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Catching Up With: Brock Hardy, Box Elder, Utah

Brock Hardy, Box Elder

Brock Hardy of Box Elder (UT) comes from a wrestling family.  When he won his third consecutive state title this season, he surpassed his brother Koleton, who won twice.  Next season, Brock will return looking to close out his career with a fourth title, which would put him in a select group that includes Cael Sanderson and make him just the ...

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Penn State Will be Great but Another Team Could Make History as Well

Ohio State wrestling

With Penn State returning five national champions and almost all of their school record point total of 146.5, there has been plenty of talk about their potential to break the scoring record at the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships in Cleveland. That record stands at 170 points, set by Iowa in 1997, and would be even higher if that tournament ...

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The Top Five Teams at the 18th Annual NHSCA National Duals

Murin, Decatur, Fix

Photo of Jordan Decatur (middle) by John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com A total of 189 high school teams from across the country will be competing at the NHSCA National Duals in Virginia Beach, Virginia this weekend. Many of the top teams scheduled to compete are made up of nationally ranked wrestlers who have already signed to compete with some of the top ...

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TOM’s College Recruiting News – May 23rd, 2017

Jacori Teemer and Michael Beard

This past week Penn State and Arizona State got outstanding recruits to reinforced their already tough recruiting classes. Penn State will get the services of Michael Beard who is the second-ranked 195-pound wrestler in the nation and could eventually start for the Nittany Lions as a true freshman. The Sun Devils got a skilled competitor in Jacori Teemer who captured ...

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Club Spotlight: Oklahoma Wrestling Academy

Oklahoma Wrestling Academy

TOM is going around the country to highlight some of the best wrestling clubs in the country.  In addition to the great scholastic programs out there, many clubs are doing a fantastic job of developing athletes and growing the sport.  They give wrestlers additional opportunities to compete and learn regardless of what school district they happen to inhabit.  Join us as ...

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What Perry to HWC Means and How the Landscape of NCAA Wrestling Continues to Shift

Mark Perry, HWC

Trackwrestling reported this week that Mark Perry is heading back to Iowa as the new head coach of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club (HWC). This move is a strong one for Iowa, a change in course for Perry, and continues the recent trend of power programs investing in their future success. The Iowa fanbase, still the largest in the country, has ...

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2017 Women’s Freestyle Nationals Junior Preview

McKayla Campbell

Sunday the UWW Juniors have the stage all to themselves at the tournament that many will always call Body Bar, the 2017 Women's Freestyle Nationals. Beginning at 9 am central time, the best Juniors in the country will vie for a spot on their world team which will compete in Tampere, Finland, this August. All weight classes except for 79.5 ...

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2017 Women’s Freestyle Nationals Cadet Preview

Alleida Martinez - Team USA

The 2017 Women's Freestyle Nationals, the tournament many will always call Body Bar, gets underway Saturday, May 20th, with competition from Division I all the way up through UWW Cadets. On the line for the Cadets at the weight classes from 70 kg on down are spots on the world team which will travel to Athens, Greece in September. UWW ...

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Club Spotlight: Young Guns Wrestling Club

Young Guns WC

TOM is going around the country to highlight some of the best wrestling clubs in the country.  In addition to the great scholastic programs out there, many clubs are doing a fantastic job of developing athletes and growing the sport.  They give wrestlers additional opportunities to compete and learn regardless of what school district they happen to inhabit.  Join us as ...

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2017 Beat the Streets Brings Intrigue, Quality to Times Square

2017 Beat the Streets

Tomorrow night, Wednesday, May 17th, in New York City, the 2017 Beat the Streets Benefit takes over Times Square once again putting some of the best wrestlers in the world on display. Four American World or Olympic champions will take the mat against a Japanese team with strong international accolades of their own. In addition to the full men's freestyle ...

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