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Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

Joe Warren named Wrestler of the Week for Sept. 19-25

Joe Warren (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Sept. 19-25.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level. The announcement will be made each week on Wednesday.

Warren became just the fifth American to win a World Championship in Greco-Roman wrestling on Sept. 25 in Guangzhou, China. Warren went 5-0 at 60 kg/132 pounds, beating a World gold, silver and bronze medalist en route to the title. Warren was ninth at the 2005 World Championships.

Warren scored the winning takedown late in the third period of his finals match to outlast Georgia's David Bedinadze in the gold-medal match.

Warren led a banner first day for the U.S. team in China that also included bronze-medal finishes by Lindsey Durlacher (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC) at 55 kg/121 pounds and Harry Lester (Akron, Ohio/USOEC/Gator WC) at 66 kg/145.5 pounds.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at
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