Daily Wrestling News for October 4, 2021

Daily Wrestling News for October 4, 2021

There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will...
What is your state’s Fargo legacy?

What is your state’s Fargo legacy?

What’s your state’s Fargo Legacy? When wrestlers step on the mats at the Fargodome in July of 2021, it will mark the 50th USA Wrestling Junior Freestyle championships. The event, started in 1971, has blossomed into a monstrosity of 23-24 mats, six divisions and...
Throwback: 1974 Junior Nationals in Iowa City

Throwback: 1974 Junior Nationals in Iowa City

Junior Nationals 1974: Iowa City becomes Wrestling’s capitalBy John Hoke, The Young Wrestler Pictured: 1974 Junior National Champion John Bowlsby of Waterloo West High School in Waterloo, Iowa.  For three hot days in July Iowa City, Iowa, became the wrestling...
Unforgiving: On the cusp of history

Unforgiving: On the cusp of history

It’s not a glass ceiling keeping you down, it’s the rug being pulled out from under you Part 3 of the Bloodround series looked at the historical significance of UNC Greensboro and five losses that kept Spartan wrestlers from reaching the podium. The school dropped...
Unforgiving: A historical look at the bloodround

Unforgiving: A historical look at the bloodround

The NCAA expanded the placement of the Division I championships to eight per weight starting in the 1979 season. In the years since, the round where winners reach the top eight has been called a number of things, such as the All-American round or the Round of 12. In...