High School Wrestling

TOM’s High School Wrestler of The Week – April 4th, 2017

Anthony Mantanona

The 2016-17 folkstyle season concluded last month for most and earlier this month for others. That means end of season tournaments are in full effect. This past weekend, University of Oklahoma recruit and California state champion Anthony Mantanona overshadowed the competition at the USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals as he earned a title at 170. With four falls to move ...

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FloNationals Sees Biggest Stars Shine Bright

Jelani Embree

Hundreds of wrestlers flocked to the Kovalchick Center on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania this weekend to compete in the eighth annual FloNationals tournament. Among the field were some of the nation’s elite. You had names like Sammy Sasso and Julian Chlebove from Pennsylvania. You had Jacori Teemer from New York, Jelani Embree from Michigan, and Seth Nevills all ...

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Top Five Moments from the Folkstyle Nationals Finals

Anthony Mantanona

Photo By John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com There’s no such thing as an easy match in the sport of wrestling. Especially when attending a national-level tournament. From the first whistle, all the way to the last one in the tournament, a minimal mistake can have serious consequences. The 2017 Folkstyle Cadet/Junior Nationals had it all. From studs facing each other in the ...

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2017 USAW Folkstyle Nationals Cadet Preview

Daniel Kerkvleit - Minnesota

Many underclassmen with excellent credentials are scheduled to take the mats at the University of Northern Iowa Dome. Names like Cullan Schriever, Jeremiah Reno, Beau Bartlett, Michael Weber, Daniel Gregory Kerkvliet, and Luke Luffman, will compete in the Cadet portion of the tournament. Dreams will be fulfilled and shattered this weekend. All action can be followed on Trackwrestling. 182 The ...

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Five Things to Watch at FloNationals

Mason Parris

Many of the best high school wrestlers in the country will return to the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania this weekend to compete at FloNationals.  Last year’s event featured breakout performances from University of Virginia commit Brian Courtney and Oklahoma commit Anthony Mantanona, who both took home victories and knocked off top-10 ranked wrestlers in the finals to do ...

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2017 USAW Folkstyle Nationals Junior Preview

Jaden Enriquez - Team California

Photo Courtesy of John Sachs Tech-Fall.com The first leg of USA Wrestling’s Triple Crown kicks off Friday with the Folkstyle Nationals inside the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Finals for the Cadet and Junior divisions are scheduled to be wrestled from 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Central Daylight Time on Saturday, April 1st. The top eight wrestlers per weight class ...

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Oklahoma Chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame will induct 7 on Oct. 8

National Wrestling Hall of Fame

STILLWATER, Okla. (March 27) – Seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of wrestling will be inducted into the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. Doug Chesbro, Corey Clayton, Tim Johnson, Mark Kirk and Jack Spates were chosen for Lifetime Service to Wrestling, while Randy Ross will receive the Outstanding ...

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