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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....

Ohio State's Lance Palmer named Wrestler of the Week for March 2-8

Lance Palmer (Lakewood, Ohio/Ohio State University) has been named Wrestler of the Week for March 2-8.

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.

Palmer knocked off two-time Big Ten champion and 2008 NCAA champion Brent Metcalf of Iowa 9-3 in the 149-pound finals at the Big Ten Championships on March 7 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

The second-seeded Palmer defeated No. 2 seed Kyle Ruschell of Wisconsin 2-1 in the semifinals. Ruschell beat Palmer in the third-place match at the 2009 NCAA tournament.

Palmer, a three-time All-American, had been 0-4 against Metcalf entering that match.

Palmer, a senior, was a four-time Ohio state champion for St. Edward High School.

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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