Christian and Wilfried Tanefeu’s amazing rise to wrestling greatness is a story of hard work and determination for two young men who are well deserving of what they have achieved.
Bullitt East’s Mariah Gardner became the school’s first female wrestler when she took the mat last fall. Though it was her first time wrestling, she was able to finish second in the Kentucky state tournament.
Girls high school wrestling continues to increase in popularity across the country. In June, Illinois became the 26th state to officially sanction girls high school wrestling, and will hold its first-ever girls state wrestling tournament in 2022.
South Dakota has joined half of the United States in sanctioning girls high school wrestling, helping to keep the rapid growth within the sport going.
Brant Whitaker is a back-to-back state wrestling champion in Missouri. After transferring to Fr. Tolton Catholic High School for his junior year, Whitaker kept the program’s rich history going with an undefeated season, and hopes to finish off his prep career strong as a senior.
Stanford wrestling graduate Gabriel Townsell hurts for his friends who won’t be able to finish their careers, but the fight for the program’s return is underway.
WHITEFISH BAY, Wis. (BVM) — For Dajun Johnson, all it took was just a little time on the mat and he was hooked. “I began wrestling in the sixth grade and I instantly fell in love with it,” Johnson said. “I never expected myself to be this good at wrestling because I got to the […]
Silas Allred is an elite wrestler who has put together a 146-2 record the past four years at Shenandoah High School. Allred will now compete on the mat at the University of Nebraska, but has faced adversity his entire life. That has been no different recently, as Allred’s father is currently suffering from ALS.
Shenandoah University will enter uncharted territory when it launches its wrestling program later this year. New head coach Tim McGuire looks to bring some of the lessons he learned from his career at Marquette University and University of Chicago to help bring the Hornets program to the top.
Old Dominion University decided to discontinue its wrestling program in April following a study of the athletics program. The decision is projected to save the university $1 million and student-athletes on the team will be immediately eligible if they decide to transfer.