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wrestling

April 18, 2018

UFC champion Daniel Cormier takes job as HS wrestling coach

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has accepted a job as the head wrestling coach at Gilroy High School in California, ESPN reports. [caption id="attachment_26123" align="alignleft" width="193"] Daniel Cormier | Photo: Wikimedia Common...


February 13, 2018

Oregon approves state tournament for girls wrestling

Oregon's activities association on Monday voted to sanction a state tournament for girls wrestling beginning with the 2018-19 school year. Oregon becomes the seventh state to launch such an event. Outside of lacrosse, girls wrestling has been amon...


February 7, 2017

Colorado HS wrestling coach fired after hazing caught on film

A Denver-area high school wrestling coach has been fired over a hazing ritual that allegedly took place during one of the team's practices. Rocky Johnson, who according to The Denver Post was in his first year coaching at Chaparral High School, ...


February 5, 2016

Nebraska legislator seeks to broaden state’s anti-hazing law

A Nebraska legislator this week introduced a bill that would broaden the definition of hazing to include acts that are sexual in nature. [caption id="attachment_14871" align="alignright" width="298"] A hazing incident within a Nebraska high schoo...


December 4, 2015

Deaf wrestler suing Mich. athletic association over interpreter

A Michigan high school wrestler is suing the state's athletic association, claiming it's disallowing him "full use" of his interpreter. The lawsuit was filed Thursday and claims that the Michigan High School Athletic Association prevents Royal Oak...


May 6, 2015

N.J. taking steps to separate public, private football teams

The New Jersey athletic association's executive committee on Wednesday endorsed a proposal that would split public and non-public schools in football and individual wrestling. [caption id="attachment_10966" align="alignleft" width="244"] New Jerse...


April 8, 2015

Poll asks which sport is most influenced by referee’s calls

The Cleveland Plain Dealer posed an interesting poll question to its readers this week: Which high school sport is most influenced by an official's call? You can provide your input here, but as of today here are the results: • Basketball: 5...


February 10, 2010

Wrestling Team Injuried In Van Accident

Some members of the Anderson High (Calif.) wrestling team and coach Issac Ortiz were injured in a van accident Friday while heading to an event in Alturas, Calif. The van of wrestlers was struck by a driver who lost control of her car on the snow- an...