Vote John Smith For Olympic Hall Of Fame
May 11, 2022John Smith is one of the best wrestlers in the world. In fact, FloWrestling recently selected him as the greatest American wrestler ever as it counted down the top 100 wrestlers in U.S. history.
USA Softball Names Finalists For Collegiate Player Of The Year
May 4, 2022USA Softball announced today the remaining Top 10 Finalists vying for the 2022 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. Currently in its 20th season, the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award is considered the most prestigious individual honor in Division I college softball and recognizes outstanding athletic achievement by Division I female softball players across the country.
Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Oklahoma State Cowboys
Apr 14, 2022A fourth-place finish at Big 12s and 14th at NCAAs might have left Oklahoma State fans shaking their heads after this season, but the future is bright in Stillwater. The Cowboys get a national champion back next year and will incorporate some new blue-chip recruits to a lineup that needs a spark. Not even factoring in the freshmen, OK State currently sits at #4 in the way too early 2023 NCAA rankings.
Cowboys Searching For 'Crazy Effort' In Bigger, Better Big 12
Mar 3, 2022A decade ago, the Big 12 tournament consisted of four teams with one of them on its way to another conference.
#2 Brayden Thompson Has Made His College Decision
Mar 2, 2022Brayden Thompson is the second-ranked wrestler in the country at 170 lbs, perhaps the deepest weight class in all of high school wrestling. This season, he's had had strong performances at national level events with titles at Cheesehead, Powerade, and the Dan Gable Donnybrook. He also finished 3rd at Super 32 and 2nd at Fargo. Now, he's announced his next move.
Big 12 Championships Preview
Feb 28, 2022The Big 12 Championships are being held at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on March 5-6. Oklahoma State continues to dominate the Big 12 since its formation in 1997. The Cowboys have won 18 of 25 tournaments contested, including the past nine.
Time-Crunched Mastrogiovanni Battles Back From Injury, Late Deficit
Feb 16, 2022Forgive Trevor Mastrogiovanni for getting off to a slow start in one of the biggest matches – at least as far as environment – of his wrestling life.
AJ Ferrari Out For Rest Of 2022 Season
Feb 15, 20222021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari will not be wrestling for the remainder of the 2022 NCAA season due to injuries suffered in a car accident on January 24th. Oklahoma State student journalist Braden Bush reported on Twitter that Oklahoma State head coach John Smith broke the news on his radio show.
Bout At The Ballpark: Iowa vs OSU & USA vs the World Match Notes!
Feb 12, 2022We are having a wrestling bonanza here in the heart of Texas. USA and international stars will compete in freestyle plus Iowa and Oklahoma Stat renew college's greatest rivalry all inside the gargantuan $1.2 billion dollar Globel Life Field.
A Look Back At The Grapple On The Gridiron
Feb 11, 2022Wrestling in a world-class facility on a world-class stage. First, there was Grapple on the Gridiron, now there is Bout at the Ballpark.
AJ Ferrari Gives First Update Since Car Accident
Feb 11, 20222021 197 lbs national champion AJ Ferrari took to social media this evening for the first time since being involved in a serious car accident on January 24th. While the Oklahoma State star did not confirm he was coming back to the mat this season, he did give Cowboy fans hope saying, "Healing up and getting strong... I haven't made a decision yet, but hopefully coming back soon...second national championship coming soon." Watch the full post below to get the entire quote from Ferrari.
Five Duals That Shaped The Iowa-Oklahoma State Rivalry
Feb 10, 2022College wrestling’s most-storied rivalry has been constructed with decades of back-and-forth battles, bravado and occasional beatdowns.
Coach Smith vs Coach Brands: By The Numbers
Feb 10, 2022We're night upon the 55th meeting between the bluest of college wrestling's bluebloods. Directing those programs are the Hawkeyes' helmsman Tom Brands, now in year 16 of his tenure, and John Smith, who is in his 31st year of corraling the Cowboys.
Cowboys Regrouping After Rough Stretch
Feb 9, 2022If John Smith had the ability to hit the delete button to erase the last two weeks he might just do so. After racing to a 10-0 start without much challenge, the Oklahoma State Cowboys hit late January feeling pretty good about themselves. But a Jan. 24 automobile accident involving 2021 NCAA champion A.J. Ferrari opened a week that never got on track; things got discombobulated and practices felt out-of-sync.
The Greatest Dual Ever Wrestled: Oklahoma St. vs Iowa On Valentine's Day
Feb 4, 2022It is fitting that Oklahoma State entered its February 14, 1998, dual ranked first and Iowa was second. The two teams had combined for 47 NCAA tournament titles with the Cowboys holding a commanding 30-17 historical advantage.