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USA Wrestling Kids Greco Nationals Preview

Starting tomorrow afternoon wrestlers from across the country will compete in the USA Wrestling Freestyle and Greco-Roman National Championships. Over 265 Schoolboy wrestlers will compete in this week’s event at the Wisconsin Dells Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The event, which serves as the final two legs of the USA Wrestling National Triple Crown, will feature six wrestlers who will battle it out for the prestigious award while hundreds of others will look to win their respective weight classes.  Below, we take a weight cl...

Three Junior High Big Boarders Look For Triple Crown

Written by Ryan Lance As the USA Wrestling Freestyle and Greco-Roman National Championships kick off this week, there will be three wrestlers ranked on the FloWrestling Junior High Big Board who will look to win a National Triple Crown.  Starting with the No. 12 wrestler overall, Cullan Schriever of Iowa will look to win the National Triple Crown in the 77-pound weight class. Schriever has put together a very strong season and will look to add two more notable titles to his resume by claiming the National Triple Crown. In order to do so h...

Flo Radio Archive - Terry And Willie Squashed The Beef?

CP and Smalls talk about what Willie saw/did at the OTC as well as the MSU coaching changes,  Junior duals and more. Order of Show: Opening the show talking about Willie's OTC trip/car accidents. 0:05 - 30 second shot clock clarification from Rick Tucci. 0:07 - BREAKING NEWS: Minkel OUT at MSU after next year. 0:11 - How the #1’s looked at OTC. 0:35 - Terry and Willie squashed the beef? 0:42 - Ohio State whole team there. 0:44 - McKenna/Zacherl wrestle-off reactions. 0:51 - Junior Duals/rankings talk. Listen to previous episode...

Tom Minkel To Retire Next Year, Roger Chandler To Take Over

Michigan State wrestling took to Twitter this morning to announce that head coach Tom Minkel would retire at the end of next season, and associate head coach Roger Chandler would become the head coach. pic.twitter.com/qELCrvrr8i — Spartan Wrestling (@wrestlingmsu) June 30, 2015 pic.twitter.com/paDZpWKFH9 — Spartan Wrestling (@wrestlingmsu) June 30, 2015 During his 25 year tenure in East Lansing, Minkel has produced 38 All-Americans, 13 Big Ten champions, and two NCAA champions. Minkel also guided the Spartans to 13 top 25 finishes a...

European Junior Freestyle Results

With the conclusion of the Junior European Championships, we were able to get a glimpse at some of the competition our Junior World Team will be facing. As expected, Russia sent a strong contingent bringing home 6 Gold’s and 1 Bronze in the 8 weight classes. 50KG Final Standings: 1. Ismail Gadzhiev, Russia 2. Ramzik Misakyan, Armenia 3. Viktor Lyzen, Germany 3. Robert Dingashvili, Georgia 5. Dmitri Nesvyatsypaska, Ukraine 5. Bekir Sahin, Turkey 55KG Final Standings: 1. Ibragim Ilyasov, Russia 2. Naim Mikyay, Bulgaria 3. Sezgin Pismisoglu,...

Appalachian State Adds Two New Assistants

Appalachian State wrestling took to Twitter last week to announce the addition of Todd Schavrien and Josh Roosa to the Mountaineer coaching staff.  Bentley Names Two Assistants to Staff http://t.co/1hZ57GduYj — AppState Wrestling (@AppWrestling) June 25, 2015 "I am extremely excited to add Todd and Josh to our staff," Appalachian State head coach John Mark Bentley said in the schools press release. "They bring a lot of experience and motivation that will benefit our wrestling program."  Schavrien comes to Boone after serving the...

FloWrestler of the Week: Hayden Hidlay, Pennsylvania

Hayden Hidlay achieved ironman status at the Junior National Duals.   The top-ranked 152-pounder in the country was a combined 17-0 (9-0 in Greco and 8-0 in freestyle) as team Pennsylvania placed 5th in Greco and 4th in Freestyle both in the Bronze/Silver pool.   In one of the best matches of the weekend, Hidlay went toe-to-toe with Oklahoma’s  Wyatt Sheets and came out on top 11-10. It was truly a fan favorite of the weekend. But Hidlay really defended his number one spot against some of the best competition in the countr...

OTC Camp I Blog

OTC Camp I Blog

Willie Saylor

June 28, 2015, 11:24am

Training Camp Blog Camp was officially opened at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs this week as the teams prepare for Cadet Pan Am’s, Senior Pan Ams, a couple European trips, Cadet and Junior Worlds, and of course, The World Championships in Las Vegas in September. The training camp began on Wednesday and athletes leave next Thursday, July 2nd. My trip started on Thursday as I flew from Austin to Denver and drove to The Springs from there. They say Colorado has some of the most dangerous highways, and I can see why. The land...

Junior Freestyle National Duals Final Results

Oklahoma goes back-to-back as they defeat Illinois in the finals to claim the Junior Freestyle National Duals title. Below are the final results! Oklahoma 37, Illinois 28   220lbs: Andrew Marsden (Illinois) tf. Kyler Childers (Oklahoma), 11-0. 285lbs: Korey Walker (Oklahoma) p. Bryan Ditchman (Illinois), 0:43. 100lbs: Rhett Golowenski (Oklahoma) dec. Peter Ogunsanya (Illinois), 3-0. 106lbs: Louis Hayes (Illinois) tf. Mason Naifeh (Oklahoma), 12-1. 113lbs: Josh Copeland (Oklahoma) dec. Dack Punke (Illinois), 7-3. 120lbs: Daton Fix (Oklahom...

Junior Freestyle National Duals Preview

Some of the best talent in the country has made the trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma as they represent their state in search of the Junior Freestyle National title.   The first two days of Greco gave us something to whet our appetites, but here comes the main event with the stars to match. Minnesota (1), Illinois, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Ohio and hosting state Oklahoma have a great deal of talent in their line up which is sure to make things interesting and ultra competitive after the first two days of nothing but throws.   So let’s start w...

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