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Dr. Brandon Mason, Wrestling’s Radiologist | Mat Talk Podcast Network

During Hall of Fame Honors Weekend in Stillwater, Oklahoma, we got a chance to get outside of central Stillwater for a bit and meet up with Dr. Brandon Mason. A four-time NCAA Division I qualifier and 2007 All-American at 174 pounds for Oklahoma State, Mason is now a radiologist at Stillwater Medical Center.

College News

The Bloomsburg Head Coaching Situation: Part One (The News) – InterMat

One of the more overlooked stories of this collegiate offseason is the coaching situation at Bloomsburg University.

Penn State Wrestling Hires New NIL Director – Yardbarker

Name, image and likeness (NIL) is now a crucial aspect for any college athletics program.

C.J. Red Promoted to Assistant Coach – Indiana University Athletics

Indiana Wrestling head coach Angel Escobedo has announced that C.J. Red has been promoted to a full-time assistant coach.

Wirnsberger Adds Assistant Coach Dan Neff to Wrestling Staff – Bucknell University Athletics

Dan Neff, a four-time NCAA qualifier and 2015 All-American, has joined Dan Wirnsberger's Bucknell wrestling staff as an assistant coach.

Legends of the Mat: Davis and Smith Set to Enter Divison II Pantheon – Morgan State University Athletics

The Division II Coaches Association is set to induct John Davis and William Smith, two legendary wrestlers from Morgan State, into the Jim Koch Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame as part of its class of 2024.

Men's Wrestling Earns RMAC Brechler Award – Colorado Mesa University Athletics

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced their annual Brechler Awards on Monday (July 1) morning. The Brechler awards are given to the programs with the best team grade-point average in the conference with one going to each of the sponsored sports.

Brockport Tabs Troy Seymour as Full-Time Head Wrestling Coach – SUNY Brockport Athletics

SUNY Brockport Director of Athletics Dr. Erick Hart announced the hiring of Troy Seymour as the Golden Eagles full-time head wrestling coach Tuesday.  Seymour will be primarily responsible for managing all functions and oversight of Brockport's nationally recognized wrestling program.

How Do The Best NAIA Wrestlers Stack Up Against The NCAA? – FloWrestling

The crown jewel of men’s college wrestling is the NCAA Division I Championships. It is the worldwide benchmark for a domestic sport known affectionately as folkstyle.

National Wrestling Hall of Fame calls for Class of 2025 Nominations –

Each year, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum trumpets the legends of outstanding athletes, coaches and contributors as part of the permanent history of the sport of wrestling through our awards.

Olympic News

Helen Maroulis' journey to being confident in her identity | NBC Olympics

Feature from NBC Olympics on 2016 Olympic champion Helen Maroulis. 

Will Kyle Snyder Win Olympic Gold? 97 kg 2024 Olympic Wrestling Preview – FloWrestling

A full preview with predictions for the 97 kg weight class in men's freestyle wrestling at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

High School and Recruiting News

OSU Wrestling: Two-Time California State Champion Ronnie Ramirez Commits to Cowboys | Pistols Firing

David Taylor continues to stack the deck for his first recruiting class.

Last Week In College Wrestling Recruiting: June 24-30 – FloWrestling

The biggest commitment of the week last week came from powerhouse program Wyoming Seminary when 133/141 lb prospect Matthew Botello committed to North Carolina.

Folkstyle vs Freestyle for High School Girls??? – InterMat

In a world where men make many decisions for women, this article focuses on many veteran women wrestlers' opinions on why girls should wrestle freestyle or folkstyle in high school.

Fargo Rosters: Arizona, Minnesota, Montana, Oregon –

We add the following rosters today: Arizona, Minnesota, Montana and Oregon. All of these programs have healthy rosters, with many nationally ranked athletes.

2024 North Carolina Fargo Roster Breakdown | Carolina Takedown Talk

Our Fargo teams are set, and we are just a few weeks away from the first the first whistle. We couldn't be more excited to join this year's squads in Fargo and give you exclusive footage of Team NC. Make sure to dial into our social media accounts and right here on Rokfin!!!! Let's go Team NC!

Sudden death of beloved Coach Tommy Ellis prompts balloon release at Sun Valley High School – Fox29

Tommy Ellis, 43, the longtime wrestling coach at Sun Valley High School in Aston passed away over the weekend after his family says he suffered an aneurysm late Friday in their Brookhaven home. See the community join together to honor the beloved coach with a beautiful balloon release.

NJ wrestling coach to be sentenced next week for sex crimes with minors – MyCentralJersey

A former Sayreville teacher who coached wrestling at more than 20 schools and clubs throughout New Jersey is scheduled to be sentenced next week for sexual misconduct with minors.

Podcasts and Video

FFacts & The Brain: 7.2.24 | Matscouts

Matside Weigh In Silliness – The RTC Connection – Why You Can Win at Bloom – Bloom Contenders

Penn Wrestling Excellence: Cultivating Leadership from Within | Wrestling Mindset

This week, Wrestling Mindset founder Gene Zannetti sit downs with his former college wrestling coach and former teammate, University of Pennsylvania head coaches Roger Reina and Matt Valenti.

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