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Dale Shull picks N.C. State

The Open Mat.com By: Bobby Fernandez (Original Here) This has been nothing short of a dream week for Dale Shull. Shull, a Fort Lupton senior, became the first Bluedevils wrestler and just the third Coloradoan to win a national championship at the Senior National High School Wrestling Championships on Sunday at Virginia Beach, Va. Today, he will sign a national ...

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Blair’s Boyle, Ruth win NHSCA wrestling titles

The Open Mat.com By: Original here Blair Academy’s Sean Boyle and Ed Ruth won titles to lead a group of nine medalists from New Jersey at the National High School Coaches Association Senior Nationals yesterday in Virginia Beach, Va. Boyle defeated Tyler Cox of Wyoming, 9-2, in the final at 119 pounds and Ruth rolled to a 9-3 decision over ...

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Gophers Wrestling adds two student-athletes to program

The Open Mat.com Courtesy: University of Minnesota University of Minnesota head coach J Robinson announced Tuesday that Jake Filkins (Prescott, Wis.) and Austin Waliullah (Rockton, Ill.) have signed Acceptance of Admission forms and will join the Golden Gophers’ wrestling program for the 2009-10 season.

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Sport of wrestling should put its fans first

The Open Mat.com By: Jeff Bonato – Original here Over here in this tiny corner of the newspaper world, there actually are a couple of fans of amateur wrestling. They are the few and the proud who actually attend matches without having a kid on the team or on the pep squad that is cheering for the team.  And if ...

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Perry, Oklahoma defeat the country’s best wrestlers

The Open Mat.com By: Christopher Shelton – Stillwater NewsPress (Original here) With the fresh memory of his first loss in four years fueling him, Stillwater High’s Chris Perry faced the same Pennsylvanian who ended his 101-match winning streak. Two weeks ago, Jon Fausey toppled the No. 1 189-pounder in the country, but the top dog bit back Saturday night. Perry ...

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You boo, they win: Apple Valley You boo, they win: Apple Valley wrestling is as dominant in Minnesota as it is unpopular with fans

THE OPENMAT.COM HAS LAUNCHED CHECK IT OUT! Opposing fans treat Apple Valley wrestlers like the worst kinds of WWE villains. Probably because they almost always win. By Tim Leighton (Pioneer Press) Apple Valley wrestling coach Jim Jackson wants to get a few things off his chest. For the first time in his legendary career, Jackson talks about how he built ...

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POWERade tourney continues powerful wrestling tradition

By Bruce Wald, FOR THE TRIBUNE-REVIEW Central Dauphin High School from PIAA District 3 became just the 10th team in the 42-year history of POWERade High School Wrestling Tournament to win more than one team championship. The tournament took place Dec. 29-30 at Canon-McMillan High School.

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Apple Valley wrestlers could lead the nation

What more does the Apple Valley wrestling team possibly have left to prove? “Plenty,” senior 189-pounder Craig Kelliher said. Not even midway through the season, the Eagles have proved beyond any doubt that they are not only the best wrestling team in Minnesota but also perhaps the nation. Two of the season’s mile markers have been shattered by Apple Valley. ...

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Go-Hawks, Dons learn lessons at Clash

ROCHESTER, Minn. — It was a measuring stick, at the least. After two days of rugged competition at the Clash National High School Duals, Don Bosco of Gilbertville and Waverly-Shell Rock understand themselves better.

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High school wrestling: Ballard’s streak ends at The Clash

Rochester, Minn. — Ballard of Huxley’s 15-meet winning streak came to an end Saturday, but coach Jeff Weatherman hardly seemed heartbroken. “Because of the level we’re at, we need to be in this type of event because this is going to show us our strengths, it’s going to show us our weaknesses,” Weatherman said.

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