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Beasley came to NC State with head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio in spring 2012. Prior to coming to coach the Wolfpack mat program, the two had worked together at Binghamton University in upstate New York...

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Austin DeVoe from Colorado School of Mines

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

DeVoe took over as the institution’s Head Wrestling Coach in July 2014 after one season as the Interim Head Coach during the 2013-14 season. For the previous two seasons prior to his interim season, DeVoe...

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BATESVILLE, Ark. – A three-time United States Olympic wrestler alternate, a two-time All-American at Oklahoma State University and a former assistant coach on the staff at NCAA Division I Purdue University, Thomas Erikson has been...

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Coyte Cooper on Best of Brand Awards

May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), in coordination with Elite Level Sport Marketing (ELSM), has named 12 college programs as finalists for the 2014-15 Best of Brand Top Newcomer Award. The selected finalists chosen by...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 319

May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown; the U.S. and Cuba get ready to collide in Times Square; plus college recruiting news, and an exclusive interview with the one they call “The Magic Man”...

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Zahid Valencia Wins Dave Schultz Award

May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

California native Zahid Valencia wins Dave Schultz award as nation’s most outstanding wrestler The National Wrestling Hall of Fame has named California’s Zahid Valencia, and Washington native; Marizza Birrueta as the national winners of the...

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South Dakota State adds AJ Schopp

May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

South Dakota State University head wrestling coach Chris Bono announced Tuesday the addition of A.J. Schopp to the Jackrabbit coaching staff. “I am thrilled to have A.J. join our program,” Bono said. “He brings a...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 317

May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Takedown Wrestling television program went on air over six years ago presenting timely wrestling news in an entertaining and information packed television program. The show is aired by many of our partners like Mediacom,...

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Gabe Dean Goes Greco

May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

SANTIAGO, Chile – The United States won three gold medals in Greco-Roman at the Pan American Championships on Friday. Claiming titles were Pat Smith (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Storm) at 71 kg/156.5 lbs., Joe Rau (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 316

April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Takedown Wrestling television program went on air over six years ago presenting timely wrestling news in an entertaining and information packed television program. The show is aired by many of our partners like Mediacom,...

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Ferrum College to Add Women’s Wrestling

April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Mark Palmer Less than three years after announcing the hiring of Nate Yetzer as head coach of its then-new men’s intercollegiate wrestling program, Ferrum College will add a women’s intercollegiate mat program as well...

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Northern State brings back Burkett

April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rochester, Indiana native enters his first season as head coach of the Wolves. Burkett has spent the last three season as the head wrestling coach at Aberdeen Central High School, where he led the...

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Mitch Smith Returns to West Liberty

April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – Former West Liberty University wrestling All-American and assistant coach Mitch Smith is coming home. Hilltopper athletic director Jim Watson announced today that Smith has been handed the reins as head wrestling...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 314

April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Takedown Wrestling television program went on air over six years ago presenting timely wrestling news in an entertaining and information packed television program. The show is aired by many of our partners like Mediacom,...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 313

April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Takedown Wrestling television program went on air over six years ago presenting timely wrestling news in an entertaining and information packed television program. The show is aired by many of our partners like Mediacom,...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 312

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Takedown Wrestling television program went on air over six years ago presenting timely wrestling news in an entertaining and information packed television program. The show is aired by many of our partners like Mediacom,...

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