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Gophers Wrestling adds two student-athletes to program

The Open Mat.com Courtesy: University of Minnesota University of Minnesota head coach J Robinson announced Tuesday that Jake Filkins (Prescott, Wis.) and Austin Waliullah (Rockton, Ill.) have signed Acceptance of Admission forms and will join the Golden Gophers’ wrestling program for the 2009-10 season.

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Wrestler Ortega to join brother at Indiana

By James Yodice Indiana University is getting its fill of Rio Rancho’s Ortega boys.   Max Ortega, the senior from Rio Rancho High who is widely considered the best pound-for-pound wrestler in the state, has signed a national letter of intent to compete at Indiana.   There, he will join older brother Matt, who is a redshirt freshman wrestler for ...

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Tech signs six to wrestling NLIs

November 25, 2008   BLACKSBURG – The Virginia Tech Athletics Department, along with head wrestling coach Kevin Dresser, announced Tuesday the signing of six student-athletes  from six different states to National Letters-of-Intent to compete for the Hokies. The group will enroll at Tech next year and begin competing shortly thereafter.

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State champs look to sign with top schools

When the high school wrestling season begins next month, two local senior wrestlers won’t have to worry about their futures. That’s because Jake Kemerer of Hempfield and Shane Young of Penn-Trafford will sign letter of intents on Wednesday to twp of the top wrestling programs in the country. Kemerer, a returning PIAA champion, has decided to attend the University of ...

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Carew commits to hometown Hawkeyes

Dylan Carew of Iowa City West said Friday he will wrestle at Iowa. Carew owns a 121-11 record going into his final season with the Trojans. He is a three-time state placewinner, and won a Class 3-A state championship in 2006. He said he chose the Hawkeyes over Northern Iowa. “The intensity and the level of competition in the room, ...

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Holy Spirit wrestler Mac Mancuso picks West Virginia

And the winner of the Mac Mancuso sweepstakes: West Virginia.   Mancuso, a Holy Spirit High School senior, verbally committed to wrestle for the Mountaineers and coach Craig Turnbull this week.   Rutgers, North Carolina, Penn State, Maryland and Ohio State were among the schools in the recruiting competition for Mancuso.   One of the top wrestlers in the state, ...

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Eppert Commits to Purdue

By Rick Teverbaugh, Herald Bulletin Sports Writer ANDERSON — For some high school athletes, there is a big jump from that level to competing for an NCAA Division I program. Highland senior wrestler Camden Eppert, a state champion as a sophomore, has chosen Purdue for his college and the step up might not be that large. “I feel like I’ve ...

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Jimmy Belleville announced he will sign with Wyoming.

Belleville made his oral commitment to Wyoming in early October after first speaking with officials in the program in April. “I really like their coach,” Belleville said. “The program is up and coming. They’re underdogs right now. But I have a lot of friends on the team.” Belleville became the first 2008-09 commitment for Wyoming and for first-year head coach ...

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Catoosa’s Bailey commits to OSU wrestling

Oklahoma State’s wrestling program has landed another high-profile in-state recruiting commitment. Catoosa High School senior 171-pounder Dallas Bailey informed OSU coach John Smith on Sunday night that he will sign with the Cowboys next week. The national letter of intent signing period starts Nov. 12. Bailey is a three-time state champ for Catoosa’s powerhouse program and has 95-4 career record ...

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