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On this date in 1958: US & Canada form North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)


#WrestlingShirtADayInMay founder and wrestling advocate Jim Dutrow | Mat Talk Podcast Network

Dutrow, a Virginia native and former college wrestler at some school in Harrisonburg that also dropped wrestling, launched the initiative as a way to recognize schools with wrestling and thank them for their support.

Lincoln McIlravy: My Greatest Loss – Trackwrestling

McIlravy reflects on the collection of losses that prevented him from becoming a four-time NCAA champion, a World champion, or an Olympic champion.

Timeline of Alleged Murder Charge on Olympic Medalist Sushil Kumar – The Quint

Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar is in the news for all the wrong reasons

State champ Brandon Green returns to Paulsboro with Va Tech wrestling camp – Courier Post

Brandon Green is coming home to Paulsboro High School next month. One of the all-time greatest wrestlers in one of the state’s most storied programs, Green returns to his alma mater as a wrestling counselor when Virginia Tech holds an instructional camp next month.

De Soto senior wrestler breaks barriers, makes history on the mat | ksdk.com

De Soto High School senior Jaycee Foeller has been cheerleading for as long as she can remember. Her two younger brothers have been wrestling for as long as they can remember.

Triton's Longtime Athletic Director McGinnis Announces Retirement | Journal & Topics Media Group

During his 29 seasons as Triton College’s head wrestling coach, Harry McGinnis had to get “down and dirty” on the mat to show his athletes the right techniques and mental toughness all rolled up into one.

Minnesota girls' wrestling state tournament approved; boys' volleyball plan narrowly fails | Star Tribune

In a matter of mere minutes Tuesday morning, the Minnesota State High School League dealt one high school sports advocacy group a serious blow while answering the hopes of another.

Epperson signs to wrestle with National Champions Life University | Sports | duncanbanner.com

In his junior season, Lake Epperson took part in several state championship teams. Last week, he decided to take his wrestling talents to Life University in Atlanta, Georgia as he signed with the NAIA National Championship Wrestling team.

MSHSL Approves Girls Wrestling Postseason Division – The Guillotine

A Girls Wrestling Division during the postseason was approved today when the 48-member Representative Assembly legislative body of the Minnesota State High School League met for its annual meeting. In other action, the Representative Assembly fell two votes short of approving the addition of Boys Volleyball as a League-sanctioned activity

#236 John Smith on the 1992 Olympics and Pat Smith’s 4th Title | Wrestling Changed My Life Podcast

John Smith talks about the 1992 Olympics, Pat Smith and the beginning of his coaching career in this never before released episode. This interview was recorded in October of 2020 and is the third and final interview that we recorded with John as part of our audio documentary series, The Smiths.

Alma Mater Coaches Making It Matter – Arizona State University Athletics

Sun Devil Wrestling head coach Zeke Jones, Sun Devil Hockey head coach Greg Powers and Sun Devil Women's Golf head coach Missy Farr-Kaye began their Sun Devil experiences as undergraduates at Arizona State University over twenty years ago.

OSU Wrestling: Jakason Burks Enters Transfer Portal | Pistols Firing

Oklahoma State freshman Jakason Burks has announced via Twitter he’s entering the transfer portal.

Complete list of USA Wrestling sanctioned events for the next three months as of May 11 (50 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.

Augustana Wrestling Adds Four For 2021-22 – Augustana University Athletics

After having eight student-athletes sign a National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic and academic careers at Augustana in the fall, head coach Jason Reitmeier announced the signings of four more student-athletes Tuesday morning. The class of 12 Viking wrestlers will enroll as freshmen in the fall of 2021.

Round of 32 results are in from the 50th Junior Nationals fantasy bracket; Round of 16 fan voting kicks off today – TheMat.com

The round of 32 has been completed in USA Wrestling’s interactive 32-athlete bracket featuring the best Men’s Junior Freestyle competitors of the last 50 years of the Junior Nationals., with the round of 16 pairings set and voting underway.

InterMat Wrestling – Redefining “Wrestling Mom”

Before I knew much about wrestling, I would spend most of the dual looking in the stands in awe of the spectator's reactions

Schwab Inks Contract Extension – UNI Athletics

UNI Director of Athletics David Harris has announced the signing of a contract extension for head wrestling coach Doug Schwab through the 2027-28 season.