Sam Loera looks to add state wrestling championship

sportSam Loera looks to add state wrestling championship
Sam Loera began the CIF Wrestling Tournament with a pair of state medals already to his credit. Now the Bakersfield High senior wants to add the ultimate prize, a state championship medallion, to the collection he owns. Loera can accomplish that with two …
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Luxemburg-Casco Opens Team State Tournament Against Lomira On 96.7 WBDK
For the first time since 2014, the Luxemburg-Casco Spartans will travel to Madison as a team for the state tournament on Saturday. The Spartans have already had success in the state capitol, boasting seven medalists. Senior Phil Rasmussen (285) and …
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The Cards For EVOLVE & WWN’s WrestleMania Weekend Events, Zack Sabre Jr. Note + Lots Of Various News
— The following matches are confirmed for the EVOLVE & WWN events during WrestleMania 33 weekend in Orlando, FL. You can watch the shows live via Floslam… EVOLVE 80 – Thursday, March 30th – 8pm * EVOLVE Championship Match: Zack Sabre Jr. defends vs.


Bears take NW1A wrestling title

sportBears take NW1A wrestling title
KERNERSVILLE — This year’s Northwest 1A Conference wrestling championship was held at Bishop McGuinness, but it was the Mount Airy Granite Bears who made themselves at home. Mount Airy, which won the NW1A’s regular-season title by sweeping all of the …
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LOCAL BRIEFS: Rural Retreat wrestlers win Highlander Invitational
Rural Retreat crowned four individual champions en route to winning the team title at Saturday’s Highlander Invitational in Salem, Virginia. The Indians finished with 179 points, well ahead of Glenvar (131) and Parry McCluer (130). Cade Rouse (220 …

Olympic wrestlers get boost in confidence
Wrestling fans were treated to a fantastic championship match in the 170-pound division at the Keigan Langholff Memorial tournament Saturday at Klahowya. Two former beast running backs, Klahowya’s Gabe Wallis and Olympic’s Logan Madison, squared off in …
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????????????????????????????????????Wrestling: Waterford wrestlers stay on a roll
The Waterford High School wrestling team continues to roll. The Wolverines had six individual champions in winning the 10-team Badger Scramble Saturday at Lake Geneva. The Wolverines had 298.5 points to finish in front of Sun Prairie, which had 280, and …
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Dodgers claim four titles
CEDAR RAPIDS — The third-ranked (Class 3A) Fort Dodge wrestling team claimed four individual titles here Saturday at the J-Hawk Invitational, but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 1 (2A) New Hampton. The Chickasaws scored 222 points, 6.5 ahead of the …
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No. 1 Pomona pins down another wrestling title at A-West Invite
ARVADA — Pomona sophomore Theorius Robison had enough in the tank Saturday night to do a backflip after winning the 132-pound title at the Arvada West Wrestling Invite. “Wrestling can get emotional,” Pomona coach Sam Federico said about Robison’s …


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sportJoey Styles recalls the one ECW spot that made Kurt Angle go berserk
ECW was a revolutionary organisation during the 1990s and at a time where wrestling had become far too cartoonish for the casual fan, Paul Heyman’s brainchild opened up a new, violent aspect to the business. Being the rogue company that they were, there …
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SCSU Wrestlers To Raise 2nd National Championship Banner
ST. CLOUD – The St. Cloud State University wrestling team has developed into a dynasty. They’re the two-time defending national champions in Division II, and they’re ranked #1 in the nation this year in the pre-season polls. Senior Gabe Fogarty says …
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Joey Styles Talks Kurt Angle Chewing Him Out at ECW, His Career After WWE, ECW Going Under
Former ECW and WWE announcer Joey Styles was recently interviewed by Sports Illustrated to talk about his time in the business. You can check out some highlights from the interview here: “So I’m sitting there watching this match, and that’s when …
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Lyons Announces 2016-17 Wrestling Schedule

sportLyons Announces 2016-17 Wrestling Schedule
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons announced the 2016-17 wrestling schedule on Wednesday. The slate features five events in West Virginia. Highlighted by the Mountaineer Quad, four events will take place at the …

Throwback Thursday: Looking back at NWA Clash of the Champions
Vaughn Johnson is the overnight sports producer, and also runs the “Squared Circle” blog on, which covers the world of professional wrestling in Philadelphia and beyond. He’s interviewed dozens of people from various promotions around the …
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Carolina Announces 2016-17 Wrestling Schedule
CHAPEL HILL — Home duals against national powers Nebraska and Iowa State as well as ACC rivals NC State, Virginia and Virginia Tech highlight the 2016-17 North Carolina wrestling schedule, head coach Coleman Scott announced this week. Carolina opens the …


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sportTifton arm wrestler Greg Hilton aims for the top
TIFTON — Greg Hilton couldn’t resist when an employee from a contracting firm challenged him to an arm wrestling match. It was during a lunch break on a Georgia Department of Transportation construction project, and Hilton wasn’t backing down.
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Csonka’s Top 8 Matches of 2016 (So Far)
8. From NJPW/CMLL FantasticaMania 1.24.16 – Kamaitachi vs. Dragon Lee [****¾]: These guys had a big series of matches in 2015, I got put on to them late in the year but came away impressed. When they were added to this show I was excited to see a fresh …
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Stauffer returns home to coach at camp
Former Neosho High and Arizona State University standout Blake Stauffer returned home to help with the 15th annual Coach Phillips’ Technique and Drill Camp from Wednesday through Saturday at the old Recreation Center. “It’s great,” Stauffer said on Saturday.
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Chyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home

sportChyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home
Chyna, who rose to fame as a wrestler and actress, was found dead Wednesday in her Redondo Beach home, authorities said. Anthony Anzaldo, her business manager, said she was found in her Redondo Beach apartment in the afternoon. She was 46.
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Why wrestlers die so young
LOS ANGELES – This month, wrestlers Chyna and Balls Mahoney both died before the age of 50. They are hardly the first wrestlers to die young. Last year, when “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died suddenly at 61 of a heart attack, the WWE addressed the trend, …
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Berrier resigns, hopes to join son at Pueblo to run wrestling program
The shake up of wrestling leaders continues this offseason with the latest news coming from Tucson. Tim Berrier, who led Ironwood Ridge to its fourth state title this past season and first in Division I, resigned as the NightHawks’ coach in order to …
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cSs 30 Day Challenge 2016, Day 12: Favorite Era in Wrestling

sportcSs 30 Day Challenge 2016, Day 12: Favorite Era in Wrestling
I’m an Attitude Era/Monday Night Wars guy through and through, but honestly, my favorite era in wrestling is right now. Never has there been more wrestling available to the world with more ways to access it (whether legal or otherwise) than at this …
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Wrestling Assistant Frank Molinaro Makes US Olympic Team
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Frank Molinaro, current Penn State assistant wrestling coach and one of the greatest wrestlers in Penn State history, has earned a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. Molinaro, representing the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, is …

NRW Pro Wrestling Announces the Signing of NRW Superstar Dozer to WWE
Nikola Bogojvic began his athletic career in Greco-Roman wrestling, and was the National Champion at the Junior Pan-American Games in 2011. In 2014, Nikola won the bronze medal at the Pan-American Games. He then began his Professional Wrestling …
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sport9 Wrestling Moves That Could Legit Kill You
The skill of WWE, and professional wrestling in general, is to not hurt your opponent, whilst simultaneously making it look like you’ve just personally signed their death warrant. The fact is that a vast amount of the moves performed by the guys in the …
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The 50 Greatest Wrestlers Of The Last 50 Years: 2016 WWE Hall Of Fame Inductee
The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of or its staff. #40 Sting A classic babyface during the early 1990s and one of the biggest anti-heroes in the history of pro wrestling later in the decade, Sting was …
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UVU wrestling: Rauser caps journey with eighth-place finish at NCAA’s
Utah Valley senior Jade Rauser (right) looks to take Campbell’s Nathan Kraisser to the mat at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Friday. He became UVU wrestling’s second All-American in program history after placing eighth in his weight class at …
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PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling Championships: Bout-by-bout summaries from Saucon

?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling Championships: Bout-by-bout summaries from Saucon
Boiling Springs and Saucon Valley clash tonight in the semifinal round of the 2016 PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling Championships at Giant Center. The winner will advance to Saturday’s championship round to face the winner of the Brookville-Reynolds …

Crucial points for Missouri wrestling against Appalachian State
Missouri wrestling wraps up its regular season this weekend with away duals against Appalachian State on Friday and No. 3 North Carolina State on Sunday. With a win Friday, the Tigers would creep a step closer to securing a spot in the NWCA National …
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Traditional Wrestling State Championships Day 2
Class AAA-AAAAAA resumed their 16-wrestler brackets with the semifinals on Friday and Class A-AA narrowed down its field of eight wrestlers to set the stage for Saturday’s championship matchups. Class A Commerce is on the brink of history after an …
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