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Catching Up With: Cleveland Belton of Temescal Canyon, California

Cleveland Belton - Temescal Canyon

Photo By John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com Recently, TOM caught up with sophomore Cleveland Belton of Temescal Canyon (California) to speak about his recent success on the mats of the Golden State and the nation as well. A native of Riverside, California, Belton began his scholastic career in the state of Georgia where he was the runner-up in Class 5A. This season, ...

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2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Freshman Team

2017 All-Freshman Team

Photos By Alex Kozlowski and Tony Rotundo The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Freshman Team is here featuring the two best freshmen in the country in each weight class. The decisions were often difficult as there are many outstanding grapplers to consider. Injuries, in particular, caused problems at a few weights. In the end, we tried to balance a wrestler’s past ...

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Getting to Know: Andrew Crone, Wisconsin

Andrew Crone - Wisconsin

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Andrew Crone ...

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2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Sophomore Team

2017 All-Sophomore Team

The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Sophomore Team is here featuring the two best sophomores in the country in each weight class. The decisions were often difficult as there are many outstanding grapplers to consider. Injuries, in particular, caused problems at a few weights. In the end, we tried to balance a wrestler’s past results with what they did this ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestler of The Week – April 9, 2017

Jayson Renteria - OPRF

What was supposed to be a close match between the seventh and eighth-ranked wrestlers in the nation at the 2017 Cliff Keen/Wrestling USA Dream Team Dual, turned out to be a one-sided victory for Jayson Renteria of Team Illinois. The blue chip prospect out of Oak Park River Forest put 13 points on the scoreboard to get the major decision ...

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2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Junior Team

2017 All-Junior Team

The 2017 TOM High School Wrestling All-Junior Team is here featuring the three best juniors in the country in each weight class. The decisions were often difficult as there are many outstanding grapplers to consider. Injuries, in particular, caused problems at a few weights. In the end, we tried to balance a wrestler’s past results with what they did this ...

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Getting to Know: Tristan Sponseller, Lock Haven

Tristan Sponseller - Lock Haven

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Tristan Sponseller ...

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ESports Emerging as Another Threat to Non-Revenue Sports

eSports

When Utah announced this week that it is forming a varsity eSports program, it represented yet another threat to non-revenue sports. There are already at least 12 varsity eSports programs at colleges around the country. With an established audience, big money sponsors, and, at least for now, operating largely outside the purview of the NCAA, eSports are poised to be ...

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Getting to Know: Lane Hinkle, Kent State

Lane Hinkle - Kent State

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Lane Hinkle School: ...

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Opinion: Increase in Correct Throw Scoring a Step in the Wrong Direction

Kyle Snyder - Team USA

USA Wrestling has announced rule changes for domestic competition in freestyle and Greco. There are many good changes being implemented including making the scoring the same between the two styles, which means the return of the five-point move in freestyle, making the point awarded after the expiration of the 30 second shot clock come with no caution and allowing action ...

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