Kevin Dresser has officially taken over the reins of the Iowa State wrestling program from interim head coach Travis Paulson, and with that has made his first addition to the Iowa State coaching staff. Former Virginia Tech volunteer assistant coach Derek St. John will return to his native state, and will be heading to Ames...

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that the 2018 and 2019 NAIA Wrestling National Championships are heading to Des Moines, Iowa. The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (Catch Des Moines) serves as the official host of the events, which take place at the Jacobson Exhibition Center...

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This week on Takedown TV…. – National Champions Cruz, Heil, Clark, Snyder and Cox reflect on season. – NWCA National Coach of the Year – Brian Smith weighs in on the video review process. – Author, broadcaster, motivational speaker and National Champ – Anthony Robles looks back at this years NCAA Championships. – Head Coach...

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By Bryan Van Kley, WIN Magazine (Cover photo by John Sachs – Tech-fall.com) NEWTON, Iowa — The WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy has been awarded to the most dominant collegiate wrestler since 1995. Out of an amazing group of four Hodge finalists this year, Penn State two-time NCAA champ Zain Retherford has been named...

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ACC Press Release – Photo: Hokie Sports March 28, 2017 GREENSBORO, N.C. – The ACC announced Tuesday that current Virginia Tech head coach Tony Robie and former head coach Kevin Dresser have been named ACC Co-Wrestling Coaches of the Year. Robie led the Hokies to the team title at the ACC Championship and a sixth-place...

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National Champions on Takedown Radio

March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/takedownwrestling/TDR_1033.mp3 Takedown Radio 1032 – Darian Cruz, Cory Clark, Dean Heil, J’den Cox, Kyle Snyder, Brian Smith, Nate Williams...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: Takeaways from the NCAA Championships Gavin Teasdale flips from Iowa to Penn State Transfer and coaching news...

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NHSCA Nationals Junior Watch List

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Sean Mael (All rankings courtesy of Intermat Wrestling) Juniors   106 #8 Jonathan Prata (CA) Thomas Dyment (AK) John Charles (NY) Macon Edwards (AL)   113 #10 Nico Aguilar (CA) #12 at 106 Zach Schupp (OH) Ryan Chauvin (FL) Josiah Nava (CO) Spencer Angell (WY) Jacob Brasseur (SC) Isaiah Delgado (TX) William Edelblute (ID)...

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Aaron Pico Set For MMA Debut June 24th

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Brad Johnson Long hailed as the top-prospect in all of mixed martial arts, 20-year-old Aaron Pico will make his professional debut on June 24th inside New York’s famed Madison Square Garden. MMA Fighting has confirmed a report that Pico will compete on the undercard of Bellator 180 against an opponent yet to be determined....

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NHSCA’s Nationals Senior Preview

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By: Sean Mael Rankings per Intermat 113 There are not a ton of notable names in our lightest weight class. Both Nick Daggett (NC) and Jake Ferri (MA) are three time state champions. None of the competitors at the weight are nationally ranked. Other state champions in the field Marcelino Aponte the third (NC), Nicholas...

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Special Three Hour National Champions Show

March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cover photo by Tony Rotundo (WrestlersofWarriors.com) From the Casey’s General Stores Studios, The Fight Network presents Takedown Radio brought to you by Kemin and Cookies, the BBQ Sauce America Loves to Eat available at Fareway Food Stores. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Steve Foster and Brad Johnson Saturday from 9 to 12:00 P.M. (CT) on...

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Ten Takeaways from the 2017 Championships

March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Danny Tomaszewski 10. Zain Retherford extends winning streak to 63. Zain had been one of the most dominant wrestlers over the past two years. He has not only been winning, but dominating his opponents. Retherford has only lost three matches, all of which came his freshman year, having a combined record of 96-3, he’s...

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BLACKSBURG – Director of Athletics Whit Babcock announced Tuesday that Tony Robie has been promoted to head wrestling coach at Virginia Tech after serving as interim head coach since February. Robie led the Hokies to the team title at the ACC Championship and a sixth-place finish at the 2017 NCAA Championships in St. Louis –...

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