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Maryland state wrestling champion Breitenbach chooses Cyclones

By Andy Hamilton Des Moines Register Logan Breitenbach intends to one day make a living representing mixed martial arts fighters as a sports agent. His first big career move, though, might have been marketing himself. Breitenbach put himself on Iowa State’s radar last fall when he stopped by the Cyclone facilities on his way to Preseason Nationals and introduced himself. ...

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Central’s Thornton selects Purdue

By TODD SOMMERFELDT tsommerfeldt@lacrossetribune.com Ben Thornton is a WIAA Division 1 wrestling champion with the goal of becoming an NCAA Division I wrestling champion. The Central High School senior has decided that Purdue University is the best place to move from one goal to another. Thornton has given a verbal commitment to a scholarship offer coach Scott Hinkel and the ...

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Nazareth Area High School’s Chase Zemenak picks Bloomsburg University for wrestling

  By Brad Wilson Easton Express-Times A coaching staff change sent Chase Zemenak on a different college path for wrestling. The Nazareth Area High School senior made a verbal commitment this week to wrestle for Bloomsburg University, where Jason Mester took over for John Stutzman as head coach in May. “I really like (Mester),” said Zemenak, who finished sixth at ...

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Class of 2014 Star Rankings

Track the top recruits from the high school class of 2014 with Amateur Wrestling News’ Star Rankings. Each year, the top prospects are identified and rated. Rankings change throughout the year based on performance. Athletes are sorted by star rank, then by weight. This is not an ordered list.

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Class of 2015 Star Rankings

Track the top recruits from the high school class of 2015 with Amateur Wrestling News’ Star Rankings. Each year, the top prospects are identified and rated. Rankings change throughout the year based on performance. Athletes are sorted by star rank, then by weight. This is not an ordered list.

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Class of 2016 Star Rankings

Track the top recruits from the high school class of 2016 with Amateur Wrestling News’ Star Rankings. Each year, the top prospects are identified and rated. Rankings change throughout the year based on performance. Athletes are sorted by star rank, then by weight. This is not an ordered list.

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Elite Kasson-Mantorville wrestler commits to Iowa

By Ben Pherson Rochester Post-Bulletin Sam Stoll grew up a Gophers fan. But when it came down to his college selection, Stoll went with his head over his heart. So, the elite heavyweight wrestler will be wearing black and gold next season, making him the second Kasson-Mantorville product to choose Iowa over the Gophers in the past two years. Stoll, ...

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Parkland senior Ethan Lizak will wrestle at Minnesota

By Allentown Morning Call Parkland senior Ethan Lizak, a two-time PIAA wrestling champ, has committed to Minnesota, according to his teams website. Lizak said this summer that Minnesota was among his top five schools, along with Nebraska, North Carolina, Pitt and Penn State. Lizak will wrestle at 125 for the Gophers, which went 16-2 last season and finished third at ...

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Blair (Neb.) standout chooses Virginia over NU, ISU

By Nick Rubek Omaha World-Herald The words Will Schany used to explain his college choice are the same ones often used to describe Schany. The whole package. Schany, a three-time state wrestling champion, said Sunday that he recently gave his commitment to Virginia. He picked the Cavaliers over Nebraska and Iowa State. Continue Reading:  Blair standout chooses Virginia over NU, ...

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Hayden Tuma verbals to Nebraska

Courtesy Janie Tuma Top 10 recruit Hayden Tuma of Centennial High School, Boise, Idaho has verbally committed to the University of Nebraska. Tuma has performed at a high level throughout his wrestling career, posting a high school record of 125-4, three 5A high school state championships pinning his way to the title in the last two years. The Centennial senior ...

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