Category Amateur Wrestling

Blind Wrestler Given Sight For Only A Few Weeks

Blind Teen Given Sight for Few WeeksDec. 23, 2004 From KSL-TV the NBC affiliate in Salt Lake http://tv.ksl.com/index.php?nid=5&sid=140760 Ed Yeates Reporting A blind 17-year-old teenager from Layton had his sight restored for the first time, even though it lasted only…

Stephen Neal Photos/Links at NCAA Heavyweight Champs

Stephen Neal is one of the most accomplished heavyweight wrestlers of modern times. In fact, his mat credentials may make him one of the best big men of ALL time. Neal was a four-time All-American at Cal State Bakersfield. A…

Fire Burns Inside Brad Vering

FEATURE: Fire burns inside Brad Vering, who is going full-speed ahead into the new Olympic cycle12/22/2004Gary Abbott/USA Wrestling The 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece did not quite go the way that Brad Vering of the New York AC…

College Sports Council Files Suit Against GAO

College Sports Council Charges GAO with accounting ethics violations12/22/2004Eric Pearson/College Sports Council WASHINGTON, D.C. “On Monday, December 20, the College Sports Council (CSC) filed suit in federal court against the Government Accountability Office (GAO), charging the Comptroller General David M.…

Gutches Puts Churchill In Thick Of Race

Yep, cousin of THE Gutches we all know, Les (who was also left off the NCAA All-Time ballot) From the Register-Guard of Eugene, Oregon Story Link December 21, 2004 Gutches puts Churchill in thick of race By Adam JudeThe Register-Guard…

MD HS State Heavyweight Champ Ruled Ineligible

From the Annapolis (Maryland) Capital Wrestling: Standout Glen Burnie wrestler ineligibleBy MICHAEL PIPER, Staff Writer After consulting with Glen Burnie athletic director Bruce Sider, wrestling coach Joe Key confirmed last week that state champion heavyweight Justin Neal is ineligible…

Hipps Toss Weekly College Wrestling Recap

http://www.thewrestlingmall.com/htmls/news.asp?Cat=3&View=10211 Hipps Toss: Weekly College Wrestling Recap 12/21/2004 2:45:00 PM A Look Back and a Look Ahead at the World of College Wrestling By Andrew Hipps – Staff Writer Please send comments, questions or replies to: [email protected] Catching Up With…

Tina George: New Realities, New Wrestling Goals

FEATURE: Tina George has new life realities, and has refocused her international wrestling goals12/21/2004Gary Abbott/USA Wrestling Tina George (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC) is living a new life, and has a new perspective on wrestling. She has brought this…

Gaber Goes To Japan

From Eddie Goldman’s ADCC News KARAM GABER GOES TO JAPAN Submitted by: E.Goldman/Boxing & Wrestling EditorPosted On 12/21/2004 The reason that 2004 Olympic gold medalist Greco-Roman wrestler Karam Gaber Ibrahim of Egypt was not in New York this past…

Moeller Wins SWOCA Holiday Classic

From the Cincinnati EnquirerStory LinkWeaver, Quehl lead way with individual championships By Kyle BurchEnquirer contributor If there were any questions about what wrestling program deserves bragging rights in the Cincinnati area, Moeller did a lot to answer them with a…

Nebraska HS Pin Story Among “Acts of Kindness”

I’ve edited the article to only include the wrestling story; to read the other uplifting stories of good Samaritans and all-around good folks, click here: Acts of Kindness by Vicki Brown American Profile gets hundreds of letters from readers…

Greco Results from NYAC Christmas Championships

Story Link NYAC Christmas Championships12/17/2004New York City, NYEntered by Gary Abbott Team Scoring Results By Weight55 kg/121 lbs.1st – Lindsey Durlacher (New York AC) dec. Joseph Betterman (New York AC), 1-0, 1-03rd – Neal Rodak (Gator WC) dec. Senad Rizmanskie…