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Kael Lauridsen is a two-time Nebraska state champion, winning titles in 2019 and 2020, who attends Bennington High School. As a rising Junior in 2021, Lauridsen captured a 16U national Greco-Roman title in Fargo and earned a fourth place finish in freestyle.

  1. Elite 8 Duals College Fan Guide

    Elite 8 Duals College Fan Guide

    Sep 22, 2022

    Fans of NCAA wrestling won't want to miss the Elite 8 Duals this weekend. With more than a couple dozen college commits representing 19 schools and a ton of ranked but uncommitted wrestlers in action, college fans will get a preview of the future of D1 wrestling. Here's a list of who's committed already and the ranked wrestlers who still need to make their college decision. If you see a committed wrestler we missed, let us know!
  2. 50 Ranked Matchups Set For Day 1 At Elite 8 Duals!

    50 Ranked Matchups Set For Day 1 At Elite 8 Duals!

    Sep 20, 2022

    By the end of the Elite 8 Duals on September 24 and 25, the rankings will be in shambles. If all teams send out their starting lineups on day 1, we'll see 50 ranked matchups during pool action alone. The number of ranked bouts will soar on day 2 as the best teams progress through the bracket.
  3. Elite 8 Duals Pools & Day 1 Matchups Released!

    Elite 8 Duals Pools & Day 1 Matchups Released!

    Sep 19, 2022

    On September 24 and 25, Elite 8 Duals will throw the rankings into chaos when nearly seventy ranked wrestlers descend on Atlanta for the toughest high school dual tournament on the calendar. Pools and day 1 matchups have been set.
  4. Nearly 30% Of The Nation's Top 10's Are Heading To Elite 8 Duals!

    Nearly 30% Of The Nation's Top 10's Are Heading To Elite 8 Duals!

    Aug 20, 2022

    After Who's Number One on September 9, the Elite 8 Duals will set the stage for Super 32 like no other event can. It's exclusive. Only 12 teams are allowed in, but those 12 teams will bring an unbelievable number of ranked high school wrestlers. These duals have only been around for a couple of years, but they've already become one of the top stops on the calendar for D1-bound recruits.
  5. The Complete & Total Fargo Junior Freestyle Preview And Predictions Article

    The Complete & Total Fargo Junior Freestyle Preview And Predictions Article

    Jul 13, 2022

    It’s Fargo time baby! There’s a whole lot to get into below, so I won’t waste your time with a boring intro. I’m just going to remind you that USA Wrestling uses separation criteria as their way of seeding. So, don’t freak out when brackets come out.
  6. A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo

    A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo

    Jul 13, 2022

    Fargo is often the last major tournament before incoming freshman-level up to college competition. It's also an event where committed underclassmen in high school test their might against the rest of the country.
  7. All The Ranked Wrestlers Headed To Fargo

    All The Ranked Wrestlers Headed To Fargo

    Jul 11, 2022

    The biggest Fargo ever is going to be packed with nationally ranked wrestlers. Here are all the boys we could find in the 16U and Junior freestyle registrations that also appear in the national high school rankings.
  8. Michigan, Nebraska, Alaska, Virginia, North Dakota, & Alabama Fargo Rosters

    Michigan, Nebraska, Alaska, Virginia, North Dakota, & Alabama Fargo Rosters

    Jul 6, 2022

    New Fargo rosters are in, and this time it's Michigan, Nebraska, Alaska, Virginia, North Dakota, and Alabama. Those six states boast nearly 30 ranked wrestlers including three girls ranked #1 in the country, Sabrina Nauss, Cecelia Williams, and Eliana Bommarito. Here are full rosters along with national rankings where applicable.
  9. 170+ Ranked Wrestlers In State Championship Action

    170+ Ranked Wrestlers In State Championship Action

    Feb 17, 2022

    This weekend is the pinnacle of the high school season in nearly half the states in the Union. All that wrestling action means over 170 nationally ranked or Honorable Mention wrestlers are in action. Check out the full list of ranked competitors here in alphabetical order by state.
  10. Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions

    Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions

    Dec 9, 2021

    Ironman is so close you can taste it! This year's field includes over 80 ranked wrestlers and many of the nation's toughest teams. Here is our preview of every weight class with top 8 predictions for each bracket.
  11. Ironman Seeds Released!

    Ironman Seeds Released!

    Dec 9, 2021

    The 2021 Walsh Jesuit Ironman will be incredibly loaded and will shape national rankings in a major way. Now we know the top 16 seeds at every weight. Before the action gets underway on Friday, check out preseeds here.
  12. Insane Ironman Field Is Set With 80+ Ranked Wrestlers!

    Insane Ironman Field Is Set With 80+ Ranked Wrestlers!

    Dec 6, 2021

    The Ironman is special every year, but in 2021, we're making up for lost-time. This year's field is incredibly loaded. With over 80 ranked wrestlers and almost as many guys on the honorable mention list, these brackets are sure to shake up the rankings in a big way. Check out the full field below with ranked wrestlers on the top of each weight class, and be sure to tune in live this weekend.
  13. Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Oct 21, 2021

    Super 32 has earned a reputation for creating almost impossibly deep brackets that yield some of the best wrestling action starting in the early rounds. The five lightest weights have the kind of depth you'd expect at Super 32. Get a load of the top talent in the lightest weight.
  14. Super 32 Preseeds Are Here!

    Super 32 Preseeds Are Here!

    Oct 20, 2021

    Super 32 preseeds have been released, and while there is the potential for some significant shakeups, we now have a good idea of some of the potential matchup we could see at the nation's toughest high school folkstyle tournament.
  15. Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Oct 18, 2021

    Super 32 has earned a reputation for creating almost impossibly deep brackets that yield some of the best wrestling action starting in the early rounds. The five lightest weights have the kind of depth you'd expect at Super 32. Get a load of the top talent in the lightest weight.