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Author Archives: Nick Alspaugh

Club Spotlight: Compound Wrestling

Compound Wrestling

History: Historically, the southern region of America has not been known for being dominant in the club and high school wrestling scenes. Granted, it is tough to compete with hotbeds for wresting such as the Midwest or northern states, but as of late, the club wrestling scene in the southern region is starting to make some noise. In 2009, Cliff ...

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Club Spotlight: Oklahoma Wrestling Academy

Oklahoma Wrestling Academy

TOM is going around the country to highlight some of the best wrestling clubs in the country.  In addition to the great scholastic programs out there, many clubs are doing a fantastic job of developing athletes and growing the sport.  They give wrestlers additional opportunities to compete and learn regardless of what school district they happen to inhabit.  Join us as ...

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Club Spotlight: Young Guns Wrestling Club

Young Guns WC

TOM is going around the country to highlight some of the best wrestling clubs in the country.  In addition to the great scholastic programs out there, many clubs are doing a fantastic job of developing athletes and growing the sport.  They give wrestlers additional opportunities to compete and learn regardless of what school district they happen to inhabit.  Join us as ...

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Burroughs/Dake Caps Final Day at US Open and World Team Trials

Vegas 2017

Saturday evening marked the culmination of a four-day wrestling extravaganza in Las Vegas, Nevada. The South Point Hotel played host to the 2017 U.S. Open, with some of the best wrestlers in America competing. This evening showcased some highly anticipated matchups, headlined by Olympic and World champion Jordan Burroughs versus four-time NCAA champ Kyle Dake. The Greco-Roman World Team Trials ...

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World Team Spots Handed Out on a Thrilling Night in Vegas

2017 US Open, Greco/WFS WTTs

Photo of Robby Smith by Tony Rotundo Friday ushered in the start of Senior level men’s Greco and women’s freestyle world team qualifying tournaments, as well as the US Open for men’s freestyle which provided for plenty of excitement. As the day progressed, upsets and close matches reigned supreme here at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here ...

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Junior Greco Hands out World Team Spots in Vegas

Randon Miranda, Cohlton Schultz

Photo of Randon Miranda (left) by John Sachs The Junior Greco world team is now set after a fantastic day of action in Las Vegas.  The winners of each weight except for 79 kg, which is not a weight used by UWW, will have the opportunity to compete August 1st-6th in Tampere, Finland, against the best Junior Greco wrestlers in ...

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2017 U.S. Open Men’s Freestyle Championships Preview

2017 US Open MFS

The 2017 U.S. Open Men's Freestyle Championships will begin Friday, April 29th with all weights wrestling through the semi-finals. The consolations and medal matches will take place Saturday morning while the finals are scheduled for 6 pm pacific time, Saturday evening. While Logan Stieber (61 kg), J'den Cox (86 kg), and Kyle Snyder (97 kg) have all earned byes into ...

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