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Who is NCAA Wrestling’s All-Time Pin King? Part 2

Al Sears, SIUE

In part one of our attempt to answer the question of who is NCAA wrestling’s all-time pin king, we tackled the debate over whether Gene Mills (Syracuse) broke Wade Schalles’ (Clarion) NCAA record of 106 career falls. However, while those two are cited at the top of many all-time college wrestling pins lists, there is another wrestler out there who ...

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Who is NCAA Wrestling’s All-Time Pin King? Part One

Gene Mills, Wade Schalles

It has been called the ultimate goal of wrestling. It can end a match in seconds, regardless of the score. Those wrestlers who can consistently achieve it become legendary, while many have had their dreams dashed at its hands. We are, of course, talking about the fall. Whenever a discussion begins about great pinners, the faces of wrestling fans light ...

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History of Collegiate Wrestling digital update released by National Wrestling Hall of Fame

By Tiffany Clark National Wrestling Hall of Fame STILLWATER, Okla. – Just in time for the first official day of collegiate wrestling practice, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum has released an updated digital version of The History of Collegiate Wrestling, a book by the late wrestling historian Jairus “Jay” Hammond. The ebook builds upon the original hardback ...

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