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2017 AAU Scholastic “Disney” Duals Preview

Pat Glory

The 2017 AAU Wrestling Scholastic Duals, often referred to as the Disney Duals, will take place June 12th through the 16th at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Kissimmee, Florida. The event is expecting to see over 103 teams from nearly 20 states. Four divisions will be contested this weekend, the District All-Star Division, Developmental Division, and Community ...

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What I Learned in Lincoln at the 2017 World Team Trials

Kyle Dake, Isaiah Martinez

Photo by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The NCAA Division I finals gets more attention for many reasons, but there is no doubt that the World Team Trials (recapped here) is the pinnacle of wrestling in the United States. If you don't believe me, check out some of the consolation matches that were contested after many fans had gone to lunch. How about ...

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Finals Set at 2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials

Jordan Burroughs, Kyle Dake

After a fantastic day of Junior action, the 2017 Senior Men’s Freestyle World team Trials kicked it up a notch Saturday, with a loaded field battling across the Devaney Center floor, setting a frenetic pace that made it nearly impossible to keep track of every match.  When the dust cleared, the match-ups for Saturday evening’s best of three final series ...

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TOM Chats with Patricio Lugo at Junior World Team Trials

Patricio Lugo

66 kg was the deepest, most accomplished challenge tournament bracket at the Junior World Team Trials on Friday, but despite the presence of multiple age group world medalists, it was Patricio Lugo who came out on top, beating Collin Purinton, Alexander Lloyd, Austin O’Connor, Kanen Storr, and Brady Berge to earn a spot opposite Northwestern’s Ryan Deakin in the final ...

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Club Spotlight: Compound Wrestling

Compound Wrestling

History: Historically, the southern region of America has not been known for being dominant in the club and high school wrestling scenes. Granted, it is tough to compete with hotbeds for wresting such as the Midwest or northern states, but as of late, the club wrestling scene in the southern region is starting to make some noise. In 2009, Cliff ...

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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 125 kg

Nick Gwiazdowski/Zach Rey

Photo by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The 2017 World Team Trials for Senior men’s freestyle takes place this Saturday, June 10th, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Wrestling begins at 10 am for all weight classes with the best of three final series’ scheduled to start at 6 pm.  We’re previewing every weight class and will be live from Lincoln this weekend.  Check out ...

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