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International News

USA Wrestling | USA wins 2023 Senior Worlds overall medal count for second straight year with 14, Japan second with 12

In 2022, the United States won the overall medal count for all disciplines at the Senior World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia for the first time in history, capturing 15 medals.

Monday Roundup: 2023 Worlds Wrapped; Special NMU Dual – Five Point Move

The 2023 World Championships having drawn to a close on Sunday means only one thing: it is now officially the Olympic Year.

Who's In and Who Needs Quotas for the 2024 Olympics – Greco-Roman – International – Intermat

Greco-Roman was the last discipline to take the stage at the 2023 World Championships and, in turn, the first one that finished.

Eight things learned from the 2023 Wrestling World Championships –

David Taylor and Susaki Yui's new career milestones were among the most memorable moments from the 2023 Wrestling World Championships. We take a closer look at their achievements and other moments in Belgrade’s Stark Arena that will live long in the memory.

Ozaki Disheartened On Missing Out At Olympics » Sportsry – Singapore News

For any aspiring athlete, securing a berth at the Olympics is a dream come true. So, when Nonoka Ozaki missed out on this opportunity at the 2023 World Wrestling Championships, she immediately fell into despair.

U.S. Women Have Tough Decisions To Make For 2024 Olympic Trials – FloWrestling

Where will they end up? Several top women's freestylers have difficult choices about where they will compete at the 2024 Olympic Trials.

College News

Division I

Core values guide Cal Poly wrestling toward growth in the Pac-12 and beyond |

Mustang heavyweight and 2023 NCAA qualifier Trevor Tinker came to Cal Poly with something to prove.

2023-24 Pittsburgh Preview – ACC – Intermat

Pitt is coming off of the most successful year they have had since the return of head coach Keith Gavin to his alma mater.

Penn State wrestling's pedigree helped Lions land PJ Duke, the nation's No. 1 recruit – BlueWhiteIllustrated

Penn State wrestling landed the nation’s top Class of 2025 recruit on Monday. Minisink Valley, N.Y., star PJ Duke sits atop the rankings at both FloWrestling and MatScouts. Prospects pick a school for any number of reasons.

Ringgold's Conroy to wrestle at Cornell | Ringgold |

The recruitment process can take its time and toll on any athlete, regardless of the sport.

2023-24 Big 12 Team Tiers – Big 12 – Intermat

Preseason is one of my favorite times of the year. The discussion of who should be ranked where, what teams will surprise, and the difference of a few spots in the rankings are all topics that could be talked to death before a single competition. 

What Would EIWA Conference Realignment Look Like? – EIWA – Intermat

With the large NCAA conferences being in the news cycle as of late, it feels right to discuss the potential of a realignment with the EIWA.

Wrestling Announces 2023-24 Schedule – University of North Carolina Athletics

Entering year one under the direction of head coach Rob Koll, the North Carolina wrestling program announced its schedule Tuesday morning, prior to the 2023-24 campaign.

Wrestling Announces 2023-24 Schedule, Season Ticket Info – App State Athletics

App State Wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley on Tuesday announced a 2023-24 schedule that features a difficult SoCon slate and nonconference dual matches against three opponents with top-10 national rankings, including two that are among the four ACC programs facing the Mountaineers this season.

Wrestling Unveils 2023-24 Schedule – Duke University

Duke wrestling head coach Glen Lanham announced the team's schedule for the upcoming 2023-24 season on Wednesday.

Cowboy Wrestling Announces 2023-24 Schedule – University of Wyoming Athletics

Head Wrestling Coach Mark Branch announced the 2023-24 schedule Wednesday morning. The Cowboys will host seven events at home including three duals against ranked opponents along with hosting one tournament at home.

Division II

Wrestling Program Announces 2023-24 Schedule – Seton Hill University Athletics

Story LinksFirst year head coach Vince DeAugustine has announced the schedule for the 2023-24 season for the Seton Hill Wrestling Program.

Wrestling Announces 2023-24 Schedule – UNCP Athletics

Four home dates, as well as road trips to Pennsylvania, Florida and Indianapolis, highlight the 2023-24 UNC Pembroke wrestling schedule that was released on Wednesday by head coach Othello “O.T.” Johnson. 


Double Trouble: Blue Hawks welcome twin sibling duo – The Dickinson Press

Bradlee and Makenzie Shaw, California natives, forge their paths in collegiate wrestling, embracing challenges and camaraderie at Dickinson State University.

High School

What is Ryan most excited for at Super 32? | Carolina Takedown Talk

Wrestling season is upon us. Each year Super 32 is the kick-off for the season. Yes, it is interesting and important of NC kids getting exposure and stacking up against national competition.

Girls wrestling now a varsity sport at Woodmore – 13ABC

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on Jan. 13th, 2022 that girls wrestling would officially be a varsity sport under the OHSAA.

The Freestyle Fun Continues In The Journeymen World Classic Girls' Division – FloWrestling

Fans of international freestyle wrestling will want to tune into this year's Journeymen World Classic girls' division.

Girls Wrestling moves to two divisions, centralized sectional meets and wrestling against boys clarification | AZPreps365

The AIA Wrestling Sports Advisory Committee made some changes and clarifiactions for girls wrestling this winter with the biggest change being the move to two divisions. The first three team championships have all been Division I and now there will also be a Division II:

Ohio – The American High School Wrestling Yearbook | Rob Sherrill

Lakewood St. Edward won a state team title for the eighth consecutive year, Xenia Legacy Christian Academy won its third in a row and St. Paris Graham also repeated.

Journeymen Fall Classic Preseeds | MatScouts

Please note that all seeds are subject to change.

MMA News

Daniel Cormier Receives Prestigious Honor In Home State Of Louisiana – MMA News | UFC News, Results & Interviews 

Three years after his UFC swan song, Cormier will get the chance to add Louisiana Sports Hall of Famer to his résumé.

Podcasts & Video

Wisconsin Wrestler Podcast: D3 Sectional A Preview with Joe Rademacher | WIWrestle

Wisconsin Wrestler Podcast: D3 Sectional A Preview with Joe Rademacher

#90 Alfred State Wrestling Season Preview by MorWrestling

Episode 90?! Its been 4 years since bringing Coach Justin Signorelli on for an episode to talk about the Ox Gang down at Alfred State. Along with Coach Signorelli coming on, I also brought on Zach Levey. Levey, who is a transfer student and now one of the leaders heading into his first full season at Alfred State.

EIWA Podcast (September 2023): Featuring John Clark – EIWA – Intermat

Perhaps the “Most Interesting Man in Wrestling” John Clark, head coach of Sacred Heart University, sits down to talk with EIWA correspondent Austin Sommer.

Penn State NCAA Champ – Matt Brown – Where Are They Now? | NLWC

Penn State National Champion, Matt Brown, joins our “Where Are They Now” podcast.

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