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Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

Andrew Howe named Wrestler of the Week for April 19-25

Andrew Howe (Cedar Lake, Ind./Badger WC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for April 19-25.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Howe outlasted two-time NCAA champion Kyle Dake of Cornell to win the University Nationals freestyle championship at 74 kg/163 lbs. on Saturday afternoon at the University of Akron.

Howe, a 2010 NCAA champion and 2010 U.S. Open champion, beat Dake 3-1, 1-2, 1-0 in the finals. He was named Outstanding Wrestler in the event.

Howe, a junior at Wisconsin, is a three-time All-American. He has placed second, first and third in three trips to the NCAA tournament. He took second at the 2010 U.S. World Team Trials in freestyle.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at
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