This week on Takedown TV: – Head Coach Mike Mendoza about the announcement, and what’s next for his wrestlers and staff at Boise State. – Tony Ramos on the U.S. Open field, and how his training and style has changed since his departure form Iowa City. – Jason Welch on the move back to his...

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Iowa State Wrestling Club placings at Great Plains Tournament 125 lbs 2nd – Jakob Allison* 3rd – Clayton Visek* 133 lbs 1st – Chris Ruf* 3rd – Matthew Milder* 165 lbs 3rd – Jake Swoyer* 174 lbs 2nd – Costas Hatzipavlides* 3rd – Tyler Kutz* 184 lbs 1st – Chase Reising* 2nd Cullin Brendeland* 197...

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In an ideal world every high school across America would field a wrestling team. Every team would have a full lineup, three wrestlers or more deep per weight class. We envision high school wrestling rooms full of young men (and women) eager to participate in our great sport. We focus on and celebrate the biggest...

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After an eight-year hiatus, wrestling returns this fall to Moorpark College in California for the 2017 season. After a lengthy search, Lindley Kistler has been chosen to lead the Moorpark College wrestling program. Coach Kistler brings impressive credentials as a wrestler. He wrestled under two legendary coaches, Dan Gable at the University of Iowa and...

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Chuck Yagla is a Waterloo, Iowa native. Our recipient started his 5-level wrestling career at Columbus High School in Waterloo. The so-called 5-level career involved high school wrestling, college wrestling, amateur wrestling, international style wrestling, and coaching. Chuck’s high school coach was Mike Bock. A review of his high school wrestling activities tell us that...

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Takedown Radio 04/22/2017 – Tony Ramos, Frank Romano, Jack Dechow, Shane Sparks, Beth Kocianski Takedown Radio Archive...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: Mike Mendoza and Andrew Hochstrasser discuss Boise State’s cancellation and future. One-on-one with Indiana Associate Head Coach Angel Escobedo. One-on-one with USA Wrestling Women’s Assistant Coach Clarissa Chun. NCAA announces host sites. The show is hosted by Tony Hager and Scott Casber and is scheduled for online distribution each...

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Tony Ramos Headlines Takedown Radio Saturday

April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

From the Casey’s General Stores Studios, The Fight Network presents Takedown Radio brought to you by Kemin and Cookies, the BBQ Sauce America Loves to Eat available at Fareway Food Stores. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Jeff Murphy and Brad Johnson Saturday from 9 to 11:00 A.M. (CT) on the KXNO 1460AM or online at...

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The above segment is from the latest Global Wrestling News show that airs this Friday and features Boise State Head Coach Mike Mendoza and Volunteer Assistant Coach Andrew Hochstrasser talking about the decision to drop the Boise State wrestling program. Global Wrestling News is hosted by Tony Hager and Scott Casber and is scheduled for online...

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This week on Takedown TV: – Keith Gavin returns to alma mater after one-year stint at Oklahoma – Iowa City Police Department picks up new defense tactics with help from Iowa wrestlers – American Wizard trailer plus one-on-one with film director Alex Ranarivelo. – Three-time All-American, Mike Evans discusses new position at Campbell University. Watch...

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Boise State to Drop Wrestling Program

April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho – In order to better align its programs with the Mountain West, and with the intent to add baseball in the future, Boise State announced Tuesday that it will no longer offer wrestling as an intercollegiate sport. “This was not an easy decision, but one that needed to be made as we consider...

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(Angel Escobeo (left) will head back to his alma mater) Former Iowa State coach Angel Escobedo is returning to his home state of Indiana as he has officially accepted the associated head coaching position at Indiana University. A former standout for the Hooisers, Escobedo has served the previous two seasons at the Cyclones volunteer coach....

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EVANSTON, Ill. — Jason Welch, a three-time All-American at Northwestern, has joined the program as an assistant coach, head coach Matt Storniolo announced today. “I’m extremely excited to welcome back Jason Welch to his home here at Northwestern,” Storniolo said. “Jason had one of the most exciting careers that our wrestling program has ever seen...

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NCAA.com The NCAA has selected more than 600 host sites for preliminary rounds and finals of predetermined championships in Divisions I, II and III to be held from 2017-18 through 2021-22. The NCAA received more than 3,000 bid submissions from NCAA member schools, conferences, sports commissions and cities vying to host predetermined rounds for 84...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: Greco update with U.S. National Coach Matt Lindland Kyle Snyder honored at AAU James. A Sullivan Award banquet Daniel Cormier weigh in controversy Nick Simmons exits Indiana Mike Evans joins Campbell coaching staff The show is hosted by Tony Hager and Scott Casber and is scheduled for online distribution...

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This week on Takedown TV: – Tom Brands discusses the Iowa Hawkeyes future lineup after losing five All-Americans. – Dan Gable on his legacy and lasting impact on the sport of wrestling. – Cody Brewer on a loaded 61kg field and his first season at Northwestern coaching. – One-on-one with Virginia Tech’s new Assistant Coach, Frank Molinaro....

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