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2024 Medal of Courage Recipient: Jonathan Koch | Mat Talk Podcast Network

Jonathan Koch, a former wrestler with a 21-7 varsity record at State College Area High School in State College, Pennsylvania, has an incredible story of resilience.

High School News

Wisconsin, Washington, Ohio Red, Michigan Blue are top four seeds at 14U National Greco-Roman duals –

The top four seeded teams for the 14U National Duals have been determined following weigh ins at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks on Tuesday night.

Team Iowa, Utah Gold, Minnesota Blue, Illinois are top four seeds at 16U National Greco-Roman duals –

The top four seeded teams for the 16U National Duals have been determined after weighins at the Zions Bank Real Academy on Tuesday night.

Blackfoot's Mack Mauger continues to add to his historic resume with yet another honor – Idaho State Journal

The honors just keep coming for Mack Mauger − even nearly four months after the season.

MWCA 2024 Lifetime Achievement Coaches – The Guillotine

Each year, the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association recognizes coaches who are at or near retirement from coaching.

Recruiting News

First Calls 2026 | MatScouts

June 15th is the first day college coaches can call prospects from the Class of 2026. As such the new Big Board just dropped with America's Top 150 recruits.

InterMat's 2024 Recruiting Class Rankings: Part One (#13-25) – InterMat

Some of it came down to how you value quantity over quality. As you peruse the rankings, you’ll see plenty of classes that had both.

Top High School Girls Wrestling With Higher Education – FloWrestling

Four top high school girls had a decision to make. And their college choices might be part of a growing trend.

Last Week In College Wrestling Recruiting: June 3-9 – FloWrestling

The biggest recruitment news of last week, as a lot of the top wrestling news has the past month, out of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Podcasts and Video

Podcast: How reclassification changed the landscape of Florida wrestling — Kabra Wrestling

Brant and Dan break down the FHSAA reclassification that came down last week.

The School of Wrestling Podcast | June 6, 2024 | School of Wrestling

We dive deep into the world of wrestling every week! A lively discussion on current events and ideas surrounding the sport. We explore training strategies, coaching philosophies, and techniques, alongside discussions on current events and combat sports.

TFW 6.10.24: 2026 Big Board & First Calls | MatScouts

Culture Shift In Stillwater – Thorough Review of 2026 Prospects – First Calls on June 15th – What's Next

Luke Fickell on Young Wrestling Success Interwining with Football Today | Baschamania

Awesome having the Head Coach of the Wisconsin Badgers football program, Luke Fickell, on the podcast today to talk about his success in wrestling early on & how it all intertwines with his current position as a D1 Big Ten Head Coach!

Rutgers Recruiting with Steve Mytych – InterMat

Recruiting rankings are ready to drop and we figured we'd talk to some coaches involved in some of the most prominent recruiting class for 2024.


Gable: Taylor should follow model created at Penn State, Iowa – WIN Magazine

What did you think when you heard Oklahoma State hired Olympic/World champ David Taylor?

IOA, WFI to provide extensive support to Olympic-bound wrestlers, Vinesh”s request accepted – The Print

Indian Olympic Association will provide “extensive support” to the six Olympics-bound wrestlers, with the national Olympic committee and WFI also accepting ace grappler Vinesh Phogat’s request for more aid for training.

Bills HC Sean McDermott glows about traits, work ethic of Olympic gold medalist DT – Bills Central

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott was glowing in his initial praise of Olympic gold medalist signee Gable Steveson.

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