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2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Sophomore Team

2017 All-Sophomore Team

The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Sophomore Team is here featuring the two best sophomores in the country in each weight class. The decisions were often difficult as there are many outstanding grapplers to consider. Injuries, in particular, caused problems at a few weights. In the end, we tried to balance a wrestler’s past results with what they did this ...

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2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Junior Team

2017 All-Junior Team

The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Junior Team is here featuring the three best juniors in the country in each weight class. The decisions were often difficult as there are many outstanding grapplers to consider. Injuries, in particular, caused problems at a few weights. In the end, we tried to balance a wrestler’s past results with what they did this ...

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The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Senior Team

2017 All-Senior Team

The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Senior Team is here featuring the three best seniors in the country in each weight class. The decisions were often difficult as there are many outstanding grapplers to consider. Injuries, in particular, caused problems at a few weights. In the end, we tried to balance a wrestler’s past results with what they did this season. ...

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Zadick, St. John And Metcalf Join Cyclone Wrestling Staff

Iowa State Metcalf, Zadick, St. John

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head wrestling coach Kevin Dresser solidified his coaching staff with the announcement today that Mike Zadick, Derek St. John and Brent Metcalf will join the ISU wrestling program. Hires are pending administrative approval. Zadick and St. John were both on Dresser’s staff at Virginia Tech and Metcalf was most recently the National Freestyle Developmental Coach ...

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Zain Retherford of Penn State Wins 2017 Hodge Trophy

Zain Retherford - Penn State

By Bryan Van Kley, WIN Magazine NEWTON, Iowa — The WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy has been awarded to the most dominant collegiate wrestler since 1995. Out of an amazing group of four Hodge finalists this year, Penn State two-time NCAA champ Zain Retherford has been named the 2017 Hodge winner, presented annually to the top collegian by ASICS. ...

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Oklahoma Chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame will induct 7 on Oct. 8

National Wrestling Hall of Fame

STILLWATER, Okla. (March 27) – Seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of wrestling will be inducted into the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. Doug Chesbro, Corey Clayton, Tim Johnson, Mark Kirk and Jack Spates were chosen for Lifetime Service to Wrestling, while Randy Ross will receive the Outstanding ...

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Tony Robie To Lead Virginia Tech Wrestling Program as Head Coach

Tony Robie - Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG – Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced Tuesday that Tony Robie has been promoted to head wrestling coach at Virginia Tech after serving as interim head coach since February. Robie led the Hokies to the team title at the ACC Championship and a sixth-place finish at the 2017 NCAA Championships in St. Louis – Tech’s fifth-straight top-10 finish at ...

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NCAA Releases Brackets and Qualifiers for Division I Championships

NCAA Trophies

The NCAA announced the brackets and qualifiers for the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The championships are comprised of the 277 student-athletes who qualified automatically through their conference tournament finishes over the past two weekends and 53 at-large selections. The at-large selections were made by the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee using the following selection criteria: head-to-head competition, quality ...

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New NCAA Award Standings After Championship Competition

NCAA Wrestling

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has released the updated standings for the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships. Last weekend featured the Pac-12 Championships in Division I, super regionals in Division II and regional competition in Division III. The inaugural NCAA Wrestling Awards were presented at the ...

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