High School Wrestling

TOM Top 25 National High School Wrestling Rankings: The Breakdown

TOM Top 25

By Pablo DiMaria Our team rankings have been released for the start of the 2014-15 season and now we break down the top 25 in detail. This will help people get a better understanding of each team an why they may be ranked where they are. No. 1 Oak Park-River Forest (IL) Head Coach: Paul Collins Returning Varsity wrestlers from ...

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TOM Clinch Gear High School Individual Rankings – November 19, 2014

Clinch Gear National High School Individual Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released its November 19, 2014 Clinch Gear National High School Wrestling Rankings. The next ranking for individuals will be on December 4, 2014. If you feel we are overlooking someone or are unaware of them, please send us a bio or fill out the ranking profile and a RESPECTFUL note as to why they should be ranked. This ...

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Clinch Gear Wrestler of the week Justin Portillo from Clarion-Goldfield, Iowa

Joshua Portillo

By Pablo DiMaria Joshua Portillo from Clarion-Goldfield High School was the 2014 Iowa state runner-up  is having an amazing pre-season. This past weekend he won the  J.J. Intermat Wrestling Classic. Portillo got the best of Brock Bergelin (Wisconsin) when he secured a  5-2 decision in the finals. Portillo has now won three of the top five pre-season tournaments in the ...

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Two-time Super32 Runner-up Ian Butterbrodt to Brown University

One of the best upper weight wrestlers in New England, reported Friday that he was going to continue his collegiate career for Coach Todd Beckerman and his staff at Brown. Ian Butterbrodt from St. Johns Prep, Massachusetts is  a solid addition for the Bears in the heavyweight division. Butterbrodt currently has a 4.5 GPA; and he is a two-time state ...

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Clinch Gear Wrestler of the week Yianni Diakomihalis from Hilton, New York

Clinch Gear Wrestler of the Week

By Pablo DiMaria Yianni Diakomihalis out of Hilton High School in Hilton, New York is the Clinch Gear National High School Wrestler of the Week. Diakomihalis had a great Halloween weekend winning what many consider the toughest pre-season tournament in the country the Super32. The sophomore went a perfect 5-0 on the weekend and claimed the belt with a win ...

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Recruiting Central: Signings and Commitments

A full list of 2014-15 College Commitments is updated regularly. Fans can sort by school, search for a commitment and more. To report a commitment to be updated on this list, click here. A list of commitments from 2013-14 is listed here. Updated: November 3, 2014 (11:06 a.m. CDT) 2014-15 Division I Division II Division III NAIA Women 2014-15 Transfers ...

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Penyacsek twins, Matt and Mark, will be Roadrunners

CSUB Wrestling

By Pablo DiMaria Good news for CSU Bakersfield head coach Mike Mendoza and his staff came when brothers Matt and Mark Penyascsek gave their verbal commitment on Thursday. The brothers have stood out both at the California and National levels. The brothers come from Gilroy High School, the same school as two-time NCAA Champion Jesse Delgado (Illinois). Both Penyacsek brothers ...

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Reno Tournament of Champions preps for 20th anniversary, interested teams still sought

By Ryan Teubner Reno Tournament of Champions Reno, Nev. – The Reno Tournament of Champions will celebrate its 20th Anniversary this year when they host the annual tournament Dec. 19-21 inside the Reno Events Center.  “We are excited and both humbled to host the 20th Anniversary tournament this year,” Ross Aguiar, President and co-founder of the Reno Tournament of Champions, ...

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Shaw, Glosser join Iowa class during busy recruiting day

By Andy Hamilton Des Moines Register Keegan Shaw knows what he’s getting into next year. The two-time state medalist from Southeast Polk has seen Iowa wrestling practices. He’s heard what they’re like from former high school teammates. He’s been prepped on what to expect by his uncle, Jessman Smith, a two-time All-American for the Hawkeyes. “He’s told me the first ...

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