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05 May Posted by in HS Wrestling Blog | Comments

Oviedo Florida Fined, Coaching Staff Fired for Violations

Oviedo Florida Fined, Coaching Staff Fired for Violations

Coaches being fired. Blatant recruiting violations. Systemic circumvention of the rules. Sanctions so heavy that the outlaw program was in jeopardy of being shut down completely. No, sports fans, we are not talking about some renegade college football or basketball program; we’re talking about the wrestling team at Oviedo High School. An investigation that began […]

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26 Apr Posted by in HS Wrestling Blog | Comments

Weight Classes, Rule Changes for 2011-2012

Weight Classes, Rule Changes for 2011-2012

The most significant changes in weight classes in high school wrestling in 23 years will take place in the 2011-12 season. In its April 4-6 meeting in Indianapolis, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee approved an upward shift of the weight classes, beginning with the 103-pound weight class moving […]

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25 Mar Posted by in College Recruiting | Comments

Roosevelt’s John Meeks (No. 6 @ 130) Commits to Nebraska

Roosevelt’s John Meeks (No. 6 @ 130) Commits to Nebraska

Keith Meeks, father of Roosevelt wrestler John Meeks (No. 6 @ 130), confirmed today that his son has committed to Nebraska. John Meeks’ brother, Blake, is a freshman wrestler at Nebraska, but Keith said that wasn’t the sole reason John wanted to be a Cornhusker. “John has wanted to wrestle with Nebraska since he was […]

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21 Feb Posted by in Illinois Wrestling | Comments

Steve Congenie takes down Sam Brooks (H.M. @ 171) for Illinois State Title

Steve Congenie takes down Sam Brooks (H.M. @ 171) for Illinois State Title

Defending Class 3A State champ Sam Brooks (H.M. @ 171) was forced to settle for second place at the IHSA Individual State Wrestling Meet held at Assembly Hall in Champaign on Saturday. Brooks, who won a state title at 160 pounds as a sophomore last year, fell to Willowbrook’s Steve Congenie 15-8 in the 171-pound […]

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10 Feb Posted by in Ohio Wrestling | Comments

Ian Korb (No. 15 @ 189) Goal is to be State Champion

Ian Korb (No. 15 @ 189) Goal is to be State Champion

Cincinnati Elder High School senior wrestler Ian Korb (No. 15 @ 189) is a perfect 25-0 in the 171-pound division entering the GCL Tournament Feb. 12.  A two-time state placer, Korb finished eighth in the 160-pound division as a sophomore and third at 171 as a junior. He has gone 97-11 over the last three […]

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08 Feb Posted by in Idaho Wrestling | Comments

Tanner Hall (No. 2 @ 215) Trains for Olympics

Tanner Hall (No. 2 @ 215) Trains for Olympics

Meridian High School’s Tanner Hall (No. 2 @ 215) is that good. Last week, on National Signing Day, dozens of local student-athletes and thousands across the country signed their college national letters of intent. Imagine, however, if only two high school football players in the nation were given scholarships. “He is the best wrestler in […]

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Coaching High School Wrestling

Coaching High School Wrestling

Wrestling Tips The first area of the site to make note of here on HSWrestling.Net is the wrestling tips section. This section contains a variety of information and is frequently updated with tips to get the edge on the mat and in the corner. As we head into tournament season look forward to our release […]

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18 Dec Posted by in Beast of the East | Comments

2010 Beast of the East – Prelim Results

2010 Beast of the East – Prelim Results

The prestigious 2010 Beast of the East Wrestling Tournament is under way with Bethlehem Catholic leading the team results today with the Prelim results just coming in. Blair Academy, defending Team Champions, lose freshman #4 seed Patrick Coover who gets upset in the first round by Zach Martinez (Colonial Forge, Virginia) in the 152 pound […]

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05 Dec Posted by in HS Wrestling Blog | Comments

What Is Trending Now In High School Wrestling?

What Is Trending Now In High School Wrestling?

The need for improvement in High school wrestling is paramount, according to Google research firm Pinnacle Internet Marketing.  High school wrestlers focus their interest this time of year on wrestling moves, weight classes, rules, workouts and technique.   The only ‘non-essential’ keyword used?  Rankings – Duh! Most of the major concerns are answered right here on […]

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02 Dec Posted by in HS Wrestling Blog | Comments

2010-2011 Colorado High School Wrestling Info

2010-2011 Colorado High School Wrestling Info

Some major changes to announce for Colorado: CHANGES: A. The Optimal Performance Calculator (OPC) will be the method used for reporting weight certification to the CHSAA office. Other changes: 1. Weight-Certification is due to the CHSAA office prior to the first allowable contest (December 1, 2010). 2. A wrestler may not compete in a contest […]

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