in Olympics World Qualifying Tournament in Mongolia, April 22-24

more here U.S. Greco-Roman roster (competes April 22) 59 kg/130 lbs. – Jesse Thielke, Germantown, Wis. (New York AC/OTC) 66 kg/145.5 lbs. – RaVaughn Perkins, Omaha, Neb. (New York AC/OTC) 98 kg/215 lbs. – Joe Rau, Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) National Greco-Roman Coach – Matt Lindland, Colorado Springs, Colo. Assistant National Greco-Roman Coach – Momir […]

Youth Wrestling in America

American youth wrestling is stuck in the 1970s. It’s a different world today with changes in societal norms, scientific breakthroughs and childhood overall. In order to rebuild the popularity of wrestling it must adapt – or wither. Leading high schools, top colleges and senior-level wrestlers train differently today than they did in the 70s. Youth […]

World Champion Spencer Lee- Shoulder injury sidelines state champion Franklin Regional wrestler Lee

By Paul Schofield Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, 9:00 p.m. Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee has done some amazing things on the mat, including winning another world title last month. But the No. 1-ranked high school wrestler in the country at 113 pounds and the 2015 Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year won’t be wrestling anytime soon. […]

Interesting News Out of MSU- Mark Hollis Announces Coaching Succession Plan for Wrestling

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis has announced a coaching succession plan for the Spartan wrestling program. Tom Minkel, who has directed the program since 1991, will retire following his 25th season at Michigan State in 2015-16. Roger Chandler, who recently completed his 18th season on the Spartan wrestling staff and […]