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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....

Roye Oliver named Wrestler of the Week for July 31-Aug. 6

Roye Oliver (Oceanside, Calif./No Mercy) has been named Wrestler of the Week for July 31-August 6.

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.

Oliver won a gold medal this past weekend at the Veterans Freestyle World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

Oliver, a native of Omaha, Neb. and a past All-American for Arizona State, won the Division D (51-55 years old) title at 85 kg/187.25 lbs. Oliver beat Turkey's Bekir Sahinal in the finals.

Oliver knocked off 10-time world champion Rahim Abofi of Iran in the semifinals.

Oliver was joined as gold medalist at the Veterans World Championships by Ron Cole of the U.S. Cole, from Auburn, Wash., won the title in Division E (56 years and older) at 97 kg/213.75 lbs.

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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