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Outbreak tied to Ketchikan wrestling tournament involves over 20 cases across 5 Southeast communities – Anchorage Daily News
A COVID-19 outbreak associated with a high school regional wrestling tournament held in Ketchikan in late April has now been linked to more than 20 coronavirus cases in five Southeast communities, health officials said this week.
Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures – AP
An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be canceled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago.
On home turf, wrestling legend Sushil Kumar finds himself up against the law – ESPN
From the time he began his wrestling career, Sushil Kumar's destiny has been synonymous with New Delhi's Chhatrasal Stadium. His formal initiation to the sport began as a 14-year-old when he began training at the wrestling mud pit at this multipurpose stadium in North West Delhi's Model Town neighbourhood.
World Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers: Greco Roman wrestler Naveen tests positive for COVID-19 – TheBridge.in
India's Greco Roman wrestler Naveen Kumar, who was set to compete in the World Olympic Qualifiers, has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing him to withdraw from the competition.
Sumit Malik becomes seventh Indian wrestler to qualify for Tokyo Olympics – KHELnow
Sumit Malik becomes the seventh Indian wrestler to qualify for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after reaching the final of the ongoing World Olympic Qualifiers in Sofia, Bulgaria.
J'den Cox drops Olympic wrestling appeal, plans to ‘bring the wrath of God' – NBCOlympics
J’den Cox has had a month to digest missing the weigh-in deadline at the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials, where he was one of the stars as a reigning Olympic medalist and two-time world champion.
Kristi Mann of Arkansas USA Wrestling- That's What She Said 5-6-21 by 103.7 The Buzz
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IHSA wrestling: Canton faced Peoria in outdoor meet on football field – Journal Star
Canton wrestling coach Zachary Crawford was understandably bummed when wrestling was moved to an eight-week “summer” season that did not include a postseason.
MHSAA adds girls wrestling state tournament for 2021-22 school year – mlive.com
Michigan’s top girls wrestlers will celebrate championships alongside the boys at the individual state finals beginning next year.
Russia Completes Olympic Freestyle Lineup as Kozyrev Qualifies at 125kg; US falls short | United World Wrestling
Sergei KOZYREV (RUS) assured that Russia would join Iran in sending a full freestyle team to the Tokyo Olympics, while Jordan OLIVER (USA) came up just short of adding the United States to that list.
WATCH NOW: Parkside taps three-time national champion Nick Becker to lead wrestling program | Sports | kenoshanews.com
If anyone in the UW-Parkside wrestling program cares to question the credentials of Nick Becker, then Becker needs only to point to a spot high on the wall of the Jim Koch Wrestling Center to prove himself.
Athleticism First, Focus on Specific Skills Later – The Predicament
While genetics determine an athlete’s potential, nurturing innate abilities in the correct sequence determines how closely the athlete reaches peak potential.
Paulina Biega Named First SHU Women’s Wrestling Head Coach – Sacred Heart
Embracing its pioneering spirit, Sacred Heart University announced last fall that it would add the first varsity women's wrestling program in New England. On Thursday, SHU named Paulina Biega as the program's first head coach. She will be the first female NCAA Division 1 wrestling coach in the country.
Several World medalists highlight the field at this weekend’s Women’s Nationals in Texas – TheMat.com
The 2021 Women’s Nationals is upon us! This weekend, Irving, Texas, will host over 1,000 female wrestlers as they vie for national titles, and in some cases, World and Pan American Team spots.
Legendary Collegiate Wrestling Coach Doug Parker Dies At 95 | Enfield, CT Patch
Doug Parker, a World War II U.S. Army veteran who coached wrestling at Springfield College for 35 years and was the father of longtime Enfield High School wrestling coach Kirk Parker, died April 24. He was 95.
Former Cathedral Prep wrestling coach Ed Onorato dies at age 80 – GoErie.com
Ed Onorato, whose success as a wrestling coach led to inductions into three athletic halls of fame, died Tuesday. The former Cathedral Prep wrestling coach was 80.
Tom Ryan Announces Additions to His Staff – Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State wrestling head coach Tom Ryan has announced two changes to his coaching staff. With the departure of Tervel Dlagnev in March, Ryan has turned to two familiar faces within the Buckeye family. Logan Stieber will step into an assistant coach position and will continue to be the head of the Ohio Regional Training Center.
World Olympic Qualifier 77 and 130 kg GR preview – Porter and Coon to battle in deep brackets for Olympic berths – TheMat.com
The last two Americans with the opportunity to qualify for the Olympic Games will aim to punch their tickets at the World Olympic Qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria this Saturday. Jesse Porter and Adam Coon won the Olympic Team Trials in April at 77 kg and 130 kg respectively.
Oliver falls in World Olympic Qualifier semifinals and does not qualify weight; he will wrestle for bronze Friday – TheMat.com
Jordan Oliver (Chapel Hill, N.C./Sunkist Kids/Tar Heel WC) dropped his World Olympic Qualifier semifinal bout to Poland’s Magomedmurad Gadzhiev, 3-2, ending his run at attempting to qualify the 65 kg weight for the USA for the Tokyo Olympics.
BIG PLANS: Sullivan Talks Junior World Trials Triumph – Five Point Move
All eyes were on him, even though there were others who demanded attention. Everyone saw the names on the chart and nodded their heads, but they also figured that the day would eventually belong to Billy Sullivan (55 kg, LOG-LV).
Making of a Superhero – WIN Magazine
In addition to her roles as World champion and 2021 Olympian for Team USA, Tamyra Mensah-Stock is a big fan of Anime, the Japanese animation series where certain characteristics turn the cartoon characters into superheroes.
Helen Maroulis Talks Head Injury, Tokyo Olympics | PEOPLE.com
“I'm honestly just really grateful to go,” Helen Maroulis tells PEOPLE of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. “I'm really looking forward to competing.”
Parkside Names Nick Becker '18 as Head Wrestling Coach – Parkside Athletics
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside and Director of Athletics Andrew Gavin are pleased to announce the hiring of Nick Becker '18 as the new Head Wrestling Coach. Becker, the fourth head coach in program history, joins the Parkside Athletics staff effective immediately.
Minot State University Athletics Announces it will add Women's Wrestling – MSU Athletics
MSU Director of Athletics, Andy Carter announced today, “I am proud to represent Minot State University Athletics. It is with tremendous excitement and anticipation to announce MSU will be adding Women's Wrestling as an intercollegiate varsity sport within Beaver Athletics.”
Nelson resigns as SMSU head wrestling coach – SMSU Athletics
Following 14 seasons at Southwest Minnesota State University, head wrestling coach Jesse Nelson announced on Thursday he is resigning his post to pursue an outside professional opportunity.
2021 Purdue Wrestling: Season in Review – PurdueSports.com
The Boilermakers continued their upward climb in the Big Ten and NCAA in 2021, making more marks in the record book, while facing adversity the sport has never seen before.
Wrestling Announces 2020-21 Team Awards – Rutgers University Athletics
Rutgers wrestling revealed its team awards for the 2020-21 season. John Poznanski (184) and Sebastian Rivera (141) shared the Ted Petty Most Valuable Wrestler award after both secured fourth-place finishes and All-America honors at the 2021 NCAA Championships in St. Louis.
Hokies sweep VaSID awards – Virginia Tech Athletics
Virginia Tech wrestling swept the three annual Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) awards Thursday and placed five wrestlers on the All-State First Team.
Israeli wrestler narrowly loses match for Olympic spot – The Jerusalem Post
Mitch Finesilver has impressive run at World Olympic Qualifiers, but falls to Ukraine's Mykhailov in semifinals.
Patrick Adds Reyes to Wrestling Staff – Southeastern University Athletics
Southeastern University wrestling coach Travis Patrick announced the hiring of Koby Reyes as an assistant coach to his staff.