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Provo, Rossetti capture Prep School national championships – Connecticut Wrestling Online
Stratford’s Nico Provo won his second national tournament in less than two weeks by capturing the 2021 National Prep School Open tournament in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Monday.
Olivia man alleged to have filmed women in the shower at his hog barn | West Central Tribune
Steffel is also a former BOLD High School varsity wrestling coach and is still listed on school's website. BOLD Principal James Menton said Steffel is not currently employed at the school because his coaching contract was only over the winter and has to be renewed on an annual basis.
J Robinson: My Greatest Coaching Loss – Trackwrestling
The University of Minnesota under J Robinson came close to winning an NCAA team title in 1999 after years of nearing the summit.
‘These kids missed a lot’: How IU wrestling’s freshman class grew through struggle – Indiana Daily Student
IU wrestling’s 2020 freshman class dealt with a season like no other this year. Head coach Angel Escobedo said this class missed out on a lot because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the team showed resilience and heart in the face of it.
An Olympic Dream Dashed by a Nasal Swab – The New York Times
Qualifying for the Games can be the achievement of a lifetime. In the coronavirus era, though, that opportunity can vanish without warning.
Monday Roundup: BULGARIA; ‘X' & Miranda Comment Further on Nat'ls; JR WT Notes – Five Point Move
This coming Saturday ushers in the World Olympic Games Qualifier, known colloquially as Last Chance (not to be confused with the Olympic Trials’ selection process). Wrestling begins at 10:00am (3:00am ET) live from Sofia, Bulgaria and the event will stream in the US on FLOWrestling.
Update on 2021 Fargo boys qualifiers: Top 4 from Regionals and top 8 from three national events are added to state limit – TheMat.com
USA Wrestling’s Executive Committee has approved a revision of the qualification standards for the 2021 USA Wrestling Junior and 16U Nationals in Fargo, N.D., July 16-23.
2021 NWCA Division III Scholar All-America Awards | NWCA
On Monday, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the 2021 Scholar All-American individual honorees for NCAA Division III with awards going to 413 individuals representing 84 institutions.
#234 Mississippi is the Only State Without Wrestling with Brian Fox | Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast
Mississippi is the only US State without high school wrestling. Brian Fox is looking to change that. Over the past year, Brian created the Mississippi Wrestling Federation and has been instrumental in creating a wrestling culture in Mississippi. Before Brian’s efforts, just two high schools had wrestling.
Complete list of USA Wrestling sanctioned events for the next three months as of May 3 (58 events) – Themat.com
USA Wrestling is regularly publishing a list of sanctioned events as our nation and our sport comes back from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Varner Donation Establishes Wrestling Scholarship Fund – California State University at Bakersfield Athletics
Lifelong Bakersfield residents, Vernon and Janis Varner have committed $125,000 over five years to CSU Bakersfield athletics. The gift will establish the Vernon & Janis Varner Wrestling Scholarship at CSUB, and aid Roadrunner scholar-athletes in the pursuit of their goals both on the mat and in the classroom.
Columbia Athletics Celebrates The Class of 2021 – Columbia University Athletics
Columbia University and Columbia Athletics celebrated the commencement of its 267th academic year on Friday morning with its second consecutive virtual graduation ceremony. For the second straight year, the historic ceremony was conducted virtually due to COVID-19 public constraints.
Derrik Marry Named Siena Heights Head Men’s Wrestling Coach – Siena Heights Athletics
Siena Heights University athletic director Sue Syljebeck has announced Derrik Marry as the new men's wrestling coach. Marry is the second coach of the program since it was reinstated for the fall of 2020 after a 30-year hiatus.
WLU Wrestling Celebrates Record-Setting Season – West Liberty University Athletics
Head coach Danny Irwin and his record-setting West Liberty University wrestling team celebrated their unforgettable season with the annual Awards Banquet at the Wild Wild West Restaurant and Sports Bar.
All-American Evan Ramos ’18 to compete this week in Olympic Qualifier – Shippensburg University Athletics
Shippensburg University wrestling alumnus Evan Ramos '18 is in Sofia, Bulgaria this week to compete in an Olympic qualifier.
Self-belief, inner strength drive Lauren Mason’s new wrestling journey – Simon Fraser University Athletics
Lauren Mason was attracted to Simon Fraser University from California to compete for the women's wrestling program and to study abroad, and through that process she has discovered so much about herself.