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  1. What 2 Watch 4 At The Clarion Open

    What 2 Watch 4 At The Clarion Open

    Nov 5, 2021

    We've got a magnificent schedule of wrestling in store for you this weekend. Just how magnificent? Check out this watch guide and see for yourself!
  2. The 2021-22 NCAA D1 Redshirt Report

    The 2021-22 NCAA D1 Redshirt Report

    Oct 31, 2021

    In typical years, now is around the time during the NCAA preseason where we'd take a look at the potential impact wrestlers who sat out last varsity season while on redshirt.
  3. Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Sep 30, 2021

    Mark Hall may not have known it at the time, but he was the driving force behind one of the biggest wrestling tournaments in the country.
  4. Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Jul 8, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25 . Since 2011, team USA has sent a team to the Cadet World Championships every year. This age level competition gives wrestling fans a first-look at the best wrestlers in the world under 17 years old. In this article, we’ll explore how current American wrestling stars fared at the Cadet world championships (in men’s freestyle), ultimately predicting their success at the collegiate level.
  5. Junior & Senior Nationals Super King Kong Mega Preview

    Junior & Senior Nationals Super King Kong Mega Preview

    Apr 29, 2021

    Coralville, Iowa is hosting Junior and Senior Nationals. Below, we preview the senior men's freestyle weight classes and the junior men's freestyle weight classes. The latter also serves as the team trials for the UWW Junior World Championships.
  6. Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Apr 28, 2021

    Junior and Senior Nationals are a few days away, and registrations are looking solid. Take a look at everyone who's registered to compete for spots on the Junior World Team or in the Senior World Team Trials.
  7. Alex Facundo Looks Back On Amazing Prep Career, Ahead To Penn State

    Alex Facundo Looks Back On Amazing Prep Career, Ahead To Penn State

    Apr 13, 2021

    The final seconds of the match that would clinch Davison's first Division 1 state wrestling championship in 15 years were ticking away.
  8. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Penn State Nittany Lions

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Penn State Nittany Lions

    Apr 12, 2021

    The Hawkeyes will be the favorites to repeat as team champions in 2022, but we all saw what Penn State was able to do in the finals. Four finalists and four champions. With all four of those champions returning and the young star power the Nittany Lions are bringing in, this will be an incredibly fun team to watch.
  9. Michigan Division 1-4 Preview: 5 Wrestlers And A Loaded Bracket To Watch

    Michigan Division 1-4 Preview: 5 Wrestlers And A Loaded Bracket To Watch

    Apr 2, 2021

    Alex Facundo was among the Davison wrestlers erupting in euphoria Tuesday after teammate Cameron Freeman edged Detroit Catholic Central's Anthony Walker, 3-2, at 130 pounds to clinch the Cardinals' first team state championship in 15 years.
  10. Can Anyone Topple Michigan's High School Dynasties?

    Can Anyone Topple Michigan's High School Dynasties?

    Feb 2, 2021

    Will the dynasties continue?
  11. SIx Michigan High School Wrestlers To Watch In 2021

    SIx Michigan High School Wrestlers To Watch In 2021

    Jan 22, 2021

    With eight nationally-ranked wrestlers, 26 returning state champions and 11 Division 1 recruits (and counting), the state of Michigan is loaded with grappling talent. 
  12. Who's #1 Match Notes

    Who's #1 Match Notes

    Oct 3, 2020

    It's a wonderful night for a wrestling match, which is great news, because we have 14 of them for you! Literally the best high school wrestlers in the nation are in Austin for Who's #1, which I will live blog for you. 
  13. Hometowns & Heatmaps For Who's #1

    Hometowns & Heatmaps For Who's #1

    Oct 1, 2020

    Where does one go to find competitors for Who's #1? Our guy Kyle Bratke crunched the numbers on historical WNO wrestlers and the states from whence the came. To get a better idea of the class of 2020, let's take a deeper dive into everyone's hometowns and throw up some keen looking maps in the process. 
  14. Why Penn State Fans Need To Watch Who's #1

    Why Penn State Fans Need To Watch Who's #1

    Sep 28, 2020

    Every year since the inaugural event in 2013, Penn State has had at least one future wrestler competing at Who’s #1. While that's impressive, it's not necessarily surprising considering the recruiting hall Cael Sanderson and co. at State College bring in every year. This year is no different with one already signed recruit and three more potential recruits that have shown interest in PSU. 
  15. Alex Facundo vs Cael Valencia: A Top 10 P4P Showdown At Who's #1

    Alex Facundo vs Cael Valencia: A Top 10 P4P Showdown At Who's #1

    Aug 21, 2020

    The co-main event of the evening and the most anticipated non 138 lbs match: #1 Alex Facundo vs #2 Cael Valencia at 170 lbs. This isn’t just a battle between the top two 170 pounders in the country, a top five P4P spot is on the line. Facundo currently sits at #4 on the pound-for-pound list while Valencia sits at #7.