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.
G'Angelo Hancock's Departure From Greco Left Many Questions
Sep 5, 2022G’Angelo Hancock retired from wrestling and nobody is talking about it. There was a press release stating that he would be replaced at 97 kilograms by Wisconsin sophomore Braxton Amos for this year’s Greco World Championships, but that’s about it.
The Rise, Fall, And Resurgence Of Iowa High School Wrestling
Aug 12, 2022by Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman
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.
When Will Olympic Movement Truly Honor Wrestling?
Aug 10, 2022What more does John Smith have to do?
Fargo Dramatics Add To Josh Barr's Brilliant And Budding Resume
Aug 3, 2022Facing a seemingly desperate situation, Josh Barr was not panicking.
Penn State's New AD On Cael Sanderson, NIL, & Supporting Wrestling Program
Jul 28, 2022Pat Kraft was hired in April as Penn State’s new athletic director and officially started his new position on July 1. Kraft was recently in Indianapolis for Big 10’s media days and shared some interesting information regarding head coach Cael Sanderson, NIL opportunities at Penn State, and supporting the wrestling program. Take a look below at some of the brief comments from Kraft provided by 247sports.com.
An Inside Look At Koy Hopke's Recruiting Experience
Jul 7, 2022Koy Hopke woke up early for a morning lift on June 15 with 3 missed calls and 2 texts from coaches across the country. The first was a text from Minnesota that came in at 12:01. Before 6:30 am, Koy was already taking calls on his way to the gym. By 11:00 am, Hopke had talked or texted with over 10 coaches.
Sawyer Bartelt Is Staying Patient In The Recruiting Process
Jul 6, 2022Sawyer Bartelt received phone calls from over 15 programs across the country on June 15th. What was Sawyer’s response to the coaches he talked to on that first day? “I’ll call you back.” Bartelt wasn’t being rude, he was busy competing at the Junior Duals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was focused on performing to the best of his abilities. That competition distracted him from all of the calls and made that first day feel less than extraordinary. However, looking back at it now, Bartelt said he was surprised by the number of calls he received and that they all came early on that opening day of recruitment.
Kevin Jackson Continues To Break New Ground
Jun 30, 2022Kevin Jackson is looking for a pedestal. On that pedestal are spots reserved for the greatest wrestlers in America.
Who Will Lead USA Wrestling Into Next Golden Age?
Jun 21, 2022The final press conference before Final X New York painted a picture of the current state of wrestling in the United States. Ten wrestlers were interviewed with a moderator in the middle. The left half included David Taylor, Jordan Burroughs, Helen Maroulis, Kyle Dake, and Sarah Hildebrandt.
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.
Is This The Golden Age Of American Wrestling?
Jun 16, 2022USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender has consistently called this a golden age for American wrestling. And if you look at the output at the senior international level — he’s right.
The Grounded Rule Is Broken But The Fix Is Simple
Jun 14, 2022Final X was an incredible display of USA’s best wrestlers however the wrestling revealed confusion in 1 scoring position - the step-out/grounded position. From both Final X Stillwater and NYC, many fans, wrestlers, and coaches were left asking the questions - What is a step-out and what isn’t? Why is the same position called “grounded” one time but a step-out or caution another? In the article below, we’ll look at where the confusion comes from, where we see the contradiction the most, and what are the simple solutions moving forward.
Casey Swiderski looks back on amazing prep career, ahead to Iowa State
May 25, 2022Shaking his arms, rocking from side to side and exhaling, Casey Swiderski could hardly contain himself while being introduced at last year's Who's Number One event.