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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 Heskett named Wrestler of the Week for Aug. 28-Sept. 3

Joe Heskett (Columbus, Ohio/Gator WC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Aug. 28-Sept. 3.

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.

USA Wrestling National Freestyle Coach Kevin Jackson said Heskett looked strong during the team's final World Team Camp this past week at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Heskett will compete in his first World Championships at 74 kg/163 lbs. on Sept. 20 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Heskett won a silver medal at the Pan American Games in late July.

Heskett, a past NCAA champion for Iowa State, won the U.S. Nationals and U.S. World Team Trials for the first time in his career in 2007.

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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