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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Jan. 3, 2014

The first Rally of the new year held a huge wrestling tournament, loads of amazing winter sports highlights, and the story of a Minneapolis coach trying to bring new life to the school he once played for.

01/03/2014

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Eden Prairie Wrestling Coach Gears Up For Milestone

The Eden Prairie wrestling program had a chance to witness some history Friday night as its head coach was preparing to reach a milestone. Scot Davis made a name for himself in Owatonna, then took over the Eagles wrestling program. If the Eagles won Friday night, Davis would get his 1,000th career victory as a head coach.

12/14/2013

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Athlete Suspended Over Tweet Will Get To Wrestle

A Minnesota high school athlete who was suspended over a tweet has dropped his push for a court order that would allow him to compete after learning he’ll be allowed to wrestle this season. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, had argued that his tweet about “drilling” his teammates was about tackling opponents.

10/24/2013

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Minn. Athlete Challenges Suspension From Sports

A Minnesota high school athlete is challenging his suspension from sports, saying a tweet about drilling his teammates was about tackling opponents and wasn’t a threat. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, says the suspension from sports is hurting his chances of getting a wrestling scholarship to attend college. However, a school district attorney said in court Tuesday that his suspension was only for football and that he will still be able to wrestle, according to the Star Tribune.

10/23/2013

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US Wrestling Officials Cheer Olympic Reinstatement

Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs and his fiance nervously awaited word Sunday on whether wrestling would be reinstated as an Olympic sport.

09/08/2013

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A Community Helps Ailing Mother Watch Son Wrestle At State

A dream came true for a Minnesota family at the state wrestling tournament, even when the odds weren’t in their favor.

03/01/2013

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No Arms Or Legs? No Problem For HS Wrestler

Watch 120-pound wrestler Caleb Smith from Harding High School in St. Paul and you’ll see what everybody else sees — a wrestler with no arms below the elbows, and no legs above the knees.

03/01/2013

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Minn. Lawmaker Protests IOC’s Wrestling Drop

A Minnesota lawmaker and former wrestler is going back to the mat, this time with the International Olympic Committee.

02/19/2013

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Iowa Gov. Says 9,000 Signed Online Olympic Petition

Gov. Terry Branstad says 9,000 people have signed an online petition aimed at keeping wrestling in the Olympics.

02/18/2013

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Iowa Gov. Starts Campaign For Olympic Wrestling

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has launched a campaign to keep wrestling an Olympic sport after the International Olympic Committee announced its recommendation this week to drop it.

02/15/2013

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Prep Blog: STMA Wrestling Team Shoots For The Top

There’s a quiet buzz around a wrestling program just outside the Twin Cities metro that’s looking to end one dynasty and start their own.

02/05/2013

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Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-ups

It’s getting downright freezing outside, so if you’re willing to venture out there’s nothing better to do than take in a great high school sports match-up this weekend.

01/17/2013

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Belgrade Teacher & Coach Honored At Tournament

A well-respected and much-loved wrestling coach was remembered in a unique way on Saturday.

12/29/2012

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Minn. & Others In Big Ten Set To Rule Wrestling 2012-13

Some think Minnesota is the nation’s top wrestling team this season. Others believe Penn State is primed for a third straight NCAA championship.

11/09/2012

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Big Ten Set To Rule Wrestling In 2012-13

Some think Minnesota is the nation’s top wrestling team this season. Others believe Penn State is primed for a third straight NCAA championship.

11/09/2012

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