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On this day in 2012, Manchester City won its first English Premier League championship.


Some Familiar NCAA Faces Join the Wrestling Coaching Ranks – The Open Mat

However, the transfer was not the only news concerning both powerhouse programs. Former Penn State four-time All-American and two-time NCAA champion Quentin Wright was announced as the head wrestling coach at Tyrone Area High School in Tyrone, Pennsylvania.

The Smiths | Bonus Episode: John Smith Interview Three | Mat Talk Podcast Network

The third John Smith interview is here! This interview was recorded in October of 2020 at Coach Smith's office, as part of the audio documentary series, The Smiths. We talk about Pat's career, John's loss to Reinoso at the '92 games, and John's coaching career.

Bo Bassett to host wrestling clinic, raise funds for trip to Budapest world championships | Sports | tribdem.com

Bo Bassett, who will represent the United States at the Cadet World Championships in July, is hosting a wrestling clinic in Richland Township on Saturday.

Princeton’s Chloe Ayres, Manalapan’s Jess Johnson are NJ.com’s Co-Girls Wrestlers of the Year – nj.com

It is traditionally NJ.com policy to pick a single Player of the Year in every sport.

High Point’s Brian Soldano is NJ.com’s Wrestler of the Year for 2021 – nj.com

Nobody knows Brian Soldano’s wrestling repertoire more than his training partner, Aaron Ayzerov.

Delbarton is NJ.com’s Wrestling Team of the Year for 2021 – nj.com

Cross Wasilewski defended a shot and held off Kingsway’s Joey Miranda long enough to hear the final buzzer, preserve a 1-0 victory and clinch one Delbarton’s most-dramatic victories of the season.

Coach's Corner: Even with virus, South's wrestling season is off to a great start – Daily Herald

A few months back, the state of Illinois designated various high school sports as low-, moderate- or high-risk in relation to participation under COVID-19 restrictions.

Tokyo Games: How coach Paramjit Yadav changed the wrestling career of Olympic-bound Seema Bisla – Indian Lekhak

It was an unimaginable dream for Seema Bisla to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, having never thought about winning a national title until she collided with a “guru” who believed in her talent more than anyone else.

Starpoint wrestling excited for new challenge | Sports | niagara-gazette.com

Getting the high school wrestling season in Western New York off the ground has been quite possibly the most unpredictable and turbulent project out of all scholastic sport restarts in 2020-2021.

Stanford students sue to stop school from canceling some varsity sports programs – San Francisco Chronicle

Stanford’s decision to eliminate 11 varsity sports, nearly one-third of its intercollegiate sports program, was challenged in federal court Wednesday by athletes on eight of the teams, who say the university hid its intentions, misled them into enrolling and violated their rights.

Stanford athletes sue school over cutting of 11 sports – San Jose Mercury News

A group of Stanford athletes sued the university Wednesday over plans to cut 11 non-revenue sports programs at the end of the current school year for budgetary reasons made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.

InterMat Wrestling – Sage Mortimer Signs with King University

Earlier this week, one of the top high school girls in the nation, Sage Mortimer (American Leadership Academy, UT), made her college decision.

Historic first Junior College National Championships for women set for Umpqua CC in Oregon, May 14-15 – TheMat.com

Another milestone for women’s wrestling in America will occur this weekend, when a group of community college women’s wrestling programs will come together for their first national championship.

NWCA 2021 NAIA Women's Scholar All-America Awards | NWCA

On Wednesday, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the 2021 Scholar All-America teams and individual honorees for the NAIA Women. Awards went to 48 individuals representing nine institutions.

InterMat Wrestling – 10 EIWA Wrestlers I'm Excited to See Return in 2021-22

If you follow EIWA wrestling, you noticed something was missing last year. The league lacked the usual firepower that it produces year in and year out.

Clarissa Chun is the featured guest on episode 6 of Heads Up – A USA Wrestling Coaches Council podcast – TheMat.com

On this episode of Heads Up – A USA Wrestling Coaches Council podcast, Mike and Mike sit down with Clarissa Chun, one of the National Women's Freestyle Assistant Coaches.

InterMat Wrestling – 149: The Top 20 Fantasy Wrestlers of 2021

When the #FantasyCollegeWrestling season comes to an end, it's usual to feel like you need a break. I get it; even WE took a little time for some needed R&R (fear not, though, the FCW Podcast returns later this month!). The amount of work and game planning is exponentially higher than Fantasy Football or other sports.

Rea Qualifies for Pan Am Wrestling – Muhlenberg College Athletics

Muhlenberg assistant wrestling coach Guesseppe Rea qualified to represent Ecuador at the upcoming Pan American Championships in Guatemala.

Illini Wrestling Announces Move to State Farm Center – University of Illinois Athletics

Illinois wrestling is officially moving all future home competition from Huff Hall to the State Farm Center, the program announced on Wednesday.

Wrestling Recruiting Class Ranked Eighth in the Nation – University of Maryland Athletics

The University of Maryland wrestling team's 2021 recruiting class has been ranked No. 8 in the nation, Intermat announced. Intermat's 2021 Team Recruiting Rankings factored in signee rankings, fit, filling a need, and impact on a program.

Wrestling's Class of 2025 Earns National Ranking – Columbia University Athletics

Following time well spent on the recruiting trail, Columbia Wrestling's Class of 2025 has earned a pair of top 25 national rankings, being ranked No. 25 by both Intermat and MatScouts as announced by both publications on Tuesday, May 11.

Edinboro community builds champions with successful wrestling fundraiser – Edinboro University Athletics

Edinboro University's Department of Athletics and the Fighting Scots wrestling team – in conjunction with the Office of University Advancement – recently wrapped up an effort to build champions on the wrestling mat, in the classroom and in the community.

Despite COVID-19, it has been a ‘Fantastic Year’ for new Beaver wrestling coach Chris Pendleton — Kerry Eggers

It wasn’t what Chris Pendleton had in mind when he dreamed about his first year as Oregon State’s wrestling coach.