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Nickerson’s quick pin sets Cornell record

ITHACA — It didn’t take long for Troy Nickerson or the No. 2 Cornell wrestling team to seize control of its matches Saturday. Nickerson set a school record for the fastest pin, taking down Eastern Michigan’s Jordan McGuire in 13 seconds to help send the Big Red on its way to a 28-10 victory over the Eagles at the Friedman ...

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Pioneers: Five pillars in Iowa sports history

Johnny Bright Drake historian Paul Morrison remembers Johnny Bright as a big man on campus. “He was very personable,” he said. Bright set 20 Drake records in football, track and basketball — a sport in which he was the school’s first black letterman.

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College wrestling: Two top programs will clash today

Two storied wrestling programs. One electric dual meet. Top-ranked Iowa has its first competition since winning the National Duals one week ago today when it faces No. 14 Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla., for one of the best-known rivalries on any mat.

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OU Sets Record, Outlasts Maryland

Oklahoma sets school record with 13-0 start to begin season with 22-15 win over Maryland. NORMAN, Okla. – The 11th-ranked University of Oklahoma wrestling squad accomplished a feat Friday night that no other team in program history can rival – a perfect 13-0 record to start the season. Oklahoma outlasted the Maryland Terrapins, 22-15, at the McCasland Field House in ...

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College wrestling: No. 4 Mankato defeats No. 19 Dragons

No. 4-ranked Minnesota State Mankato won the first four matches en route to a 26-12 victory against No. 19-ranked Minnesota State Moorhead on Friday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference wrestling at Alex Nemzek Hall. No. 4-ranked Minnesota State Mankato won the first four matches en route to a 26-12 victory against No. 19-ranked Minnesota State Moorhead on Friday in Northern ...

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Hinkel’s dedication and sacrifice lead to success for team

By Sam Van Lear Purdue wrestling coach Scott Hinkel’s dedication has been key to his successes on and off the mat. From the beginning of his career at Purdue in 1983 to now, his second year as the team’s head coach, Hinkel has proven his devotion to the sport.

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College wrestling: Buckeyes look for progress

THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH A runner-up finish at the NCAA Tournament last season raised expectations for the Ohio State wrestling team. From the outside, it appears it is living up to them. The sixth-ranked Buckeyes are 4-0 in dual matches.

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