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December 30, 2010

Naming Road After 2nd Winningest Wrestling Coach Up For Debate

NJ.com (New Jersey)
RARITAN TWP. — Although ardent supporters are many, two people have gone on record opposing a proposal to rename Junction Road after former Hunterdon Central High School athletic director and wrestling coach, Russ Riege...

December 16, 2010

Reduction In Days Causes Controversy At Minnesota State Wrestling Tourney

West Central Tribune (Willmar, Minn.)When a decision is made on any controversial topic, invariably there are some people that are pleased and some that are unhappy. The same holds true with the Minnesota State High School League and the Minnesota Wr...

December 7, 2010

’Butt Drag’ Wrestling Move Leads To Sexual Assault Charge

KMPH.com (Fresno, Calif.)Clovis, Calif.  (KMPH News) – A Buchanan High School wrestler will go to trial this week for sexual assault.17–year–old Preston Hill is also facing expulsion for using a controversial wrestling move on ...

October 21, 2010

Jury Rules In Favor Of Wrestling Coach Who Claimed Discrimination

From The Fresno Bee
A former Selma High wrestling coach says he has been vindicated after a jury ruled Tuesday that the Selma Unified School District discriminated against him because of his Palestinian ancestry.Naser Husein -- a division wrestl...

July 28, 2010

Byron Wrestling Coach Marti Covert Steps Down After 32 Seasons

Marti Covert has known for more than three decades when he would cease coaching wrestling.Before taking over Byron’s program in the fall of 1978, Covert spent two years coaching at Redford Union while teaching at a nearby private school.He did ...

July 26, 2010

Wrestling Coach, 41, Dies While Running In Road Race

John Chapman, considered by many to be the greatest wrestler to ever come out of Galesburg High School (Iowa), and who had been the head wrestling coach at the school for the last 11 years, died Sunday after he suffered a heart attack while participa...

July 19, 2010

Hein Named Wisconsin Wrestling Ambassador

Dan Hein, the former Wausau West High (Wis.) wrestling coach, who coached 33 years before retiring last April, has been named a Wisconsin Wrestling Ambassador and will be honored by the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame next mo...

July 2, 2010

Ohio Approves Creation Of Wrestling Dual Meet State Tourney

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has approved the creation of a dual meet state tournament for the 2012-13 after receiving overwhelming support for it.http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20100702/HSSPORTS/7020318...

June 30, 2010

Wrestling Coach Who Led Team To 25 Straight League Titles Retires

Bill Regnier, the athletic director at Bedford High School (Ohio), has retired after 45 years with the school. Regnier was the head football coach for eight years, an assistant football coach for 23 years and is best known for his 30 years of coachin...

May 28, 2010

New Jersey May Cut Individual Wrestling Tourney

Due to budget concerns, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is considering cutting its popular individual wrestling tournament. The NJSIAA is projecting a $900,000 loss for 2010-11 and is looking where to cut to save money.http:...