MTSU Heads into 2008-2009 Season at Full Throttle
The 2008-2009 NCWA season will be a whirlwind tour of America for Middle Tennessee State University. The balanced roster of 20 wrestlers (2 Grad / 2 Sr / 6 Jr / 2 So / 8 Fr) will visit Georgia (3x), Florida, Virginia (3x) to go along with 5 events in the state of Tennessee. MTSU will host 2 major tournaments this year beginning with the first ever "Brawl in the Boro" on Nov. 8th and concluding with the NCWA National Duals on Jan. 31st. More
Northland Baptist Bible College Prepares for Action
Northland Pioneers are preparing for another season. Several returning wrestlers such as Steve Berg Jr., Jeff South, Aaron Scott, John Linton, and Ben Lamphere should make for another solid team this year. The Pioneers are also pleased to add some tough new competitors including Nate McDowell. Nate is going to take this team to another level; his technique and never quit attitude is contagious. Northland Baptist Bible College will open the season in Galesburg Illinois this year at the Knox tournament.
MMI Ready for 2008-2009 Season
The last two seasons, the Marion Military Institute (MMI) wrestling team has finished the season #5 at the NCWA National Tournament. With the 2008-2009 season already underway, Marion’s coaches Jim and Dave Hazewinkel seem excited about the new season and are looking forward to a good year. More
Sun Devil Wrestling Back on Mat
from East Valley Tribune
The saying ‘It feels good to be back’ may not be quite explain the feelings of the Arizona State wrestling team. Left for dead after budget cuts temporarily suspended the program, the Sun Devil wrestling team is ecstatic to be back on the matt competing once again. More
Skyline: Men’s Wrestling Puts the Pressure On
from The Skyline View
In one of their few home games this season, the Skyline wrestling team came out with a positive mindset and good pressure, but they weren't able to triumph over Fresno City College losing 42-9. Many of the wrestlers are hoping this match will encourage them to want the win more, go harder in practice, drill harder, and have them looking forward to something in upcoming games.
Dlagnev Named Division II's Top Wrestler
Nebraska-Kearney heavyweight Tervel Dlagnev has been named the 2007-08 NCAA Division II Wrestler of the Year after an undefeated season capped by a national finals victory that catapulted the Lopers to their first-ever team title. Dlagnev becomes the inaugural winner of the award, sponsored by the NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches’ Association and voted on by eight regional representatives from around the country. More
Olympic Wrestler Rulon Gardner Will Share His Story with Young Wrestlers
from Cedar Valley Daily Times
Former Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner will be the key note speaker when the Independence High School wrestling team hosts its annual Meet the Wrestlers Night Nov. 21 in Independence, Iowa. Gardner won the Greco-Roman wrestling gold medal in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, defeating previously undefeated Aleksandr Karelin of Russia in one of the biggest wrestling upsets in Olympic wrestling history. Gardner retired from wrestling competition after taking the bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. Since then he has been involved in motivational speaking. He was also a commentator during coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics. More
Free Weights or Machines?
from Globe & Mail
Free weights or machines: What's the difference and which should I use? It depends on how much stability you want - and that's determined by your goals and your level of experience. For beginners, the biggest advantage of weight machines is that they keep you from making mistakes. Each exercise station is designed to move in only one direction, guiding you through the motion with proper form. But that's also their biggest weakness - because when you call on your muscles in the real world, you won't have that support.