Eddie Goldman: The Life & Death of Dimitri Gavriel

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF DIMITRI GAVRIELSubmitted by: E.Goldman/Boxing & Wrestling EditorPosted On 12/18/2004 With all the names, numbers, and political debate coming out of the war in Iraq, it is sometimes easy to forget that all this involves…

Gavriel: The Lance Cpl Who Left Wall Street

Thanks to Eddie Goldman for alerting me to this story from the New York Observer In some ways he was like every other young banker: toiling day and night on Wall Street, crowding the bars of Murray Hill and…

Buckeyes Encouraged By Impact of Freshmen

Thanks to “TheOhioState “for posting this to TheMat college forum 20041217-D7-00.html&chck=t OHIO STATE WRESTLINGBuckeyes encouraged by impact of freshmenFriday, December 17, 2004 Scott PriestleTHE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Inside the Ohio State wrestling room, the seeds have been planted for another…

NY State Champ Lucas Chooses Hofstra

sklucas164086314dec16,0,6007619.story?coll=ny-li-hsports-print State champ Lucas decides on Hofstra BY GREGG SARRASTAFF WRITER December 16, 2004 The decision, like his takedowns, came easily for Alton Lucas, the area’s most highly recruited wrestler since four-time state champion Jesse Jantzen. Lucas, a state…

Ex-Wrestler/Morgan Stanley CEO Richard Fisher Dead at 68

Richard Fisher, 68, Chairman of Morgan Stanley in 1990’sBy JOSEPH B. TREASTERPublished: December 17, 2004 Richard B. Fisher, a former chairman of the Morgan Stanley investment bank, died yesterday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. He was 68…

Ohio U’s Spires TheMat Wrestler of the Week

Spires named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week12/15/2004John Fuller Jon Spires (Lancaster, Ohio/Ohio Univ.) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for the week of December 7-13. Each week, TheMat.com will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon…

Ex-Wrestler from Marion, Indiana Killed in Iraq

From the Marion Chronicle-Tribune Soldier with county ties killedJosh Ramsey attended Oak Hill Junior High BY JONATHAN BETHELY MEMORIES – Joy Ramsey holds a photo of her son, Army Pfc. Josh Ramsey, who was killed in Iraq. Joy Ramsey…

Cael Remembers Visits to PA

From the Shamokin (PA) News-Item http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=13568012&BRD=2311&PAG=461&dept_id=482259&rfi=6 Sanderson, an NCAA and Olympic champion, remembers visits to Keystone State 12/16/2004 As an unbeaten, four-time NCAA wrestling champion and Olympic gold medalist, Cael Sanderson owns plenty of great memories. Many of them occurred…

Mark Updates “They Were Once Wrestlers” List

Mark just updated my “They Were Once Wrestlers “list and installed it in the Files section of this Yahoo group. In case you’re not familar, this list — in Word format — includes famous people who were once amateur wrestlers.…

Gaber, Byers, Abas, George Expected at NYAC Christmas Tourney

From Eddie Goldman’s ADCC News GABER, BYERS, ABAS, AND GEORGE EXPECTED AT NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB CHRISTMAS WRESTLING TOURNAMENT, DEC. 18-19Submitted by: E.Goldman/Boxing & Wrestling EditorPosted On 12/16/2004 It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for wrestling…

Hunger strike until wrestling is popular

310000000020041216172852E0.html Former S. Korean Wrestling Champion Announces Switch to K-1 Choi Hong-manBy Yang Te-sam SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Yonhap) — Choi Hong-man, an ex-champion of “Ssirum, ” Korean traditional wrestling, announced Thursday his decision to join the Japanese ring sport…

Iowa Wrestling Complex “Among The Best”

Iowa wrestling complex among the bestBy Nick Richards – The Daily IowanPublished: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 Before you enter the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex, images of him shouting instructions grace the wall, along with posters of Iowa’s dominant wrestling teams…