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U.S. Junior World Team set in exciting finals, as four championship series go the full three matches – TheMat.com

The 2021 U.S. Junior World Team was set during an exciting championship series finals on Friday at Xtream Arena.

Boykin repeats as Senior Greco-Roman National champion, Provisor, Nowry, Tuma, Roberts are past champs to win again – TheMat.com

Nick Boykin of the Sunkist Kids was the only repeat champion at the Senior Nationals in Greco-Roman, which completed on Friday night at the Xtream Arena.

Indian wrestlers who missed flight due to travel ban, reach Sofia for Olympic qualifiers | More sports News – Times of India

A final chance to make the Olympic cut at stake, India's wrestlers have finally landed in Sofia, Bulgaria for the World Qualifiers starting May 6 after missing an earlier scheduled flight because of the travel ban on the country.

New true crime podcast with CultureMap ties dives into baffling case – CultureMap San Antonio

Final Days on Earth premiered on April 20 and focuses on Dammion Heard, a college wrestler who vanished after a party in 2014 in Gunnison, Colorado. After a six-month investigation, Gunnison Police ruled Heard's death a suicide, but his friends and family have always wondered if foul play was involved.

Episode 186: Book Club Claire and Jason Bryant on “Foxcatcher” – Keep the Flame Alive

Book Club Claire is BACK for our discussion of Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother’s Murder, John du Pont’s Madness, and the quest for Olympic Gold by Mark Schultz with David Thomas.

Douglas Parker Obituary (2021) – Longmeadow, MA – The Republican

Douglas E. Parker, Jr was called to Heaven on April 25th. As a professor/Coach, he dedicated his life to helping his students/wrestlers find success in spirit and life by realizing their potential.

Ex-NCAA Wrestler Convicted of Assaulting Women Seeking Release Pending Appeal – MyNewsLA.com

Wayne Eric Boyd, 74, of Sky Valley was sentenced to two years in state prison earlier this month, and remains in county custody at the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio pending transport to a state facility.

‘Triumph’ Review: Going to the Mat – The New York Times

The film tells the story of an aspiring high school wrestler with cerebral palsy.

Cy Ranch state champion Jayden Bazemore driven to prove doubters wrong – Houston Chronicle

Porter said Bazemore is a dream to coach — she’s respectful, follows instructions without question and is competitive at all times.

‘Blessing in disguise': He knew something had to change when he became a teenage dad | Local News Stories | gvnews.com

Gabe Elias remembers getting the letter in the mail in the summer of 2019.

Austin Vanderford excited for clash of styles fight vs. Fabian Edwards – MMA Junkie

Austin Vanderford is excited to finally lock horns with Fabian Edwards.

‘You’ve got to find tournaments yourself’: Durham wrestler salvages senior season – Chico Enterprise-Record

After venturing on 33 different flights that spanned across six states, Jacob Christensen wasn’t going to let a missed senior season impede his progress.

US Nationals: STORM UP at 77; D-Rob, Koontz Bros, & Tuma Going for Titles – Five Point Move

All the talk has been about how this version of the US Nationals is a little strange, but any lingering feelings of weirdness were washed away soon after action began this morning inside of the Xtream Arena.

Olympian Winchester, returning champion Page unbeaten after session one of Senior Women’s Nationals – TheMat.com

In total, 15 athletes went undefeated in this morning’s Senior Women’s session; all but the 76 kg weight class are in round robins.

UWW Junior National Greco-Roman finals set: Olympic Trials finalist Amos, returning champion McCunn in finals – TheMat.com

The finals have been set for the 2021 UWW Junior Greco-Roman Nationals, which began today at the Xtream Arena.

Two-time Olympian Provisor, past World Team members Nowry, Roberts reach Senior National Greco-Roman finals – TheMat.com

The finals have been set at the Senior National Greco-Roman Championships, held at Xtreme Arena on Friday.

Mat Chat Episode 96 featuring Terry Brands is now available for streaming and download – TheMat.com

In episode 96 of Mat Chat with David Mirikitani, David sits down with Iowa’s Associate Head Coach Terry Brands, a two-time World champion and Olympic bronze medalist. David and Terry reflect on the Hawkeye’s title-winning season and the future of the program.

Final Olympic spots on the line in Bulgaria – Wrestling Canada Lutte – Wrestling Canada Lutte

Eleven Canadians are set to step on the mats next week with their sights set on the Olympic Games.