NFHS Approves High School Wrestling Rules Changes for 2014-15

The NFHS has approved a couple of changes to high school wrestling rules. The changes focus on changes in the definition of bad time and advancement of wrestlers in the consolation bracket.

In Rule 5-1-1 dealing with Bad Time in addition to previous language, the committee agreed that bad time is wrestled with the wrestlers in the wrong position or the wrong wrestler being given choice of position “at the start of the second 30-second tiebreaker” and “at the start of the ultimate tiebreaker.” The previous definition did not include situations where the wrong wrestler was given choice of position … Read more

Lindenwood University – Belleville Looking For Seniors

lindenwood-bellevilleLindenwood  University — Belleville is looking to build up its women’s wrestling program. They are looking for seniors looking for a school to continue their education and wrestling career this fall. They’re located near St. Louis on the Illinois side. They say they have lots of scholarships available and will be awarding them on a first-come  basis. Their preactice is held a 3-mat wrestling room with all the equipment necessary to maximize an athlete’s training regimen.

The team is coached by Kyle Jahn, a college national champ, who has been ranked 7th on the world team at kg/kg and who … Read more

Body Bar Cadet and Junior SoCal Placers

Young women from all over the United States met this past weekend (May 16-18)  in Irving, Texas to take part  in the Body Bar Women’s National Championships. Girls competed in freestyle for medals in five different age divisions Girls (Division I and II), School Girls, Cadet and Junior. Three of the young athletes that placed in the cadet and Junior divisions come from the Southern California area and of those three, Kendall Reusing placed in both divisions (1st in Cadet and 4th in Junior).

FILA Junior Women’s Freestyle

55 kg / 121.25 lbs.
6th Place – Maddy Tung (Santa Monica … Read more

The Girls of Antelope Valley HS Need Your Help

Antelope ValleyAntelope Valley High School had eight female wrestlers on its co-ed team last season. Four of them reached the Southern Section Finals and one made it all the way to state. Coach Ryan Wallerstein expect that number of participants on the team will double next year and he wants to give the girls the opportunity they deserve by creating an all-girls team instead of continuing the co-ed format.

In order to get the team off the ground the high school’s athletic director, Jason Cronister, estimates it will cost $8,000. The school has turned to The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation and … Read more

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