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Newberry voted top team in East Region again

Newberry voted top team in East Region again January 6, 2009 Four Newberry wrestlers were ranked number one for their weight ERIE, Pa. – The Newberry College wrestling team is ranked first in the NCAA Division II East Region Rankings, released today. The scarlet and gray have started off the season 10-1 with three wins over East Region opponents and ...

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College Wrestler Gets New Legs

DAYTON, Ohio—Dustin Carter has proved he doesn’t need legs to be a winner on the wrestling mat. But now he can stand a little taller. Carter’s legs were amputated when he was 5 after he contracted a bacterial infection. He also lost much of his left arm and his right arm stops just after his elbow.

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Iowa’s head-to-head wins doom ISU

Evanston, Ill. – Iowa won its two head-to-head matches against Iowa State on Tuesday and got a little help from Big Ten Conference rival Wisconsin to repeat as team champion at the Midlands wrestling tournament. The No. 1 Hawkeyes tallied 156½ points to finish three points ahead of Iowa State, which was seeking its second Midlands title in three years.

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Wrestling: Hawkeyes take early lead at Midlands

Evanston, Ill. — Joe Slaton looked as if he might have a new touch of the flu Monday as he watched his Iowa teammates compete in the opening round of the Midlands wrestling tournament at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Slaton, an NCAA runner-up at 133 pounds last season, had to watch from the stands as the No. 1 Hawkeyes took a 4-point ...

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No. 3 Huskers Face Golden Opponents

Lincoln – After having last weekend off, the No. 3 Nebraska wrestling team returns to action with two duals this weekend against ranked foes. The Huskers (3-0) square off against the Kent State Golden Flashes (3-1) at 2 p.m. on Saturday and face the No. 7 Minnesota Golden Gophers at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Both contests will be held in ...

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Wrestling to Take on No. 3 Huskers in Lincoln

Gophers Take on No. 3 Huskers in Lincoln Golden Gopher wrestling is back in action this weekend after nearly two weeks off. The seventh-ranked Gophers travel to Lincoln, Neb. to take on the Cornhuskers in a Sunday dual which will feature several marquee matchups.

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Astonishing Class of 2009 is Announced for Wrestling Hall of Fame.

By Roger Moore STILLWATER, Okla. – The National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum has announced its Class of 2009 inductees in the categories of Distinguished Member, Outstanding American, Order of Merit, Medal of Courage and Lifetime Achievement for Officials.

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