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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....

Pitt-Johnstown's Shane Valko named Wrestler of the Week for March 9-15

Shane Valko (Windber, Pa./Pittsburgh-Johnstown) has been named Wrestler of the Week for March 9-15.

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.

Valko downed two-time national champion Cody Garcia of Nebraska-Omaha 6-3 in the 133-pound finals at the NCAA Division II Championships on March 13 in Omaha, Neb.

Valko, a senior, was ranked No. 1 and Garcia was ranked No. 2. He placed fourth in the nation as a sophomore and second as a junior.

Valko was named Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament.

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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