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Women's Weekly: Amit Elor Makes History
Sep 22, 2022Three of four World Championships are complete following a historic performance by the U.S. women’s freestyle team in Belgrade, Serbia. The team finished second behind Japan and crowned three individual World champions and won seven total medals.
Peyton Prussin Blazing Her Own Path To Superstardom
Sep 8, 2022Jacob Kasper had never met Peyton Prussin, but he knew she had the indefinable qualities that separate someone from the rest of the pack. Kasper (ring name Julius Creed), a Division I All-American for Duke in 2017 and 2018, is currently a WWE Superstar who has already won NXT tag team belts with his brother, Drew.
Women's Weekly: Expect The Miracle
Aug 28, 2022Kayla Miracle and Jennifer Rogers had quite a best-of-three series on August 13. Miracle — a 2021 World silver medalist — postponed her Final X match with Rogers due to an injury. The two met in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to determine the 62 kg spot in the upcoming Senior World Championships.
Tela O'Donnell Is Using The Power Of Wrestling To Change The World
Aug 11, 2022Ask Tela O’Donnell about her wrestling experience and she will rave about the sport’s virtues. O’Donnell can tell you about the confidence she gained and the inner strength she has attained and the friendships she made — all because of wrestling.
Women's Weekly: U17 Worlds Recap
Aug 5, 2022U.S. women placed fourth at the U17 World Championships (formerly known as Cadet Worlds) in Rome on the strength of three silver medalists. Erica Pastoriza (43 kg), Gabriella Gomez (46 kg), and Valerie Hamilton (61 kg) reached the finals and all three received invitations to FloWrestling’s Who’s Number One on September 9, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Women's Weekly: 10 Journalists You Should Know
Jul 13, 2022Who are the women currently covering wrestling in the media? Below are profiles and insights from 10 journalists we think you should know.
Women's Weekly: International Tournament Season
Jul 8, 2022The international wrestling season is in full swing with several major competitions happening in July. Here is what you can expect.
Women's Weekly: Final High School Rankings
Jul 1, 2022Last week, it was the first set of national team high school rankings. This week, it’s the final individual rankings of the 2021-22 season. Amit Elor leads the way in the pound-for-pound rankings after making the U20, U23, and senior World teams this year.
Women's Weekly: Fresh High School Rankings
Jun 21, 2022End-of-the-year high school team rankings were released with Wyoming Seminary leading the way as the top girls' high school team in the country. Rankings include public and private high schools from all states, including states with official girls' state championship events as well as those with unofficial girls' state championships.
Tamyra Mensah-Stock Was Born To Be A Superstar
Jun 18, 2022You can’t blame Tamyra Mensah-Stock for wanting to take a break or contemplating retirement. Her popularity skyrocketed after winning the 2020 Olympic Games last summer.
Women's Weekly: World Teams Are Set
Jun 10, 2022Final X Stillwater and Final X New York set our 2022 Senior World Team. In some cases, it set our U23 World team, too. All that’s missing is the 62-kilogram senior-level World team spot. Returning silver medalist Kayla Miracle postponed her best-of-three series with Jennifer Page due to an injury. The time and location of the special wrestle-off have not been determined.
Women's Weekly: Final X Is Set
May 25, 2022The World Team Trials were held in Coralville, Iowa, on May 21-22, which set all 10 Final X matchups.
Women's Weekly: Nationals And Pan-Ams
May 12, 2022The Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, hosted one of the biggest women’s wrestling tournaments in the country over Mother’s Day weekend. Women’s Nationals set the stage for the upcoming age-level World Championships later this year.
Why Would Sam Schmitz Leave McKendree?
Apr 20, 2022Sam Schmitz’s departure from McKendree is a head-scratcher. Why would you build a women’s wrestling dynasty and leave at the height of its powers?
Women's Weekly: Every U.S. World Medalist
Apr 6, 2022The United States entered the Senior Women's World Championships for the first time in 1989. Since that time there have been 38 women who have combined for 93 World and Olympic medals, including 10 women who have won a total of 23 World/Olympic titles.