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What Grinds My Gears: Iowa Fans

Grinds My Gears

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author alone and are not necessarily shared by TheOpenMat.com. Do you know what really Grinds My Gears? Iowa Hawkeye wrestling fans. That’s right, I said it. They are insufferable. “TWO!” “He’s stalling!” “What’s bottom doing?” We’ve heard them all from the stands and I for one have had ...

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What Grinds My Gears: Long Road Trips/Lack of Flying Cars!

Grinds My Gears

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author alone and are not necessarily shared by TheOpenMat.com. Do you know what really Grinds My Gears? I have been waiting around since Back to the Future II for my flying car! October of 2015 has come and gone and here I am still driving around on four ...

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Olympian and first responder J’den Cox says he’s enjoying a return to normalcy

COLUMBIA — The latest story in J’den Cox’s unbelievable life happened Sunday, at the big bur oak tree near McBaine.Cox, Missouri wrestling’s new bronze medalist, was there with a friend when a man crashed his motorcycle. Cox said he called 911 and wrapped the man’s bleeding head in a new black Team USA shirt he was wearing for the first ...

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Tannelli Announces Arrival of 10 Newcomers for Wrestling

Ten newcomers are set to join the Columbia wrestling team, as the first class for the Andrew F. Barth Head Coach of Wrestling Zach Tanelli has been announced today. Source: Tannelli Announces Arrival of 10 Newcomers for Wrestling

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Indiana Wrestling 2016-17 Schedule

Indiana-Wrestling

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Head coach Duane Goldman and the Indiana wrestling team announced Monday the schedule for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Indiana’s road to the NCAA Championships will feature 18 dual opponents, including three days of double duals, and two regular season tournaments. Full Schedule  

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Brown Wrestling Seeks Ivy League Win

Brown

Head Coach Dave Amato’s retirement in 2013 after 30 years leading Brown wrestling came on the heals of the program having to fight for its very existence. In the spring of 2011 a committee recommended wrestling be discontinued at the school. Instead, the community rallied behind the team and, thanks in no small part to Coach Amato, laid a solid ...

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The Price to Save the Sport? $50 Million

Sparse Crowd

The wrestling world is constantly trying to come up with ideas on how to “save” the sport. No doubt this is an admirable goal. The number of Division I programs dropped is in the hundreds. We all know that wrestling was dropped from the Olympics at one point, only to be saved. However, the sport is still not safe from ...

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Chattanooga Mocs Look to Continue SoCon Dominance

UTC

What if I told you that there was a Division I wrestling program out there who had won 67 of its last 69 conference duals, 10 out of their last 12 conference tournaments and hosted one of the best regular season tournaments in the country each year? Would you have guessed it was the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs? ...

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Wrestling in the Hoosier State

Chad Red

All across America there are stories to tell of remarkable high school wrestling programs and wrestlers.  Each state has its own history, culture and flavor.  Here at TheOpenMat, we’re going state to state, profiling the high school landscape and giving you a taste of what high school wrestling means around the country.  You can catch-up on our other state profiles here. ...

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