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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....

Kendric Maple named Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 27-Jan. 2

Kendric Maple (Wichita, Kan./University of Oklahoma) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 27-Jan. 2.

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.

Maple was named Outstanding Wrestler after capturing the 141-pound title at the Midlands Championships on Dec. 30 in Evanston, Ill.

The seventh-ranked Maple knocked off No. 1 Montell Marion of Iowa 5-3 in the finals.

Maple, a sophomore, was an NCAA qualifier in 2010 before redshirting this past season for the Sooners.

Maple won a FILA Junior Nationals freestyle title this past April in Cleveland.

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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