This week’s edition of “On the Mat” is this Wednesday, Jan. 7. The show will pay tribute to college wrestling icon Keith Young.

“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

A podcast of the show is available on

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Keith Young was an NCAA champion for Iowa State Teachers College (now Northern Iowa) in 1949, 1950, and 1951. He finished his college career undefeated. Northern Iowa hosts Northern Illinois at the West Gym at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9 for Defeat Dementia/Keith Young Night.

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