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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....

Harry Lester (Marquette, Mich./New York AC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Feb. 3-9.

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.

Lester made a triumphant return in winning the Dave Schultz Memorial International Open in Greco-Roman on Feb. 6 in Colorado Springs.

The 25-year-old Lester came out of retirement to win the title at his new weight class of 74 kg/163 lbs. Lester, who trains at the U.S. Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan University, went 4-0 in the tournament.

Lester, a two-time World bronze medalist, beat Jake Fisher 1-1, 2-1 in the semifinals before winning by forfeit over Olympic Trials runner-up Cheney Haight in the finals.

Lester retired after placing third at the 2008 Olympic Team Trials. He was competing for the first time in nearly eight months.

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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