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Green Wave wrestlers hungry to reclaim state title
NEW MILFORD — One point — that’s all that separated the New Milford High School wrestling team from claiming its fifth consecutive Class L state championship last year. One lousy point. And while the Green Wave is focusing its attention on seizing …
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Powell working for balance on mat
The Spirit Lake junior is one of the best 220-pound wrestlers in the state, but for someone who strives for perfection on the mat it can be a difficult balancing act at times. “I have my goals set super high and I am super critical of myself,” Powell said.
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Virginia Tech, Hofstra among college winners at Grapple at the Garden
NEW YORK — Nine college wrestling programs entered Madison Square Garden for the sixth edition of Grapple at the Garden Sunday … and five left “the world’s most famous arena” victorious. The event, held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, opened …


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A Beginner’s Guide To New Japan Pro Wrestling
To most people, the word “wrestling” is synonymous with WWE. WWE is the biggest player in the game with the most television coverage; wrestling fans have grown up with WWE on TV for decades. Ever since the company bought WCW in 2001, various companies …

5/21 PWX ‘What Lies Beneath’ Results Concord, NC
PWX Innovative Television Champion Elijah Evans IV w/ THE Tommy Thomas defeated “The New Age Enforcer” James Drake to retain Prior to the match special guest General Manager WWE Hall of Famer Teddy Long banned Evans’ Syndicate teammates from ringside …

Freeman set to wrestle for Kent State Tuscarawas
JACKSON TWP. Jackson senior wrestler Braxton Freeman committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Kent State Tuscarawas in a ceremony held earlier this month at Jackson High School. Freeman, who was a state qualifier as a senior, also …
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Sam Loera looks to add state wrestling championship

Sam 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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