Category Amateur Wrestling

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…

Strike A Pose: Unusual HS Wrestling Portraits

Kenston HS outside Akron is one of the better prep wrestling programsin the state of Ohio. And their wrestling website is definitely one ofthe best, with tons of photos, reports and useful information. I was just checking their website for…

Q&A: Bobby Douglas Discusses New Book

Q and A with Bobby Douglas Coach Douglas discusses his newest book and the second-ranked Cyclone wrestling team. Â, Dec. 14, 2004 AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head wrestling coach Bobby Douglas recently finished writing his latest book “The Last…

Grapplers Have To Wrestle With Quite A Bit

From the News-Herald of NE Ohio newsid=13548831&BRD=1698&PAG=461&dept_id=21848&rfi=6 These guys have to wrestle with quite a bitJohn Kampf12/14/2004 The words hit me like a body slam last weekend at the Ironman Wrestling Tournament at Walsh Jesuit.“When he gets used to…

Friendly AND Ferocious

Exeter = author John Irving’s alma mater From the Hampton (NH) Winnacunnet’s Colin Sullivan (top) maneuvers around Exeter’s CurtisHennessey in a 215-pound contest at Saturday’s dual quad-meet inHampton. Friendly and ferocious – Wrestling coach likes what he sees againstExeter…

NY HS Wrestler Killed in Two-Car Crash

Teen crash victim mourned ServicesCalling hours for Matthew Zeller will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Clark Funeral Home in Katonah. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow at St.…

Ex-HS Wrestler Among Wisconsin Marines Killed in Iraq

From the Duluth (MN) News-TribuneÂ,  Reservists from Waukesha, Omro killed in IraqROBERT IMRIEAssociated Press Two Wisconsin Marines serving in the same platoon died the same day in an explosion in Iraq, including one whose twin brother is to be…

3 of Penn State’s Duals On TV

For those of you in the WPSX-TV viewing area, set your VCRs!!! Penn State announced that its home wrestling matches Jan. 7 against Lehigh and Jan. 9 against Pitt will be televised by FSN Pittsburgh and a third match…

North/Hoover Goals Go Beyond The Mat

Reading this, maybe this coach would approve of fewer weights… From the Des Moines North/Hoover wrestling goals go beyond mat By MIKE MALLOYREGISTER STAFF WRITERDecember 14, 2004 Many of Gene Hildreth’s opponents aren’t wrestling teams. The third-year North/Hoover high…

Fewer Weight Classes = Better Wrestling?

I know there are schools that struggle to field a complete team. (Peggyjust told us about the 13-minute dual, brief in large part to so manyforfeits.) But cutting opportunities goes against every thought I have about howto make the sport…

Gable on RealProWrestling: “It’ll Work”

From Eddie Goldman’s ADCC DAN GABLE ON REAL PRO WRESTLING: ‘IT’LL WORK’Submitted by: E.Goldman/Boxing & Wrestling EditorPosted On 12/15/2004 The television tapings for the first season of Real Pro Wrestling, setto debut in the U.S. for 15 consecutive Sundays…

TheMat’s Weekly College Recap

TheMat.com Weekly College Recap12/14/2004John Fuller MAC Attack:The Mid-American Conference had a very strong week, especially againstthe Big Ten. Central Michigan won its third consecutive dual meet over MichiganState in a 25-10 drubbing in East Lansing. The Chippewas won sevenmatches…