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2017 Junior Duals Freestyle Preview

Dack Punke, Illinois

Photo by John Sachs Following the conclusion of Greco on Thursday, the freestyle portion of the 2017 Junior Duals will begin on Friday morning. The first day of freestyle action will see the teams divided into four pools with double elimination brackets. Place in the top two, true second matches are in effect, and you'll move on to the Gold/Silver ...

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Kevin Jackson named National Freestyle Developmental Coach for USA Wrestling

Kevin Jackson, Team USA

Olympic champion, two-time World champion and respected coach Kevin Jackson has been named National Freestyle Developmental Coach for USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States. He will work within USA Wrestling’s National Teams Department, and on the staff of USA Wrestling’s National Freestyle Coach Bill Zadick and alongside newly hired Manager of Freestyle Programs Joe ...

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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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2017 Junior World Team Trials Starts with Excitement, Ends with Drama

Mark Hall, Gable Steveson

As the 2017 Junior World Team Trials for men’s freestyle began in Lincoln, Nebraska on Friday, the excitement level was high.  From the opening matches, which were 66 kg due to that bracket’s immense size, there were quality competitors everywhere battling for a spot at the Junior World Championships in Tampere, Finland this summer.  Before the day was out, we’d ...

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The Last Six Graduating Seniors to Make the World or Olympic Team

Metcalf, Herbert, Ruth

When Kyle Snyder and J’den Cox won Olympic medals last year while still in college, it was historic. Rare is the wrestler that can prove themselves one of the best in the world while still competing in the NCAA. Of course, it was Snyder’s second world-level title, making his accomplishments all the more astounding. Typically, we don’t see American wrestlers ...

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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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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 97 kg

Kyle Snyder, Dustin Kilgore

Photo of Dustin Kilgore (right) 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 ...

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2017 Junior World Team Trials – Men’s Freestyle Preview

Diakomihalis, Hall, Fix

The 2017 Junior World Team Trials for men's freestyle get underway Friday in Lincoln, Nebraska. With the Senior level World Team Trials on Saturday, the wrestling world will converge on the Devaney Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska, giving these young stars a chance to make a statement. Three-time age group world champion Spencer Lee is injured ...

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