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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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No. 15 Penn State takes down West Virginia

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 15 in the nation, crushed visiting West Virginia 27-10 Sunday in a non-conference wrestling dual.  The Mountaineers were previously undefeated and receiving votes in the national poll, but Penn State won seven of ten bouts, including the first six, and routed visitors.

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12/9 Intermat Tournament-Strength Rankings

1. Iowa, 108 (2) 2. Iowa State, 105 (1) 3. Ohio State, 65 (3) 4. Cornell, 63.5 (6) 5. Missouri, 62 (5) 6. Nebraska, 59 (4) 7. Michigan, 55 (8) 8. Illinois, 54.5 (7) 9. Edinboro, 44 (10) 10. Northwestern, 42 (9) 11. Boise State, 41.5 (13) 12. Harvard, 39 (17) 13. Oklahoma State, 35 (12) 14. Wisconsin, 34.5 (11) ...

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Eyes of the wrestling world focus on Iowa City

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A relaxed, confident Tom Brands delivered one of the shortest opening statements Tuesday at a media conference four days before his top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team tangles with No. 2 Iowa State.   “Whatever, we’re ready,” Brands said before fielding questions.

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Wrestler Ortega to join brother at Indiana

By James Yodice Indiana University is getting its fill of Rio Rancho’s Ortega boys.   Max Ortega, the senior from Rio Rancho High who is widely considered the best pound-for-pound wrestler in the state, has signed a national letter of intent to compete at Indiana.   There, he will join older brother Matt, who is a redshirt freshman wrestler for ...

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Branch Inks Four Wrestlers for 2009-10 Season

November 28, 2008 – 03:28 a.m. EST   LARAMIE, Wyo. –   University of Wyoming head wrestling coach Mark Branch announced today that four student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to wrestle for the Cowboys beginning in the 2009-10 season.  Jimmy Belleville of Tumwater, Wash., Tyler Cox from Gillette, Wyo., Jake Eitzen of Estes Park, Colo., and Patrick Martinez from ...

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